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Arranging a Funeral

Should a child go to a funeral?

There are many considerations when thinking about whether children should attend funerals. Some people worry their child...

First Steps

How to prepare for the death of a loved one

When a loved one has a terminal illness and you’re forced to start preparing for their death,...

Arranging a Funeral

Proper Funeral Etiquette

Attending a funeral is emotional and difficult for everyone. On top of this, there’s proper funeral etiquette...

Arranging a Funeral

A guide to planning a celebration of life

There are a number of different types of funeral service. A celebration of life is just one...

Arranging a Funeral

Live Stream Funeral Service: A Helpful Guide

When a loved one passes, making funeral arrangements can be overwhelming, especially when considering family and friends...

First Steps

8 tips for writing an obituary

If you have been asked to write an obituary for a close family member or friend, here...

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What to expect at a funeral

If you are planning to attend a funeral service following the death of a loved one, here’s...

Arranging a Funeral

10 Uplifting Hymns for Funerals

If you’re planning a loved one’s funeral, including hymns within the funeral service can provide some much-needed...

Arranging a Funeral

Poems Suitable for a Funeral

A funeral poem or reading is a common part of many modern funerals. Whether religious or not,...

After a Funeral

A list of things to cancel when someone dies

There are lots of things to think about when someone close to you passes away, not least...

First Steps

Tips for Announcing a Death on Social Media

When a loved one passes away, one of the first things we need to do is to...

Arranging a Funeral

Children’s funeral arrangements

If you need help and guidance with organising a funeral service for your child, Joseph Poots & Son Funeral Directors are here...

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