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Exeter Funeral Directors
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Honiton. 01404 41424
Exeter. 01392 279927
EXMOUTH. 01395 266902
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The Woodland Natural Burial Service Fully Inclusive
We, at Shoobridge Funeral Services, pride ourselves on our clear, transparent and honest approach to pricing.
As such, we have designed four fully inclusive funeral services in addition to our bespoke price options.
Included in every service:
Our funeral services include as standard, all of the traditional services such as: preparing the deceased for Chapel of Rest visits; facilitating Chapel of Rest visits for family and friends; compiling and placing newspaper notices – obituaries and ‘Thanks’ acknowledgements; administration of charitable donations; ordering of floral tributes on behalf of clients, if required; home visits to arrange the funeral; conveying floral tributes to local hospitals, Care Homes or family homes following the funeral service and the collecting and temporary storage of cremated remains.
Personalising your service:
You can personalise The Woodland Natural Burial Service with additional proceedings or options such as: Funeral Notices in national newspapers, printed ‘Orders of Service,’ additional vehicles for family and friends, your own choice of coffin and more – please ask or refer to our Pricing Plan – alternatively, phone Penny or Paul on Honiton (01404) 41424.

You are also more than welcome to call into our Honiton Premises during office hours.

The Woodland Natural Burial Service is fully inclusive of the Funeral Director’s charges AND the disbursements (statutory fees), necessary to carry out the funeral. There are numerous options and choices that can be added for the funeral and also, following the funeral including, providing grave markers or memorials dependant upon the rules or regulations of the particular site. Scattering of flowers at the 'Committal' may be permitted - we would be happy to discuss all these options with you prior to the funeral.

The Details: 'What you WILL receive':
  • All of the traditional and standard services offered by Shoobridge Funeral Services as listed

  • The services of the Funeral Director in arranging the funeral, liaising with third parties and statutory bodies such as doctors, medical staff, hospital administrators, celebrants - see below, burial site owners, gravedigger and cemetery staff as applicable and paying the necessary fees

  • Conveyance/transportation of the deceased into our care from the place of death or hospital - locally

  • Care of the deceased prior to the funeral, including  sanitization

  • Provision of an oak veneered, fully upholstered, coffin, suitable for burial

  • Conveyance of the deceased by hearse locally to the burial site on the day of the funeral- others within Devon, Somerset, Dorset or nationally may attract additional travelling costs and fees

  • The services of the Funeral Director and staff necessary to effect the funeral on the day

  • The choice of day and time for the funeral - subject to availability

  • Interment fees – Single, Double or Side-by-side (Reserved), plot - as applicable

  • Gravedigger and grave preparation  fees

  • A Graveside Service or a Service held in local venue – may incur extra fees (Hall hire)

  • A Funeral Official to lead the funeral on the day. This could be an Independent Funeral Celebrant, family member or spokesperson or a member of the British Humanist Association (strictly atheist)
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Local to our position in Honiton, we, Shoobridge Funeral Services, consider Great Bradley Cottage, near Tiverton,  our closest, private, ‘Woodland’ burial option though East Devon District Council also facilitates a natural burial option in Seaton cemetery. Other natural burial grounds in our area include: Cheriton Bishop (Crossways); Cockington , Torquay; Okehampton; Littleham - Exmouth (Churchyard); Yealmpton and Totnes.
Additional items, not included, that you may wish to consider are, the providing of:
  • Cars and/or Limousines for transporting immediate family or close friends
  • Printed Orders of Service including family photograph insertion
  • Printed Canvases – photo based depiction for memory or keepsake purposes
  • Funeral notices in a local or national newspaper - pre funeral and post funeral
  • Family floral tributes – “We are regularly in touch with all the local florists.”
  • Catering at a venue of your choice – transport can also be arranged
  • A solid wood or other type of coffin or casket – e.g. wicker, natural material
The Direct Cremation Service, our minimal cremation provision, is subject to FULL payment PRIOR to the funeral service. Our other funeral services are subject to full payment of the Disbursements prior to the funeral service, with the balance invoiced, by us, within 7 days - late payments charges apply after one calendar month. N.B. Sanitization does NOT include embalming or the removal of 'Pacemakers;' these services will be subjected to extra charges.
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  At Shoobridge Funeral Services, we realise that this is an unusual and difficult time for you. As such, your contact with us is a personal and professional priority. Our primary goal is to be available to you and perform the professional and caring service needed, in order to reduce the burden to you and your family.  
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Shoobridge Funeral Services - Honiton
Park House, Silver St
EX14 1QJ
Honiton. 01404 41424
Shoobridge Funeral Services - Exeter
183 Pinhoe Road
Exeter. 01392 279927
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