The make, style and colour of a vehicle can be an important part of personalising a funeral service. Here in Geelong, we continuously maintain some of the finest vintage hearses and have an impressive range of vehicles to suit your requirements.
This hearse was originally built in 1926. Previously used by Hodges & Son Funeral Directors in Castlemaine, the hearse was purchased by Tuckers in 1993, from a private collector in Harcourt, Victoria. Hundreds of hours were spent on the restoration of this vehicle as it was originally manufactured as a horse drawn hearse. It has a four cylinder OH/V motor with a manual transmission.
1939 Ford Mercury
This vehicle was built in 1939 by Martin & King, Melbourne, for Lester & Son Funeral Directors of Albury, NSW. It was purchased by Tuckers in 1995 from Leahy Funeral Directors in Rutherglen. Hundreds of hours were spent on completely restoring this vehicle using beautiful Victorian Ash timber. It has a V8 engine and is petrol driven with a manual transmission.
1960 Ford Galaxy
This Ford Galaxy hearse was purchased by Tuckers in 2010. The name 'Galaxy' was used for only the top models in Ford's full-size range from 1959 to 1961. Its V8 engine is petrol driven and it has an automatic column shift transmission.
An icon of the Australian Funeral Industry, John Allison/Monkhouse's Horse Drawn Hearse has been made famous through its involvement in many funeral services throughout Australia. This hearse is available to Tuckers Funeral & Bereavement Service upon request.
Harley Hearse – Last Ride Funerals
Kerry Walton of Last Ride Funerals says "As more and more people assert their individual requests for their loved ones last journey away from the traditional car type hearse, a Harley Davidson hearse is always a very moving sight that puts a distinctive personal stamp and allows mourners to hold a vision of remembrance, freedom and youth". Last Ride Funerals offer their services to Tuckers upon request.