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Writing obituaries and death notices

Everyone deserves to have a worthy send off, and it’s our job to ensure this happens. Our team has spent many long years in the funeral business. During this time, we have given families the kind of personal support they need. When you come to us, you’ll receive help from the best Birmingham funeral directors available. Continue reading

A quick guide to memorial trees

One of the biggest symbols of Christmas is the tree. It is symbolic of the spring to come and everlasting life. This symbolism is also why trees are great for memorials. Many people choose to plant them to commemorate the life of a loved one. This is a lovely gesture but people may struggle to decide what to do. Luckily our guide can help. Darren W Faragher is one of the best Birmingham funeral directors because we support local people looking to make arrangements. Continue reading

Helping you understand what is considered appropriate funeral attire

We are the dependable Birmingham funeral directors you can always turn to when you are in need of reliable services. While we have vast experience in the industry, not everyone will be as familiar with funerals as us. There are various examples of etiquette to recognise so that you can respect the person who has passed and their family. An example of this is ensuring that you dress appropriately. Continue reading

Being a funeral director at Christmas

Christmas is usually a time of year for relaxing and spending time with friends and family. However it can also be a hard time for people who have suffered a bereavement, whether recently or in the past. In addition it is tough if someone passes at this time of year. With this in mind the best funeral directors Birmingham has strive to help. We make sure we are on call when we are needed. Continue reading

Direct cremation and its impact on the grieving process

The choice for a direct cremation or burial is only made by a small amount of people in the UK every year. When a body is taken directly to a crematorium, and no funeral service is conducted, it is known as direct. The family won’t be able to see the deceased again after they are collected by a funeral director. And the remains are either scattered or returned to their next of kin. Continue reading