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Fond Farewells

Posted Fri 30 Dec 2011

The death of a close relative or friend affects us all in different ways, and as Funeral Directors we are no exception. Early 2011 saw the death of my mother in law at the age of 92. More recently the sudden death of someone I used to work with, at only 43 was a much bigger shock and reminds us what a fine line we all walk.

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Christmas Greetings

Posted Sat 24 Dec 2011

Did you know:- That the tree in Trafalgar Square is a gift from the people of Norway

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Funeral Directors do Christmas too

Posted Sat 17 Dec 2011

This week we have set up our nativity scene in the window display at our branch in Cleckheaton. I am sure there will be many who think it looks nice, and there will equally be those who feel it’s not right for a funeral director to “Celebrate” Christmas.

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Final Words

Posted Mon 12 Dec 2011

A full and successful life is one we should celebrate, but sometimes we may feel that we didn’t say all the things we wanted to say to someone during their life. Here is a poem that will help us to say, Thank you.

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Turkish Baths - Harrogate

Posted Sun 04 Dec 2011

On a lighter note – today has been a chilling out day. A long awaited trip to the Turkish Baths in Harrogate with my daughters, allowed me to chill out and relax. First it was time in the steam room, followed by three rooms which increased in heat to over 70 degrees. When you were too hot the cooling off process involved plunging into a freezing cold pool. I wasn’t too sure about that pool, but I have to say after the heat, it was lovely to cool off, and at the end we were well and truly relaxed.

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Woollen Coffins

Posted Sun 04 Dec 2011

Many funeral directors will only offer their families a choice of three or four coffins and these will mostly consist of the traditional wooden coffin, with a choice of silver or gold handles.

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