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What to say when someone dies

When somebody dies it can be difficult to know what to say. When it’s someone really close to the person, it’s often difficult to know how to approach it or what to start the conversation with. Here are some different ways to address these potentially awkward moments. 1. Acknowledge the…...

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Four things to consider when making arrangements with a funeral director

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy. When you are in charge of planning a funeral, it can feel challenging and stressful to fulfil your family member’s wishes. Costs are also a key consideration. 1. Consider a Pre-Paid Funeral Making things easier for your family at the time…...

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Planning your own funeral

Planning your own funeral can seem like a morbid and sad activity, but it doesn’t have to be! Many of our clients feel reassured that they have made plans before their time comes so that it releases the pressure on their loved ones and also conforms to their wishes. We’re…...

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Funeral Live Streaming

During the pandemic, we saw an upsurge in the demand for funeral live streaming – something that can be still be done now restrictions are no longer in place. What is a Funeral Live Streaming? Funeral live streaming is when a ceremony is broadcasted via video onto an online platform…...

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Understanding Funeral Costs

If you are planning a funeral for a loved one and you are not sure how to cover all the costs, or you are preparing for your own end of life and want to ensure that your family is not burdened by additional expenses, then here is our guide to…...

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What’s a Direct Cremation?

We hear a lot that many people do not want a fuss making when they die, or are faced with a life limiting illness. Many people don’t want their relatives to have to pay out for a larger service or to go through the emotion of a funeral. Some people…...

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Can a funeral be different?

A modern funeral does not have to be structured in a certain way. There are many more possibilities in today’s world.  A funeral can either be private, ceremonious, grand or even unattended. There is a big push for unattended funerals at the moment, but this does not have to be…...

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What to do with cremated remains

Distributing a person’s ashes is an important and personal decision. Cremated remains are portable, and so open up a range of options. Here are some of the key things that you could do with your loved one’s remains. 1. Scattering Ashes Scattering a person’s ashes is perhaps the most common…...

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What is a funeral committal?

A funeral committal is essentially a short ceremony that either takes place immediately following the main funeral service, or it could be a ceremony that takes place slightly later in a separate location. The committal is a time to say your final goodbye to your loved one before they are…...

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How to arrange a wake

Although sad, a wake is the perfect time to celebrate the life of the deceased. In some cultures it is a party like celebration of the dead, but for others it’s a time to spend with friends and family after the funeral. Wakes are usually the more informal bit after…...

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