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Music for Funerals: what’s appropriate?

Music for Funerals: what’s appropriate?

Freeman Brothers was first established as a funeral director in Horsham, West Sussex, in 1855. The company now has a further three offices across the county – in Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint – and continues to provide funeral services to residents of...

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Music for Funerals: what’s appropriate?

Funeral Officiants: your questions answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in...

Eco Friendly Funerals: what are the options?

Eco Friendly Funerals: what are the options?

Freeman Brothers has been a funeral director in West Sussex for almost 170 years, and in that time has seen many changes in bereaved people’s requirements. Our colleagues in Horsham, Billingshurst, Crawley and Hurstpierpoint have told us some of their Frequently Asked...

Funeral Flowers: Your Questions Answered

Funeral Flowers: Your Questions Answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in...

Coroner’s Cases – Your Questions Answered

Coroner’s Cases – Your Questions Answered

Freeman Brothers has been carrying out funerals in Sussex and Surrey since 1855. As we have been so long established as Funeral Directors, we have a good sense of some of the most common questions people have around funerals. Taking feedback from colleagues in...

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Can I arrange my own funeral in advance?

Freeman Brothers operates its own prepaid funeral plans whereby the funeral can be paid for at current prices, with no further expenditure, regardless of the date of the eventual death. For more information, please visit our prepaid funeral plans section.

What do I need to do to plan a funeral?

The first few days following a death seem to consist of an endless succession of decisions, along with a great deal of paperwork. Freeman Brothers can help you through the practicalities, with factual information and guidance regarding registration, arranging the funeral and any relevant legal matters. Please visit our Planning A Funeral section for more information.

How can I cope with bereavement?

Different individuals respond to loss in different ways. If you are struggling with bereavement, we have a dedicated section of our website that offers advice and links to various charities and support networks. Please visit our Bereavement Information section for more information.