J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors

205 Brisbane Street
Launceston TAS 7250

Phone (24/7):
(03) 6331 2488
Hours:
Available 24/7 on (03) 6331 2488
Chapel:
The chapel seats 250 with additional standing room for 200.
Parking:
The funeral home car park can accommodate 30 cars with additional parking on nearby Brisbane Street and also in Bathurst Street Public Car Park.
Overview:
The funeral home offers a number of arranging and family rooms along with a casket selection area and mortuary facilities. There is an air conditioned chapel and an attached lounge for refreshments with professional or self-catering options.

Meet J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors in Launceston

J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors has served the Northern Tasmanian Community for over 135 years.

Recently we became a member of the InvoCare family of funeral homes, combining our local connections and solid reputation with InvoCare's expertise to deliver outstanding customer service.

J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors are centrally located with neighbours including Cataract Gorge, The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, and Narawntapu National Park. Our experienced funeral directors in our Brisbane Street funeral home are available 24/7 and are dedicated to serving the families of Launceston and the surrounding areas.

We can help bring your family together to arrange a funeral service that truly celebrates and honours the life and values of your loved one

Funeral services in Launceston

J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors can help arrange any type of funeral. For example, you may want to hold the funeral service for your loved one at:

  • The spacious chapel at our funeral home
  • A local church: 
    • St John's Anglican Church
    • City Baptist Church
    • Holy Trinity Anglican Church
    • Door of Hope Christian Church
    • Gateway Baptist Church
    • Catholic Church of the Apostles
    • St Andrew's Presbyterian Church
    • Launceston Seventh-day Adventist Church
    • Launceston Full Gospel Church
    • Bethlehem Lutheran Church
    • Pilgrim Uniting Church
  • Any other destination, such as a park, club or private residence

Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried or memorialised at Carr Villa Memorial Park which is a 10-minute drive from our funeral home.

Facilities at our Launceston funeral home

Our funeral home is a warm and welcoming space for families to arrange a funeral.

Our facilities include:

  • A spacious, well-appointed chapel which seats 250 and has standing room for another 200
  • Modern audio visual equipment and an organ are available for the service
  • Two arrangement rooms where you can sit down with a funeral director in a quiet environment to make the necessary funeral arrangements.
  • A refreshment area where you can gather your family for catering after the service
  • A Coffin Selection Room where you can view various caskets and coffins in different materials and finishes, ranging from eco-friendly and timber to metal and customised options suitable for varied budgets.

Our funeral home car park can accommodate up to 30 cars with additional parking available on Brisbane Street and the nearby Bathurst Street Public Car Park. The chapel and the office are both accessible to visitors using wheelchairs or other mobility aids.

Our people

The team at J.A. Dunn 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.

Meet Simon Rice, J.A. Dunn Funeral Directors location manager.

What do you enjoy about your job?

Love helping people and I love being very organised.

How long have you been location manager?

8 months.

What do you enjoy in your spare time? 

I am a JP, I am member of the Rotary Club of Central Launceston and I like to travel and see new and exciting places. I also like a good Netflix binge or a good crime book.

Are there any special community groups you work with or support?

Rotary Club of Central Launceston.

Honorary Justices’ Association of Tasmania.