About Kingston Funerals

Our professional and caring staff are available 24/7 to assist you with your funeral needs. 

celebrate and remember a beautiful life

Kingston Funeral was established in 1996 by Bob Newbould. His sole purpose was to assist and support families to properly celebrate and remember a beautiful life.

Over the years, families throughout Melbourne have appreciated the unique level of care offered by Kingston Funerals and so we continue to offer personalised funerals at fair and competitive prices.

The Importance of Funerals

Funerals are important for a number of reasons but mostly it’s important to record and remember the personalities of our loved ones and honour all that they achieved.

Funerals or memorial services are the perfect place for family and friends to gather and support one another whilst they grieve the loss of their loved one.  

Our Venues

Our Chapel is located at 146 Argus Street, Cheltenham and sits 60 people comfortably, offering a reflective garden with state-of-the-art audio visual equipment. Our Chapel also provides the perfect place to gather and view your loved one prior to the service or the day/night before the funeral. Additionally, we work with alternative venues, Cemeteries and Crematoria to ensure that you select the right venue for your family.

Our Vehicles

We have a fleet of vehicles to cater for all family needs including a number of mourning coaches. We have recently added a new state of the art hearse to our fleet.

We are committed to updating our fleet on a regular basis to ensure that our clients travel in comfort and style.


Our Team

Meet Bob Newbould

Managing Director/In-House Celebrant

Having commenced Kingston Funerals in 1996 Bob continues in his role as Managing Director and continues to work with families in his role as in-house Celebrant. In his downtime Bob loves to read and travel.


Meet more of our team

Mary Clarke

Chief Executive Officer

Mary is responsible for the day to day management of the company,
ensuring our standards of service to families is always of a high consistency that meets the families wishes for their loved one. Mary supports and is supported by the wonderful caring staff within the company.


Embalmer/Logistics Manager

My role isn’t one that everyone aspires to but I consider it a privilege to be in this role. The dignity and respect of the deceased is paramount in everything I do. My aim is to ensure that the last memory that family members has is a positive experience.

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I oversee the administrative duties of the Office and provide a high level of service and care to our families in their time of need.

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I find it a privilege to be able to assist families with care and compassion during their time of need.

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Funeral Consultant
It is an honour and privilege to assist all our families with the planning of their loved ones final journey.

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Debbie Davis


Most times I am the first point of call with families, arranging times for them to meet with our funeral consultants and coordinating all the formal documentation required for a funeral.

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Funeral Consultant

Being new to the industry I have learnt that all families deal with grief in different ways. I assist them by listening and helping them plan their loved ones funeral. It is a great honour.

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Funeral Director’s Assistant

My role is supporting our client families and supporting my colleagues before, during and after a service.

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Funeral Consultant

Working with Kingston Funerals, I have the honour of helping families through one of the most difficult times of their lives. I pride myself on bringing empathy and warmth to every funeral arrangement, and I aim to make what can be a daunting situation as easy as it can be. Helping families farewell their loved ones and celebrate their lives is a privileged and fulfilling career that I take great pride in.


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