After the death of a loved one, a funeral director can help families through the funeral arrangement process. With years of experience in the profession, they will be able to help you with each stage, helping you to feel sure you are making informed decisions about all aspects of the funeral service.
A funeral director can help make what is often a very difficult time, easier to manage by providing the necessary support and information you need. It is therefore really important to choose a director that can offer all the necessary services in a reliable and compassionate way. When choosing a funeral director it is recommended that you choose someone who belongs to the National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors or the National Association of Funeral Directors. This is because each of these societies have codes of conduct which they have to adhere to, meaning they have to comply with a set of industry standards and offer a high quality of service.
When picking a funeral director it’s also important to check that they offer all the key services needed to help you arrange the funeral. These services normally include: removing the body of the deceased for you and looking after it, dressing the body on the day of the funeral, planning the ceremony with you, supplying coffin bearers and transport and helping to deal with any legal paperwork. They should also be able to tell you what is included in any quote they provide and what the payment options are, so that it easy for you to understand all of the possible costs before you decide whether to use them or not.
Joseph C Roberts are an independent family funeral director based in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. We help families with every step of the funeral process and are qualified staff are available to speak to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For further information or to talk to someone about the arrangements you would like to make for a loved one, please get in touch on 01423 887824.