Joseph Medcalf Funerals

Why choose Joseph Medcalf Funerals?

Since its inception in 1880 at Redfern, this Australian, family-owned business has helped innumerable families in their hour of loss and bereavement. Learn more about Joseph Medcalf Funerals.
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A Guide to Joseph Medcalf Funerals

Joseph Medcalf Funerals

A Tradition of Compassion

When you are devoted to the task of serving the community for over a century, some values get irrevocably ingrained in your nature. You start to live and work by those values. Eventually, the qualities are no longer restricted to the realms of your ‘work culture’ or ‘work ethics’, but begin to manifest themselves as your personality traits.

Such is the case with Joseph Medcalf Funeral Services. Since its inception in 1880 at Redfern, this Australian, family-owned business has helped innumerable families in their hour of loss and bereavement. The chapel and facilities have been upgraded constantly and have certainly stood the test of time.

Being an established name in the funeral industry comes with the huge responsibility of conducting the services with meticulous care, coupled with compassion and dignity. Joseph Medcalf fulfills this expectation with élan.

About Joseph Medcalf Funerals

Founded over a century ago at Redfern Street as an undertaker, the head office has been continuously operational ever since. Their chapel and other facilities have been constantly renovated. Joseph Medcalf Funerals conducted the first Roman Catholic funeral in March, 1894.

As doyens in funeral services, Joseph Medcalf stands for traditional values, where loved ones are cared for with dignity and the bereaved are treated with sensitivity.

Joseph Medcalf’s dedicated staff is available 24 hours a day, all days of the year to help you through one of the most difficult phases of your life. Their compassionate and efficient staff will be ready to meet you either in the comfort of your own home or in their office to discuss and decide about the services to be conducted for your loved one.

Services Offered

Joseph Medcalf Funerals provides these professional services for every funeral:

  • Liaising with Crematoriums or Cemeteries and setting times for funerals.
  • Liaising with celebrants, clergy, and co-coordinating churches and chapels
  • Placing notices of death and funeral
  • Arranging for floral tribute
  • Special allowances for returned servicemen and servicewomen
  • Liaising with clubs and associations
  • Printing and designing all service/hymn booklets
  • Taking care of all legal documentation
  • Collection of ashes from the crematorium
  • Payment of all disbursements related to the funeral

The experienced staff of Joseph Medcalf will spare no efforts in complying with your personal preferences. They have a wide range of well -crafted coffins and caskets o choose from. Their spacious and well -designed chapels provide the perfect ambience for conducting a meaningful service and for sharing loving memories.

The other services offered are:

  • Use of their recently refurbished Chapels at Redfern and Belmore for private family viewings, rosary’s and services
  • Use of their refreshment facilities for wakes and catering
  • Use of their custom -built, late -model Holden Hearse and Mourning cars that can seat up to 4 passengers
  • The choice of arranging catering services either at their premises or at venues in the neighboring areas

Pre-paid Funerals

Death of a loved one can be one of the most trying times of our life. When we are struggling with the sense of loss and overwhelming grief, we also have to manage finances. With the prices of commodities steadily, and worryingly soaring, arranging for a meaningful and dignified funeral service can be quite a huge financial burden.

Joseph Medcalf is fully aware of this situation, and offers the option of pre – paid funerals. By this method, you can confer with their experienced staff and select the exact service you would like, and pay for it well ahead of time. This guarantees that the price is set, thus removing the financial burden on the loved kith and kin you will leave behind you.


Joseph Medcalf have locations in Redfern and Belmore, in Sydney, NSW.

Country Australia
State New South Wales
distance: 16,379 Kilometers
Address 172 Redfern Street, Redfern NSW 2016, Australia
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