Cemetery FAQs

Everything you need to know about cemeteries.


Do I need to contact a cemetery if I’ve already contacted a funeral home?

No, Melbourne Cremation Service will take care of any bookings and service requirements on your behalf with the chosen cemetery.  Any cemetery will be able to provide you help and assistance if you wish to contact them directly.


Can two cremations be performed at once?

No. Not only is it illegal to do so, most modern cremation chambers are not of sufficient size to accommodate more than one adult.


Can the family witness the cremation?

At many crematoriums, yes. The cremation facility is set up to allow family members to be present when the body is placed into the cremation chamber. In fact, some religious groups include this as part of their funeral custom. As anything, this is a personal choice on whether you want to witness this event.


Are cemeteries running out of space?

Just like other open spaces, cemeteries have been impacted by the sheer number of people on our planet. However, funeral homes and local cemeteries can always help you find the space you need, so don’t ever feel that there is not an option to meet your needs. 

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