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B.Sweet & Sons FAQs

(Q). What are Doctors Forms?

(A). When a funeral is a cremation, two doctors MUST attend and certify death. The FIRST doctor must be the doctor who attended the deceased during his/hers last illness. The duty of the SECOND doctor is essentially one of confirmation. This doctor must not be related to the first doctor either through family or practice. For this service, each doctor makes a separate charge, which we, the Funeral Directors usually pay on behalf of the deceased’s family.

(Q). How many people can be seated in the limousine?

(A). In each limousine there is room for six people in the rear compartment and room for one in the front with the chauffeur.

(Q). How do we know what to do at the funeral?

(A). On the day of the funeral the Funeral Director is there to help and guide you, your family and friends. If you are unsure of anything please tell the Funeral Director.

(Q). Can the family carry the coffin?

(A). Yes, although we would ask that you contact us as soon as possible to ensure that it is safe to do so.

(Q). Can we visit the deceased and pay our last respects?

(A). Yes, our funeral home is open and available to you at anytime. If you wish to visit our private chapel, please ring and inform us when you would like to come and we will be pleased to arrange for a member of staff to meet you.

(Q). Can we have the deceased brought home?

(A). Yes, we can bring the deceased home either on the evening before the service or on the morning of the service, so the deceased can leave from home.

(Q). Can we choose what music is played at the cremation?

(A). Yes, If you have a special request or would like a particular piece of music playing either as you walk into or out of the crematorium chapel, please let the Funeral Director know as soon as possible. Please note that only the original recordings are allowed because of copyright laws.

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