Funeral advice From organising a funeral reception to unique funeral ideas, our funeral directors’ advice will help you along the way. Home » Advice The Funeral cortege A slow, solemn, and respectful convoy of vehicles. Advice and guidance on the cortege and driving in the funeral procession. Alternative funeral ideas It’s often the little things that can make a loved one’s final goodbye or celebration more personal. Allow us to inspire you with our funeral director’s alternative and unique funeral ideas. Newspaper notices Advice and guidance on how to write an obituary and the information needed to publicly announce a death and funeral details. How to Write a eulogy For many people writing and delivering a eulogy is a deeply emotional experience. Practical advice and tips on what to include when you have to write a eulogy. Dressing the deceased When dressing the deceased any attire that reflects a personal passion, hobby, occasion or achievement is increasingly popular. We can offer advice on this. Carrying the coffin A pallbearer is traditionally one of the people who helps to carry someone’s coffin. If you are arranging a funeral, you will need to decide who will be carrying the coffin. The funeral reception Helpful guidance on the planning and arranging of a funeral reception or wake. The funeral reception held after the funeral service can be a traditional or unique affair. Bereavement support Our local bereavement support groups, courses, and seminars will guide and support you through your healing process. You are not alone. After the funeral After the funeral is over there may still be some things you need to consider. Bennetts Funeral Directors will continue to support you.