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Meet the Walter Carter Funerals team

We’ve been caring
for the community
since 1887

For six generations, Walter Carter Funerals has been helping families and is the oldest independent, family-owned funeral home in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs. We’ve seen a lot of changes over the years, but one thing remains the same – our commitment to excellence in everything we do and our commitment to family.

In an industry that’s now synonymous with large corporations, Walter Carter Funerals is an enduring symbol of the importance of one family caring for other families in times of greatest need.

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Let our family help your family

At Walter Carter Funerals, we understand how important saying goodbye is. Every person is different, so every goodbye is different and every funeral should be different. That’s why we offer a full range of services to help you say goodbye in the most personalised way. The kind of service you choose is only limited by your imagination. Some people prefer a more traditional or religious service, while others want to create a truly original service to say goodbye to their loved one.

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Valentine’s Day: The slings and arrows of grief

Valentine’s Day: The slings and arrows of grief

Valentine’s Day is a favourite day for those in love. But if you’re grieving the loss of a spouse, fiancé or partner, coping with the day can be emotionally taxing. Cupid’s arrow can pierce your heart in a very different way on Valentine’s Day. Everywhere you look,...

The day my Mum died: How Christmas changed for me in 2012

The day my Mum died: How Christmas changed for me in 2012

Walter Carter Funerals Managing Director Dale Maroney shares how losing her mother on Christmas Day changed her family’s festive traditions. The tree is up. The decorations are out. The lights are twinkling. Food is everywhere. And presents are plentiful. Christmas...

When there’s one less cracker at the table this year

When there’s one less cracker at the table this year

Have you even noticed that Christmas crackers tend to come in packs of six or 12? Even numbers seem to work. But what if this year you have an odd number of people at your table? One of your nearest and dearest is gone this year, never again to don the absurd tissue...