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S. Stibbards & Sons have experience arranging funerals within the local community that spans over 5 generations. We understand that everyone is different, which is why we have many options available to help you create a memorable and personal funeral service. If you are unsure of anything such as what music to choose, what different types of funeral service there are, or what traditional funeral flowers mean, then our blog can be a great place to get started.

If You Are a Pallbearer at a Funeral Service

If you find yourself in the position of being a pallbearer at funeral service you may find it emotionally challenging, nerve wracking and an honour all at the same time. As well as the practicalities, it’s partly because of the…

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On Embalming and Viewing an Unembalmed Body

It’s infamously associated with the Egyptian Pharaohs, but embalming is a common process across the world. It allows loved ones a little extra time before the body’s cells break down. Viewing an unembalmed body is perfectly normal in most cases,…

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Choosing the Right Arrangement for Funeral Flowers

Like most things with funerals, choosing the right arrangement for funeral flowers comes with its own etiquette. Funeral flowers are not always appropriate for every faith, and not every family wants flowers at the funeral service. For example, they may…

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What You Should Do Following a Bereavement

Losing a loved one can be a distressing and emotionally challenging time. And, if you weren’t expecting it, then you may find yourself in shock as well as suffering from the sadness and grief. You may also find that you’re…

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Choosing a Funeral Director

When a loved one dies, one of the first things you’ll do is speak to a funeral director.  It’s true, you can arrange a funeral yourself, even move the body yourself, but an experienced funeral director takes away the stress…

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The Different Types of Coffins and Caskets

For some people, the idea of spending a lot of money on a coffin or casket is nonsensical. This is particularly true when it comes to the younger generation who believe that if they’re cremated, a coffin or casket is…

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