Guardian Funerals Rockdale, NSW

Guardian Funerals has a funeral home in Rockdale, providing funeral services to Rockdale, Kogarah, Bexley, Banksia, Arncliffe and all surrounding suburbs in the St George area.

Guardian Funerals

374 Princes Highway
Rockdale NSW 2216

Phone (24/7):
(02) 9567 6066
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday-Sunday: by appointment

Meet Guardian Funerals in Rockdale

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.

Our funeral home has recently been renovated with state of the art, modern facilities which include an onsite chapel, arrangement room and a refreshments room. We share our beautiful funeral home with White Lady Funerals. Together we are proud to help and support the Rockdale community and other surrounding areas such as Bexley, Arncliffe, Kogarah, Banksia and Brighton-Le-Sands.

Our compassionate funeral directors at Guardian Funerals in Rockdale 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.

Rockdale has one of the most ethnically diverse communities in Australia with multiple languages spoken by the residents. We have extensive experience in helping families from all cultural and religious backgrounds.

Funeral Services in Rockdale

  • Guardian Funerals can help arrange any type of funeral. Your options for a funeral service or  memorial service includes:
  • Our beautiful onsite chapel at Guardian Funerals Rockdale
  • A local church in the Rockdale community, including:

o   Harvest Church of Christ

o   Catholic Church Latin Mass Rockdale

o   Sydney Chinese Alliance Church ( 雪梨華人宣道)

o   Saint John's Anglican Church

o   Macedonian Orthodox Church of St Petka

o   St Mary Mackillop Catholic Church

o   St Joseph's Church

o   Macedonian Orthodox Church of the Resurrection

  • Another destination in the local area, such as an open park, club or private residence

Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried, cremated or memorialised at Rookwood   Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, located only 30 minutes’ drive away from our funeral home.

It is Sydney's oldest and most premier crematorium in Sydney's west since 1925. Other options include Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park in Matraville and Randwick Cemetery in South Coogee.  

Facilities at Our Rockdale Funeral Home

We completed major renovations in December 2018. Our funeral home is in an iconic 1930’s style manor home. It contains beautiful lead-lined windows and decorative ceilings. Our home has a modern and contemporary appearance throughout with the bringing together the old and the new.

The facilities at Guardian Funerals in Bankstown include:

·         An onsite chapel with seating for 70 people with additional standing room for 30 people

·         An arrangement room where you can sit in comfort and quiet without interruption

·         Audio-visual equipment to play music and show photos or videos that celebrate your loved one’s life

·         Funeral webcasting is available at our funeral home where the funeral service is live-streamed and recorded for family members and friends to be part of the service if they are unable to attend in person

·         A refreshment lounge for after funeral catering and post-service gatherings with the flexibility to use the chapel for larger groups

·         A coffin display room for help you choose from the many different styles and finishes available

Guardian Funerals Rockdale has 6 onsite parking spaces. A council car park is available 250m away from our funeral home plus there is ample street parking on York Street, Bestic Street and other surrounding streets. Our funeral home is also accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and with other mobility aids. Our accessible entrance is from the front entrance and rear entrance of the chapel.

Our People

The team at Guardian Funerals Rockdale 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.

Allan Wight, Location Manager for Guardian Funerals Rockdale.

What do you enjoy about your job?

Being part of a team that delivers funerals a customer Experience never is forgotten and known in the local Community. I enjoy the involvement in business, engaging with community cultural groups and supporting local initiatives in my area.

How long have you been a location manager?

I’ve been a location manager since 2005.

What do you enjoy in your spare time?

I like to spend my spare time with family and grandchildren and all the memorable moments this brings. I’m also involved with my Church and enjoy getting out for a game of competitive golf at my local golf course where I’ve also been President since 2009. During the holidays I love to get out with the family and go caravanning for a beachside adventure.

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

President of Rotary Club of Rockdale City.

President Rockdale District Chamber of Commerce.

Director St George Disability Fund.