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Repatriation Services FAQs

When a loved one passes away abroad or in the UK, the process of repatriating them into...

First Steps

Tips for Announcing a Death on Social Media

When a loved one passes away, one of the first things we need to do is to...

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What is an unattended cremation?

An unattended cremation is a dignified and affordable alternative to a funeral. It offers a way for...

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Eco Friendly Funerals FAQs

When planning a funeral for a friend or family member, you might consider an environmentally friendly ‘green...

First Steps

8 tips for writing an obituary

If you have been asked to write an obituary for a close family member or friend, here...

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What to expect at a funeral

If you are planning to attend a funeral service following the death of a loved one, here’s...

After a Funeral

10 Things To Do With Ashes After Cremation

Following a cremation, the ashes of your loved one will be returned to your possession and it’s...

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10 Uplifting Hymns for Funerals

If you’re planning a loved one’s funeral, including hymns within the funeral service can provide some much-needed...

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Poems Suitable for a Funeral

A funeral poem or reading is a common part of many modern funerals. Whether religious or not,...

After a Funeral

A list of things to cancel when someone dies

There are lots of things to think about when someone close to you passes away, not least...

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Children’s funeral arrangements

If you need help and guidance with organising a funeral service for your child, Ian Brown Funeral Directors are here...

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What do you wear to a funeral

When deciding what to wear to a funeral, it’s important to consider the person who has passed...

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