Cromer Funeral Service's Chapel of Rest Dedication

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Local dignitaries came together with the Cromer community, for the dedication service of the East of England Co-op Funeral Services’ Chapel of Rest on Garden Street on Wednesday 25 January.

Local Councillor David Pritchard officially opened the branch with sincere words, whilst the dedication was led by Reverend Jennie Hodgkinson, Assistant Minister at the Cromer Parish Church with St Martin’s.

Other guests included local care home managers, hospices, representatives from charities, neighbours and members of the funeral profession. Visitors took the opportunity to talk to the local funeral team over tea and cake at the warm and welcoming premises. They were also able to chat with the bereavement support counsellors and meet the civil celebrant.

Mary Wilson, Funeral Arranger and Branch Manager said: “It was fantastic to see so many faces at the dedication service. Since we opened our doors, the community has been nothing but welcoming. We are proud to provide a service to the local community in its time of need.”

If you were unable to make it to the open day, the Cromer funeral branch operates an ‘open door’ policy. Everyone is welcome to call in for expert advice on funeral arrangements, guidance on monumental masonry, bereavement support, pre-paid funeral plans – or a quick hello.

Local families have been putting their trust in the East of England Co-op Funeral Services for over 90 years, and are proud to provide excellent levels of service, care and reassurance when it’s needed most. Over that time, they’ve learnt that in a difficult situation it’s the little things that count.

The East of England Co-op Cromer Funeral branch is open from 09:30am to 4:30pm, with a free care line available every hour of every day on 0800 0744362.

If you would like to arrange a meeting, please call in to the branch or you can contact the team directly on 01263 422130.