With a completely bespoke service, tailored to meet your exact requirements, John Parkin and Son will deliver the best care to you and your family. We will spend as much time as necessary to ensure that your wishes are fulfilled to the highest standards, in a professional and caring way. Our experienced local staff will talk you through all the options available to you, giving you the best advice and supporting you at every stage.
An environmentally friendly alternative to a traditional cemetery, woodland burial plots are often found in meadowland surrounded by trees and wildlife.
From the more traditional horse drawn hearses to motorcycle hearses and VW Camper vans, there are a range of options to really personalise a funeral service. Our experienced staff will be happy to help in sourcing something a little different from the norm.
We will assist you in selecting flowers to suit your personal taste. From simple and elegant designs, to large coffin sprays, we will work with our local florists to deliver a fitting tribute to your loved one on the day of the funeral. Following the funeral, we can deliver the flowers to a place of your choice or they can be taken to a local family grave or home.
Orders of Service and Memoriam Cards
Often kept as a lasting tribute, orders of service and memoriam cards can be created to any design. We will help you design the content which can include the funeral service running order, photographs, hymns, poems and readings. All our funeral stationery is printed to the highest quality.
Our experienced staff will help to devise a newspaper notice or obituary with you, dealing with the local or national press as you require.
Music has become an integral part of many funeral services – from classical and pop music, to more traditional hymns, there are literally thousands of options available. You can decide whether pre-recorded music is played, or whether an organist, singer of even a band is required.
Online Obituary Notices
Should you wish, we can arrange to post an online obituary on our website, giving family and friends full access to all the funeral information. With or without a personal photo, each tribute is completely bespoke.
From memorial masonry and cremated remains urns, to bespoke jewellery incorporating cremated remains, there are many ways to create a lasting tribute to a loved one. Our staff will be happy to advise you on all the options.