Arranging the Funeral
Every funeral arranged by us is individual, so please do not be afraid to bring to our attention any requirements or special requests. We are able to arrange funerals for all faiths and beliefs. You may wish to consider some of the following:-
All parishioners have the right to be buried in their parish churchyard, providing it remains open for new burials. If it is closed, then burials can take place in the nearest municipal cemetery.
If cremation is chosen, the funeral service can still be held in the Parish Church, with the Committal carried out at the Crematorium, or the complete service can be held at the Crematorium. The Crematorium Chapel can be used for all faiths and also services of a non–religious nature. There are several options open to you for the interment of ashes, which we will be happy to discuss with you.
We will make arrangements on your behalf for a Minister or other Officiant to take the service. This could be a religious Minister or another person, for example a Humanist officiant or a family friend. The person taking the service will contact you beforehand to discuss the service.