A dignified Direct Cremation which is an affordable alternative to a traditional Funeral.
We help you through every step of the funeral arrangements for a service at your chosen crematorium.
When no ceremony or service is required we can arrange a peaceful graveside service without a celebrant.
Just as every life is unique every farewell can be too. We offer a wide range of personalized touches.
Fenix Funeral Directors in Braintree serve the entire community. We can make all the necessary funeral arrangements over the phone while you remain in the comfort of your own home. We use a network of local providers to create affordable, beautiful funeral services. Get in touch over the phone or by completing a web form for more information.
It is also possible to book a meeting close to you. You can easily select a meeting location by clicking on the markers on the map. Please be aware that you must always book an appointment in advance. Our representatives are not always on site.
Planning a funeral can be overwhelming, which is why Fenix Funeral Directors in Braintree will take on all of the coordination and planning on your behalf. We will discuss your wants and needs during our first phone call, discuss the various options for interment, and provide an obligation-free quote. Once we're all in agreement, we'll do everything you need. This includes hiring the venue and officiant, making the arrangements for burial or cremation, and adding any optional extras, like flowers, music or catering not provided by the venue. We can also provide guidance for families when it comes to obtaining paperwork, including the BD8 forms and how to register a death in Braintree. We will also work with the local Registrar to obtain the necessary permission for burial or cremation on your behalf. Our professional funeral directors are willing and able to offer advice whenever you require it. Speak to Fenix Funeral Directors over the phone or book an appointment online, and we'll call you back to discuss all of your options.
When you discuss the initial funeral arrangements with Fenix Funeral Directors in Braintree, we ask you whether you would like to add any special touches to the ceremony, burial or cremation. We like giving family members the opportunity to personalise the service, providing comfort during such a difficult time. Special requests can include adding unique flowers or hymns, simply leaving a note inside the coffin, or releasing balloons. Let us know how we can make the day special.
When you contact us at Fenix Funeral in Braintree, you never have to worry about being treated like a “customer”. For us, you are a fellow human being who needs support and help in a difficult time. You always get a personal adviser who is by your side through out the process.
Fenix Funeral Directors in Braintree can arrange a funeral service at churches and chapels within Braintree, including Our Lady and St Anne Line Catholic Church on Mill Lane, the Church of St Mary, a small and accommodating chapel, or the All Saints Church on Church Road.. Alternatively, bereaved families can use St Martin's Chapel on Church Lane, Christ Church Braintree on London Road or Our Lady Queen of Peace; the last church opened in Braintree before the Second World War. We can arrange a religious or non-religious service at these churches or any other venues within Braintree.
Burial for the local community usually takes place at the Braintree Cemetery on London Road. The cemetery has ample space for burials, including the burial of cremated remains. There are sections for consecrated interment and Roman Catholic interment. There is a chapel on site where funeral services are held. It seats up to 48 mourners. There is no organ or music system available, but Fenix Funeral Directors can arrange music for the funeral services at the venue.
Fenix Funeral Directors in Braintree can arrange a funeral at the Three Counties Crematorium in Halstead Road. The crematorium is modern, with state-of-the-art equipment and cremation services running according to the industry's highest standards. The crematorium features a large multi-faith chapel and a car park that accommodates up to 100 cars. The chapel has a hearing loop for those with hearing difficulties. A Book of Remembrance is available where you can dedicate an entry to your loved one. Flowers are held outside the venue at a floral tribute section and can be placed there during the actual cremation. A Garden of Remembrance is currently under development; please get in touch with our team for an update on its status.
While it's not strictly required that a bereaved family hires a funeral director, funeral directors can provide an invaluable service during an emotional and sad time in your life. Funeral directors provide expert advice, make necessary funeral arrangements, coordinate funerals and interments with the relevant registered offices, and provide support during a very difficult time. Anyone who hires the team at Fenix Funeral Directors can do so with great confidence, knowing that their funeral will be organised according to the industry's highest standards and with great compassion.
Not all funeral directors offer prepaid funeral plans, but Fenix Funeral Directors do. These funeral plans can go a long way towards paying for funeral costs in the event of your death. Speak to Fenix Funeral Directors about arranging a personalised quote. We can also offer advice about funeral plans to you and your loved ones during our initial appointment.
The funeral cost can vary depending on the services chosen and arrangements made. You will find our team extremely helpful when it comes to budgeting for a funeral service. Fenix Funeral Directors use local businesses and trusted partners to organise funerals that fit your needs and budget.
Independent funeral directors differ from large co-op funeral services in terms of size. An independent funeral director can be a small family run business or a small funeral home run from a remotely operated office. Fenix Funeral Directors are an independent operation with the scale to organise a funeral anywhere in Essex or the UK. Let us know what your needs are, and we will do the rest.
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