Non-Religious Funerals

Non-religious funerals offer an alternative to the traditional religious services that focus on celebrating the life of the deceased. They are a way for families to remember their loved one in a meaningful and respectful manner. The focus is typically on paying tribute, recognising the importance of their life and addressing themes of remembrance, closure and hope.

Here at Personal Farewells, we understand the importance of providing a dignified and respectful funeral for those of any faith or belief system. That’s why we specialise in delivering non-religious funerals that are tailored to whatever your specific wishes may be.

With years of experience working with clients from numerous backgrounds, you can rely on us to provide professional and supportive services during this difficult time. Regardless of your spiritual views or traditions, you can be sure that our team will deliver a beautiful farewell that is customised to create an everlasting memory of the departed.

What’s Involved in a Non-Religious Funeral

A Non-religious funeral is an important event to commemorate the life of a loved one. It involves creating a meaningful ceremony in a respectful and dignified manner that is absent of any particular faith or doctrine.

Typical factors to take into account when planning a non-religious funeral include: 

Nature of the Ceremony

A non-religious funeral is an opportunity for friends, family and loved ones to pay their respects to the deceased in a dignified manner that does not call upon any particular religious beliefs. The ceremony may be officiated by a funeral director or representative of choice, and typically includes eulogies, poems, tributes, memories and words of condolences.


A non-religious funeral can take place anywhere, as long as it does not violate any laws or other regulations. Depending on the wishes of the deceased and their family, a home, a meaningful outdoor area such as a park or beach, or a separate building devoted specifically to memorials may be considered. It’s important to remember that whatever location is chosen, it should reflect the wishes of your loved one in order to pay tribute to them in an appropriate way.


A non-religious funeral service is an opportunity to truly personalise the proceedings, enabling friends and family to come together and celebrate the life lived by the deceased. Music, anecdotes and meaningful words can be incorporated into the service to ensure that it is reflective of the individual’s life story.

Poems or sayings by the deceased or well-known authors can bring richness to the occasion and further help commemorate their time on earth. Photos and videos of special moments in their life can also portray a vivid representation of their life, one which all peers of the person can openly share.

Why Us

At Personal Farewells, we understand the importance of gathering to support one another in difficult times like these. That’s why we provide a secure and comforting space for you and your family to say goodbye.

Our services are designed with sensitivity in mind, whether the occasion is a wake, memorial service or celebration of life. We aim for all of our clients to feel supported and connected during what can be an emotionally taxing time. It’s our honour to help you create meaningful memories as you farewell your loved one.

We’ve based our business to run on a number of fundamental principles.

Caters for All

At Personal Farewells we offer professional, thoughtful and meaningful non-religious funeral services for those who prefer to be laid to rest without religion. Our experienced team puts together a fitting ceremony that is reflective of your loved one’s personality and life, in a manner that honours their memory.

Family Values

Personal Farewells is a 100% family-owned and operated business that recognises the importance of family values. We understand that family is one of the most important things in life. We strive to reflect strong family values in every aspect of our business. Our team of experienced professionals have a genuine commitment to help navigate our clients through this difficult journey together.

Fully Tailored Services

We offer the highest quality fully tailored services to ensure that the planning of your loved one’s special farewell ceremony is just as unique as they are. We understand that saying goodbye can be difficult, and so we strive to alleviate as much of the stress and pressure as possible.

Our customisable services include the professional coordination of music, catering, flowers, tributes and more, all with a personal touch for each unique occasion. With years of experience in the business, you can depend on us to create a truly fitting remembrance celebration with attention to detail and respect.

Trust and Support

We appreciate how difficult saying goodbye can be. That’s why we’re committed to providing personalised support to every family we serve, through a single trusted point of contact. We also provide 24/7 email and phone support, meaning you can count on us to be there when you need us the most.

Our team has been carefully chosen and highly trained to provide sensitivity and compassion throughout this challenging time.

Affordable Prices

We specialise in making sure the send-off of your departed loved one is both meaningful and affordable. We understand that planning a funeral can get expensive and it’s important to find options to make sure all your preferences can be met without leaving you with an insurmountable financial burden.

For this reason, we offer competitive prices for our services so that all can receive a dignified farewell regardless of their budget. Our staff are well-trained in helping you create a meaningful memorial service for your loved one while making sure the costs remain within your expected range.



Non-religious funerals provide grieving individuals with a meaningful way to remember and honour loved ones without the need for formal religious services. These ceremonies are often customised to the family or the wishes of the deceased, allowing them to truly make the occasion a personal event that reflects the lifestyle or values of the deceased.

Here at Personal Farewells, we understand the importance of having a meaningful and personal funeral service. That’s why we are proud to provide non-religious funerals that can celebrate the life and legacy of a loved one in an atmosphere free from any spiritual connotations.

We believe that everybody should be commemorated and honoured in the way they or their family feel best, which is why our team is available to tailor every non-religious funeral with unique touches such as personal stories, music and more to craft a ceremony that encapsulates what made your dearly departed special.

For any of your Non-Religious Funeral arrangements, why not contact us today?

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