5 Ways Funeral Directors Provide Grief Support for Families

The private arrangements meeting room at our funeral home

Losing a loved one is an emotionally overwhelming experience, and grieving families often find themselves in need of support and guidance to navigate the challenging days that follow. Funeral directors play a crucial role in assisting families during this difficult time. We not only handle the logistics of the funeral but also offer vital emotional […]

The Rising Popularity of Low Cost Funerals: Why People are Choosing Simplicity

Funerals have always been a significant event in human culture, serving as a way to honour and celebrate the life of a loved one who has passed away. However, in recent years, there has been a growing trend towards low cost funerals, with more and more people opting for simple and affordable arrangements. In this […]

Burials or Cremations – Which Is Right For You?

Funeral Directors Rotherham

When a loved one passes away or when you are planning your own funeral, one of the most challenging decisions you may face is deciding what kind of funeral you want and how you want the body to be treated. While there are various options available, such as medical donations, in the UK, burial and […]

How To Write A Eulogy

Man paying his respects at a coffin in chapel of rest

Giving a eulogy may be one of the toughest and difficult experiences of your life, expressing your love and admiration for the departed while also having to handle the weight of that final goodbye and your own grieving in the process. It is a herculean effort and one that if you have accomplished, you should […]

The Pros and Cons of Direct Burial and Direct Cremation

Funeral Directors Rotherham

Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy and with the current rising cost of living and the general busy nature of modern life, organising a funeral service and contacting loved ones, who may be all over the world, can feel incredibly daunting. This trend has led to a recent surge in direct burials […]

Funeral Flowers Or Donations? – Traditional Funeral Advice

Hathaway Funeral Directors

As local funeral directors, we are always amazed and quite proud to see how much traditions have changed over the years in regards to funerals. There are so many In the past, the typical donation at a funeral would have been funerals flowers, a tradition that has its origins in prehistoric times and one that […]

Why are local independant funeral directors better?

Morticians, sometimes called funeral directors, are responsible for the burial or cremation of the dead. They often work with the family of the deceased to plan the funeral, choosing the casket, flowers, and music. They may also be responsible for transporting the body to the funeral home, preparing it for the funeral, and overseeing the […]