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A complete guide to arranging a funeral


When a loved one dies, it can be a very emotional and confusing time. Unfortunately, there are several practical things that you will need to do, such as registering the death and arranging a funeral.

Arranging a funeral is something many people will be unfamiliar with, so it’s perfectly normal to need a little guidance and advice. We’ve compiled some funeral planning information to make this time a little easier for you.

Our guide will take you through the key steps after a death, helping you manage things as smoothly and easily as possible at this difficult time, and includes information on:

- What to do when someone dies
- How to register the death
- The involvement of the Coroner
- Arranging a Simplicity Cremation
- Paying for a funeral
- Dealing with the estate
- Telling organisations that need to know
- Scattering your loved one’s ashes
- Arranging a memorial service for your loved one
- Coping with grief and loss
- Useful contacts for help & support

Please remember that the information we have provided is just a guide, and not all details will apply in every situation. 


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Arranging a Simplicity Cremation

At Simplicity, we offer a range of affordable funerals for those looking for an altogether simpler affair.

Opting for a Simplicity Cremation will mean you do not have to engage the services of a Funeral Director or visit a funeral home. Instead, the process can be started with one simple phone call to our team of funeral arrangers.

To arrange a Simplicity Cremation, contact us today. We’re here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


For helpful articles about organising a funeral service, finding a funeral minister or celebrant or choosing the best funeral songs, visit our Guidance & Advice hub.

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