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Cleveland Funeral Home

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173-179 Ingestre Street, Whanganui
06-345 5522

Wanganui’s longest established funeral home

Wanganui's funeral home of choice. We have beautiful facilities and grounds to host any style of funeral. Our fully qualified professional staff are on hand to help.

Being Wanganui’s longest established funeral home, we pride ourselves on old fashioned family values, mutual respect for our client families, and attention to detail.

Combined with our extensive knowledge of funeral arrangements we will listen to you, and transform your ideas into reality to create a service of farewell appropriate for your loved one.

Cleveland Funeral Home has a long and proud history of caring for the community of Wanganui and surrounding districts since 1907. We are situated at 173 – 179 Ingestre Street Wanganui.

Originally established by F Syme the company has always been owned by Wanganui families. Craig & Laura Cleveland purchased the funeral home in 1994. Since this time they have grown and nurtured the company to reflect their philosophy of providing an environment of care, respect and cultural understanding based on family values.


The beautiful gardens and character buildings all lend themselves to supporting a peaceful and welcoming atmosphere of care.

Pre Planning

Once you have decided on your options for your funeral you can then submit a planning form to us that we can process.

If you would like to enquire further please do not hesitate to contact us.


We have a range of venue options that can cater to the type of funeral that you prefer. If there is a venue that is not listed please let us know.

We strive to make the funeral as stress free as possible for you and your family.


All of our caskets and solid wood urns are made in New Zealand.

Personalisation of the casket can be achieved by selecting from our range of handles and side sets to best suit the personality of your loved one. Custom printed graphics or painted caskets are also an option with possibilities only limited by your imagination.


Call us on 06-345 5522 or visit our main website for full and comprehensive details of our services.

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