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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

I’m not sure that a traditional funeral is for me

Bereavement isn’t easy for anyone, a fact that we know very well. Being a family-operated funeral directors, we strive to give you the personal attention you deserve during such a difficult period. Having already helped to plan some of the greatest funerals Sutton Coldfield has ever witnessed, we are confident in our ability to assist you as well. No matter your wishes, we will see to it that they’re respected. Continue reading

A guide for the healing process

Coping with life after the death of a loved one can be one of the hardest experiences. We understand the hardships that we all may have to go through one day, so here we explain some feelings you may have and the ways in which you can best deal with them in the time of grieving. As one of the best funeral directors Birmingham has to offer, we want to make it clear that you are not alone and can find the support you need throughout the healing process. Continue reading

The decorum one must show at graveside services

When it comes to funerals Sutton Coldfield and its residents rely on us to assist them with the planning when it all becomes too much for them to handle. Experienced in each individual section of the ceremony, there is nothing that’s too challenging for our top team of funeral directors. Whatever your wishes and those of your loved ones, we will see to it that they are respected. Continue reading

Timing your words

Over the years, families have come to rely on our team to aid them in giving their loved ones a fitting send off. Being a family run establishment ourselves, we understand the pain they are going through, which is why we dedicate ourselves to ensuring that every one of their unique requirements is met. Having assisted in the organisation of some of the most respectful funerals Birmingham has ever seen, we are the people to depend on. Continue reading

Why is funeral aftercare significant?

It’s never easy to cope with the loss of a loved one. However, even though they are no longer with us, it doesn’t mean that we can’t still help them. The best thing we can do is ensure that their funeral is the greatest send off they could have possibly hoped for. Employing the most dedicated funeral directors Sutton Coldfield has to offer, our team can assist you with any and all areas of the service if you are struggling. Continue reading