Be kind to yourself this Christmas and make treasured memories

  In this past year many of us have experienced loss and for the first time in a while, I count myself amongst you. When my dear Mum died in June of this year, I felt the loss deeply. I kept telling myself that she was 92 and she…

Our funeral plans

We would like to reassure families who may have concerns about funeral plans following ITV’s Pay Now Die Later documentary, broadcast on October 11. At Mortons Funeral Directors, we provide Golden Charter Funeral Plans which were not featured…

The top 10 funeral songs

One of the most important elements of a funeral service is the songs - they often capture the identity of the person who has passed away and offer an opportunity for reflection.   Often the funeral songs are chosen by bereaved friends…

How will you be remembered?

One of the blessings of being a Funeral Director (there are many) is that you get to meet people from all walks of life each with their own story to tell about a loved one they have lost.  Only last week I was chatting to a lady (as you’d…

"Don't treat people as you would like to be treated, treat them as they want to be treated!"

I was reminded by a friend earlier this week of a quotation which I think is attributed to an Australian relationship guru which says "Don't treat people as you would like to be treated, treat them as they want to be treated!" Now this set me…

Tree of Light 2017 "Thank You"

We are overwhelmed by the number of people (over 850!) who came and joined us yesterday afternoon for our annual Tree of Light Memorial Service. The feedback we had from those in attendance was incredible and we are thankful to so many people…

Tree of Light 2017

We are just a few days away from our annual “Tree of Light” Memorial Service at our Northfield Premises; the tree has arrived, it’s up and the lights are on! We do hope you can join us this Sunday 3rd December at 3pm at our Northfield…

Help reassure your family

Whenever a death occurs it is never a good time.  Being suddenly thrust into making Funeral arrangements for a loved one where, in many cases, there is little or no idea of what the person who has passed away would have wanted.  As Funeral…

The value of photographs

I don’t know about you but I love taking photos!  I’ve had a camera of my own since I was about 14 years old (a Christmas present from my dear Mum & Dad).  In those days of course the developing of celluloid film was pricey and the…
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