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The Day Of The Funeral

The funeral ceremony is the culmination of the work that has taken place since the death occurred. Although only one of the many functions of the Funeral Director, to many people, the sight of a funeral cortege is probably the one most associated with the funeral service.

Funeral |ˈfjuːn(ə)r(ə)l|

a ceremony or service held shortly after a person's death, usually including the person's burial or cremation. in the afternoon, he'd attended a funeral. [ as modifier ] : a funeral service.
• US rare a sermon delivered at a funeral. the community would call him to preach the funeral.
• archaic or literary a procession of mourners at a burial. her funeral had to pass.

ORIGIN late Middle English: from Old French funeraille, from medieval Latin funeralia, neuter plural of late Latin funeralis, from Latin funus, funer- ‘funeral, death, corpse’.

Your Hugh Gooding Funeral Services, funeral director will be in attendance throughout the entire proceedings, to ensure the smooth running of your occasion. They will take on the role of Master of Ceremonies; carrying out the task of guiding, directing and overseeing the funeral. 

In addition to the funeral director, a minimum of four funeral operatives will also be present. Our operatives will be attired in smart appropriate dress and will ensure a dignified presence and professional supervision from start to finish.

If you or any member of your funeral party is not sure of what to do on the day, please tell your funeral director and they will help and reassure you.   It is our role to provide help and to guide people through one of the hardest days of their lives; your comfort and support is a priority for us.

Our private ambulance call-out collection service is available to clients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 365 days a year. Private viewing is by appointment.

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