Funeral Planning Checklist

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Funeral Planning Checklist A handy guide for funeral planning Asian Funeral Home in Leeds has developed a handy checklist for anybody looking to arrange a funeral. This is suitable for all faiths, backgrounds and belief systems and offers you an easy way to ensure that you have covered the essential when it comes to planning […]

Arranging a Funeral

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Arranging a Funeral We’re Here to Help You don’t have to settle on a funeral director right away. Take time to research quotes, prices and reviews. Choose a Recommended Funeral Director Choose a reputable funeral home that has good review or is recommended. Ask around and if in doubt, check out their review on Google, […]

Washing the Body

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Washing the Body Asian Funeral Home Facilities At Asian Funeral Home we have a special wash room for you to wash and prepare the body. If you would like to visit and view our facilities, please contact us.  

Seeking after Support

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After Support Asian Funeral Counselling At Asian Funeral Home we recognise that the funeral is the first step in the journey of grief. It can take many months or even years for grief to fully surface, and that’s why we have our own in-house counsellors who can support you in your time of need. Available […]

Registering a Death

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Registering a death Everything You Need to Know When someone dies, you will need to register the death. After the death has been registered, you will be given/sent all the necessary paperwork required to arrange the funeral. If you are unsure about the procedure of registering a death in the UK, please call us and we […]

Scattering the Ashes

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Scattering the Ashes Traditions and Locations When a Hindu or Sikh person dies it is customary to scatter the ashes in running water. This might be a local river or you may wish to take the ashes to India to scatter them in your chosen place. Asian Funeral Home has a list of local places […]

Informing Relevant Organisations

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Informing Relevant Organisations Everything You Need to Know When someone dies, you will need to let your friends and family know along with any arrangements. However, there are also organisations you may need to inform. Here are some suggestions for who you might need to inform.  Financial Organisations Banks/National Savings/building societies. Insurance companies (e.g. life, […]

Post Mortem

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Post Mortem Establishing the cause of Death A post-mortem examination, also known as an autopsy, is the examination of a body after death. The aim of a post-mortem is to determine the cause of death. Post-mortems are carried out by pathologists and are usually a legal requirement where the cause of death cannot be established. […]

When Someone Dies

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When Someone Dies Everything You Need to Know When someone dies, you will need to register the death. After the death has been registered, you will be given/sent all the necessary paperwork required to arrange the funeral. If you are unsure about the procedure of registering a death in the UK, please call us and we […]