Blackwell Funerals Glenside, SA

Blackwell Funerals has over 70 years of experience in tailoring funeral services to the needs and values of families in South Australia, having served the local community since the late 1940s.

Blackwell Funerals

290 Greenhill Road
Glenside SA 5065

Phone (24/7):
(08) 8338 1681
Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm
Sat-Sun: by appointment
Chapel:
The chapel seats 70 guests, with standing room for an additional 20 persons.
Parking:
There is parking available both at the funeral home and along the streets close by.
Overview:
The Glenside funeral home includes an arrangement room, a coffin show room, viewing rooms and a refreshment lounge.

Meet Blackwell Funerals in Glenside

Glenside is 2 kilometres south-east of Adelaide CBD and contains South Australia's only orthodox Jewish synagogue. Blackwell Funerals Glenside offer special expertise in Jewish funerals in accordance with Jewish customs, with expert staff available at all times of the day and night. Location Manager Joseph Morelli and Community Relations Manager David Lloyd are experts in Jewish funeral planning.  Blackwell Funerals offer particular assistance to the Italian community of Unley and surrounding suburbs, and we are a major sponsor of the Unley Mensa Luncheons. We also specialise in assisting the Baha'i community.

We are recently renovated and reopened our funeral home with modern facilities to better cater to the needs of families in the local community. We proudly share our facilities with White Lady Funerals Glenside.

Given the wonderful diversity of people, cultures and religions in this area, we are very experienced in arranging all types of funeral services. Our compassionate funeral directors at Blackwell Funerals are here to help you arrange a funeral that truly reflects your loved one’s life. We have been proudly serving the residents of Norwood, City of Burnside, Parkside, Goodwood, Malvern and surrounding areas.

Funeral Services in Glenside

We are here to help you remember your loved one in a personal way. Understanding that funerals come in all shapes and sizes, we can help you arrange a funeral at a number of locations.

Your options for a funeral service include:

  • Our chapel at Blackwell Funerals Glenside
  • A local church (Adelaide Hebrew Congregation's, St Raphael's Catholic Church, Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Glenunga Uniting Church, St John's Anglican Church and St Peter Claver Catholic Church Dulwich-Burnside)
  • Any other destination, such as a park, club or private residence

Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried or memorialised at Payneham Cemetery or West Terrace Cemetery which are both 5km from our funeral home.

Facilities at Our Glenside Funeral Home

Our recently renovated funeral home is a modern and welcoming space for families to gather to either arrange a funeral or hold the service. Our facilities include:

  • A spacious on-site chapel that accommodates 70 seated guests and has standing space for another 20 
  • An arrangement room which provides you and your family with both privacy and comfort when meeting with your funeral director
  • Modern audio-visual equipment, so you can play music and videos that celebrate your loved one's life
  • A refreshment area for catering guests post service. It features a lawned, manicured courtyard with water feature and seating benches. 

Blackwell Funerals Glenside has 15 on-site parking spaces available. There is plenty of additional parking space available on L’Estrange Street and Coningham Street. Our funeral home is accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and with other mobility aids.

Our People

The team at Blackwell Funerals 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 Joseph Morelli, location manager at Blackwell Funerals Glenside.

What do you enjoy about your job?

 I enjoy meeting people and assisting families to compile a dignified farewell for their loved one. 

How long have you been a location manager?

I have been a location manager since 2015

What do you enjoy in your spare time?

I enjoy travelling, meeting up with my family/friends and, spending quality time with my 6 nieces and nephews. 

Are there any special community groups you work with or support?

We support the Unley Mensa (Italian community meet twice a month for a luncheon) and the Mt Lofty Golf Club. We have attended several charity events too, such as The Big Lunch, hosted by The Big Issue.