For family and friends who’re looking to say goodbye to loved ones who’ve passed away, no-fuss funerals have seen a distinct rise in popularity as they’re much cheaper to hold than traditional funeral services.
During the pandemic, having a large congregation for a funeral service wasn’t allowed due to the restrictions on social gatherings. With mourner numbers being kept to a minimum, this brought the knowledge of, and interest in, no-fuss cremations to the front of people’s minds as an alternative to a traditional funeral.
In our latest guide, we’ll explain what a no-fuss cremation is and what is and isn’t included when you choose this type of funeral.
What is a no-fuss funeral?
A no-fuss funeral, like a direct cremation, is a simple funeral with no service, no ceremony and no witnesses or attendees.
Rather than spend thousands of pounds on a traditional funeral, choosing a send-off like a direct cremation can give your loved one a fuss-free celebration of their life in a dignified way.
Having no attendees at a no-fuss funeral doesn’t mean that the quality of service is low, it just means stripping it back to the essentials. Your loved one will be respectfully cared for by our funeral team before being cremated at one of our high-quality crematoria in England, Wales or Scotland.
What is included in a no-fuss funeral?
A no-fuss funeral includes everything you’d expect from a funeral, with the exception of a funeral service and its associated traditions. Your loved one will carefully looked after before being respectfully taken to the crematoria on the day of their cremation.
With Distinct Cremations, your loved one’s funeral will include full care at our state-of-the-art mortuary, the provision of a simple coffin, the cremation itself and the scattering of their ashes in our Garden of Remembrance. We can also return the cremated ashes to you, by hand, within 21 days for £75.
If you decide to go ahead with a no-fuss funeral, make sure you know and understand exactly what is and isn’t included. Here are a few things that are typically not included in this type of funeral:
No funeral procession
No funeral service
No mourners in attendance
A no-fuss funeral offers a simple, dignified send-off without the expensive pomp and ceremony. They’re a great choice for families who want to celebrate a loved one’s life in a respectful way at an affordable price.
Plus, by holding a no-fuss funeral you can also delay the celebration of the deceased’s life, waiting until a time that’s better suited for their loved ones.
Distinct Cremations is a trading name of Distinct Cremations Limited I Registered in England, No. 13366310 and Distinct Funeral Plans Limited (Prepaid Funeral plan provider) I Registered in England, No. 13366327 | Registered Office Westerleigh Crematorium, Westerleigh Road, Bristol BS37 8QP | Part of the Westerleigh Group |
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