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Helping families and friends honour their loved ones.

Where heritage and life are celebrated

Every life deserves a special time of honouring & celebrating.

Welcome

Proudly serving the people of Te Awamutu, Otorohanga and surrounds with dignity and sincerity. At Rosetown Funeral Home, nothing is too much to ask, and you will always come first.

Our primary role is to go quietly about our business, guiding and supporting you through every step of the process. No matter your budget, we can ensure you get the farewell you want.

Funeral services are not about us, they are about you and the person you are honouring. Whatever your wishes are, we will listen, so you can say goodbye the way you want to.

COVID-19 UPDATE FOR FUNERAL SERVICES

The government has agreed with us, that we run an essential service in our community. It’s just as important as ever to say goodbye to our loved ones in a loving and meaningful way.

Therefore, we are pleased to advise that our chapel will still be available for private funeral services. Because the health and safety of all is paramount to us, we will be restricting the numbers at these gatherings. Please give us a call to talk about this service and other options we can offer you, such as Live Streaming the funeral service.



Why A Funeral Service Is Important

A funeral is important because it gives people a chance to share their feelings and farewell a loved one that has died. It is a time where everyone can be supported by each other, whether family, friends or others in the community who have known the person.

The funeral service is also a time to celebrate the life of that person. It gives the opportunity to make tributes, tell stories and share memories. It is important to come together and honour the unique contributions he or she has made during their life, as well as remember the good times and funny moments.

Keep in mind that children grieve too, as they are also likely to have been part of the person’s life. When planning a funeral service, it can be good to make opportunities for young ones to be involved in some way.

Learn more about planning a funeral with us

The Purpose and Value of a Funeral

All aspects of the funeral process are important in coming to terms with the death of someone close. The days leading up to the funeral, the service itself, and the burial or cremation are valuable early steps. It the few days between the time of the death and the funeral service, many people take comfort in doing things they have always done together as a family.

There are many different elements that make up a funeral service, including venue, service sheets, music and more. By personalising these elements, you can make a funeral more meaningful and especially appropriate for the person who has died.

A Pre-planned funeral can help ease the stress

Funeral Services

Testimonials

"During a very stressful time when I had no idea what to do, Helen and the Rosetown Funeral Home team made life so much easier for me. Professional but so so caring. All my questions answered, every phone call returned. Every bit of help and aroha I needed. Thanks heaps guys, it was and is so much appreciated."

"The wonderful team at Rosetown Funeral Home are sensitive and thoughtful towards the grieving family, and help deliver a dignified & personalised farewell for your loved one. With their support and advice, you are able to concentrate on what matters most to your family. Thank you!"

"At late notice, they printed service sheets for my father's headstone unveiling... and the results were amazing. Jan did an awesome job - a great eye for detail, balance and design. And thanks to Jim for making sure we were looked after."

It’s Hard To Forget Someone Who Gave You So Much To Remember…

HELPING WITH GRIEF

Grief & Healing

 

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