Traditional Funeral or Celebration of Life Service

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In recent years there has been an increasing interest in holding Celebration of Life services in place of a traditional funeral service – but what is the difference? This article will look at both celebration of life and traditional funeral services, identify the differences and similarities, helping you to decide which is more appropriate. Whether …

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Bretby Crematorium

Bretby Crematorium entrance

Adding to our series looking at the locations where Steve often officiates at funeral services, this week we look at Bretby Crematorium. Bretby Crematorium is located in Derbyshire, between Burton-on-Trent and Swadlincote. Owned by the Central England Co-Operative, this unique location in the heart of the Midlands, is a beautiful and serene place to hold …

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Funeral Celebrants – A Credible Alternative

Funeral Celebrants working in Staffordshire

It seems the worst of the pandemic is behind us. And so, in this article, Award-Winning Funeral Celebrant and Grief Specialist Steve Game-Blackmoor, pays tribute to his celebrant colleagues working in Staffordshire. ‘To give real service, you must add something which cannot be bought or measured… and that is sincerity and integrity’ – Douglas Adams …

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Funeral professionals tell us that one of their most time-consuming tasks is arranging the order of service

Memorial Print logo and order of service example

Funeral professionals are busy. The most important part of their role is to give the bereaved the care and compassion they deserve. Families are grieving and therefore may not understand how much work the funeral professional must also carry out behind the scenes, especially when it comes to the orders of service. Many of the …

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