Welcome to our comprehensive Guide to Le Pine Funerals. In this guide you’ll find complete information on their service costs, customer reviews, branch locations, company ownership, and appearances in the media.
Who Owns Le Pine Funerals?
Le Pine Funerals is a funeral brand owned by InvoCare, a publicly listed multinational company which operates 34% of all funeral homes in Australia. In addition to Le Pine Funerals, InvoCare own many other brands such as White Lady Funerals and Simplicity Funerals.
When selecting a funeral home, one question you need to consider is whether to engage a large corporation (like Le Pine Funerals) or the services of a smaller, Australian and family-owned funeral home. While large corporations have the benefit of a well-known brand, it often means that you’ll pay a premium, and you may not have as much flexibility to personalise the funeral, so it’s worthwhile to consider all of your options.
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History of the Brand
Le Pine Funerals was first established by Joseph Le Pine who fled from France to Australia in the 1870s. A cabinet maker, Joseph also made coffins and assisted families with arranging funerals. Le Pine Funerals was officially established in 1891 and over the past 126 years has grown to 19 funeral homes across Victoria.
What Services Do Le Pine Funerals Offer?
Le Pine Funerals offer all of the typical funeral services that you would expect from a funeral home and cater for all cultures and religions. They have a specialist location for Asian Funerals in Glen Waverley. In terms of how they compare to InvoCare’s premium brand, White Lady Funerals, and their budget brand, Simplicity Funerals, Le Pine Funerals are in the upper mid-range.
Advertising and Marketing
As a brand of Australia’s largest funeral corporation, Le Pine Funerals are able to invest significant amounts on advertising and marketing.
Perhaps one of their most well known advertising campaigns is their sponsorship of the Le Pine Funerals Handicap 1400m horse race, which offers riders a share of $40,000 in prize money.
Here’s one of their newer ads which highlights their focus on family values:
Here’s another of their promotional ads, which seeks to introduce you to their staff in a more personal way:
Le Pine Funerals Costs
Le Pine Funerals are an upper mid-range funeral brand. To help you compare prices, we’ve set out their professional services fees next to the state averages. As you can see, the prices Le Pine Funerals charges are between 48% – 54% more expensive than the state averages.
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(Note: These prices are taken from our database and are current as at the time of publication. They are for the professional services fee only and do not include any additional costs such as coffin, flowers, celebrant, notices or cemetery fees.)
Le Pine Funerals Locations
Le Pine Funerals have 19 locations across metropolitan Melbourne. For contact information, indicative prices and customer reviews at any of their locations, click on the appropriate link below.
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