Bereavement

In Times of Bereavement

In the unfortunate event of a bereavement, there are three things that must be done in the first few days;

  • Get a medical certificate from your GP or hospital doctor (this is necessary to register the death)
  • Register the death within 5 days (8 days in Scotland). You will then receive the necessary documents for the funeral.
  • Make the necessary funeral arrangements.

Arrange the funeral

The funeral can usually only take place after the death is registered. Most people use a funeral director, though you can arrange a funeral yourself.

Local Funeral directors

  • Ian Esslemont Funeral Services – 01466 792874

  • Craig & Beverley – 01467 623456

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