Types of Funeral
There are many different types of funerals to choose from, there is no right or wrong way to do them, just the way that feels best. They might be religious or non-religious, large or small and intimate.
If you haven’t yet decided what sort of service you would like, take a look at these ideas for unique and special ways to celebrate the life of a loved one, or speak to a member of our team.
Planning a Funeral
Our main aim is to help and guide you through the process. We’ll listen to you and let you choose the level of support you would like, while guiding you through the practical and legal requirements.
Help & Advice
There are a number of practical things that you need to do, along with the funeral arrangements themselves. We will make it as uncomplicated for you as we can.
Doggarts of Newtownards Funeral Directors?
Our dedicated team at our Newtownards funeral home is committed to creating tailored funerals that reflect the unique life of your loved one. We can be contacted 24 hours a day, by telephone, and are here to discuss your needs. Or if you prefer, we can visit your home to discuss funeral arrangements.Learn more & meet the team
Types of funerals
Burials are the most popular form of funeral in Northern Ireland with a service at the funeral home or church with a family gathering afterwards. Cremations have grown in popularity in recent years with religious or non-religious services taking place at the funeral home, church or alternative venues.
If you are looking for something a bit different, unique and more personalised or less formal than a traditional service, we can support and guide you to create a farewell that is a true celebration of the life of your loved one.
Products & Services
Funerals are incredibly personal so everything will be built around your needs. Please do let us know if you have any special requests and we’ll do our best to help.
We’ll listen to you and let you choose the level of support you would like, while guiding you through the practical and legal requirements.
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