Andrew Kennedy Funerals expands its footprint in Greater Sydney area

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Andrew Kennedy Funerals has expanded its operations to better cater for Greater Sydney families, including the Greek community. 

Partnering with Olsens Farewells – which like Andrew Kennedy Funerals is a family-owned independent with a strong heritage spanning more than 75 years – the trusted funeral operator is now able to arrange funerals from a new Bexley North location, in addition to its current Kensington location. 

Andrew Kennedy’s Funeral Director, Peter Giarratano, said the addition of a new location meant that not only was it more convenient for people located in the Inner West and South-Western Sydney, but also provided the option of families to use the on-site Chapel. 

“While families want to respect and follow the traditional rites and ceremony, there are also an increasing number that also want to have a more contemporary non-church-based service,” Mr Giarratano said. 

“Combining our broad denominational experience with the availability of a chapel, means that we are able to better cater to these needs. 

“Our addition of a location at Bexley North also means that it is easier and more convenient for many families, particularly those who are following the tradition of having a viewing at the chapel prior to the funeral service.” 

The Bexley North chapel is a boutique state-of-the-art farewell space perfectly positioned for families looking for personalised and intimate services with exclusive venue use.  

The close-knit chapel space can hold up to 50 guests and is fully equipped with audio-visual capabilities and live-streaming technology. It can accommodate on-site catering to ensure quality time with those attending can continue after the funeral service. 

Mr Giarratano said the commitment to providing compassionate and supportive services to its clients remained at the core of the business.  

“While we are growing our footprint, we will be maintaining the level of service we have become known for and continue to take the same pride in how we serve families from diverse religious background, including the Greek community.

Mr Giarratano has over 18 years’ experience creating funerals and memorials with culturally diverse communities and denominations.  

Andrew Kennedy Funerals offers a range of services to help families create a farewell that best honours their loved one, with a focus on meeting specific social, religious, or cultural requirements. This includes burial or cremation, religious ceremonies, transportation, flowers, and grief support. The company has extensive knowledge of community values, beliefs, and customs, particularly in Italian and Greek communities, and offers expert assistance and service with memorial services. 

In addition, Andrew Kennedy Funerals offers its own Bayside Cremation service for those who choose cremation as an option.

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