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January 8, 2019

Holly’s Funerals Meeting Room now open in Tenterden

At Holly's Funerals, we're passionate about changing the funeral industry to make it a better experience for everyone. That’s why we’re especially delighted to have opened our brand-new Family Meeting Room in Coombe La...

May 6, 2018

There is no legal requirement or obligation to use a funeral director in the UK. However, most people want or need to use a funeral director to help them arrange and manage the funeral and to look after their loved one.

But, like any service provider, it’s important to...

April 19, 2018

Undoubtedly, when someone close to you dies, whether it’s expected or not, you are thrown into a state of confusion, emotional upset and distress. But what do you actually have to do, when someone close to you dies? 

You're probably feeling anger, pain, shock, guilt or...

April 8, 2018

There are many reasons why people wish to include ceremonial aspects within funeral arrangements – primarily out of respect of the person who has died and their religious wishes – but often this is limited to just the Funeral Service.

But, at Holly’s Funerals, we believ...

March 3, 2018

With the cost of funerals increasing year on year, it’s not surprising that many people are choosing to arrange and undertake funerals themselves.

But often, families can be frustrated by a funeral industry that’s not geared (or often just not prepared) to help members...

February 23, 2018

Having been in the funeral industry for some time, one thing that is very obvious to me is that no two funerals are ever the same.

We’re very lucky in that we get to work with many families that are looking for something a bit different to the standard crematorium servi...

December 27, 2017

At Holly’s Funerals, we believe that the process of embalming (or Hygienic Treatment as many funeral directors like to call it) is unnatural and unnecessary. 

Contrary to common belief, embalming is not a legal requirement and, when most bodies are preserved efficiently...

December 19, 2017

At Holly’s Funerals, we have a different approach to most traditional funeral directors.

Most importantly, we come from a place of true love and compassion. We have chosen to follow this path so that we can help people during one of their most difficult times. We are ho...

December 11, 2017

Just this morning, another leaflet was pushed through my door extolling the benefits of Pre-paid funerals plans.

The literature focuses on the rising costs of funerals and suggests how people should protect their family from the worry and distress of having to pay for t...

December 11, 2017

Whilst it’s a sad fact that funeral costs are rising year-on-year (and many families struggle to meet these often unplanned expenses) there are many ways that families can look to manage the overall cost of funerals.  We believe that, with a little research and creativ...

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