The Funeral Service to celebrate the life of the late Robert (Bob) Somers of ‘Eumaleek’ Farm, Bejoording, via Toodyay, will be held at the Toodyay Memorial Hall at 1.30pm WEDNESDAY (12.05.2021) followed by a Burial…
Purslowe Tinetti Funerals are a small Western Australian family owned business.
As such we offer personalised funeral services, burials and cremations, and the arrangement of safe and secure pre-paid funerals and funeral bonds.
Our team of dedicated, highly trained and caring staff go above and beyond to make this journey as smooth as possible for every family.
We are an accredited AFDA member, ensuring sincere care, professional service and peace of mind for your family.
Rob Tinetti (Funeral Director Since 1993 – Owner since 2005)
Rob is an Honours recipient in Funeral Management and the Wheatbelt’s only Qualified Embalmer.
Dianne Tinetti (Funeral Arranger since 1993 – Owner since 2005)
Dianne is the President of the Australian Funeral Directors Association (AFDA) WA Division.
Tina Tinetti-Smith (Financial & Marketing Manager – Funeral Arranger)
Tina has been in the family business since 2005 and does a lot behind the scenes and also arranges and assists in funerals.
Adene Tinetti (Student Embalmer – Funeral Directors Assistant)
Adene is our student embalmer, assisting in mortuary care and body preparation to present the deceased in such a way that families who wish to see their loved ones after passing are left with beautiful memories.
Mark Rae (Funeral Director – Driver of the Harley Davidson Hearse)
Mark arranges and conducts our funerals in a very caring and professional manner. Families always feel safe with Mark in attendance. He has been in the funeral industry for over 20 years and comes with vast knowledge and experience from managing funeral homes in Perth. Mark will transfer your loved ones from the place of death to our mortuary.
Jodi White (Funeral Co-ordinator & Administration Officer)
Jodi runs our office and is often your first point of contact. She is the one person always in the front office who keeps everyone organised and our funerals running smoothly.
Vanessa Lindsay (Funeral Directors Assistant)
Vanessa is a very valuable member of our team who assists with funerals, transfers, and administration.
Mark Lawrence (Funeral Directors Assistant – Driver)
Mark assists on funerals and is often on standby ready to get out of bed at any hour to transfer the deceased when the time comes.
Angela Hall (Funeral Directors Assistant)
Angela assists on many of our funerals and often drives our limousine.
Purslowe Tinetti Funeral Homes was established in Northam in 1906 when James William Purslowe began conducting “dignified” funerals throughout the WA Wheatbelt. Family members expanded the company, opening branches in Perth over a period of four generations. In 1994, the Purslowe family sold the company to Service Corp International who then sold it to a public company called Invocare.
Rob and Diane Tinetti managed the Northam branch from 1993 under three different owners until October 2005 when they purchased it and rebranded it as Purslowe Tinetti Funerals. Thus, the funeral home is once again a local family owned business.
The Tinetti family have lived in Northam since 1985 and are heavily involved in helping their community thrive.
Rob Tinetti is a Shire Councillor, Avon Branch President of Nationals WA, past President of Northam Chamber of Commerce, Rotary and Northam Share & Care.
Dianne Tinetti is a member of The Bridgeley Community Centre’s Peer Review Group, Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business, past chair of ESP, past board member of C.Y O’Connor College of TAFE, and co-ordinator for a Biggest Morning Tea (Cancer Foundation) fundraising event in Northam for the past 20 years.
Tina Tinetti is a past president of the Northam Toy Library, current Secretary for the Avon Valley Show Jumping & Pony Club, Committee Member for Northam Women in Business and assists on co-ordinating a major fundraiser for Alzheimer’s WA, held annually in Northam.
The Tinetti family believe in supporting the community that supports them, and so sponsor many community groups in the Wheatbelt area.
Below are just some of the clubs and organisations we sponsor or assist:
- Avon Valley Hockey Association
- Avon Valley Ladies Golf Association
- Aces Hockey Team
- Beverley Golf Club
- Beverley Bowling Club
- Cunderdin Ladies Bowling Club
- Dowerin Bowling Club
- Eastern Hills Endurance & Trail Riders Association
- Goomalling Bowling Club
- Koorda Ladies Bowling Club
- Northam Race Club
- Northam Country Golf Club
- Northam Men’s Bowling Club
- Northam Ladies Bowling Club
- Northam Railways Football Club
- Northam Swimming Club
- Purslowe Panthers Indoor Hockey Team
- Quairading Golf Club
- Quairading Ladies Bowling Club
- Toodyay Bowling Club
- Tammin Ladies Bowling Club
- Wyalkatchem Ladies Bowling Club
- Wundowie Hurricane Go Kart Club
- York Bowling Club
- Northam Toy Library
- Avon Valley Arts – Fred Killick Awards
- Rotary Radio Auction
- Anglican Parish of Northam Quiz Night
- Avon Hospice
- Building Fund – Culham Anglican Church Toodyay
- Northam Agricultural Society
- St Johns Ambulance Northam
- Wyalkatchem Shire Memorial Garden
- Oxfam Australia
- Heart Foundation
- Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal
- RSL Legacy Appeal
- Chamber of Commerce Business Awards
- Street Smart Handbook for Students
- Northam Over 60’s Club
- Honouring Indigenous War Graves Inc
- Biggest Morning Tea – Cancer Council of Australia
- Meckering Earthquake 40th Year Celebration
- National Breast Cancer Foundation
- West Northam Primary School Fundraising Fete
- Northam Army Camp Heritage Association Inc
- Hurricane Go Kart Club
- Northam Bowling Club
- Northam & Districts Little Athletics Centre
- Northam Over 60s Group Inc