Welcome to Memory Funerals

An Ashburton Funeral home catering for the people of Mid and South Canterbury.

Whether you want a traditional funeral or something more creative and individual, require a celebrant or not, at Memory Funerals flexibility is important – it is all about helping you create the perfect tribute to the person who has meant a great deal to you.

Being locally owned there are no time limits or pressure and we can help you through the entire process, including taking care of the small but important things, like flowers, music, catering, and notices in the paper – as it’s easy to forget these in times of grief.

Services Offered

Celebrate a loved one’s life in a way that would reflect their tastes, their interests, their personality, the way they lived their life.
Create a service that’s exactly how they would have wanted it.

Pre-plan Your Funeral

Pre-planning your funeral is a way of recording your own funeral requests and ensuring your arrangements are personal to you. We can help guide you though the pre-planning process.

Arranging a Funeral

In a calm, unhurried manner we will guide you through the process of arranging a funeral, making the process easy so you can arrange the perfect funeral that reflects your loved one’s personality, culture and lifestyle. Read our step-by-step guide.

About Memory Funerals

Memory Funerals is a locally-owned Ashburton funeral home catering to the needs of the local community. Beautifully furnished with a welcoming reception area, viewing room and funeral lounge, feel free to pop in for an informal chat or to make an appointment.

The Owner

When you meet Jo Metcalf, the owner of Memory Funerals, there’s a feeling of instant relief. She’s calm, unhurried. She’s a listener, and when you’ve lost a loved one, a listener is exactly what you want.

Our funeral services are reasonably priced, creatively disguised as expensive, so you can say farewell to your loved one, not your savings account.