Guidance regarding Covid-19 and Funerals

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Arranging a Funeral

Live Stream Funeral Service: A Helpful Guide

When a loved one passes, making funeral arrangements can be overwhelming, especially when considering family and friends...

First Steps

8 tips for writing an obituary

If you have been asked to write an obituary for a close family member or friend, here...

Arranging a Funeral

What to expect at a funeral

If you are planning to attend a funeral service following the death of a loved one, here’s...

Arranging a Funeral

10 Uplifting Hymns for Funerals

If you’re planning a loved one’s funeral, including hymns within the funeral service can provide some much-needed...

Arranging a Funeral

Poems Suitable for a Funeral

A funeral poem or reading is a common part of many modern funerals. Whether religious or not,...

First Steps

Tips for Announcing a Death on Social Media

When a loved one passes away, one of the first things we need to do is to...

After a Funeral

A list of things to cancel when someone dies

There are lots of things to think about when someone close to you passes away, not least...

Arranging a Funeral

Children’s funeral arrangements

If you need help and guidance with organising a funeral service for your child, John Gray & Co Funeral Directors are here...

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What do you wear to a funeral

When deciding what to wear to a funeral, it’s important to consider the person who has passed...

First Steps

Registering a death, documents and certification

This is usually done by a relative but can be carried out by anybody present at the...

After a Funeral

After the Funeral

Once the funeral has taken place you can take your time to consider and arrange anything outstanding....

Arranging a Funeral

What to do next

You can start to talk to your funeral director informally as soon as a death has occurred...

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