About Tucker & Nankivell

Established in 1863, Tucker & Nankivell have been serving the Rockhampton community for over 150 years – making us the longest established funeral home in Queensland.

Family-owned and operated, Tucker & Nankivell offer a myriad of services from Shandon House located in Alma Street on Rockhampton’s historic southside.

With trained professional staff on duty, day and night, every day of the year, Tucker & Nankivell can assist you at your most difficult time with compassionate support, advice and a wide range of options to ensure your departed is treated with the dignity and respect they deserve.

With access to our viewing room and chapel, in-house mortuary and prestige funeral vehicles, Tucker & Nankivell can provide all the services you need, negating the need to liaise with multiple suppliers, in an effort to remove as much stress from you when making arrangements. Our courteous staff are on hand to provide you with constant personal service throughout the arrangement process and on the day of the funeral.

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Our Staff

  • Highly trained and experienced staff on duty day or night, every day of the year
  • Funeral services for all creeds and areas including interstate and overseas
  • Fully equipped professional mortuary staff ensure preparation is both hygienic and handled with care
  • Experienced funeral director, with the assistance of courteous support staff, will offer you constant personal attention during the funeral.

The first 24 hours

Following the steps below will help guide you through the process of what to do in the first 24 hours after someone has died.


When a loved one dies it is an understandably difficult situation. On the following pages, we have compiled some useful information and funeral advice on things to do when someone dies.

Plan today

Many people are opting for funeral pre-arrangement where they pre-plan their funerals to take the pressure and stress away from the next-of-kin when organising the funeral.

Contact us

Contact us via phone, text or email.

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