Tips For Personalising A Funeral Service

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When a loved one dies, it is natural to want to give them the best possible send-off. For many people, this means personalising the funeral service to reflect their life…

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What Is A Wake?

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When your loved one passes away, there is so much to think about. As well as dealing with overwhelming grief, you will need to organise the funeral and the wake,…

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What To Write On A Headstone

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Choosing what to write on a headstone can be very difficult. Often you're in a place of deep grief, yet you are being asked to write something that is a lasting…

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Funeral Costs For Pensioners

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If you're planning ahead, or have recently lost a loved one, funeral costs for pensioners can be a huge worry.  At Cairns Funeral Directors, we do everything we can to…

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What does repatriation mean?

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When a loved one passes away, you may wish for their funeral to be held in a different location. This may be a return to the place they called home…

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The A-Z of funeral terminology

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Some industries have unique terminology where you feel like you need a degree to decipher what everything means, and the funeral industry is one such industry. It's hard enough to…

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What to wear to a funeral
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What to wear to a funeral

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Funerals are far from joyful occasions, but more often people are calling them a celebration of life rather than a funeral. Many people want their life remembered positively, leading to…

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9 tips on how to talk to parents about their funeral
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9 tips on how to talk to parents about their funeral

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It’s difficult to discuss funeral arrangements with loved ones when someone dies unexpectedly, but in these cases there’s no choice and decisions must be made often quickly. However, if you…

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