All of our funeral homes across the UK offer a professional and caring service, fully understanding your cultural and religious requirements. We work with people from any religion, faith and background. If you're planning a religious funeral, we can make many arrangements to accommodate your religious needs as well as your loved one's wishes. Our professional Funeral Directors will provide you with further information on religious funeral arrangements when you speak to them.
Religious funerals often bring friends and family together to mark the passing, and celebrate the life of someone who was important to them. The decision of cremation or burial may be dictated by religious beliefs or may simply reflect the requests of a loved one before they passed away.
If you are arranging a religious funeral service, the ceremony can be as flexible as you like. Our supportive Funeral Directors are aware that religious funerals can mean more complex arrangements. It may be held in a place of worship, though dependent on religion, it can also take place at a crematorium or alternative location.
Should you require, we offer facilities for ritual washing and additional religious funeral support. The service may need to be led by a religious leader and could include prayers, religious funeral songs, hymns or any religious funeral poems or readings. We are well-versed in many religious funeral requirements and can happily support these. Whatever the faith of your loved one, we can accommodate a fitting religious funeral service.
We have created a series of religious funeral service guides which offer further information about different religious funerals and their customs. Each guide explains what happens at a religious funeral and what you should expect. Read our religious funeral guides for more information on many religious funeral practices.
Learn more about Catholic and Church of England funeral services
Christian funeral services
Learn more about Islamic burials and what happens at a Muslim funeral service
Islamic funeral services
Learn more about what happens at a Jewish funeral service and burial
Jewish funeral services
Learn more about Hindu death rituals and the cremation process
Hindu funeral services
Learn more about Buddhist death rituals and what happens at a Buddhist funeral service
Buddhist funeral services
Learn more about Sikh cremations and what happens at a Sikh funeral service
Sikh funeral services
We are honoured to serve over 800 local communities across the UK; our Funeral Directors are here to advise and support you, wherever you are and whenever you need us.
Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our funeral services with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise. You may wish to discuss your requirements face-to-face at our premises or your own home, the choice is completely up to you.
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We will help you every step of the way, to plan a funeral which is unique to your loved one and support you through one of the most difficult times of your life.
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