Our Funeral Services

Cremation or burial

Cremation

  • Local crematoriums include: Preston, Charnock Richard, West Lancashire (Burscough), Lytham Park, Southport, Pleasington (Blackburn)
  • Some crematoria provide webcasts for those unable to attend, and visual tributes – please enquire about availability

Burial

  • Burials can take place in churchyards and cemeteries, either after a service in church or at another venue, or with a graveside service
  • Local cemeteries include Preston Cemetery and Hill Road Cemetery (Penwortham)
  • Costs and availability of graves can be dependant on where the deceased lived

Direct cremation

  • There is no service, and family and friends cannot attend the crematorium
  • A direct cremation can be useful if cost is a consideration
  • A hearse is still provided, and music is played as the coffin enters the chapel

Religious or Non-religious funeral

Religious

  • in church or a service at the graveside
  • service at a crematorium
  • small gathering in the chapel at our funeral home
  • church minister or priest officiates

Non-religious

  • service at a crematorium
  • service in a non-religious setting, such as a hall or other venue
  • small gathering in a room at our funeral home
  • celebrant or humanist officiates

Cultures and religions

  • We can cater for any cultural and religious requirements
  • Specialised facilities for washing and preparing the body of the deceased
  • Close links with the Hindu community

Whatever type of funeral chosen, including direct cremation, we always allow viewing of the body if possible.