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Some common misconceptions & myths

At Stockman & Loram we are often surprised by some of the misconceptions that people have about funerals and how to arrange them. We are always happy to discuss any queries that people may have about an of the services that ewe provide.   In no particular order: Myth 1 – Funerals have to cost…

Why choose an independent funeral director?

Why choose a local independent funeral director? Until relatively recently, most funeral directors in the UK were family-owned businesses like Stockman & Loram, ┬ápassionately serving the people within their local communities. However, in recent years, larger corporations have been buying up local funeral director businesses, often when the owner retires, but often keeping the old…

What to do when someone dies

Whether it was expected or sudden, dealing with the death of a family member or loved one can be one of the hardest things we have to face in our lifetime. For those who are responsible for making the funeral arrangements, we have created this step-by-step guide to what to do when someone dies to…

Coping with Bereavement

Everyone deals differently with the loss of a loved one. There’s no right way or wrong way of coping with bereavement, but we’ve created this step-by-step guide to offer some advice to help you and those around you come to terms with some of the feelings you might experience following a bereavement. Manage your feelings…