Advice on Making Funeral Arrangements

We are aware when arranging a funeral, it is a difficult time. We are here to help, support, and to guide you through what needs to be done. Below are some of the questions that you will be asked during the funeral arrangements:

Advice on Making Funeral Arrangements

  • Details of the deceased: Age, Date of Death, Home Address, Place of Death, Marital Status, Occupation, Name of GP

  • Place of Worship

  • Place of Burial/Cremation

  • Specific Minister

  • Hymns, Music, and Printed Service Sheets

  • Cremation: Ashes Scattered at the Crematorium or Collected for Burial/Scatter Elsewhere

  • Burial: New Grave or Re-Open Existing Grave Number

  • Grave Owners Details If Re-Opening

  • Remove Existing Headstone

  • Temporary Grave Marker

  • Address the Funeral Cortege Is to Leave from

  • Number of Cars (7 People per Vehicle)

  • Use of Our Bearers or Provision of Your Own

  • Funeral to Return to the Same Address or a Different Venue

  • Catering

  • Type of Coffin

  • The Dressing of Your Loved One: Own Clothes or Gown

  • Use of Chapel of Rest

  • Obituary Notices

  • Acknowledgement Notice

  • Jewellery: to be Removed or Stay on

  • Floral Tributes

  • Funeral Attendance Cards