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Why choose Bennetts as your Local Funeral Director in Essex?

A Guide on How to Arrange a Funeral

Arranging or planning a funeral can be one of the most upsetting and stressful experiences a person will ever have to face. Bennett’s undertakers is a local funeral director situated in the centre of Essex, who has been supporting families of over 100 years who have been tasked with making funeral arrangements. With a range of comprehensive funeral services available we are able to advise you on how to plan a funeral that is unique to your loved one.

Read our guide on how to arrange a funeral in Essex and see how we can help you:

• Funeral wishes
Did the deceased leave any instructions verbally or in a will regarding their funeral arrangements? this will be a big help, however if there are no such instructions we can still create a funeral that is unique to your loved one.

• Don’t be afraid to ask for help
Its not just your local undertaker who can help. No doubt you will have the support of your family and friends but don’t be afraid to ask, it may be that they have experience in arranging a funeral and can also offer some well needed emotional support.

• Think about the type of funeral a local funeral director in Essex can offer
What type of funeral will you be arranging? Perhaps a woodland funeral or a traditional religious service. Bennetts Funeral Directors Essex have many years of experience on how to arrange a funeral that is as special as your loved one

• Saying a final farewell
Many people wish to say a final farewell before the funeral and visiting your loved one at our chapel of rest can be arranged. Spending a little time in a calm and tranquil setting with your loved one at our chapel of rest before the funeral can often be helpful. Our local Essex funeral directors can talk to you further about this.

• Traditional Essex funeral transport
Our local undertakers have a very fine selection of modern funeral transport, classic funeral vehicles and a stunning horse drawn carriage for funerals, at our disposal. Beautiful funeral transport for a dignified Essex funeral.

• Alternative funeral transport from your local Essex funeral director
We are also able to offer unique funeral transport that says something of your loved ones passion in life, with our beautiful new additions of specialist and alternative funeral transport in Essex. Our Land Rover Defender Hearse and Harley Davidson Motorcycle hearses Essex, are a wonderful way of celebrating the life of a loved one and perfect for that special goodbye.

• Choosing a coffin, caskets or urn
Often the most upsetting part of arranging a funeral is choosing a coffin, casket or urn. Bennetts funeral directors Essex will be with you every step of the way. We are able to help sensitively and professionally, guiding you through this often emotional decision, thus ensuring your choice of coffin for an Essex funeral is appropriate.

Arranging a funeral may also include the following:

  • Funeral flowers or charity donations
  • Funeral stationery
  • Music choices for the service
  • Newspaper notices
  • Catering for the wake

Local Funeral Director in Essex – we are here to help

Well placed to support all Essex families, Bennetts the local Funeral Directors in Essex, covers the entire county, including Brentwood, Billericay, Chelmsford, Wickford, Basildon, Rayleigh and Southend, we also work into East London. We can help with all aspects of Essex local undertaker services and will guide you through how to plan a funeral for your loved one.

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