Every funeral is different, and pride ourselves on fulfilling the wishes of the family and the deceased to every last detail.
Our aim is to make what is a difficult and upsetting process as easy as possible by taking care of everything for you.
Funeral Preparation Service
We can deliver complete funeral services and fulfil all your requirements.
Assisting you through all the stages of funeral preparation including the following:
- 24-hour call-out service, 365 days a year.
- Sympathetic personal service by fully trained staff.
- Guidance and advice on making funeral arrangements.
- Transfer of the deceased to our Funeral Home for preparation
- Viewing and Removal from our Funeral Home.
- Liaisons with churches, clergy, cemeteries, crematoriums, hospitals and coroners if necessary.
- Advice on registering the death and any additional documentation (for example Cremation)
- Wide range of traditional coffins, as well as environmentally friendly coffins.
- Arrangement of press notices.
- Supply of floral tributes, both fresh and silk flowers.
- Printing of order of service sheets if applicable.
- Arrangement of tea / refreshments following the funeral.
- Handling of donations and liaising with relevant charity / charities.
- Supply of hearse and limousine.
- Repatriation to and from Mainland UK and Ireland.
We are, of course, able to adapt to all requirements. If you have a query relating to services we offer, or if an item you require is not listed above, please contact us, and we will be able to discuss this with you.
In addition to the above, we also help with arrangements after the funeral for the following
Burial / scattering / disposal of cremated remains or ‘ashes’.
Placing ‘acknowledgment’ or ‘thanks for sympathy’ notices in local press.
Assisting you with difficult decisions
D&R Hay & Sons can arrange Caskets that can be suitably arranged at your request. We can assist you through organising the ceremony at the church or the chapel of your choice.
We can also deliver wreaths, flowers, memorials and headstones. We provide everything you may need from the time of your loved one's passing away.
Grave tidying and tending services
Our services and products include the following:
- Headstone restoration
- Additional lettering
- Personalised grave cleaning
We have a dedicated team of professionals who can deliver friendly advice to hire the grave tending services that you may require.
Visit our memorials page for more information