Attended funeral

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Your loved one will be taken straight to the service where you can say goodbye. This funeral choice provides all the essentials for an attended funeral.

The funeral includes arrangement of the services of a celebrant, officiant or other person to lead a ceremony at your choice of either a local crematorium or at the graveside of your loved one’s final resting place. This can include readings, musical tributes or hymns of your choosing.

Your loved one will be cared for at one of our Chapels of Rest. They’ll be prepared for burial or cremation and can be dressed in a simple gown, or if you prefer, your choice of their own clothes.

By appointment, you can spend time with your loved one at one of our Chapels of Rest during our weekday opening hours.

£1,995 (includes coffin)

Funeral Director professional service fees

Other essential additional fees include: Third-party disbursement payments such as celebrant, minister or alternative faith representative, doctors and local crematoria or burial interment fees. If burial, and you do not already own them, you will be required to purchase the exclusive rights to the grave.

You can view our full pricing information including our range of funeral services packages and the additional options available by clicking here.

What's included

  • A funeral service at a local crematorium or your choice of final resting place, led by a celebrant, officiant, minister or relevant alternative faith representative*.
  • Our full professional services, including making all necessary arrangements, taking care of official documentation, advice and guidance on certification and registration – all overseen by one of our Funeral Arrangers.
  • Collection of your loved one within a 30 mile radius of any of our funeral branches in Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk, and care for them at one of our Chapels of Rest (24-hour freephone careline service).
  • Dressing of your loved one in a simple gown or in their own clothes and preparing them for their cremation or burial.
  • A wood effect veneered coffin, named a simple coffin
  • A visit to spend time with your loved one at one of our Chapels of Rest during our weekday opening hours, Monday to Friday between 10am-4pm, by appointment only.
  • Your loved one will be transported by hearse direct to the cemetery or crematorium within a 30 mile radius of any of our funeral branches at a date and time agreed with our client.
  • A cremation or graveside-only burial at your choice of final resting place.
  • The services of a Funeral Director and a team of professional Funeral Bearers.
  • We’ll collect any charitable donations on your behalf through our online tribute service.
  • Ongoing support from our team of expert bereavement counsellors.

*Additional third-party celebrant, officiant, minister or relevant alternative faith representative fees apply.

What's not included

Although any of the below services can be purchased separately if required

  • Any additional services at other locations to your loved one’s cremation or graveside burial for example, additional church or a chapel service.
  • An upgrade to the coffin choice, you can choose from any of the beautifully crafted coffin in our range.
  • Third-party disbursement payments such as celebrant, minister or alternative faith representative, doctors and local crematoria or burial interment fees. If burial, and you do not already own them, you will be required to purchase the exclusive rights to the grave.
  • Embalming of your loved one.
  • Any additional visits to spend time with your loved one in one of our Chapels of Rest.
  • Any transport over 30 miles from one of our funeral branches.
  • Transportation via route of your choice to the funeral service, or use of our limousine services.
  • Collection of any charitable donations on your behalf during the funeral service.
  • If you choose cremation, the return of your loved one’s ashes can be either to your local East of England Co-op Funeral Services branch for collection, or delivery to a local address.
  • Any additional products and services, such as flowers and order of service or any keepsakes.

Your Funeral Arranger will prepare a personalised quotation based on the local third-party charges that apply, and the choices you make.

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Our other funeral package choices

Traditional funeral

Our most popular attended funeral package includes many of the traditional funeral choices as standard. You’ll make savings by purchasing as a package rather than choosing each item individually.

Funeral Director fees: £2,260

Mini-reflective service

Our Mini-reflective service provides an opportunity for a small group of family or friends to celebrate your loved one’s life with a brief ceremony at a local crematorium.

Funeral Director fees: £2,060

A quiet visit

Our quiet visit option offers you the choice between burial or cremation for your loved one, without a formal funeral service or ceremony.

Funeral Director fees: £1,400

Direct burial

Our Direct burial is a cost-effective funeral service and offers an unattended burial, which is suitable for those who do not want a formal funeral service or ceremony. Coffin included.

Funeral Director fees: £1,495

Direct cremation

Direct cremation is our most cost-effective funeral and offers an unattended cremation, which is suitable for those who do not want a formal funeral service or ceremony. Coffin included.

Price: £1,375