Providing help and support to your family every step of the way.
At Valentine and Turner we believe in offering a unique and bespoke service to every client, to help individually reflect the person whose life we are remembering.
After losing our own special loved ones we know just how important it is to feel looked after during what is the most difficult and saddest time in life. We strive to treat families as if they were our own, never wanting them to face distress and grief alone.
It's become our vocation to respond to the wishes of every family, supporting them by helping to arrange the most appropriate and fitting farewell relevant to their personal and financial circumstances.
You can choose to have as much or as little input into the arrangements as you feel is right for you.
You will be supported by the same person throughout the whole process - from the very first phone call, right up to the day of the funeral - always providing our signature, high-quality and personal service.
Flowers and Donations
It is often difficult to put feelings into words for those mourning a passing.
Flowers are the natural choice for many people to express their love, sympathy, and respect. They show support and symbolise a sharing of the burden of grief.
Our in-house family florist can assist you with any floral tribute wishes.
Or should you wish to limit the floral tributes and rather encourage donations to your charity of choice, we can help by collating them and sending them to the nominated organisations, providing you with a list of donors and the total amount of money raised.
There are sometimes special requests that families come to us with to help remember the life of their loved one, and we always endeavour to help fulfil those requests.
These can include woodland/environmentally friendly funerals, horse-drawn hearses, motor cycle funerals and releasing doves at the crematorium or graveside.
Please talk to us about your ideas.
Announcement the passing of your loved one
We can advise you on any appropriate wording and cost related to announcing the passing - whether it be through obituary notices in local and national newspapers, or simply in letters to friends and family.
When it comes to the printing of Orders of Service, Memorial Cards, Thank you cards, a Photo for the Coffin etc, we're happy to help.
It's often very important for guests and family members to have some time together and remember the person who has passed away in a more casual setting. We are pleased to assist you with the coordination and planning if you so require.
Post-funeral receptions can be held within the family’s home, but are also sometimes held at social halls of religious places of worship, restaurants, public houses, community halls or numerous other venues.
Designing or choosing the most suitable headstone, memorial or gravestone, can seem a daunting task but we can help.
We have a large selection of premium quality granite headstones and designs. Our caring, expert service and workmanship, using the most up to date techniques, are second to none, and are guaranteed accordingly.
If you would like your loved one to be laid to rest in the land that they referred to as home we can help arrange transportation in or out of the United Kingdom.
We can offer both Memorial Services Pre-Repatriation and Funeral Services Post-Repatriation.
We don't just say we'll be with you every step of the way, we genuinely mean it. We are not just a local undertaker, we are members of the community and we are a family, available on the end of the phone if you need us.
If you find you're struggling to cope with the loss of your loved one, we are more than happy to offer bereavement support.
Please just give us a call.
As upsetting as the thought of pre-planning a funeral may be, it gives you the peace of mind knowing that any specific requirements and arrangements will be incorporated to meet your final wishes.
Our pre-paid service can mean you're reassured that everything has been taken care of for your loved ones, so they can concentrate on the day itself.
Choosing a pre paid plan also guarantees a secure payment that will not increase or be at risk over time as industry fees continue to grow.
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