Gerard Flynn Funeral and Cremation Services has a very unique history – one which goes back generations!


Flynns Funeral Homes are currently owned & operated by Gerard Flynn and his wife Mary. Gerard is a second generation funeral director after his parents Jackie & Dora Flynn started the funeral business in Castlemaine back in 1961. The Funeral Home in Castlemaine was opened on 20th January 1978. A second Funeral Home was built in Killorglin which was opened on 10th February 1983. Mary Flynn – originally Johnson from Beaufort – also comes from a family of funeral directors. Her parents Thomas & Eileen operated Johnson funeral directors. Thomas was a 4th generation funeral director, making Mary the 5th generation. Gerard & Mary Flynn have 3 sons – Kieran, Garry & Shane who are all involved in the business – making them the 6th generation.

What Sets Us Apart

At Flynns Funeral Homes, we take great pride in what we do. Our purpose is to:

  • Help families make well-planned preparations in their time of need
  • Provide a peaceful and soothing environment where people can gather to honour and celebrate the life of a
    loved one
  • Preserve longstanding traditions and customs
  • Offer personalised and affordable services and products

We believe that the success of any business requires dedication and professionalism. In our business, in particular, it
also requires a great deal of kindness, compassion and attention to detail. You’ll find these qualities in each and every member of our staff. Put your trust in us to make this experience as comfortable as possible.

Our caring and experienced professionals are here to support you through this difficult time. The scope of our resources allow us to offer a complete range of personalised services that help families before, during, and after the loss of a loved one.

You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one. And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.

Please feel free to call us at 066 97 67330 any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our facilities in person at your convenience. We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.