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I Would Like To Plan Ahead

We have some helpful resources to help you get started in planning a funeral.

Click below to view these resources. Please feel free to contact us to speak with one of our caring staff.


Your loved one means a lot to you.
We have created a memorial page for them to give others the chance to say goodbye.
This is also where you will find the Live Stream of the service if it is available.

A Loved One Has Passed

We understand that losing a loved one can have you feeling a little lost.

Our caring staff are here to help you and ensure that your loved one gets the perfect farewell.

Recent Obituaries

"I read of a man who stood to speak at the funeral of a friend. He referred to the dates on the tombstone from the beginning… to the end.

He noted that first came the date of birth and spoke of the following date with tears, but he said what mattered most of all was the dash between those years.

For that dash represents all the time they spent alive on earth and now only those who loved them know what that little line is worth.

For it matters not, how much we own, the cars… the house… the cash. What matters is how we live and love and how we spend our dash.

So think about this long and hard; are there things you’d like to change? For you never know how much time is left that still can be rearranged.

To be less quick to anger and show appreciation more and love the people in our lives like we’ve never loved before.

If we treat each other with respect and more often wear a smile… remembering that this special dash might only last a little while.

So when your eulogy is being read, with your life’s actions to rehash, would you be proud of the things they say about how you lived your dash?"

The Dash by Linda Ellis

About us

Lismore Funeral Services is a locally operated funeral home situated in the heart of Lismore.

Todd Usher has operated the business since its establishment in 2007. Todd’s small but dedicated team offers the complete range of funeral services in all areas of the Northern Rivers, including the Byron and Ballina Shires, and the Richmond Valley.

The Lismore area has a diverse community, involving a range of cultures and religions. Todd and his team are able to conduct personal services according to the beliefs and requests of families and their loved ones.

Todd and Chanel understand how hard it is to lose someone we love and care about. We want you to feel at ease during this difficult time, which is why we are available 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year, to answer all your questions or concerns. 

Through meeting with your family, we learn about the character and qualities of your loved one. This allows us to provide an individual and personal service that reflects the life lived.

Lismore Funeral Services is a member of the Australian Funeral Directors Association, an association which has represented professional funeral directors throughout Australia since 1935.  The Australian Funeral Directors Association requires its members to abide by a code of ethics, designed to ensure quality premises, facilities and professional staff, thus ensuring the public a high standard of service.

 Lismore Funeral Services is part of a network of funeral homes, cremation facilities and cemeteries owned by Propel Funeral Partners, which extends to all states of Australia, the Australian Capital Territory and New Zealand.  Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Propel Funeral Partners is one of the largest providers of funeral and related services in Australia and New Zealand

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