The experience and quiet professionalism of a Funeral Director can be of great help to you in the period immediately following a death. You can contact us by telephone at any time and arrangements may be made in our office or in the comfort of your own home. Together, we will go through all the necessary arrangements, taking into consideration all your wishes and requirements and, where appropriate, the expressed wishes of the deceased. This will ensure that everything receives the attention to detail which is so important at this time.

The Funeral Directors' duties include:

•  A personal interview to receive instructions

•  Arranging for the removal of the deceased at any time of the day or night

•  Advice and guidance through the formalities of registration

•  Liaison and confirmation with Clergy, Non religious officiants, Church, Cemetery and Crematorium

•  Arranging for medical certificates for cremation

•  Completing and forwarding legal documentation to the appropriate authority

•  Preparation of the deceased for the Chapel of Rest

•  Supply and fitting of the coffin or casket

•  Supply of the necessary bearers

•  Arranging for the removal of the memorial (if applicable)

•  Arranging for the purchase and preparation of the grave

•  Provision of the hearse and limousines as required

•  Liaison with the Coroner where necessary

•  Insertion of press announcements

•  Assistance in ordering and the receipt and care of floral tributes

•  Advice on the selection of suitable hymns and music

•  Receipt , listing and distribution of charitable donations

•  Arranging for the dispersal or interment of cremated remains

•  Arranging for catering either at home or elsewhere

•  Assistance and advice on claiming from the Social Fund

•  Provision of designs and estimates for memorials

•  Payment of all fees and disbursements relating to the funeral

•  Professional attendance and supervision throughout the funeral

•  Repatriation both to and from abroad