Guardian Funerals Burwood, NSW

 

Guardian Funerals

40 Burwood Road
Burwood NSW 2134

Phone (24/7):
(02) 9744 2178
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday-Sunday: by appointment
Chapel:
The Burwood chapel seats 35 people.
Parking:
There is parking available on surrounding streets.

Meet Guardian Funerals in Burwood

Guardian Funerals has many decades of experience with many Guardian funeral homes having served their local communities since the 1940s, even as early as 1885 in Richmond and Windsor. We have been proudly serving families in Burwood since 1964.

Our compassionate funeral directors at Guardian Funerals in Burwood can help you arrange a memorable funeral to celebrate and honour your loved one’s life. We will work closely with you during the days following their passing, providing gentle guidance when you need it most. We have extensive experience in helping families from all cultural and religious backgrounds.

Burwood features many examples of Victorian and Federation style architecture including the heritage listed St Paul's Anglican Church and St Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church. Our Burwood funeral home proudly provides funeral services to residents of Burwood and surrounding communities including Strathfield, Burwood Heights, Homebush, Canada Bay, Five Dock, Ashfield, Croyden and Enfield.

Funeral services in Burwood

You can hold the funeral service for your loved one at any location of your choosing, options include:

  • Our well-appointed Burwood chapel
  • A local church such as:
    • St Joseph's Maronite Catholic Church
    • Saint Paul's Anglican Church
    • Burwood Presbyterian Church
    • St Mary's Catholic Parish
    • Burwood Croydon Uniting Church
    • St Joseph's Church
    • St. Nectarios Greek Orthodox Church
    • St. Martha's Catholic Church
  • Another destination in the local area, such as a park or private residence

Following the ceremony, your loved one can be memorialised at Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium which is Sydney's oldest facility and is the premier crematorium in Sydney's west since 1925. Other burial and memorial options are also available within the grounds of Rookwood Cemetery which is the oldest, largest and most multicultural working cemetery in Australia. Both Rookwood Cemetery and Rookwood Memorial Gardens & Crematorium are 5km from our Bankstown Funeral Home.

Facilities at our Burwood funeral home

Our funeral home is a comfortable and welcoming space for families to gather to either arrange a funeral or hold the service. Our facilities include:

  • An intimate chapel with seating for 35 people
  • An arrangement room where you can meet with your funeral director in a private, tranquil space to arrange the funeral
  • Audio equipment so you can play music that celebrate your loved one during the service 
  • A viewing room for family members to gather and spend time with their loved one for a personal goodbye
  • A coffin showroom to see our collection available in a wide range of designs and materials
  • A reception area that can be used for refreshments after the service

There is parking available on surrounding streets and also in the nearby Westfield Shopping Centre. Our funeral home is also accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and with other mobility aids.

Our People

The team at Guardian Funerals Burwood are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need.

Meet Dorothea Hasley, Guardian Funerals Burwood location manager.

What do you enjoy about your job?

I like helping people at a difficult time in their lives.

How long have you been location manager?

15 years.

What do you enjoy in your spare time? 

Walking, playing Bridge, movies, theatre, ballet, opera, reading, Sydney Swans and spending time with family and friends.

Are there any special community groups you work with or support? 

Inner Wheel.