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Arrange an Enhanced Direct Cremation

Arrange an Enhanced Direct Cremation today for someone who has passed away.

Our Enhanced Direct Cremation package includes everything you need.

Arrange an Enhanced Direct Cremation

Arrange an Enhanced Direct Cremation today for someone who has passed away.

Our Enhanced Direct Cremation package includes everything you need.


What is an Enhanced Direct Cremation?

A respectful goodbye in our Chapel of Rest followed by committal at the Crematorium without procession, service or family in attendance.

 

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Our Enhanced Direct Cremation is based on our Unattended Direct Cremation but with some all important differences plus the flexibility to make further choices. 

 

Between 5:30pm and 6:00pm on a mutually agreed weekday, up to 8 people can attend our Chapel of Rest for a short 15 minute service with your loved one in their closed coffin. A music system will be made available should those present wish to play their own choice of music. During this time families can read out a prepared eulogy or simply sit in quiet reflection. 

 

As with the Unattended Direct Cremation, there is no service at the crematorium itself and the cremation takes place on a day and time of our choosing with only our funeral staff present. A simple coffin is transported in a dignified manner in a discreet funeral vehicle to the crematorium in time for the committal but there is no procession. 

 

Additional options available include dressing of your loved one either in their own clothes or a quality satin gown to include a single viewing in the Chapel of Rest (where possible). 

How an Enhanced Direct Cremation works...

Simple but dignified ~ Enhanced Direct Cremation

 

  1. Telehone us on 0121 387 2593 and inform us that you wish to arrange an Enhanced Direct Cremation for someone who has passed away.
  2. Depending on where your loved one has passed away, our own staff will arrange to collect your loved one from their place of rest and bring them into our care.
  3. Once you have registered the death you will be contacted by one of our caring funeral arrangers who will complete the necessary paperwork with you and answer any questions you may have. All you need is an email address and internet access to complete the forms, it's really simple. Once these forms have been completed and payment made, the crematorium booking will be confirmed.
  4. We will arrange a mutually convenient time for you to attend a short 15 minute service in our Chapel of Rest (for up to 8 people.) You can supply your own music (if required) during which time you will have the opportunity to say your farewells. We regret we will be unable to accept any floral tributes.
  5. On the day of the cremation the coffin will be taken directly to the crematorium where the cremation will take place. There will be no family in attendance and there will be no service. You can request to be notified of the day the cremation is to take place.
  6. Your loved ones cremated remains will either be scattered in the Crematorium Garden of Remembrance or can be returned to you (for an additional cost.)

In Summary

An Enhanced Direct Cremation costs £1,669 and includes collection from place of rest*, a simple wooden coffin, basic preparation and dressing in a simple gown, crematorium fee, transportation in a specialised, discreet funeral vehicle on the day to the crematorium. A short (15 minute) service can be held in our Chapel of Rest at a mutually convenient time. The option to have your loved one dressed either in their own clothes or a quality satin gown as well as to attend the Chapel of Rest on one occasion is available at an additional cost.


*Additional Services

Dressing in own clothes or a quality satin gown as well as one Chapel visit (where possible) ~ £75.00
Doctor's fees ~ £82.00
Removal of Pacemaker ~ £50.00
Bringing your loved one into our care (non-hospital setting) ~ £100.00
Out of hours conveyance ~ £175.00
Bringing your loved one into our care (non-local address) ~ from £100.00
'In person' arrangements ~ £100.00
Multiple Conveyance ~ £100.00
Return of Cremated Remains ~ £50.00

What's not included in our Enhanced Direct Cremation

Whether you are looking for caring advice or ready to arrange a funeral for your loved one, we are here to help...

Call us

Dudley - 01384 881508

Sandwell - 0121 387 2593

Wolverhampton & Walsall - 01902 240266

Cookley & Kidderminster - 01562 547722

Our family are here to support you 24/7 

Our benefits ~ The Little Funeral Company...

 

  1. Local - No 'national network' of call centres here, but trusted, experienced and friendly funeral arrangers.
     
  2. Your loved one is treated with dignity and respect throughout and will remain at our family funeral home until the day of the cremation whereby they will be taken by own trusted staff to a local crematorium.
     
  3. Focus on remembering your loved one in your own special way whilst allowing us to oversee their care as well as the practicalities of arranging a funeral.
  4. All arrangements will be managed efficiently by phone and paperwork will be completed using easy to use technology.
     
  5. Free telephone bereavement advice.

I'm looking to plan ahead for my own funeral

 

A pre-paid funeral plan is designed to ensure that your wishes are met as well as help protect your family from rising funeral costs.

We offer two dedicated simple funeral plans.