Religious Funerals: Our Collection of Guides

When a loved one passes away, it is important to consider what type of funeral they would have wanted. It can be useful to think about the religion they followed as this will help guide family and friends through the funeral arrangements.

Each religion will have specific religious traditions, funeral etiquette and funeral rituals to be followed during the funeral service. While each one is different, they all echo the same sentiment: a time for all family members to be together and celebrate the life of the person who has died.

We’ve put together a series of religious funeral guides to help you if you’re planning a funeral or wanting further knowledge about a funeral you may be attending:

Alternatively, if your loved one was not religious or did not want a religious funeral, you could opt for a humanist funeral.

If you would like to discuss your options for a religious funeral service, please get in touch with your local funeral director.

What happens at a cremation service?

Cremations are fast becoming the norm in Britain with over 70% of families choosing this type of funeral.


When someone passes away in the UK, the process of repatriating someone to another country can be a complicated task for anyone to deal with.

Step by step guide

There are several steps in the Funeral Planning process you will have to consider.

Further Reading: Cost of a funeral

Find out about funeral costs and what financial support could be available.