Joseph Allison Funerals, Essendon, VIC

Joseph Allison Funerals

941 Mt Alexander Road
Essendon VIC 3040

Phone (24/7):
(03) 9379 6223
Hours:
Monday-Friday: 8.00am - 5.00pm
Saturday-Sunday: by appointment
Chapel:
The chapel seats 120 with standing room for 100. Audio-visual equipment available.
Parking:
There are 20 car parking spaces available at the funeral home with additional parking available on surrounding streets.

Meet Joseph Allison Funerals in Essendon

Joseph Allison Funerals in Essendon is a member of the W.D. Rose & Joseph Allison Funerals family of funeral homes. W.D. Rose & Joseph Allison Funerals are based in Melbourne and offer quality services from six funeral homes.

Our funeral home is centrally located in Essendon and is also on the number 59 tram line, which connects Essendon with Melbourne CBD. Our neighbours include Essendon Cricket Ground, Allison Parka and Lincoln Park. Joseph Allison in Essendon proudly serves the families of Essendon, Moonee Ponds, Maribyrnong, Sunshine North, Keilor East, Glenroy, Pascoe Vale, Fawner, Coburg and surrounding suburbs.

Our compassionate funeral directors at can help you arrange a memorable funeral to celebrate and honour your loved one’s life. We will work closely with you during the days following their passing, providing gentle guidance when you need it most. We have extensive experience in helping families from all cultural and religious backgrounds.

Funeral services in Essendon

You can hold the funeral service for your loved one at a location of your choosing, some options include:

  • Our Essendon funeral home chapel
  • A local church (St John's Uniting Church, Anglican Parish of Christ Church, Anglican Parish of Christ Church, St Therese's Parish Essendon, Essendon Baptist Community Church, Essendon Church of Christ, The Salvation Army Moonee Valley Corps, St Monica's Catholic Church, Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church)
  • Another destination in the local area, such as a park, club or private residence

Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried or memorialised at Fawkner Memorial Park which is 10km away from our funeral home. Northern Memorial Park is 15km away.

Facilities at our Essendon funeral home

Joseph Allison Funerals in Essendon is a quiet and welcoming space for families to gather and meet with one of our experienced funeral directors.   

Our facilities include:

  • A tasteful chapel which easily seats 120 guests and has standing room for another 85 guests
  • Audio-visual equipment
  • A refreshment area for after funeral catering
  • A viewing room for private goodbyes
  • Two arrangement rooms - private spaces to meet our funeral directors and plan the funeral
  • A coffin selection room

We have 20 car parking spaces available at our funeral home and also 1 disabled parking space. There is additional parking available on Thistle Street, Richardson Street and surrounding streets. Our funeral home is accessible for visitors using wheelchairs and other mobility aids.

Our people

The team at Joseph Allison Funerals in Essendon 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.

Meet Donna Rudge, Joseph Allison Essendon location manager.

What do you enjoy about your job?

I enjoy assisting client families and interacting with the local community. It is also a lovely working environment and I have great job satisfaction

How long have you been location manager?

I have just recently become a location manager.

What do you enjoy in your spare time? 

Spending time with my family and friends and I also enjoy travelling.