The time after a loved one has passed can often be a stressful and emotional period for close family members and friends. Employing the services of a funeral director can help to make the process of organising a funeral run more smoothly, by letting someone else take responsibility for much of the organisation.
A funeral director role’s is to help with every stage of the funeral process. This begins with helping to move the body of the deceased to the funeral home, where it will be looked after until the funeral service. They can also offer a private viewing of the deceased before the funeral itself if this is required. They will also help you to take care of any paperwork needed, for example registering the death or placing a notice of death in a local newspaper.
A funeral director will also ensure that every aspect of the funeral service is taken care of and arranged according to the wishes of the deceased and those of the family members left behind. They will be able to organise any music or readings which may be desired, funeral transport and pallbearers, order of service stationary, flowers and a choice of coffin. If you wish they will also be able to take care of any donations which are made during the service, ensuring they reach the specified charity or organisation.
After the funeral, they will help to organise the scattering of ashes if needed or the keeping of them in a memorial casket. Many people choose to use the services of a funeral director to give them peace of mind that all the necessary arrangements are being taken care of, giving them time to grieve and be with other family members during this difficult time.
Joseph C Roberts are an independent funeral director who help families throughout West and North Yorkshire with evert step of the funeral process. Our team of qualified staff are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will help you make all the necessary arrangements. For further information about the services we offer, please call us when you are ready on 01423 887824.