Welcome to Russell Brothers

Funeral Directors Melbourne

Welcome to Russell Brothers Funeral Directors Melbourne. For over 30 years, we have been supporting families during their personal loss through our respectful and dignified funeral services in Melbourne.

A loved one’s death can leave you in shock and grief. Organising funeral arrangements during this time can be very overwhelming. Our experienced funeral directors can assist you in celebrating your loved one’s life in a dignified, respectful and compassionate manner.

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Our Funeral Services in Melbourne

  • Church Services – We cater to the needs of people from all ethnicities, religions and cultures. We can conduct a respectful service at any church, chapel, temple or place of worship. Let us know your preference and we will handle all the arrangements for you.
  • Burials and Cremations – Whether you prefer a traditional burial or cremation service, we can make the necessary arrangements. We can organise every aspect of the funeral proceedings, and take away the stress of making funeral arrangements.
  • Coffins and Caskets – We offer a wide range of coffins and caskets to suit your personal taste and budget. Whether you are looking for rosewood coffins or coffins made of Oak, a steel casket or a solid wood casket, we can help you choose the right product for your loved ones.
  • Chapels and Cemeteries – We can organise a funeral service at one of six different locations in Melbourne including Altona Memorial Park, Bunurong Memorial Park, Fawkner Memorial Park, Lilydale Memorial Park, Mentone Chapel and Springvale Botanical Cemetery.


At Russell Brothers Funeral Directors, we will support and guide you in planning a dignified funeral service to honour and remember the dearly departed.

To talk to our experienced and friendly staff, call 03 9585 1610.

Upcoming Funerals

Ray Thorne

Friday 21st June 2024

A Service to Celebrate the Life of Ray Thorne will be held in the Russell Brothers Chapel, Mentone on Friday 21st June 2024 at 12.00 midday – 89 Balcombe Road, Mentone 3194

Russell Brothers Live Stream Services

Friends and family who are unable to attend the service are able to log in through a password-protected page and view the funeral service live, from anywhere in the world. There is also a ‘playback’ function for up to one year for those who cannot watch the service live.

What We Offer

  • A family-run approach with down-to-earth, real people who understand what you are going through.

  • Funeral services tailored to the individual, ranging from affordable funerals with simple ceremonies, to something more elaborate.

  • Compassionate support 24 hours, 7 days a week.

  • Prepaid funeral services through Australian Unity.

  • Services at both our newly renovated Mentone Chapel and at Melbourne’s most spectacular memorial parks, including Altona Memorial Park, Bunurong Memorial Park, Fawkner Memorial Park, Lilydale Memorial Park, and Springvale Botanical Cemetery.

  • Flexibility in planning your loved one’s service. What sets us apart from other Melbourne funeral directors is that we will go above and beyond to fulfil your wishes, whether that means dressing in special attire, adding sentimental elements to the service or holding the service at a particular location.

Areas We Service

Russell Brothers have been based out of the Bayside suburb of Mentone for more than 30 years. We are one of the last remaining family-owned and operated Australian funeral home.

We offer funeral services to the greater Melbourne region and offer reparation services for those needing to bring a loved one back from overseas.

As a local funeral home in Melbourne’s Bayside suburbs, we are very familiar with venues, chapels and options in the local area. We own and operate a newly renovated chapel in central Mentone.

Russell Brothers Funeral directors can be contacted 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to discuss your funeral service requirements.

Russell Brothers local services areas.

Mentone Funeral Services
Brighton Funeral Services
Hampton Funeral Services
Sandringham Funeral Services
Black Rock Funeral Services
Beaumaris Funeral Services

Cheltenham Funeral Services
Highett Funeral Services
Bentleigh Funeral Services
Moorabbin Funeral Services
Heatherton Funeral Services
Parkdale Funeral Services

Mordialloc Funeral Services
Aspendale Funeral Services
Eidithvale Funeral Services
Chelsea Funeral Services
Braeside Funeral Services
Dingley Village Funeral Services

Heatherton Funeral Services
Clarinda Funeral Services
Keysborough Funeral Services
Springvale Funeral Services
Bangholme Funeral Services
Clarinda Funeral Services

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