Tobin Brothers Funerals


So you want to be...

Our 'A Day in the Life' series took you behind the scenes of Tobin Brothers Funerals to meet real people with real stories who talked about their very specialised work.

This series, 'So you want to be...' invites you to interact with our team, to ask the questions you have always wanted to know the answers to. You ask...we answer!

If you want to be a part of the funeral industry, this is YOUR chance to ask us what you want to know. Join the conversation now by commenting on our Facebook and Instagram posts. Our team will collate all of the questions and endeavour to answer them all in the following videos.



In our first video, we introduce you to one of our Senior Embalmers, Jennifer Burge, who will gladly answer your questions in the coming weeks. So watch our video and ask your questions via Facebook or Instagram NOW!

So you want to be...an embalmer:

Senior embalmer Jennifer Burge answers your questions about embalming below. Thank you to everyone that submitted questions via our social media channels. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for the next video in our series:

So you want to be...

In our second video, we introduce you to our company funeral celebrant, Michael Lynch, who has been working at Tobin Brothers Funerals for over 20 years and has been a funeral celebrant on close to 2500 funeral services. If you are interested in joining the funeral industry and working as a funeral celebrant, get onto social media, ask Michael a question and he will answer it in the coming weeks.

So you want to be...a funeral celebrant:

So you want to be a….. funeral celebrant. Michael Lynch has been a funeral celebrant at Tobin Brothers Funerals for over 20 years. He answers your questions below. 

So you want to be...

Samantha Rennie has been working as a grief specialist at Tobin Brothers Funerals for close to a decade. She does an incredible job educating and helping members from all communities deal with both loss and grief on a daily basis. If you are interested in becoming a grief specialist or have a question about loss, please ask a question in the comments section below and Samantha will answer your questions in the coming weeks.

So you want to be...a grief specialist:

Samantha Rennie has been a grief and loss specialist at Tobin Brothers Funerals for close to a decade. She does an incredible job every day helping people deal with grief and loss. She answers your questions below about her job and how you can work in this field.

So you want to be...

“I feel honoured I can do that and guide them”.
Michelle Beattie has been a funeral planner at Tobin Brothers Funerals for close to a decade. She does an incredible job assisting families during their most difficult time. If you are interested in becoming a funeral planner ask Michelle a question below and she will answer it in the coming weeks.

So you want to be...a funeral planner

“I personally love guiding and supporting families when arranging a funeral for their loved one”. Michelle Beattie has been a funeral planner at Tobin Brothers for close to a decade. Check out her answers to your questions about funeral planning below. Stay tuned for our next episode of “So you want to be” in the coming weeks.

So you want to be...

There was a strong desire to help people in the community in their time of need”. Julie Polson is one of Tobin Brothers Funerals specialist funeral planners who works in our Funeral Advice Line. She is often the first point of call for families who have a lost a loved one. If you have a question for Julie about what she does or are interested in working in our funeral advice line team, please leave your questions below and Julie will answer them in the coming weeks.


So you want to be...a funeral advice line consultant