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J.Monk & Sons Host Service of Remembrance

Lodge Branch:
December 23rd, 2011
For the second year running J.Monk & Sons, Guildford’s family run funeral directors, have hosted a Carol Service of Remembrance at the URC Church, Guildford. The service was held for families who, over the last twelve months or so, have lost a loved one in the area. Held on the 3rd of December over a 100 people packed the church. The Reverend Phillip Jones conducted the service with Father Alex Hill and the Reveren...

G. Boutell & Sons host Carol Service

Lodge Branch:
December 21st, 2011
G. Boutell, local family run funeral directors of Byfleet, Surrey, have hosted a Carol Service of Remembrance at the Byfleet Village Hall. The service was held for families who have recently lost a loved one. Held on the 10th of December over a 170 people packed the Village Hall. The Reverend John McCabe, Father Anthony Hale and Mr. Philip Way carried out the service and there were closing remarks by Keith Hopkins, ...

Cremated remains confusion restricts last wishes

Lodge Branch:
December 19th, 2011
Families are holding onto their loved ones’ ashes because of restrictions and confusion on scattering cremated remains, according to a report from The Co-operative Funeralcare. Its survey of 3,000 people revealed that three in five would like to scatter a relative’s ashes at a special place or bury them under a memorial but rules, confusion over rules or environmental concerns prevent many from doing so. Andrew L...

E.A. Langley Host Christmas Lunch

Lodge Branch:
December 16th, 2011
As a follow up to a Service of Remembrance, E.A. LANGLEY, the family run funeral directors, organised Christmas Lunch and Party on Saturday 3rd December for 65 senior citizens. According to Paul Bye, manager at E.A. Langley, “it was a lovely occasion. We donated a large 8ft Christmas tree with lights and the ladies, all widows, first attended a mass, which was followed by drinks and nibbles accompanied by festive ...

Best dressed Christmas Tree in Ashford

Lodge Branch:
December 15th, 2011
Lodge Brothers Ashford Branch has won the award for “Best Dressed Christmas Tree” in Ashford. The competition runs hand in hand with Ashford on The Map, which Beverley Lodge (Director), Richard Leachman (Manager) and Kate Thulborn (funeral arranger) took part in by supplying mince pies, cupcakes and mulled wine in the freezing cold. They raised around £240.00 on the night for our local charity, Ashford Stroke ...