Funeral Planning in Sefton

Funeral Planning in Sefton

Funeral Planning in SeftonWhen the time comes for funeral planning in Sefton, there are some benefits to working with an independent and family owned funeral home. After all, your loved one was a unique individual whose life influenced others in many ways. The funeral service should highlight the characteristics that drew family and friends to love and respect him or her.  Only those who know the deceased well can plan such a funeral service. However, independent funeral directors can bring family expressions of love into a naturally flowing yet organised service.  Barringtons are professional and empathetic. They are there to honour your wishes. Your questions and concerns are met with understanding and patience.

In Sefton, funeral planning is Barrington’s business. They are good at it and have a lot of experience. Do not feel you need to know all the answers and do all the work. That is Barrington’s job. They know you likely have never had to plan a funeral before. The funeral directors will lead you through the decision making process with kindness and confidence. When consulting with the funeral directors at Barringtons, they will ask the kind of service you prefer and explain the differences. You are probably familiar with the traditional religious or non-religious service that includes a wake and a graveside service as well. Other choices may suit the beliefs of the deceased and your budget.

Over the last few decades, funeral planning in Sefton and elsewhere has become more individualised. Cremation has become more popular for reasons of cost and cemetery space. Some choose immediate burial with a graveside service for reasons of faith or preference. It is perfectly acceptable if you choose a private service that includes others by invitation only.  Your choice is yours alone. Barringtons will see that your wishes are honored. You will be comfortable working with one funeral directors throughout the process. Barringtons will handle the paper work and file the necessary forms on your behalf. The funeral directors will advise you of costs all along the process. They will work within your budget to create a life honoring service. Contact Barringtons for help with funeral planning.

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      Coronavirus Virus Update

      Thanks for visiting our website. We are still open for business during the current Coronavirus Crisis.

      We are continuing to offer our service with some limitations to our working to keep you safe and also our team members.

      At the moment we prefer to make arrangements remotely over the phone or using video conferencing. If you cannot do it this way please let us know and we will make arrangements to support you. 

      Please make an appointment before visiting our offices. If you are in isolation or shielding we can still help by using email and the internet. We may visit you to sign paperwork or to collect items and we can also complete forms on your behalf or e-sign them using the internet. 

      Our Waterloo office is open 9am - 5pm and Formby is currently open 10am - 4pm. 

      Funerals are still taking place but there is a legal limit on attendance at the service of 30 people. You may also arrange a wake or funeral reception for 15 people. There are also lots of options that we can discuss to make the service personal and involve people from a distance.

      Thanks for your understanding. Please don't wait before making arrangements. It's important that we still hold funeral services promptly.

      Thanks very much,

      David and Claire Barrington.