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Our Funeral Services

The funeral industry is changing, and John Edwards Funeral Directors have anticipated this shift. With our forward thinking approach, we are able to provide quality services which are focused on preserving the memory and life of your departed, whether you want an elegant ceremony or something more traditional at an affordable price.

What's different?

Our attention to detail sets us apart from other funeral directors.

Our small business approach gives you the personalised funeral services that larger companies just cannot provide, all while staying true to what matters most in this difficult time of loss – your needs!

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Funeral Services

We are very happy to come and see you at home and you can come in and help dress the person who has died if you wish. If you would like to care for the person who has died at home, we will act as a consultant for you and do just as much as you want. If you want the person who has died to be looked after by a female, that’s fine.

Download our “The first 7 Steps In Organising a Funeral” which explains the first things that need to happen, and it will advise on the practical things you can do to make a start

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A FUNERAL THAT MATCHES YOUR WISHES

What’s important?

Our team’s focus is on giving you a funeral which matches your beliefs and values.

We will work with people of all faiths, no matter their faith or lack thereof; For our Muslim commuinty we offer cotton shrouds which are approved by the Islamic authorities.

We can lead funeral services without any religious beliefs, or introduce you to a Humanist celebrant, who will help make sure the person is celebrating their life with meaning.

WE'LL GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE DETAIL

How we can help

We will guide you through the details, advising you of all the options and choices available and working with you to arrange a funeral that is personal to your family.

For some, a simple funeral is all that is required, whilst others prefer a more elaborate service. The person making the arrangements must have the authority of the family to do so and be able to make decisions and give instructions, as they will be responsible for arranging payment.

We can meet to discuss the arrangements at our funeral home, your home or a location of your choice, such as a solicitor’s office or friend’s home.

We will always be here to guide you…

As you plan the funeral for your loved one, its a unique opportunity to celebrate their life and we will be happy to provide helpful advice throughout. Our caring team will be available by phone or in-person at any time – we have a 24hr Emergency phone line if you need to discuss our funeral services or have concerns, we will always be happy to help.

Decisions You Will Need To Consider Are:

If you have further questions about this point, please see our Commonly Asked Questions. 

• Burial, Cremation or Repatriation

• Coffin, casket and urn selection

• Dressing the deceased

• Where the deceased should rest prior to the funeral

• Where the funeral is to be held

• Religious or secular service

• Who is to conduct and speak at the funeral service?

• Whether to have floral tributes or donations to charity

• Who to invite to the funeral

• Who should be informed of the death?

• Newspaper Notices

• What costs are appropriate?

If you have further questions about this point, please see our Commonly Asked Questions. 

What does a Funeral Director do?

It goes without saying that a bereavement is a very difficult time, and to add to those difficulties families need to make quite a lot of decisions in connection with the funeral, and the immediate after effects.

Funeral Directors are aware of the emotional turmoil experienced by grieving families. We will be there to gently guide , answer your questions, and help you to reach sensible decisions, within your budget.

After discussing your requirements, John Edwards Funeral Directors will arrange the funeral you want, taking on the responsibility for organising every aspect of the event and delivering it to the highest professional standards.

Taking their lead from your instructions. Here is an example of our funeral services and what we can do….

Before the Funeral

The Funeral Service

After the Funeral

Providing support and guidance

Funeral directors are also there to provide support and guidance in advance of a death.

For example, they can provide information on how to arrange a pre-paid funeral plan and discuss ideas and options you may have for your own funeral, helping you to record your wishes for the future.

If you would like to speak with someone now about our funeral services, Please Get in Touch or call us on 01792771232.

Download our Free Guide to find out more about the First 7 Steps in Organising a Funeral. 

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First Steps In Organising A Funeral

There is a lot of information to take into consideration and It can be quite a daunting and very emotional time. There are formalities to complete, people need to be told, and the funeral to organise. Knowing all of these things, we have put together an easy to read Guide for you to download which explains the first things that need to happen, and it will advise on the practical things you can do to make a start. Just fill in your details below to get a copy instantly.

Just fill in your details below to get a copy instantly

If you do not have an email address and would like a copy please call us and we can send you a free copy in the post.