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DIRECT CREMATIONS

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Direct Cremation
A Direct Cremation is simply the provision of a low cost, unattended cremation without a funeral ceremony, also known as an ‘Unattended Cremation.’

Direct Cremation is also an option where all possible attendees are too far scattered around the country, or world, or are physically unable to gather.

A Direct Cremation includes arrangements and all necessary documentation, collection of the deceased in working hours, a traditional coffin and cremation at a local crematorium.

In a Direct Cremation you don’t go to visit the person who has died in the funeral home, there is no hearse, no procession, and no service in the crematorium.  The coffin is cremated without any ceremony and without any family or friends in attendance.

How we care for your loved ones
When a loved one comes into the care of Deighan’s Funeral Parlour, we acknowledge the level of trust that is being placed in us, and we pledge to care for them with dignity and respect, in the same way that we would if they were a member of our own family. 

We have both male and female staff working behind the scenes to care for those that have died and it is perfectly acceptable if you would like to let us know if you have a preference as to who should wash and dress your loved one. 

What to do with your loved ones ashes
There are quite a few ways that cremated remains can be laid to rest, some suggestions are listed here. Deighan’s can advise you of any costs.

– Buried in a new ashes grave.
– Buried in an existing ashes grave with another family member.
– Buried in an existing full size grave.
– Scattered at a crematorium.
– Scattered in a Churchyard/cemetery. (Where allowed)
– Buried at a Natural Burial Ground/Green cemetery.
– Scattered, or buried, personally by the family in a special garden or location.
– Buried at sea.

Memorial Jewellery Keepsakes
Deighan’s offer a beautiful range of memorial jewellery for both men and women by integrating ashes, locks of hair or a finger print of your loved one as a special keepsake.

Our Memorial Jewellery allows you keep those precious memories close to your heart, encased in expertly handcrafted bracelets, rings, pendants and earrings.

Deighan’s extensive range of keepsakes can be found on our Memorial Jewellery website.


We are here to help
If your unsure, we’ll be happy to run through the various options. For more information and advice please contact us.