Arranging a Funeral
When a loved one passes away, arranging the funeral can seem like a daunting task, but here at Barthram Funeral Service we will guide you through every step of the way.
You can rest assured that we will provide you with a professional & caring service throughout.
Once initial contact has been made, we will sit personally and discuss your requirements for the funeral taking place, and offer our expert advice on all aspects regarding to the funeral.
We will provide you with any information you may need about any local regulations, make arrangements with other people such as the crematorium or local cemetery, members of the clergy (if a religious funeral is requested), or a celebrant / officiant (if a non-religious funeral is requested).
On arranging the funeral, we will provide you with a fully itemised, written estimate of our costs, and also any third party costs (disbursements), that may be incurred.
We will also leave you all our current contact details, so you can ring and discuss the arrangements with your funeral director at any time.
Some of the things you may want to think about before we sit and discuss the funeral arrangements are: -
- Burial or Cremation service
- Floral Tributes
- Newspaper Announcements
- Refreshments after the service
- Type of Hearse (Horse Drawn / Motorcycle etc.)
- Service Sheets
- Personal Tributes
- Special Requests
- Coffin Selection
- Music / Hymns
The funeral director will also assist you on any decisions you may need to make, and be able to provide information on any aspect throughout arranging the funeral, and any further costs that may be involved.