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Easter Gifts from Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
March 26th, 2013
On Good Friday, Jackie Packman and Jane Day of Lodge Brothers in Weybridge will be delivering an Easter gift of hot cross buns and daffodils to the residents of two local care homes. The girls will be visiting Norfolk House and Sutton Lodge to spend some time with the residents, and are hoping that the gifts will bring some colour to what could otherwise be a very cold and grey Easter Weekend! ...

Pacemakers donated by Lodge Brothers are to be reused to save lives in the developing world

Lodge Branch:
March 4th, 2013
Judy Close, Funeral Arranger at Lodge Brothers in Ealing Up to two million people around the globe die each year because they have no access to life-saving devices. But now researchers from the University of Texas have discovered that pacemakers – which use electrical pulses to regulate the heart – can be successfully removed after death and reused. It is hoped this recycling effort will provide a solutio...

Nellie Rose Windsor Gets Her Wish

Lodge Branch:
January 11th, 2013
It was July 2009 when Nellie Windsor first came into Hanworth Branch to discuss her unique pre-payment plan. A lady that knew exactly what she wanted. “Do you watch Emmerdale?” She asked Sue Hall the Funeral Arranger, as she looked at the pictures of the horse drawn hearses on the wall. “I want one like that, but smaller, I want a donkey & dray.” It was clear that Nellie was going to need some bespoke ar...

Local Irishman’s Final Farewell

Lodge Branch:
December 4th, 2012
This week, family, friends and business associates of Addlestone-based Irishman Noel ‘Ned’ O’Shea said a well-rehearsed final farewell to the much-loved Kerryman. Not being one to ever miss a party, when he was diagnosed with untreatable lung and spine cancer back in April of this year, 71yr old Ned decided to get straight to work arranging and staging a practice wake, in order that he could take part in the c...

Services of Remembrance – Barnes & Sons and Lodge & Wickenden

Lodge Branch:
December 3rd, 2012
Lodge Brothers & Wickenden and Barnes & Sons of West London were proud sponsors of two special services, which took place at Mortlake Crematorium this Sunday 2nd December 2012. The first was a Service of Remembrance for Babies and Children, which was then followed by a Christmas Memorial Service. The services were led by Canon Julian Reindorp and included Christmas Carols, Bible readings, poems and a roll of ...