Turnbull Funerals has over 80 years of experience in tailoring funeral services to the needs and values of families in Hobart and all Tasmania, having served the local community since 1936.
Turnbull Funerals is one of Hobart’s most respected funeral homes. We provide caring, attentive service to families throughout Hobart and across Tasmania, and can help to arrange a memorable funeral for your loved one. Our funeral directors are compassionate and professional, taking care of every little detail for you.
Reflecting the cultural and religious backgrounds of the families we serve, Turnbull Funerals has experience in arranging many types of funerals – including non-denominational funerals that are a unique reflection of the life that was lived.
Whatever your family’s preferences, we’re here to guide and support you.
71 Letitia Street
North Hobart TAS 7000
You can hold the funeral service for your loved one at any location of your choosing. Typically, we help families to arrange funeral services at:
The closest cemetery to Turnbull Funerals in North Hobart is Millingtons Cemetery, Mornington, which is about 10km over the river from our location. We also can help families bury loved ones in other cemeteries throughout Tasmania.
Turnbull Funerals is a stately, dignified funeral home that has all the facilities to arrange and hold a memorable funeral for your loved one.
Parking is available for over 120 cars including 3 disabled car spots, amongst beautifully landscaped gardens. We are located 2 minutes’ drive from North Hobart CBD. Parking in the surrounding streets is time-limited.
Our funeral home is accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and with other mobility aids.
We will go under refurbishment from early October and our offices will be closed for about 6 or 8 weeks. During the refurbishment we can meet with families in temporary facilities; and we can arrange for funeral services to take place at a chapel or location of your choice.
The team at Turnbull Funerals North Hobart are with you every step of the way, keeping you informed and guiding you through the arrangements as much or as little as you need
What do you enjoy about your job?
I enjoy working in a team environment. My role is supporting my team and seeing them develop into caring professional Funeral Directors. It is an honour to be involved with families providing the farewell service they wish for their loved one.
How long have you been location manager?
I commenced with Turnbull Funerals in 2010 and I have had the privilege to work in this management role since 2017. Now we have Simplicity Glenorchy and White Lady Funerals and our professional team has grown.
What do you enjoy in your spare time?
In my spare time I enjoy time with my family and working on restoration projects.
Are there any special community groups you work with or support?
I work closely with the Royal Hobart Hospital Grief Counsellor/Senior Social Worker providing support to families experiencing early pregnancy loss.
Peter O’Brien, location manager at Turnbull Funerals