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What To Consider When Arranging A Funeral

10 things to consider when planning a funeral

Making funeral arrangements can be an overwhelming task when emotions are already running high. It’s easy to let things get on top of you when grieving the loss of a loved one, but that’s where Brunel Funeral Directors can help. Read on to find out what you need to think about when planning a funeral …

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Should Children Attend Funerals?

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Struggling to decide whether you should take your child to a funeral? Some parents worry their sons and daughters may struggle to understand what’s going on at a funeral, or that they’ll disrupt the service – especially if they are very young. Though these are valid points to consider, teaching children about death, loss and …

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Your Guide To Winter Funerals

Your guide to winter funerals

Has a loved one recently passed away? Organising a funeral when emotions are running high can be difficult at the best of times. However, if you’re making arrangements for a dear friend or family member during the colder months, there are even more considerations to make. In this blog, our caring and compassionate team at …

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How To Support Grieving Children

How To Support Grieving Children

Whether it’s a parent, grandparent, sibling, or close friend, mourning the loss of a loved one is hard enough for an adult to comprehend – let alone a child. Knowing what to say to a young person when they’re grieving for someone they were close to can be difficult, but the team at Brunel Funeral …

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What Can You Do With Ashes After A Cremation?

5 Ways To Keep A Loved One’s Memory Alive

Has someone you love recently been cremated? Whilst the funeral directors here at Brunel Funeral Directors will notify you when the ashes are ready to be collected from the funeral home, you and your family will be faced with the important decision of what to do with them. If you’re unsure about what to do …

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5 Ways To Keep A Loved One’s Memory Alive

5 Ways To Keep A Loved One’s Memory Alive

Mourning the loss of someone you love is one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to comprehend, and learning to carry on living without their presence can take time. Most people turn to funeral directors like ourselves, here at Brunel Funeral Directors, for support and advice when making the arrangements for the funeral – …

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Your Guide To Funeral Flowers

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Losing someone you love is one of the hardest things you can go through in life.         Whilst you grieve for your loved one and come to terms with the fact that they won’t be around anymore, the last thing you need is the stress of organising the funeral and choosing the flower arrangements. So why …

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How Can Funeral Directors Help You?

How can funeral directors help you? - Brunel Funeral Directors

Funeral directors have many responsibilities, but their main role is to provide support for bereaved families. They will offer a wide range of services and help to organise every aspect of a funeral service – liaising with you and your family, as well as the local government services and industry providers. Seeking advice from funeral …

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Our Guide To Organising A Wake

Our guide to organising a wake

If you’ve been put in charge of planning a funeral, organising a wake often will come hand in hand. Although there’s no right or wrongs when it comes to a wake, we know this can be quite an emotional and daunting time. To help make this process as straightforward as possible for you we’ve created …

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Should I Choose a direct cremation?

Should I choose a direct cremation? - Brunels

Debating between a direct cremation and traditional cremation service? A direct cremation is a simple yet dignified funeral where the deceased is taken straight to the crematorium or cemetery. It removes the formality of a traditional service by having no mourners, ceremony or minister. Direct cremations provide an affordable alternative to a traditional funeral service, …

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