Creative Ways Of Involving Every Guest At A Funeral

Funeral services can be a difficult time for everyone involved, whether the deceased is a close family relative or an old friend from the past. Whilst the day itself can be challenging, these services are also essential for grieving as a collective and for processing tough emotions, all whilst giving your loved one a proper…

Cremation Funerals: Your Questions Answered

Cremation funerals have become an increasingly popular choice for many people across the UK. At Stockman & Loram, your trusted funeral directors, we understand that making decisions about funeral arrangements can be overwhelming, especially during times of grief. The choice between burial and cremation involves many factors, including personal beliefs, financial considerations, and environmental concerns.…

Green Goodbyes: How to Plan an Eco Friendly Funeral

In today’s day and age, the importance placed on our environmental choices is definitely increasing! We can strive for better environmental consciousness in various aspects of our lives. From food and drink to recycling and funerals, more and more new ways to consider our environment are emerging. You may be wondering what a green funeral…

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4 Songs About Loss to Help You Through Grief

Music is often the medium through which many of us choose to process some of life’s most painful moments, and the loss of a loved one is no exception. Whether you’re grieving a relative, a friend or a partner, finding solace in music can sometimes help to alleviate some of the pain, if even for…

The Gift of Preplanning: Understanding Prepaid Funerals

When a loved one dies, making funeral arrangements can be a stressful and difficult process, especially if the deceased didn’t express any specific wishes regarding funeral plans – such as whether they’d prefer a burial or cremation, church service or celebrant service, where they wish to be buried or have their ashes scattered and so…

What Can You Do With Ashes After a Cremation?

When it comes to making funeral arrangements, many people are now opting for cremation over burial due to its practical and flexible nature. While planning a cremation can be fairly straightforward, once the cremation is complete the family or friends of the deceased must then make an important decision: what to do with the ashes…

What You Need to Know About Direct Cremation

Cremation has become an increasingly popular choice in recent years, with direct cremations now starting to emerge as a simpler and more cost-effective alternative to traditional options. While most of us are familiar with cremation and what it involves, direct cremation is still a mystery to a lot of people. This short guide will outline…