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Branch News: windsor

Another Month … Another Royal Wedding!

Lodge Branch:
October 17th, 2018
The good people of Windsor are getting used to a Royal Wedding! Princess Eugenie recently tied the knot and the town turned out to congratulate the happy couple. The Lodge Brothers branch in Windsor acknowledged the event too with a small and discreet window display extolling the virtue of flowers and their meanings. Branch arranger Jill Palmer set the display up, and received positive ccomments along the way. Thanks...

The Great British Send Off!

Lodge Branch:
September 19th, 2018
Lodge Brothers always aim to give to their families exactly what they are looking for when saying goodbye to a loved one. So when one particular lovely Windsor family didn't want a black hearse and limousine, the task was set for Jill Palmer, the branch arranger, to find colourful icons of what it means to be British! Hence the Union Jack hearse and a London Routemaster bus! "The client's wife was only in her late ...

Honours Even

Lodge Branch: ,
August 28th, 2018
Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors’ District Manager, Richard Leachman, is a football fan. Although he is a season ticket holder at a Premier League football stadium, he has used his love of the lower leagues to support local teams in their endeavours. Two of the teams in his District went head-to-head on Bank Holiday Monday and Richard sponsored the match-ball through the Company. “It is a simple way of advert...

Rising From The Ashes

Lodge Branch:
August 8th, 2018
A couple of months ago, there was a fire at the Windsor branch of Lodge Brothers. The damage was not extensive but sufficient to close the branch for a few weeks, while a new floor was laid near the door and a full refurbishment undertaken. Local Methodist minister Rev Margaret Dudley had suggested to funeral arranger Jill Palmer that Lodge Brothers might like the Chapel of Rest re-dedicated, and so recently in a sma...

Day Trips on the River – Courtesy of Lodge Brothers

Lodge Branch:
August 1st, 2018
A little while ago, Jill Palmer (branch arranger at Lodge Brothers in Windsor) organised a charity quiz night, with proceeds going to the work of Age Concern through the Spencer Denney Centre in the town. She has now received a couple of pictures of day-trips on the Thames arranged by the centre and paid for by the money raised. “It’s great to see our local residents who use the centre having such lovely boat tri...

Lodge Brothers Windsor Prepares for THE Wedding

Lodge Branch:
May 17th, 2018
As Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors has a branch in the town of Windsor, a certain royal event simply needs to be recognised! And branch arranger, Jill Palmer, thought so too! "I didn't want to fill my branch with bunting" she said, "there's enough of that around my town already!" District Manager, Richard Leachman, commented, "What a lovely way to celebrate, in a subtle yet memorable way. We can't ignore what is h...

Hearing Dog for the Deaf ‘Nell’ Walks for Charity

Lodge Branch:
May 2nd, 2018
On Saturday 28th April 2018, Nell the rescue dog arrived at Saville Gardens in Englefield Green with her owner, Jill Palmer, funeral arranger for Lodge Brothers Windsor Branch, to take part in a 9km walk in aid of Hearing Dogs for the Deaf. Here is Jill's account of the day: "A bit of background about rescue dog Nell, when I say she was rescued you could say she rescued us and has given us a lot of joy and a health...

St George’s Day Windsor

Lodge Branch:
April 27th, 2018
Lodge Brothers Funeral Directors in Windsor recognises the Patron Saint of England - not just with the Cross of St George, but with flowers and words! Jill Palmer, branch arranger, often decorates her window to attract passers-by, and to let people know that Lodge Brothers are not just here for the sad days in life. Indeed, soon, there is a Royal Wedding in the town! No pressure Jill, but we look forward to seei...

Memory Tree for Mothers Day at Windsor Branch

Lodge Branch:
March 12th, 2018
Mothering Sunday is not always a day to recognise, particularly for those who have been bereaved. Jill Palmer at the Windsor branch of Lodge Brothers placed a small memory tree in the window of her branch to encourage anyone who wanted to remember their beloved mother by placing a pink ribbon. As you can see a number of the good people of Windsor took up this offer. District Manager Richard Leachman commented: “it...

Remembering at Christmas

Lodge Branch:
December 8th, 2017
Each year, all Lodge Brothers branches put up a 'Memory Tree', allowing people the opportunity to write a card to remember a loved one who has passed away. In Windsor, branch arranger Jill Palmer went one stage further and called on some local school children to help decorate her tree, and then last Sunday, she invited a local Minister to bless the tree in a short service at the branch in St Leonard's Road. Invitat...