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Your Guide To A Good Funeral From The Funeral Directors for Romford

Plan funerals in Romford with Bennett’s your local funeral director for Romford, we provide all undertaker services and will guide you through this difficult time.

Planning a funeral after the death of a loved one is a devastating and stressful time, but you can, with the right support organise a good funeral and a send off that is worthy of your loved one and here’s how…

Contact your Romford Funeral Directors

The first point of call will be your Romford funeral director You will need to sit down with them and talk things through. Be prepared for this first meeting to take some time, there will be a lot of decisions to make, so why not ask them to visit you at home, it might make this time a little easier.

On your first meeting there will be a lot of questions to ask:

  • Where do you want the service held?
  • What time should it be?
  • How many cars?
  • Cremation or burial?
  • Type off coffin?
  • Live music or taped?
  • Clothes for the deceased?
  • Will anyone be visiting the chapel of rest?
  • Order of service?
  • Flowers or donations?
  • Mounted photographs of the deceased?
  • Where will be reception be held?

The Order of Service

The order of service invariably will be the emotional focus of this time. This is an opportunity for other family members to get involved so it becomes a collective effort which can be quite helpful.

  • Gathering photographs
  • Choosing music
  • Deciding on the typeface
  • A favourite poem
  • Formal for older family members
  • A party on a page for someone younger

You can get really creative and turn the order of service into something really lovely. Don’t forget, people attending the service will probably want to take it home as a keepsake memory, so it’s good to make it special.

The Eulogy

Whoever takes on this monumental task will need a lot of support from everyone, it’s a massive responsibility.

The Evening Before…

The evening before the funeral, spend time with family and friends. Eat a meal together, you will need to keep your strength up for the following day and try to get a good nights sleep.

Allow your Romford Funeral Directors to take the strain

It is important on the day of the funeral that you allow you funeral director to look after everything, be guided by them, they will take care of you and your family and of course your loved one, ensuring that the day runs smoothly. This will mean that you get valuable time to spend with your family and friends to grieve, remember and pay tribute to the life that has been lost.

Start by talking to Bennett’s your Local Romford Funeral Directors

Planning funerals in Romford with care and expertise is what we do best. So If you find yourself bereaved and you need a friendly voice to help you through a difficult time, and guide you through the process of arranging a funeral then call Bennett’s your Funeral Director for Romford…… we are here to help.

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