Serving Tamworth Since 1986

The highest standards of compassionate service and care available

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Welcome to Burke & Hamilton Funerals

Burke and Hamilton is an Australian company which was established in Tamworth in 1986. The business is now managed and run by Paul Brooks. Over time, our staff has changed but we still boast the most caring, understanding and sympathetic staff who will carry out the wishes of our clients to the best of their ability. We are aware that we only get one chance to carry out the wishes of each client and with this in mind we attend to every arrangement and funeral in detail. We treat all our deceased with the utmost dignity and privacy, as though they were family.

Our mortuary care is second to none. We are completely open to all our customers, guiding them through the arranging process and informing them of costs and options involved. So continue with us and let us carry out yours and your loved ones wishes. Our phone will be answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Tamworth Office
Phone: (02) 6765 3999

Quirindi Office
Phone: (02) 6746 3116

Funeral Notices

FOOTIT, Ruby Jane

Died peacefully Friday, the 13th of September, 2019. Aged 89 years. Late of Kurrajong Village, Hallsville & Attunga. Dearly loved… Read Notice

PECKMAN, Wallace ‘Wally’

Died peacefully Thursday, the 5th of September, 2019. Aged 82 years. Dearly loved of Bettyanne & Betty-lee. Loving pop to… Read Notice

WILSON, Patricia ‘Roma’

Died peacefully Friday, the 6th of September, 2019 at Moonby House. Formerly of Tamworth and Kootingal. Aged 92 years. Dearly… Read Notice


Died peacefully Friday, the 30th of August, 2019. Aged 93 years.   Dearly loved wife of Jim(dec). Loving mother of Ann… Read Notice

McKENZIE, Malcolm

Affectionately known as ‘Mal’ or ‘Macca’ Died peacefully Monday, the 26th of August, 2019. Aged 63 years. Beloved son of… Read Notice


Died peacefully on Wednesday 28th August 2019. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved husband of Lucy (dec) and loved husband of… Read Notice

KEOGH, Brendan John

Died peacefully in Tamworth Sunday, the 25th of August, 2019. Aged 51 years. Dearly loved son of Marilyn & John.… Read Notice


Died peacefully Thursday, the 22nd of August, 2019. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved mother and mother in law of Philip… Read Notice

RYAN, Amy Frances

Late of The Mystery Caroona Passed away peacefully at Werris Creek MPS On 17th August 2019  Aged 100 years Dearly… Read Notice

HOWARD, Bernard Lawrence

Passed away at Eloura Quirindi On 18th August 2019  Aged 91 years Dearly loved husband of Elsie. Loved brother of… Read Notice

McKNIGHT, Pauline

Died peacefully Monday, the 12th of August, 2019. Aged 97 years. Dearly loved wife of Victor. Loving mother of Ian,… Read Notice

RILEY, John ‘007’

Best known as 007 Died peacefully Monday, the 12th of August, 2019. Aged 68 years. Dearly loved son of Jack… Read Notice

FARR, Marilyn Joan

Passed suddenly on Friday 2nd of August, 2019 at home. Aged 63 years. Deeply loved sister of Aileen Faulkner, Evelyn… Read Notice

Nancy Ruth Turner

Passed away peacefully at Quirindi Hospital 10th August 2019   Aged 83 years Dearly loved wife of Edward.  Loving mother of… Read Notice

ASBURY, Kenneth

Died peacefully Tuesday 6th of August, 2019. In Bupa Aged Care, New Farm QLD. Aged 87 years. Dearly loved husband… Read Notice

HENDRY, Drusilla

‘Drusie’ Died peacefully Sunday, the 4th of August, 2019. Aged 60 years. Dearly loved daughter of John and Dorothy Hendry… Read Notice

Urquhart, Reg

URQUHART, Reg Died peacefully Monday, the 5th of August, 2019. Aged 93 years. Dearly loved father of Colleen, Graham and… Read Notice

Raveneau-Trindall, Mary

RAVENEAU, Mary (Trindall) Died peacefully Friday, the 2nd of August, 2019. Aged 70 years. Loving wife of John (dec). Dearly… Read Notice

Urquhart, Dudley

URQUHART, Dudley Died peacefully Wednesday, the 24th of July, 2019. Aged 83 years. Will be sadly missed by all that… Read Notice

NEWCOMBE, Shirley (née Southwell)

Died peacefully Friday, the 2nd of August, 2019. Aged 85 years. Dearly loved wife of Maxwell Newcombe OAM (dec) Loving… Read Notice

Ruth, Warden “Sue”

WARDEN, Ruth Known as Sue or Aunty Sue Passed away 28th July, 2019. At Nioka. Aged 68 years. Loving mother… Read Notice


MITCHELL, Carol Died peacefully Friday, the 12th of July, 2019. Aged 64 years. Dearly loved mother of Anne Maria. Loving… Read Notice

O’Connor, John Bolton

O’CONNOR, John Bolton Died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday 26th of July, 2019. Aged 75… Read Notice

Iuso, Robyn Maria nee Dillon

IUSO, Robyn Maria née Dillon On Thursday 25th of July, 2019 at Nioka. Aged 61 years. Dearly loved mother of… Read Notice

Evans, Helen May

Died peacefully Wednesday, the 24th of July, 2019. Aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of Russell (dec) Loving Mother &… Read Notice

Morgan, Lewis Richard (Dick)

MORGAN, Lewis Richard (Dick) On Tuesday 23rd of July, 2019 at Tamworth. Aged 90 years. Dearly loved husband of Joyce. … Read Notice

Attwood, John Clifford (Jack)

ATTWOOD, John Clifford (Jack) On Sunday 21st of July, 2019 at Moonby House. Aged 95 years. Dearly loved husband of… Read Notice

Buckley, Naomi Merle

BUCKLEY, Naomi Merle Passed peacefully on Tuesday 16th July, 2019 At Nazareth House Tamworth Aged 88 years. Dearly loved wife… Read Notice

Ballantine, Eileen ‘Mary’

BALLANTINE, Eileen ‘Mary’ Died peacefully Monday, the 15th of July, 2019. Aged 92 years. Dearly loved wife of Jack (dec)… Read Notice

Hobden, Marie

HOBDEN, Marie Died peacefully Tuesday, the 16th of July, 2019. Aged 70 years. Dearly loved wife of Robert. Loving sister… Read Notice

Robert John Smith (Rob)

Passed away peacefully at Tamworth Hospital On 8th July 2019 Aged 69 years Dearly loved husband of Ann. Wonderful step… Read Notice

Hazel May MacGillivray

Passed away peacefully at Alblas Lodge On 7th July 2019 Aged 94 years. Dearly loved wife of Sandy (dec). Adored… Read Notice

Leslie William Brown “Les”

Passed away peacefully On 30th June 2019 Aged 87 years Dearly loved husband of Bev (dec). Loving father and father-in-law… Read Notice
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Personalise Your Loved One’s Farewell

We have for many years been the Market Leader in the Tamworth District.
We offer the same detailed and dignified service to everyone, however: we can also offer to personalise your loved one’s funeral;

All Religious Beliefs

We cater for all religious beliefs and needs.

Professional Celebrants

We work with the best funeral celebrants.

Diverse Range of Music

A diverse music selection tailored to personalise your loved one’s farewell.

Mourning Coaches and Buses

We cater for large scale transport requirements.

Personalised Coffins

We provide a complete range of coffin and casket options.

Harley Davidson Hearse or Escort

Unique transport options to customise reflect your Loved One’s life interests.

Skype Broadcasts

We make use of the latest multi-media technologies to cater for any need.

Outdoor, Home or Function Centres

Ask us about the diverse range of funeral service options that are available.

Green/Sustainable Options

We utilise best practice sustainability techniques and options.

Balloons & Dove Releases

Specialised funeral service options can be used to deliver a wonderful touch.

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