What To Do

If you have just lost someone and need help there are three simple steps to follow:


Give us a call whenever you need us. We are available 24/7 on (07) 4632 4211.


You'll find much of what you need right here on our homepage.


Take a look at our Help and Advice section for the answers.

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Our Funeral Home

Hiram Philp Funerals
52 Herries Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

You can call us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

(07) 4632 4211

Opening Hours
Mon-Fri: 8.00am-5.00pm
Sat-Sun: By appointment

Our Services

At Hiram Philp Funerals we help bring your family together to arrange a personal funeral service that truly celebrates and honours the life of your loved one.

Our funeral directors are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need. Hiram Philp Funerals offers you the freedom of choice to personalise the funeral service, always with your needs and budget in mind.

Book of Ideas

In the Book of Ideas, funeral directors have shared some of their stories of how families have honoured their loved ones, so that you can draw inspiration for your own funeral arrangements.

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Burial & Cremation Information

When you're organising a funeral service, one of the first decisions will be whether you are organising a burial or a cremation. This choice will directly impact the type of funeral service you will have.

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Legal Kit Specialists

Legal Kit Specialists provide a new style of DIY kit for the Settlement of an Estate (Probate) or the writing of a Will, completed in the comfort of your home. They are detailed and informative, easy to use and with phone back-up, saving you both time and money.

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A repatriation is where a deceased person is moved from one state or one country to another so that final rites can be performed there. Our funeral directors can arrange repatriations interstate and internationally.

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About Us

Hiram Philp Funerals is an Australian business offering funeral services to the local communities surrounding Toowoomba in Queensland. In 2013 Hiram Philp Funerals celebrated 110 years of delivering dignified, quality funeral services. Our funeral directors are well-established and connected in the local communities they serve, and arrange quality funeral services with individual care and attention.

We believe that every funeral service should be as unique as the family coming to us. Our staff will consult you on every aspect of the funeral and endeavour to cater for your wants, needs and desires while also remaining conscious of your budget. We strive to add great value for money and minimize the potential stress of making funeral arrangements.

Help and Advice

Funerals can seem like a complicated affair, and there is a lot to know. That's why we created this help section to make things just a little easier.

We've provided some information about what to expect from each step of the funeral arrangements, from how to plan ahead or what to do when someone passes away, to what you should expect before, during and after a funeral service.

Planning Ahead

Planning a funeral when a loved one dies can be a challenging task, but did you know that a funeral can be planned and paid for ahead of time?

A prepaid funeral is a sensible alternative to funeral insurance or funeral bonds, and could save you money - you pay today's price and ensure the service will be tailored to your needs, wishes and budget.

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When Someone Passes

When someone has passed away and if you've never arranged a funeral before, you might not know what you will need to do when a death has occured.

You'll find more information about what to do when a death occurs, what to expect when meeting your funeral director, the Death Certificate and why funerals matter in this section.

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Before the Service

There is usually some time between making the initial funeral arrangements with your funeral director, and the time of the actual funeral service.

There are a number of things you may wish to consider before the funeral service, such as the choice of day and time, whether you will have a viewing and if you are writing a eulogy.

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After the Service

Once the funeral service is over, it is time to consider the type of memorial you would like for your loved one.

Your options will depend on wheter it was a burial or cremation service.

We also provide information about scattering ashes and resources for coping with grief.

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