Arranging a Funeral.

Arranging a Funeral.

Our aim is to make the whole process as easy to understand as possible.

You may have very specific ideas of what type of funeral you require. In some instances the deceased will have left precise instructions. In other cases, it is up to those closest to them to decide on what is appropriate.

The only legal requirement in the UK for funerals is the death must be certified and registered and the body must be buried or cremated.

  • To get started, we require the name, age, and date of birth of the person who has died and the place and date of death.
  • We need to know if your loved one is to be cremated or if a burial is to be arranged, as the procedures are very different.
  • Once decided, we will contact your chosen cemetery, crematorium or burial ground to arrange a date and advise you of this.
  • We can arrange for an obituary notice to be inserted in a newspaper of your choice and help you with the wording of this if required
  • We will find the minister or officiant most suited to your wishes, who will speak to you in depth about the deceased to make the funeral a personal and fitting tribute
  • Other choices to be made which we can assist you with are:-
    • The vehicles and/or hearses:
      For which we have access to a wide range of options
    • Floral Tributes:
      We will be more than happy to recommend a great choice of florists.
    • Charity Collections:
      If people opt for "Family Flowers only" we can collect contributions to your chosen charity instead
    • Choice of Music
      Listening to the favourite music of your loved one can be of great help in personalising the funeral.
    • Monumental Masonry
      A service that offer a vast selection of the finest granite and imported marble headstones.

In short, we have the experience and contacts to guide you through every step of the process. For more details of how we can help please refer to "our services" section

Owen Baker treats all our customers with equal respect and dignity regardless of belief system, race, gender or sexuality.Traditional FuneralsHumainist and non religious funeralsFunerals for all denominations