Paying for a funeral

The cost of a funeral can cause additional stress at what is already a difficult time. We're here to help with your questions.

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Preparation before the funeral

There is much to consider when someone dies. Before you begin to worry about arranging a funeral, with or without a funeral director, here is some helpful advice.

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Personalising a funeral

We're here to help you plan a fitting tribute as unique and individual as the person it’s dedicated to.

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After the funeral

After a funeral, it is quite common to ask "What happens next?" Here's a general guide to some of the important things you may need to do after the funeral.

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Share your questions with us

Below, we've highlighted some common questions and answers about funerals. But we also want to hear any other questions you may have too. The more we know about the questions you have, the better we can help start the conversation about funerals. 

Common questions

Does a funeral have to take place in a church?
Do you have to pay for bereavement counselling?
Do you have to have a grave stone?
Do you have to pay the full cost of the funeral in advance?

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Is there something about funerals that you always wanted to know but never thought to ask?  No matter how difficult your questions are, we are never uncomfortable with anything you want to know.  We’re here to help.  Let’s talk about funerals.

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