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Memorial Services

Eco friendly funerals Chelmsford – the shape of things to come?

Green Funerals in Chelmsford are rising in popularity In 2016, there were 597,211 deaths in the UK and this year to date; there have been 38 million deaths worldwide, and counting. And with that statistic in mind, it has become apparent that with the number of funeral services taking place each year, this will almost… Read More »

Annual Memorial Service, Sunday 14th May at the Regimental Chapel, Warley, Brentwood

Our annual Memorial Service is taking place on Sunday 14th May at the Regimental Chapel, Warley, Brentwood at 2 p.m. An opportunity to remember and light a candle for a loved one with refreshments served in the chapel afterwards. All proceeds of the service collection will go to our Charity of the Year – Havering… Read More »

Lighting Up Service Saturday 3rd December 2016 — 12 noon St Mary Magdalen Church, Billericay

This Saturday the 3rd September at 12 noon there will be a service held in St Mary Magdalen Church, Billericay.  This service is for everyone to attend and especially those that are remembering their loved ones by taking part in the Light Up a Life campaign. Voluntary donations received will help to continue to care… Read More »

Billericay Centenary Commemorative Plaque Unveiling Saturday 24th September 2016 sponsored by Bennetts Funeral Directors

Centenary Commemorative Plaque Unveiling Saturday 24th September 2016 On Saturday 24th September 2016 we remembered that 100 years ago a large Zeppelin was shot down over Billericay. Jane Bennett’s great great grandfather on her mother’s side Superintendent Allen Ellis was one of the first police officers on the scene, so therefore quite apt that Bennetts… Read More »

Memorial Service Regimental Chapel, Warley Sunday 8th May 2016 4pm

Bennetts Funeral Directors Brentwood Memorial Service, will be held in the Regimental Chapel Warley on Sunday 8th May at 4pm. Light refreshments will be available after the service to be held by Rev Rob Binks. Collections on behalf of St Francis Hospice, Havering-atte-Bower St. Luke’s Hospice, Basildon, Fundraising and SNAP Special Needs and Parents. This… Read More »

St Lukes Hospice & Bennetts Funeral Directors, Billericay Essex Christmas 2015

Christmas is a special time of the year – a time for families and loved ones. It can also be a time of great sadness as we also have people we cherish who cannot be with us, either because we have lost touch with them, or because they have passed away and their absence is… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors Remembrance Day 2015 Window Display – Can you help?

This year we are asking the public to help make our Remembrance Day window a tribute to the community. If you have lost a loved one that served in the forces or was part of the support service teams Fire, Police, Ambulance etc. and you would like to help us pay tribute to them, please… Read More »

Bennetts Funeral Directors – Ashes Scatter Tubes

At Bennetts Funeral Directors, both in Brentwood and Billericay, we are pleased to offer an extensive range of Scatter Tubes. There are a number of designs and varied sizes. They are designed for easy use for scattering ashes, burial or to be kept at home. Please call in to our office to see the selection… Read More »

Shenfield Station War Memorial, Hutton Road, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 8JDT

This Memorial was originally unveiled by Sir Henry Thornton, General Manager of The Great Eastern Railway on the 28th October 1921 in memory of the five staff who worked at Shenfield Station, who gave their lives during the First World War.  It was paid for by local subscription and to our knowledge is unique on… Read More »

Tower of London Remembers The First World War 1914 – 2014

What an amazing day we had yesterday, to see such a wonderful site, being viewed by so many.  Each poppy in The Blood Swept Lands And Seas Of Red exhibition commemorates a fallen WW1 serviceman with the first of the 888,246 ceramic poppies being planted in the Tower’s dry moat in July, with the final one… Read More »