Haverhill Funeral Services Chapel of Rest Dedication

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The Haverhill community came together for the East of England Co-op Funeral Services’ Chapel of Rest dedication on Thursday 23 February.

The service was led by Reverend Canon Graham Owen and Church Army Officer Captain Andrew Payne from St Mary the Virgin Church in Haverhill. Mayor of Haverhill, Councillor David Roach, also attended the service.

Managers of local care homes, hospices, representatives from charities, neighbours and other members of the funeral profession were all invited. Visitors had the opportunity to talk to the local funeral team over tea and cake at the warm and welcoming premises. They also had the chance to chat with the bereavement support counsellors and meet the civil celebrant.

Funeral Arranger, Chloe Billings, said: “I’m proud to have been welcomed to the Haverhill branch, where I can offer advice and guidance to local residents when they need it most. I enjoyed meeting members of the local community at the dedication service and encourage others to pop in and say hello in the future. Our doors are always open.”

If you were unable to make it to the open day, the Haverhill 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 Haverhill Funeral branch is open from 9.30am 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 Chloe Billings directly on 01440 282030.