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Welcome to D & M Dignified Funerals

Your Local Funeral Director

D & M Dignified Funerals is family-owned and committed to providing the highest quality service, with compassion, empathy and upfront pricing with no hidden fees. 


Our head funeral director, David Hoare, prides himself on complete professionalism, excellent customer service, and is committed to providing quality funeral services.


D&M dignified funerals understands how difficult this time can be, and are here to help your family organise a fitting tribute to your loved-one's life. Dedicated to helping local families, D&M Dignified Funerals are ready to guide you with care and knowledge.

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Where do we come from?

After working in Melbourne for many years in the corporate world, David sought greater career fulfillment, driven by a desire to help others, David was mentored by a Funeral Director and began working for a leading provider in Melbourne. 


It wasn't long after this that David felt the time was right to branch out on his own and establish a family-owned business providing superior funeral services.


D&M dignified funerals is now established, operating and expanding to service Metropolitan Melbourne residents with affordable funerals.


Dedicated to helping local families we are here to guide you with care and knowledge when you need us. 


Contact us for an obligation free quote 

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Different from the Rest

In a crowded and competitive market, D & M Dignified Funerals has earned its positive reputation through providing truly exceptional and sensitive service to each of our customers.  


Being located locally means we will be responsive to your needs and ready to assist you at any time.

We are proud of what we have achieved, and the reputation we have forged as a caring provider. We offer the following points of difference.

Customised Funeral Services

To suit your needs, traditions and budget


Family Owned, Locally Run

We understand where you come from

Upfront Pricing, No Hidden Fees

No surprises


Dedicated, Personal Support

We will be there for your family

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Our Funeral Plans

D & M Dignified Funerals offers a variety of funeral plans to ensure affordability, and give you the flexibility to control how your loved one is remembered. Our caring and professional staff will take you through all of the options to find which suits your needs and financial means.

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Cremation Services


D&M Dignified Funerals offer a range of dignified and low cost cremation packages. All of our funeral cremation packages are completely customisable. Please call us to discuss your options.

Burial Services


D&M dignified funerals offer a range of dignified yet low cost burial funeral packages. All of our funeral burial packages are completely customisable. Please call our caring and professional staff to discuss your options.

Honouring Lives


We offer a range of additional options to help you farewell your loved one memorably. These include, Chauffered limousine service, order of service booklets, newspaper family death notice, newspaper funeral notice, DVD photographic presentation, funeral notice keepsake cards, personalised commemorative poem, personalised keepsake memorial book, piper, graveside music, Dove release, Veteran funeral services for Ex-Service Men and Women, flower-wall tributes, and more.

Low Cost Options


As an alternative to attended funeral services, D&M dignified funerals also offer low cost unattended funeral service packages. These include everything you need to celebrate the life of your loved one in a dignified way, while allowing you to save on the funeral costs of a traditional service, which is attended by relatives and friends.


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Thank you David for your constant guidance and help. Your compassion and knowledge has been invaluable with even our most silliest questions and thoughts.  


Support Services

Grief is a natural response to the loss of a loved one, and is a different experience for every individual. The following specialist organisations can provide grief counselling and information for individuals experiencing grief and loss. Our Funeral Directors can share details of grief Agencies, as needed.

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Grief Line

GriefLine Community and Family Services Inc. listens, cares and supports people experiencing loss and grief, at any stage in life. We provide anonymous support and specialist counselling services to individuals and families. Online counselling is also available nationally.


Beyond Blue

We all have good days and bad days. Whatever it may be, sharing the load with someone else can really help. So no matter who you are, or how you're feeling, you can talk it through with us – we'll point you in the right direction so you can seek further support.



If you are thinking about suicide or experiencing a personal crisis help is available. No one needs to face their problems alone.

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Get in Touch

0434 074 608

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