We help you through difficult times.

Welcome to the Taylor and Forgie website which we believe provides extensive, clear and practical information about our funeral services and options, our venues, as well as information on bereavement and referrals for grief aftercare.

We have been serving Gawler and our local communities since 1855. We have professional, reliable and experienced male and female funeral directors who are committed to caring for you and providing personalised service at all times.

Whether you are looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral service we offer state of the art chapel facilities at affordable prices.

Taylor & Forgie are currently owned and operated by the 5th generation, Mark and Gizelle Forgie together with 6th generation Claire Forgie. We’ve looked after your family for generations and will continue for the generations to come.

What we offer.

Caring and compassionate Gentlemen or Lady Funeral Directors are available at all hours, 7 days a week to assist you.

They will give you a full range of options and attend to all requirements:

Refreshment lounges and chapel:

  • Chapel
  • Refreshment lounges
  • Family after care by provision of grief literature
  • Offices and funeral arrangement rooms.
  • Pre-paid funeral information
  • Viewing rooms
  • Accredited mortuary
  • Funeral premises tour by appointment

No hidden costs:

All prices are clearly explained by the funeral consultant at the time of the arrangement.
The cost is given in writing. You have time to change any costs before the funeral.

For more information please call us on (08) 8522 1734

Our commitment to you:

“Our Family has helped bereaved families for over 160 years, with reliability and understanding. Your family will always receive the very best attention and value.”

— Mark, Gizelle and Claire Forgie, Funeral Directors, Taylor & Forgie

Pricing & Options:

We have an extensive range of funeral options to cater for all families underpinned by our commitment to create a meaningful and memorable service. Visit our pricing page to choose the option that suits best.

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Pay online:

You can pay your account using our secure gateway.

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Book a funeral plan appointment:

Make an an obligation free appointment to meet with one of our professional Funeral Consultants to discuss your Funeral Plan needs.

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Upcoming Taylor & Forgie funeral services.

See all funeral notices & video tributes

To view our upcoming services please click on the details below.

Tuesday, 3rd August 2021 at 10:30am

Glyn Douglas Ayres

The Funeral Service for the late Mr Glyn Ayres will be conducted on TUESDAY, 3rd August 2021 at 10:30am. Due to government regulations restricting numbers attending funerals, a live stream for his Funeral Service can be found here.

Thursday, 29th July 2021 at 12:30pm

Marjorie June Adams

The Funeral Service for the late Mrs Marjorie Adams will be conducted in the Taylor & Forgie Cowan Street Chapel, (Covid Capacity 40), 15 Cowan Street, Gawler on THURSDAY, 29th July 2021 at 12:30pm, followed by a committal at Grace Plains Cemeter

Wednesday, 28 July 2021 at 10:30am

Marion Rose Marriott

The Funeral Service for the late Mrs Marion Marriott will be conducted on WEDNESDAY, 28th July 2021 at 10:30am. Due to the government regulations on restricing numbers attending funerals, a live stream for her Funeral Service can be found here.

Some thoughts from our valued customers

“In all my dealings with your company I have only been shown support and compassion. I was given lots of time which I needed. I will never forget your kindness.”

John Smith, Gawler, South Australia