Mareena Purslowe Funerals Subiaco


The first Mareena Purslowe funeral home opened in 1989 and ever since then we have been offering a unique and distinctive quality of funeral service to Perth families, provided by our committed and professional team.


31 Townshend Road
Subiaco WA 6008

Phone (24/7):
(08) 9388 1623
Mon-Fri: 08.30am-05.00pm
Sat-Sun: by appointment
The Chapel seats 72 people with additional standing room for 20-30 people.
There is parking available on surrounding streets and there are also two paid parking stations within walking distance.
The facilities include a chapel, lounge area, 2 arrangement rooms and a viewing room. Our funeral home is also accessible for visitors in wheelchairs or other mobility aids.

Meet Mareena Purslowe Funerals Subiaco

Mareena Purslowe Funerals opened in 2016 and is centrally located in Subiaco proudly serving the residents of West Perth, West Leederville, Wembley, Shenton Park, Floreat, Mount Hawthorn and surrounding areas.

We're proud to serve Subiaco families and those in surrounding communities including Crawley, Daglish, Jolimont, Nedlands and Shenton Park to provide families with quality, compassionate funeral services. Our premises are co-branded and shared with Purslowe & Chipper Funerals.

Our funeral directors work with families from all backgrounds and can help to arrange religious and non-religious funerals. We are by your side when you need us, and working hard in the background when you need your privacy. We will make sure that your every wish is attended to; and we will take care of all the little details so that you don’t have to worry during this difficult time.

We take pride in providing exceptional service and want to help you create a lasting tribute for your loved one.


Funeral services in Subiaco

Whether you choose to hold a funeral ceremony in our spacious chapel or somewhere more reflective of your loved one’s life, Mareena Purslowe Funerals will help you plan and carry out a memorable service.

Options for the funeral ceremony include:

  • Our chapel
  • A local church such as St Joseph's Catholic Parish in Subiaco or St Andrew's Anglican Church in Subiaco
  • A destination of your choosing, such as a local park, club or private residence

Following the ceremony, your loved one can be buried or cremated at Karrakatta Cemetery, Pinnaroo Valley Memorial Park, Fremantle Cemetery or Midland Cemetery.


Facilities at our Subiaco Funeral Home

Our funeral home has:

  • A Reflection Chapel to celebrate the life of your loved one. Our chapel can accommodate 72 guests seated and has standing room for 20-30 additional guests if we open up the concertina doors. We are happy to personalise the chapel and add personal touches to create a special funeral service as unique as the person who has passed away.
  • A lounge area which seats 26 guests with standing room for about 40 guests.
  • Two arrangement rooms.
  • A viewing room.

Our funeral home is accessible for visitors in wheelchairs and with other mobility aids.

There is limited parking available on side streets in the immediate area. Hay Street is the main shopping street in the middle of Subiaco and has parking available. There are also two paid parking stations within walking distance. 


Our people

The team at Mareena Purslowe Funerals Subiaco 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 Carmel Markham, location manager at Mareena Purslowe Funerals.

What do you enjoy about your job?
I enjoy working in a team and getting families through a tough time. I also enjoy the event planning side of funerals.

How long have you been location manager?
I have been a location manager for six years.

What do you enjoy in your spare time?
In my spare time, I enjoy walking at the beach, studying the Indonesian language, planning and officiating weddings and other celebrations and I also enjoy spending time with family and friends.