Low Cost Funerals - Go Direct Cremations

Cremation Services

A direct cremation is a distinctive alternative to a traditional funeral. We offer a simple, dignified cremation at a time and place that we choose, without mourners present.

Allowing Go Direct Cremations to arrange the funeral ensures full respect for the deceased person whilst eliminating the stress of attending the crematorium as well as unnecessary expense.

If desired, family and friends are then able to hold a private memorial service or send-off at a later date, confident that they will not be judged to have in any way failed the deceased by not attending the funeral, at what can be a deeply distressing time.

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A Cremation Without Ceremony is also sometimes known as a Direct Cremation. There is no funeral service and no mourners are permitted at the cremation. Only the professional attendants are present.

It is an ideal alternative for those who would prefer a simpler and cheaper funeral, without all the attendant costs of flowers, pall bearers, hearse, limousines and black coated top hatted funeral directors. This option is now being chosen by a growing number of people.

Go Direct Cremations ensures full respect for the deceased person whilst removing the emotional stress of attending the crematorium as well as unnecessary expense.

Family and friends are then able to hold a private memorial service or send-off, later, confident that they have in no way compromised the deceased by not attending the funeral, at what is a deeply distressing time.

A cremation without ceremony is a dignified alternative to a traditional cremation.

Many families hold a funeral service in their local church after which there is a procession to the crematorium attended only by immediate family members.

The cremation committal takes place and the family then join the mourners at the wake. This can be awkward since there is inevitably a delay during which the mourners are expecting refreshments but the family is not present to receive them and start proceedings.

There is no need to effectively prolong the agony this way. Few people like crematoria anyway and would excuse themselves from attending, unless their absence would be an embarrassment to the family.

At Go Direct Cremations, we do not compromise in the way the deceased is treated at any time they are in our care. They are handled with the utmost respect and dignity.

You are free to arrange your own commemoration service or celebration of life, possibly at some later date, in your preferred manner, when you are more composed and able to spend time with family members and close friends.

  • You will be helped and kept informed throughout the process
  • Go Direct Cremations arranges the collection of the deceased in a respectful manner
  • The deceased is cared for in a professional mortuary
  • We supply a simple eco pine coffin and a simple urn
  • When the paperwork is complete, the unattended cremation is arranged and conducted
  • The ashes are returned or scattered in a garden of remembrance

The ashes will, on your instructions, be returned to the family.

  • If you request the return of the ashes, these will be delivered to the address given on the on-line ordering form, securely packed in an appropriate container
  • The ashes will be returned within 21 days
  • If no such instruction is received, they will be respectfully scattered in the garden of remembrance where the cremation takes place

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  • Relieves the emotional trauma of visiting a funeral director and attending the crematorium
  • Go Direct Cremations offer considerable savings compared to a traditional funeral, which can cost thousands more
  • You have more choice over how to celebrate their life
  • Go Direct Cremations will arrange for the deceased to be collected in a hearse or private ambulance, which may be a plain, unmarked vehicle
  • The staff will be smartly dressed and trained to handle the deceased in a respectful manner 
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As the cremation is unattended by family and friends, no, we will not advise either the date or location.

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