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3rd Generation Family Funeral Directors, Established 1933


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From Tradition & Integrity Comes Peace of Mind

As part of our commitment to the community, and in accordance with the codes of conduct set out by the S.A.I.F. and the N.A.F.D., Walter H. Squires & Son make a simple funeral service available.

This funeral service, called The Simplicity Service, is offered to ensure a dignified funeral service can be provided whilst minimising any unnecessary financial burden for the bereaved.

The Simplicity Service is comprised of the following:-

  • Our professional services

  • Provision of a simple coffin suitable for cremation or burial

  • Provision of the necessary staff

  • Attending to the necessary arrangements

  • Transfer of the deceased from the place of death during normal working hours (the S.A.I.F. & N.A.F.D. codes of conduct suggest providing this service within 10 running miles but Walter H. Squires & Son allow up to 35 running miles due to the proximity of local hospitals)

  • Care of the deceased for up to fourteen days prior to the funeral

  • Provision of a hearse direct to the nearest crematorium or cemetery (the S.A.I.F. & N.A.F.D. codes of conduct suggest providing this service within 10 running miles but Walter H. Squires & Son allow up to 35 running miles due to the proximity of local crematoria)

    The Simplicity Service excludes, but is not limited to the exclusion of, the provision of the following:-

  • Embalming
  • Viewing of the deceased
  • Provision of a limousine
  • Conveying the coffin into church or a private address prior to the funeral
  • Printing of order of service sheets
  • Placing of notices in newspapers
  • Ordering of floral tributes
  • Conveying floral tributes to a hospital or home after the funeral
  • Collection and storage of cremated remains
  • Any fees or disbursements payable on the clients behalf

    The cost for The Simplicity Service is 1,695.00 plus disbursements and is subject to the following stipulations:-

  • The arrangements must be made at Walter H. Squires & Son's offices, within office hours, on the day and time offered by Walter H. Squires & Son

  • The funeral must take place on the day and time offered by Walter H. Squires & Son

  • The hearse must travel direct to the crematorium/cemetery

  • Payment for all necessary disbursements must clear before the funeral takes place (failure to do so means the funeral will be delayed until the payment has cleared)

  • The final account must be paid within 14 days of the funeral

    Please do not hesitate to call us if you would like to discuss The Simplicity Service, or funeral service costs in general.

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