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Funeral directors may be not be chosen for a variety of reasons. People may feel that passing the body of a loved one over to strangers is wrong. Some feel that personally organising a funeral is their final tribute to the deceased person. Others may simply wish to save money by doing everything themselves or found the experience of using a funeral director unsatisfactory. Some may feel that funerals arranged with a funeral director are routine and processed, and some may desire an innovative and different approach.
Your rights under our Charter for the Bereaved concerning arranging a funeral without a Funeral Director are as follows:
The Arranging a Funeral Without a Funeral Director document provides further information on this subject.
Craven District Council
1 Belle Vue Square
Telephone: 01756 700 600
Fax: 01756 700 657