About Us

Over 40 years Funeral Directing experience

Nelson Elliot

Over 40 years Funeral Directing experience
20 years on the North Shore

I have over 40 years of experience in funeral directing, of which 20 years were on the North Shore. We established Elliotts Funerals in Tauranga, before I eventually returned to live on the North Shore, where I took up the roles of Funeral Director at Dils Funerals and H Morris Funerals, kick-starting my career in Auckland funeral services.

"The part I play as a funeral director is very flexible, as some families want us to take care of all the small details, while others are very hands on. I enjoy the diverse types of people that I meet and enjoy being of assistance in helping families create a great farewell service."

Susan Elliot

25 years Organist and Music Director at St Joseph’s Church, Takapuna Past teacher at St Joseph's, Rosmini College Takapuna and Stella Maris School Silverdale.

As a North Shore resident for the over 40 years, I have 25 years of experience as the organist and Music Director at St.Joseph’s Catholic Church in Takapuna. I began my music playing at St Vincent de Paul’s Church in Milford at a young age.

I have 5 grown up children and have spent time teaching at St.Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Rosmini College and Stella Maris School in Silverdale, before dedicating my time to becoming a full time lady funeral director in our family business. I find that my position as a lady funeral director, allows me to work with families at a most vulnerable time and it is a very special and rewarding one. I look forward to sharing many ideas to help make your loved one's service beautiful and memorable.

My interests include music, walking, grandchildren, quilting and spending time with my family.

Our Services

Simple Cremation

Cremation is fast becoming widely accepted in place of burial.

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Eco Funerals

People are increasingly considering the effects the funeral process can have on the environment.

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Pre-Planning

The best opportunity to retain control over your funeral arrangements, ensuring that your wishes are carried out.

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Serving Every Family with Care, Compassion and Concern

We are with you every step of the way with our professional assistance, escorting you through the arrangements and providing you as much or as little as guidance as you need.
Every life is unique and we will help you to tailor a customised funeral for your loved one, ensuring that all aspects of the process are carried out with dignity and in accordance with your wishes.

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