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Songs not to play at a funeral

In 2013 following the death of Margaret Thatcher, the UK saw record sales of ‘Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead’. The song, which is sung by Judy Garland and features in the soundtrack of the Wizard of Oz, skyrocketed into the charts after an online campaign by political opponents of the former Prime Minister. Although […]

What to write on funeral flowers

Giving funeral flowers is a beautiful tradition. It can be a profoundly moving experience both for those who send bouquets and the family members who receive them. However, expressing your love for the deceased and your sorrow that they have gone are not easy things to do and it can be difficult to know what […]

Hymns for Funerals

When a death occurs it can be difficult to find the right words to express sorrow and grief. Music evokes strong feelings, regardless of culture or social background. At a funeral hymns can be shared with the entire congregation, which can make the whole event easier to bear. If you’re planning a memorial service and […]

How to Plan a Funeral

Planning a funeral is emotionally and financially draining. However, when a loved one departs from this world it can be one of the most satisfying ways to gain closure and say your goodbyes. If you’re responsible for making the arrangements, but aren’t sure where to start, these tips will help. Plan in Advance Of course, […]

Pre-paid Funerals Explained

Prepaid funeral explained

There’s nothing more distressing than dealing with the passing of a loved one. Unfortunately, when that inevitable time comes mourning isn’t the only thing you’ll have to think about. Funerals can be financially crippling, especially if you haven’t prepared in advance. Due to inflation funeral costs are constantly rising, which is making it more and […]