B Sweet & Sons have over 185 years of experience as funeral directors and memorial consultants, and are happy to offer all of our client’s expert advice. We will listen to you, the bereaved, as you decide what sort of funeral you want.
Before the Funeral
Compliance with Regulations – We ensure that all the necessary liasons and deadlines are met and all paperwork is completed and handed in at the right place at the right time. A full written estimate detailing the costs will be given showing the Funeral Director’s charges and details of the fees paid on behalf of the family.
Documentation – On completion of Cremation and Doctors Forms the Certificates are taken to the relevant authorities along with other legal documents.
Liaison and Confirmation – All communications, regarding the funeral arrangements, with clergy, church, cemetery or crematorium and liaison with the police and coroner when necessary, are taken care of.
On the Day of the Funeral
The Funeral Director will be responsible for the overall supervision of the funeral itself and will always be available from the time of death, to the ceremony and afterwards for help, support, guidance and comfort.
All arrangements for the funeral are confirmed in writing, so that details may be checked and agreed.
The Removal of the Deceased from the place of death to our Funeral Home is a service, provided we have the necessary authority.
The arrangement and payment of fees and disbursements relating to the funeral include Crematorium and Cemetery Fees, Parochial Fees, Press Announcements, Floral Tributes, Hymn Sheets, Attendance Cards, Catering arrangements either at home or an external venue, plus any other detail requested by the relatives of the deceased.
Where necessary a grave will be purchased and fees paid.
Where necessary we will provide limousines to follow the hearse.
Staff will be attired in smart appropriate dress and shall ensure professional dignified attendance and supervision throughout the funeral.
We offer 24 hour assistance, 365 days a year – all you need to do is call.
Where necessary we will support you as memorial consultants.
“B Sweet & Sons arranged my mother in laws funeral in a very professional, but helpful & compassionate way. The funeral they put together for us was absolutely perfect in tricky family circumstances. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.“
– Sara Burton
For more information on our services please feel free to contact us, we are available 24 hours a day.