Arranging a Funeral

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The funeral is best arranged at one of our offices or at your home if preferred. You will be advised on all of your options, costs and charges, culminating in a full written quotation. Confidentiality is observed at all times.

Firstly, we will need the following information:

  • Full name, address, date of birth and marital status of the Deceased
  • The address where the Deceased is resting
  • The name and address of the Deceased’s GP
  • The name and address of the person arranging the funeral

Secondly, decisions that need to be made:

  • Burial or cremation
  • Embalming and Dressing the Deceased
  • Culture, eg. Humanist, Civil, Religious
  • Where the funeral will take place, eg. church, crematorium or elsewhere
  • Class of coffin or casket
  • Transport for the day, eg. type of hearse (classic, horse-drawn, vintage), limousines
  • Inscribed grave marker
  • Flowers

Benefiting from the knowledge and experience of F. Upson & Son, an old established family owned funeral directors founded in 1870, you can be assured that your personal wishes regarding your funeral arrangements will be conducted to the letter.