Along with our other traditional funeral services, we offer direct cremation in Caerphilly for members of the community throughout the region. This option is our most affordable service and is best suited to those who do not want a ceremony, or any fuss, when a loved one dies. This option allows mourners to celebrate the life in a way in which they see fit, away from the usual traditions associated with a funeral. If you would like to find out more about our simple creation service, please take a look at our FAQ below or get in touch with us for further details.
Yes. This is known as a Direct Cremation. This is where we organise the day and time for the cremation, and prepare your loved one prior the cremation. No family attend this service, and we return the ashes after the funeral to the family.
Payment can be made prior the Cremation/Burial or an invoice will be sent to you after the service.
There are many options available with the final resting place for your loved one’s ashes. We will guide you on a number of options available, from burial of ashes in a local cemetery to scattering at the Crematorium memorial garden’s or maybe your loved one’s favourite place, we will help, guide and advise you on all options available.
We cover the whole of Caerphilly County also any area a family requests our services.
Yes we accept social fund payments and assist the family in completing the SF200 social fund forms.
Yes you can visit anytime during the day or evening. We do not charge for out of hours visits, and are here for you anytime.
Yes, we offer traditional funeral services, and meet with the family at time of need to discuss the arrangements and provide their loved one with a traditional, bespoke service.
Yes, you can advise what day and time you wish and we will do our upmost to plan what you have requested.
When someone dies at home, the first point of call will be a doctor or if a district nurse is present they can verify that a death has taken place. Once the doctor or district nurse has verified the death, your next point of call would be to ourselves. We are available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week. We will attend the home address to look after your loved one and they will be taken to Piper Funeral Home, where they will be looked after. The funeral director will then arrange to meet you either at your own home or our funeral home and will guide you on everything you will need to do over the coming days.
If the death occurs at a care home, the nursing home staff will arrange a doctor to visit and once the doctor has visited we will attend the care home to look after your loved one.
If the death was sudden or unexpected at home, the ambulance service will contact the police to call to the address, this is standard practice in all sudden/unexpected deaths, the police will ask you if you have a funeral director you wish to use, you can ask for us and we will attend to look after your loved one and transport them to the local coroner mortuary until the coroner investigates the death. If a duty funeral director is called to look after your loved one, you will be under no obligation to use them, they will transport your loved one to the local coroner mortuary and once we have contact from the next of kin, we will take over from there.
Yes we have a traditional black, Australian Ford Hearse which many families use. If the family wish for something a little different and not black, we can offer a silver Mercedes hearse and limousines.
If you require any further information about our direct cremation services in Cwmbran, please contact our caring team.