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Penny McCarthy Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire

Most of us only have to plan a funeral once or twice in our lives, and when we're coping with the loss of someone we love it can be hard to know how to start. I work sensitively with families - offering suggestions, but following your lead to create a meaningful, individualised ceremony. Funerals can be non-religious or can include content from your spiritual tradition. Each ceremony is unique to the individual and family concerned and you can have as much or as little involvement in the actual ceremony as you wish.

I've worked in education, community arts and teaching mindfulness skills to people suffering from stress, anxiety and depression and I hold the Level 3 Diploma in Funeral Celebrancy. I was drawn to celebrancy as a result of my involvement with the funerals of two close relatives and I count it an honour and privilege to be able to help bereaved families in this way.

Areas covered: Shropshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire

Fee: £180 (child and baby funerals expenses only)

Affiliations: Institute of Civil Funerals

I mostly work within a 30 mile radius of Bridgnorth, but I'm happy to travel further afield. For distances over 30 miles I charge 45p/mile travel expenses and above 50 miles we would negotiate an increase in the fee to cover the extra time involved.

 

 


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Telephone 07849 208924

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