Seven FAQ’s

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You may be considering your own arrangements or investigating options for a relative or friend. To start, we have answered seven of the most frequently asked questions.

1. Which?

Cremation, burial or natural burial? Three obvious choices, although donation to medical science or burial at sea are also options.

Read on – Burial or Cremation

2. Green, eco or sustainable?

There are many ways to minimise your final impact on our natural environment.

Read on – Natural Burial

3. When?

You can have a funeral at any time; day, night or weekend – you are not restricted to week days. (Although be aware there can be extra costs for weekends and public holidays).

Read on – Types of Funeral Service

4. Where?

A funeral can be held almost anywhere; church, chapels, club rooms, community halls, hotels, homes, theatres, parks, gardens or simply at the graveside. Check to see if the venue is comfortable to have a coffin on site.

Read on – Venues

5. Why?

A service or ceremony, to acknowledge a life and death, enables acceptance and grieving. United; family, friends and colleagues gather to support each other through a shared loss.

6. Planning & paperwork

What information is required when someone dies and how best can you prepare in advance? Is a prepayment plan or funeral insurance advisable?

Read on – Planning

7. How much?

The overall cost of a funeral is within your control and depends on the choices you make. We encourage you to compare options and costs.

Read on – Costs