Earl Shilton 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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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Heart of England Crematorium

    Nuneaton, CV11 6WZ

  • South Leicestershire Memorial Park and Crematorium

    Countesthorpe, LE8 5QP

  • Gilroes Cemetery and Crematorium

    Leicester, LE3 9QG

  • Great Glen Crematorium

    Great Glen, LE8 9DJ

  • Loughborough Crematorium

    Loughborough, LE11 2AF

  • Mill Lane Cemetery (Earl Shilton)

    Earl Shilton, LE9 7AY

  • Stoney Stanton Cemetery

    Leicester, LE9 4TH

  • Croft Cemetery

    Croft, LE9 3GS

  • Ashby Road Cemetery

    Hinckley, LE10 1SL

  • Huncote Cemetery

    Huncote, LE9 3BH

  • Sapcote Cemetery

    Sapcote, LE9 4FB

  • Burbage Cemetery

    Marlborough, LE10 2DR

  • Stoke Golding Cemetery

    Melton Mowbray, CV13 6JN

  • Enderby New Cemetery

    Enderby, LE19 4AR

  • Market Bosworth Cemetery

    Market Bosworth, CV13 0PN

  • Frolesworth Road Cemetery

    Broughton Astley, LE9 6PG

  • Narborough Cemetery

    Narborough, LE8 6BA

  • Groby Cemetery

    Groby, LE6 0BS

  • Blaby Cemetery

    Leicester , LE8 4FW

  • Coventry Road Cemetery

    Nuneaton, CV11 6JZ

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Latest Verified Reviews

Rose Nest 4 days ago

Really helpful and available to double check anything with them

Edith Cobley 1 week ago

My husbands funeral was conducted with such care and compassion I would recommend Richard Ward to anyone who wanted a professional and caring funeral where no detail was to small. Thank you Richard Ward for arranging a beautiful funeral.

Gemma Dixey 1 week ago

Very friendly and helpful at a very difficult time. The staff were there to guide me and answer my many questions. My calls and emails were always answered promptly. I would highly recommend their services 

Joy Potter 1 week ago

Everyone is so very caring and extremely helpful They did everything we asked them to do for our dear mum When we lose someone who is so loved, our minds are not thinking so you need someone you can rely on to steer you through these times and that’s just what Richard Ward does - totally reliable and dependent.

Rebecca Keene 1 week ago

Richard and his team were absolutely fantastic from start to finish. I couldn’t of wished for a better send off for my dad. Many thanks Richard for everything you did.