**COVID 19 UPDATE**


In view of the Government and Professional Associations guidelines, we

would kindly ask you to observe the following practices:-

1. Please do not attend the office without an appointment.

2.If you have funeral arrangements to make, most of this can be done 

   by email and over the telephone. If we need to meet face to face we 

   will give you an appointment. And then only one person will be

   permitted.

3.We are doing our utmost to keep our premises disinfected, in an

   effort to protect ourselves, our staff, our families, the families we are

   looking after and of course the wider community.

4.At present all funerals booked with us will be carried out, but please

   be aware our staff will not be shaking hands etc. If you are looking to

   attend any funeral and you have any of the symptoms or have been

   close to people who have the symptoms of the virus then please stay

   at home. The families of the deceased will understand.

 

We will update both this page and our website as we receive new information and guidelines. We thank you for your understanding during this difficult time.

IN YOUR TIME OF NEED
 

We are available 24 hours a day

 

Please call

Heather or Paul

on

01328 862686

or 07872 692875

 

 

 

 

Offices and Chapels of Rest

Bridge Street

Fakenham

NR21 9AY

office@gowardsfuneralservices.co.uk

 

Experiencing a Bereavement

 

The death of someone close to us is a very personal experience and is likely to be one of the most painful we will ever suffer, it can be also be one of life's greatest challenges.

 

The death may or may not be expected but nothing will prepare you for the emotional shock of losing someone close.  Dealing and coping with a death is never easy, it can be even harder when it feels impossible to talk about the practical issues that

accompany such a loss, you may feel lonely or isolated as if you're the only one taking responsibility, this is only natural and will be made easier with our help and guidance.

  This web site is a basic extension of the information that we can provide through our brochure, which is provided at your time of need,

but nothing can compare to a personal, friendly chat.

Arranging a Funeral

 

Our services to you begin with your first contact and extend, not only up to and

including the funeral but often way beyond. 

 

We understand how difficult it can be for you arranging a funeral for a loved one and

how important it is for a family to discuss and agree upon the funeral arrangements, especially with the many options and choices that are available.

 

Many questions will arise following the death of a loved one -

is there a will ?  are their final wishes known ?  is there a funeral plan ?

 

A funeral service can include several elements -

church or place of worship, crematorium or cemetery, hearse or alternative transport,

music, flowers, donations, obituaries, orders of service, funeral wake or tea 

 

These will all be brought together for you by us, through listening to your requests,

advising where needed and liaising with the parties concerned, thus ensuring that

the day runs as smoothly as possible.

Many families prefer to make the arrangements in the familiar and comfortable surroundings of their own home, we are happy to visit you in your own home.

Please click on the 'Dandelion' link for
a more comprehensive list of things you
may wish to consider.

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Gowards Funeral Services Limited. Registered in England and Wales.

Company Registration Number: 04673959  Registered Office: 26 Market Place, Swaffham, Norfolk. PE37 7QH

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