Dignified and affordable
Unattended Cremations provide an affordable alternative to a full service funeral, without compromising on the quality of care. They offer a no-fuss cremation for those who are seeking simplicity, or where budget is limited.Unattended funerals
What happens at a direct cremation?
On the day of the funeral, the deceased in the coffin will be taken to the crematorium in a non-ceremonial vehicle with several team members accompanying them on their final journey. This normally takes place before 10am and after 4.30pm on a day of our choosing. An unattended cremation has no formal funeral service and is usually unattended leaving you to say goodbye to your loved one in your own way rather than with a traditional ceremony and mourners present at the crematorium.
With an unattended cremation you can still have a private memorial service or celebration that you feel best reflects the wishes of your loved one at an alternative or unusual venue before or after the cremation takes place.
Discuss your requirements with us at Mears & Cotterill Funeral Directors and we can help you decide whether this is the right funeral for your loved one. We can give you more information and organise an unattended cremation for you.Get a quote
We can assist you in every step of the funeral and cremation arrangements so please ask us about any queries you may have.
Funeral prices vary depending on the type of ceremony you would like for your loved one. There are many options to choose from to make it unique and special.
It is now really easy to plan ahead, making a huge difference by easing the burden on your family when the time comes, so they can focus on the arrangements.
Mears & Cotterill Funeral Directors can assist you in every step of the funeral and cremation arrangements so please don’t hesitate to ask us about any aspects or queries you may have.
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