Aberdeen Funeral Directors

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do when someone dies?

When someone dies you need to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from a doctor, register their death and choose a funeral director to arrange their funeral. The Registration Office will give you a Death Certificate and Certificate for Burial or Cremation (GR021 in Northern Ireland).

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How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral depends on where you are in the UK and whether you choose a burial or a cremation. Natural burial is becoming increasingly popular, but can often be more expensive than burial in a traditional cemetery. The cost of coffins, flowers, catering and transport also varies a lot. There is also an almost unlimited list of options for personalising a service, such as professional funeral singers or a motorcycle-hearse. You can compare the price of funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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  • Aberdeen Crematorium

    Aberdeen, AB15 8PT

  • Parkgrove Crematorium

    Arbroath, DD11 4UN

  • Moray Crematorium

    Moray, AB56 5HQ

  • Banchory Devenick Burial Ground

    Aberdeen, AB12 5YL

  • St Devenicks On The Hill Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 5XP

  • Hazlehead Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB15 8PT

  • Newhills Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 9SQ

  • Portlethen Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 4QP

  • Dyce Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0HA

  • Maryculter Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 5FS

  • Peterculter Churchyard

    Peterculter, AB14 0LJ

  • Belhelvie Churchyard

    Aberdeen, AB23 8YR

  • Skene Churchyard

    Westhill, AB32 6XE

  • Skene Cemetery

    Westhill, AB32 6XE

  • St Colms Churchyard

    Aberdeen, AB21 0PT

  • Old Orrock Cemetery (Balmnedie)

    Aberdeen, AB23 8YB

  • St Giles Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0JN

  • Newmachar Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0WB

Nearest Funeral Directors (Aberdeen)

Latest Verified Reviews

Alexander Robertson 5 days ago

Very good and caring and thoughtful and could take as long as I wanted when I was going in to see my wife. Time was no object for them. They are well organised when it comes to the funeral day. Also they try there utmost to keep costs down to a minimum. And very friendly people couldn’t do enough for you very good at keeping you up to date as to what’s happening. If I was ever in that situation again I would use them 100%

Alison Margaret Kerr 6 days ago

Colin was very helpful throughout as were all the other staff I had contact with. 

Mary Gough 6 days ago

We were very pleased with the support and guidance we received planning mum's funeral. On the day the whole family were treated respectfully and mum was given a lovely and very dignified send off which brought peace to us all at such a sad time.

Raymond Ritchie 6 days ago

Everything was good start to finish .A special Thank you must go to Lorraine for her help and kindness shown to all of the family ..

Leslie Singer 1 week ago

Excellent service throughout. We dealt with Ray Edwards and he was excellent, very professional and respectful. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Wm Gilchrist Funeralcare.