Frequently Asked Questions when Arranging A Funeral

How Many People Can Be Seated In The Limousine ?2020-02-19T13:41:46+00:00

In each limousine there is room for six people in the rear compartment and room for one in the front with the chauffeur.

How Do We Know What To Do At The Funeral ?2020-02-19T13:41:40+00:00

On the day of the funeral the Funeral Director is there to help and guide you, your family and friends. If you are unsure of any thing please tell the Funeral Director.

Can The Family Carry The Coffin ?2020-02-19T13:41:34+00:00

Yes, although we would ask that you contact us as soon as possible to ensure that it is safe to do so.

Can We Visit The Deceased And Pay Our Last Respects ?2020-07-01T10:03:14+00:00

We welcome families to visit their loved one and appointments can be made with your funeral director or any of the team.

Can We Have The Deceased Brought Home ?2020-07-01T10:05:06+00:00

Yes we can bring your loved one home.

Can We Choose What Music Is Played At The Crematorium ?2020-02-19T13:41:12+00:00

Yes, If you have a special request or would like a particular piece of music playing either as you walk into or out of the Crematorium Chapel, please let the Funeral Director know as soon as possible. Please note that only original recordings are allowed because of copyright laws.

Can We Request Donations To Charity ?2020-07-01T10:05:41+00:00

Yes if donations to a charity are requested , we will provide a box.

Is Each Cremation Carried Out Individually ?2020-02-19T13:39:05+00:00

Yes. The identity of the coffin name plate is checked by the Crematorium Attendant before it is placed in the Cremation Chamber. This only holds one coffin or casket at a time and again there are rules that must be abided by.

What About Catering After The Funeral ?2020-02-19T13:38:38+00:00

If you require catering after the funeral you can make your own arrangements or contact us to make a booking at a hotel or restaurant. Alternatively we can provide catering and staff at your home or at a venue.

Notices For The Newspaper2020-02-19T13:38:30+00:00

If you require either a Death Notice or an Obituary in a local or national newspaper, please let us know at the time of making the funeral arrangements. If you wish to place an Acknowledgement after the funeral service has taken place, please contact us within 7 days of the funeral and we will be happy to arrange this for you.

When is the Funeral Account Payable ?2020-07-01T10:09:15+00:00

The Funeral Account is sent to the person responsible for the arrangements or the solicitor, after the funeral service. We reserve the right to ask for disbursements and payment for flowers in advance of the funeral service.
The account can be paid for by cash, cheque debit or credit card.

Is there a cost difference between a burial and cremation?2020-07-01T10:50:29+00:00

Costs can vary depending on whether you need to purchase a grave and cremation fees vary in different councils.

I’d like to have a private funeral but a big party – can you help?2020-02-19T13:42:46+00:00
We can assist with event planning for all elements of your funeral from the simple send-off to an extravagant celebration.
Are we limited to the number of cars?2020-02-19T13:43:07+00:00

You can have as many cars as you like, and if this is not enough, we can explore coaches or other options.

How long should we keep the ashes?2020-02-19T13:43:38+00:00

There’s no right or wrong answer. Retaining ashes is a very personal thing. Some people want to scatter them at a later date, others can’t bear to part with them. We can help by providing practical storage advice and guiding you to make the decision that is most fitting for you and your family.

Can we take the flowers home after the funeral?2020-02-19T13:43:55+00:00

You can keep or leave, all or part, of any tribute just as you please. Often a memento is taken by family members or sometimes sprays can be donated to a church, hospice or nursing home. There is no “rule”.


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