What Type of Funeral

Every Dignity Funeral Pans can be personalised.

A Prepaid Funeral Plan from Dignity lets you take care of the essential funeral arrangements in advance so that those left behind won’t have to make difficult decisions such as having to find a funeral director or trying to decide what arrangements you would have wanted.  

Personalise as much or as little as you choose

Once you have taken care of the essential arrangements, you can also personalise your Plan if you wish. You can personalise it as much or as little as you want to, from adding special requests such as hymns and readings, to specifying a chosen route for the cortege to follow, or requesting favourite flowers, it’s up to you.

For many people, being able to add these touches can really make the occasion feel more personal. Whether that’s a piece of music that brings a smile or a hymn that’s heartfelt, personalising your funeral in this way is very straightforward.

“It gives you peace of mind to know that everything is sorted out when the time comes which is the only guarantee in life. My only problem at the moment is knowing what music to choose”.– Mrs. Shields

No charges to make changes to your Plan

You can document your special wishes within your Plan for no additional cost, and if your preferences change, you can make changes as many times as you wish.

Some special requests, such as an extra limousine, flowers and catering at the wake for example, are not included in the Plan and will need to be paid for at the time of the funeral. Or if you wish to include a contribution to these costs within your Plan, you can do so with our Amber, Pearl and Diamond Plans, the contribution will also increase in line with RPI each year.

Our Limited Plan does not allow you to make any additional contributions towards the costs of any special requests.

Your loved ones also have the freedom to add any personal tributes and touches they want at the time of the funeral and the Dignity Nominated Funeral Director will be on hand to help them with this

Free advice from our funeral specialists

Losing someone is never easy, but there are a number of alternative funeral ideas that will help you give your loved one a fitting farewell, and may bring you comfort during such a difficult time.
call us on 0808 188 9008  or request a callback.

Ideas for personalising your Plan 

Here are some ideas of how you can personalise your Prepaid Funeral Plan from Dignity.

  • What type of service do you want?
  • Who you want to lead your service?
  • Would you like to nominate any Pallbearers?
  • What readings or poems would you like at your service and who would you like to read them?
  • Do you have a preferred piece of music you would like to be played?
  • Are there any favourite flowers that you would like?
  • Would you like your loved ones to make a donation to charity? If so, what charities would you like them to donate to?
  • If you choose a cremation service, would you like your ashes in a certain place or scattered somewhere special?
  • If you choose a burial service, where would you like to buried? Is there an existing plot and location for you?

The Prepaid Funeral Plan from Dignity gives you the freedom to personalise your Plan so that your service is as unique and as an individual, as you are.


Talk to your local Funeral Director about a burial service

Your local Dignity Funeral Director will help arrange a burial service for your loved one. Contact us to find out more about burial services near you.

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What type of services

We offer two funeral choices, allowing you to arrange a funeral which is suited to you, the wishes of your loved one and your budget. If you would like to arrange an entirely personal and bespoke commemoration, our Full Service Funeral will help celebrate your loved one’s life story. Alternatively, if you are able to be a little more flexible on certain aspects of the funeral, our Simple Funeral includes all of the essentials at a lower cost.

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Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create an entirely personal and bespoke commemoration, reflecting the individual life of your loved one.

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Our Simple Funeral offers a complete funeral at a lower cost, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered.

9. Discover what happens on the day

Once you’ve made all of the funeral arrangements, it’s important to understand what happens on the day of the funeral. If you’re unsure of what to expect, our funeral arrangers will explain everything you need to know.

We will guide you through each step, attending to your every need before, during, and after the service takes place.

Learn more about the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service, and the wake.

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Talk to an expert funeral specialist today for free advice.

No jargon, no pressure, and a sympathetic ear from our funeral specialists when you need it most.
call us on 0808 188 9008  or request a call back.

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