We are all facing many challenges regarding the way we currently live, work, play, and celebrate significant moments in our lives. Being able to farewell a loved one at a meaningful Funeral Service is fundamental to all people.  During these difficult times, we will help you create the Celebration or Service for your loved one in a manner that allows you to say goodbye but also complies with our current restrictions.  Please remember you are not alone, we are here for you.

 The health and safety of everyone attending a Funeral Service, including our staff and those required to conduct a Service is paramount to us.
We are taking every precaution possible to ensure this.  However,  we also need your help and​ co-operation by complying with the current restrictions.



Please see below for Current Government regulations in relation to COVID-19 and Funeral Service Gatherings.

  • Mask wearing is optional when attending an indoor Funeral Service.

  • Current regulations, allows Crawford's to accommodate 70 people to attend a Service within our Chapel with unlimited number of attendees allowed outdoors. Crawfords has a large undercover area to accommodate a larger attendance.  Please check with our friendly staff regarding numbers for the outdoor covered area.  Funeral Attendees do not include Funeral or Cemetery staff, Celebrants or Ministers, or infants under 12 months. 

  • Churches and other venues are guided by the square metre rule according to the size of the venue.

  •  All attendees are required to adhere to Social Distancing guidelines, remaining 1.5 meters apart unless from the same house hold, and refrain from gestures that result in contact such as handshakes, hugs and kisses outside of members of your household.

  • All attendees of a Funeral Service, either indoor or outdoor are required to leave their first name and phone number to assist with any contact tracing efforts or a QR CODE is available at Crawford's Chapel.