Distinguished funeral services in Reading
Reading funeral services offering choice and value
It may be that you and your family would prefer to celebrate and remember your loved one in your own way without a formal ceremony, in which case the Unattended Funeral is the perfect option. If you would prefer a traditional or bespoke memorial service, our Attended Funeral gives you complete flexibility. Below you will find a detailed overview of our Attended and Unattended Funeral features and costs in Reading.
If you’d like to know more about these and the support we can offer you at this difficult time, please don’t hesitate to call us on 0118 946 1393.
Our Funeral Services in Reading
View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£2,225plus £1,213 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,213 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Comparing the attended and unattended funeral
Rest assured that both you and your loved one will receive the same, high quality of care that we pride ourselves on, regardless of which option you choose.
- Be brought into our care safely and with dignity, using specialist vehicles and equipment
- Rest peacefully in our state-of-the-art, climate-controlled mortuary
- Be treated with the utmost respect, with adherence to their religious or cultural practice
Additional cost for visits outside office hours
Additional cost for visits outside office hours
For care and support at this difficult time, visit our Reading funeral home.
How Cyril H Lovegrove funeral directors can help you
From the moment you first contact us, we’ll assign a dedicated funeral arranger. They will take care of the administrative burden and guide and support you in making the many decisions that are part of the arrangement process. We will handle everything so that you can concentrate on looking after yourself and your family at this difficult time.
We’re with you at every step, from registering the death to the funeral date and beyond.
As soon as we bring your loved one into our care, they’re treated with dignity and respect. Each member of our experienced team is will act with thought and care, as though caring for a member of their own family.
We are experts in arranging funerals for those of all religions and backgrounds. Every member of our team will act in accordance with your specific wishes.
Your funeral director will take the time to sit with you and get to know who your loved one was. Knowing their role in the family and who they were helps us better support you in some of the decision making.
Being a part of Dignity means we recognise our duty to always assist those in our community and give something back. We honour this through working with local care homes, training the clergy in funeral procedure and advising other public bodies on how to care for the deceased and bereaved.
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
The average cost of a cremation funeral in the UK is £3,744. However, this will vary according to location and other factors. Talk to your local funeral director to get a better idea of costs for the type of service you require.
The average cost of a burial in the UK is £4,798. This comprises burial charges, minister or celebrant fees, and funeral director fees. This cost does vary by location, your local funeral director will be able to give you a better understanding of costs.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.