3 Top Reasons Why Australians are Embracing A New Era of Funerals With Funera Sydney
"I’d love to hear someone tell the truth in a funeral eulogy. Like, ‘He was a miserable bastard and everyone hated his guts.’ When will it happen?" – Funera Client.
In an era where cultural shifts away from tradition and religion define our society, Funera Sydney stands at the forefront of change in the funeral industry. While traditional funeral directors continue to offer services rooted in century-old practices, Australian families are redefining their approach to saying goodbye.
Client's revelation came when her father's executor spent $22,000 on a funeral for a simple trucker who led a modest life. This financial strain is a sentiment echoed by many, with the Australian Seniors Cost of Death report revealing that traditional funerals push almost a third of seniors into unnecessary hardship.
At Funera Sydney, we've embarked on a mission to provide an alternative to costly, traditional ceremonies. The client, envisioning a non-traditional send-off, voices the sentiment of many who wish to spare their loved ones from the financial burden associated with elaborate funerals.
Beyond financial considerations, families yearn for a departure from tradition to gain more control over funeral planning and incorporate personalised elements. The client recalls a funeral director talking about her grandmother as though he'd known her for years when, in reality, he had never met her.
Opting for a family-led funeral allows those closest to the departed to bid farewell in a more intimate setting. Patricia wisely questions why one would pay for people to mourn if they hadn't bothered to visit while alive. The trend towards more intimate farewells gained momentum during the limitations imposed by COVID, prompting families to reconsider traditional practices.
The desire for a celebration of life instead of a somber mourning is a sentiment echoed by many. The client finds traditional funerals boring and envisions a lively party celebrating her life. Another client emphatically states, "Yes, celebrate me, don't mourn me!"
This shift towards celebrating a life lived is exemplified by Lisa's experience during the pandemic. Restricted funeral gatherings led to simple coffins, close family farewells, and later, a beach memorial where funny and loving tributes adorned the coffins.
Avoid the conventional funeral parlour send-off by pre-planning your own simple and affordable funeral with Funera Sydney. Opting for an unattended cremation allows loved ones to organize a more personalised, family-led service that truly celebrates the life lived.
Funera Sydney is here to guide you towards a new era of meaningful farewells.
Contact us now to explore affordable funeral options that align with your preferences.
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