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Jill Palmer of Lodge Brothers Windsor, Walks Morcambe Bay for Teenage Cancer

Lodge Branch:
May 21st, 2013
Jill with Diane Thompson braving the weather Knee/Thigh Deep in Morecambe Bay                   At 11am on a very wet Saturday morning, nearly 200 people joined together with Diane and Gary Thompson and their daughter Becky to walk across Morecombe Bay to raise money for Teenage Cancer (Christies Hospital Manchester). In 2008, The Thompsons lost their son Dean to the disea...

Dedicated Hersham Doctor Served Village for Over 40 Years

Lodge Branch:
May 20th, 2013
Last week, Lodge Brothers in Walton conducted the funeral of the late Dr Dewi Morgan, who served as a GP in Hersham for over 40 years. He died aged 89 at St George's Nursing Home after contracting pneumonia. His son, Dr Richard Morgan, a consultant at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital said, "He brought a lot of young people in to the world in the Walton area, during his time as obstetrician at Rodney House". He added...

THE RISING POPULARITY OF MOTOR-CYCLE FUNERALS

Lodge Branch:
May 17th, 2013
Motor-cycling has always been a popular pastime, some would say a way of life for British youth. It is an interesting fact, however, that the average age of the British motor-cyclist has risen from 24 in 1952, to 44 in 2012. Most of those who opt for two wheels rather than four, usually remain keen ‘bikers’ well into their latter years.  It is no surprise, therefore, that ‘motor-cycle funerals’ are becoming ...

Custodians

Lodge Branch:
May 17th, 2013
At Lodge Brothers, we constantly strive to maintain strong links in the local community. On Thursday, 25th April 2013, staff from Sunrise Senior Living Nursing Home in Virginia Water were offered a half–day training seminar including a branch tour and visit to the local crematorium. A comprehensive and detailed presentation was provided by District Manager, Richard Leachman covering all aspects of Pre-Paid Funeral ...

Police Bike Escort for Final Journey of Retired Met Officer

Lodge Branch:
May 10th, 2013
On Friday 3rd May, Lodge Brothers in Walton-on-Thames conducted the funeral of retired police officer Michael McGeehan, only 4 short months after conducting the funeral of his wife, Ann. Motorbike enthusiast Mr McGeehan, who had served in the Metropolitan Police for 30years, got a true-blue send off, with full Police motorcycle escort accompanying the hearse, and traffic stopped along the route on his final journey ...