What to Expect

We are aware when arranging a funeral it is a difficult time. We are here to help, support and to guide you through what needs to be done. Below are some of the questions that you will be asked during the funeral arrangements:

  • Details of the deceased – Age, Date of death, Home address, Place of death, Marital status, Occupation & G.P.’s name.
  • Place of Worship
  • Place of Burial/Cremation
  • Specific minister
  • Hymns, Music & Printed service sheets
  • Cremation – Ashes scattered at crematorium or collected for burial/scatter elsewhere
  • Burial – New grave or re-open existing grave number
  • Grave owners details if re-opening
  • Remove existing headstone
  • Temporary grave marker
  • Address the Funeral Cortege is to leave from

  • Number of cars (7 people per vehicle)
  • Use of our bearers or provision of your own
  • Funeral to return to same address or different venue
  • Catering
  • Type of coffin
  • Dressing of your loved one – own clothes/gown
  • Use of chapel of rest
  • Obituary notices
  • Acknowledgement notice
  • Jewellery – to be removed or stay on
  • Floral tributes
  • Funeral attendance cards

Get in touch

If you require guidance with making Funeral arrangements, contact the understanding professionals at G. E. Simnett & Family Funeral Directors in Chellaston.
To speak to a member of our team in Chellaston or Spondon, please contact us via the number listed at the top of our website. Alternatively if you wish to send us an email with any enquiries you can fill out the form located on the Contact Us page of this website.

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