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Repatriation

The death of a loved one away from home can only add to what is already a stressful time, especially if it happens overseas where unfamiliar languages, local expectations and customs can be daunting when left to family members to deal with. This can be equally as overwhelming for international families whose wish is to havetheir deceased loved ones brought home.

Bowra & O’Dea Funeral Directors are specialists when it comes to Interstate and International Repatriation. Our qualified team liaise with both the family and the necessary government departments to take care of their needs in a timely manner. This may include Health Authorities, Customs, Insurance, Foreign Consulates and Translators for documents, if required. We have a firm understanding of cultures, customs and religions throughout the world and are known to work well with Consular and Embassy Officials.

You may choose to accompany your loved one, so they can be laid to rest in their home state or country, or have a local cremation service and then accompany your loved one’s cremated remains.  

Our Bowra & O’Dea staff will be privileged to assist your family, and are only a phone call away.
Contact us on 61 (8) 9231 5199 24 hours aday, 7 days a week. We also offer Skype calls by appointment, for people who are overseas.

 

 

 

 

I would like to thank you for the considerate and dignified way you helped us during a difficult time in our life. I have no hesitation in recommending Bowra & O'Dea. God Bless you all.

Jeltje (Juliet)

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