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Branch News: West Byfleet

Marist Primary School Provides Artwork for West Byfleet Remembrance Display

Lodge Branch:
November 13th, 2018
Lodge Brothers of West Byfleet has a local expectation to deliver a first class Remembrance Day window display, having in previous years remembered local residents, the workers of Brooklands and even the animals who had lost their lives during both wars illustrated with a full size replica horse in the window. This year, branch funeral arranger Annie Mackender, assisted by Paul Bye Surrey Commercial and Operations...

Pimms O’Clock at St Johns Church Summer Fair

Lodge Branch:
June 13th, 2018
Paul Bye, Surrey Commercial and Operations Manager for Lodge Brothers, is always looking for ways to get involved with the local community and following last years success at St Johns Church West Byfleet Summer Fair, Paul did not hesitate to offer his time again and booked a stall, the theme was the Queens official birthday and what does every good garden party need? Pimms!!! Paul was supported by Annie MacKend...

St Johns Church West Byfleet – 100 years Serving the Community

Lodge Branch:
June 14th, 2017
Paul Bye Surrey Commercial and Operations Manager for Lodge Brothers is always looking for ways to get involved with the local community and following last years success at St Johns Church West Byfleet Summer Fair, Paul did not hesitate to offer his time and booked a stall. He knew exactly what the event needed to help raise funds for the church… Pimms!!! Paul engaged the help of his wife and daughter and set u...

Paul Bye Assists at Grave Talk at Church of the Good Shepherd Sunday 30th April

Lodge Branch:
April 28th, 2017
When Paul Bye reveals his profession at parties, it can be something of a show-stopper.  Paul, from Surrey, gave up his career of 15 years to follow in his father’s footsteps and become a Funeral Director.  Paul explains “I wanted to do a job that was more important, where I could help people.  I wanted to make people aware of the choices that are available and help them to talk about death and dying.” He...

G.Boutell & Lodge Brothers Service of Remembrance at Church of the Good Shepherd

Lodge Branch: ,
December 12th, 2016
On Saturday 10th December, G.Boutell & Son and Lodge Brothers of West Byfleet and Woking held their annual carol service of remembrance. Every year families that we have served in the village are invited to remember their loved ones they have lost, this year the venue was changed at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Reverend Canon Nick Aiken led the service with assistance from Rev Charlie Lamont. The Her...

Remembrance Day Display Honours Brooklands’ Workers

Lodge Branch:
November 22nd, 2016
Lodge Brothers of West Byfleet have been remembering the armed forces this Remembrance Day helped by the staff of Brooklands Musuem. Branch Arranger Annie Mackender said; “This year we wanted to honour the men and women who worked at Brooklands. Many great stories can be found about the role Brooklands took during the world wars and many people from the area also gave their lives." The centre piece of the win...

St Johns Church West Byfleet Celebrates the Queen’s 90th Birthday – With the Help of Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
June 23rd, 2016
Annie Mackender, funeral arranger for Lodge Brothers of West Byfleet, is always looking for ways to get involved with her local community, so when she heard that St Johns Church West Byfleet were having their Summer Fayre on 11th June to celebrate the Queens 90th Birthday, as quick as a flash she booked a stall. She knew exactly what the event needed to help raise funds for the church... Pimms!!! Annie engaged th...

Remembering Those Who Fell – Man & Beast

Lodge Branch:
November 10th, 2015
Lodge Brothers of West Byfleet have been remembering the armed forces this Remembrance Day – not only the men but also the animals as demonstrated by the window display pictured. Branch Arranger Annie Mackender said; “Whilst we honour our fallen in all wars, and it is right and proper that we should, it is often overlooked how many animals of all shapes and sizes lost their lives in the service of their count...

“Our Lady” at St Hugh of Lincoln School Restored by Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
September 23rd, 2015
Lodge Brothers West Byfleet were thanked by staff and pupils of St Hugh of Lincoln Primary School in St Johns Woking for restoring their statue of “Our Lady” to its former glory. This opportunity came about when staff were making enquiries with local companies on how to clean a white marble statue in the school garden. When they called into to see Annie MacKender, the funeral Arranger at Lodge Brothers West Byfle...

Paul Bye Appointed as Surrey Commercial and Operations Manager

Lodge Branch:
September 19th, 2015
Lodge Brothers (Funeral Directors) have appointed Paul Bye as their Surrey Commercial and Operations Manager for the Lodge Brothers Group based in Byfleet, West Byfleet, Addlestone, Woking, Cobham and Guildford. Paul brings with him his vast experience within the Funeral Profession where he has worked his way through the ranks, obtaining his Diploma in Funeral Directing in the process. Paul said: ‘After working fo...