Kane Family Funerals

Independent, family owned & family run
24 hour complete service
253a Allerton Road, Bradford, BD15 7QU.
Tel: 01274 480068



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Our Supported (Reduced) Family Funeral - Cremation
Still with our personal touches and all essential elements that together provide a dignified funeral, inclusive of simple wood veneer, fully furnished coffin and our Celebrant to take a personal Celebration of Life Service with prayer if desired. Ideal for families making a DWP funeral Payment Claim as this reduced overall cost also reduces any remaining debt should the payment not be awarded or be less than expected.

This funeral includes:

Removal and daily care of your loved one and laying to rest until the funeral in a closed coffin (Please note that the cost as listed does not include embalming, chapel of rest, or the option to spend time with the open coffin of your love one at our premises prior to the funeral - but if viewing is important to you and your family, you may add this on, and you will find the costs listed within the additional options).

Liaison with surgeries and registrars/Coroners to save you the stress of those initial calls

All necessary arrangements at our office within business hours

A dignified fitted wood veneer coffin

Choice of gown or use of own clothes for your loved one to wear

A notice of unlimited length posted on our Website (a press notice is not included)

Provision of hearse and 2 staff for transfer of the coffin and attendance of the Funeral Director.We use the wheeled bier at the Crematorium to reduce costs but family members may opt to carry the coffin with us.

Procession at the Crematorium where we will meet with the family at the top of the drive to arrive together (This funeral does not include procession from home but you may add this on as an option if desired)

Purchase and provision of your music choices and burning of a CD for pre-test at the Crematorium

Our Celebrant to conduct a very personal Christian OR Humanist Celebration of Life inclusive of the Tribute to Life which family will share with us (or a family member may wish to give this themselves).

A service within one of the main Bradford Crematoria (Scholemoor or Nab Wood or Oakworth at your choice of time and date

Complimentary enlargement and framing of your chosen photograph of your loved one to display in the service. This is returned to you as a keepsake in its frame.

Complimentary wooden tokens for young children to decorate and to represent family pets (these tokens may be placed on the coffin during the service)

Complimentary single roses to place on the coffin at the close of service

Hire of Silk Side Flowers, (MUM. DAD, HEART) or of casket double ended spray if desired to boost your fresh floral tributes at a fraction of the cost price of fresh flowers (E.g. a saving of £80 on a MUM or DAD) Please see the details at the bottom of this page if this is of interest.

Bradford Council cremation costs (cost variations available for Leeds, Skipton, Calderdale and other areas)

All costs required for medical certification etc

Use of our Donations Box and personalised sign for collection of donatiopns which are returned to your representative at the close of service./ (Processing of donations may be added if you prefer that we administer these)

Collection of Cremated remains and safe keeping of these for up to 3 months free of charge

Entry in our Book of Memory

Access to free bereavement counselling services

Access to our florist if required and complimentary life-themed flower cards where orders are placed

Free use of our casket silk floral double ended spray and our silk 'MUM' side flowers if desired. (We are adding to our silk collection to help families who desire more flowers on the day than are in the budget.

Invitation to our annual Christmas Memorial Tree Event to place stars on the English trees we buy in to commemorate the male, female and young lives lost during the previous year

Invitation to our annual Tree Planting at Bingley St Ives, where the young trees are planted and the ash from the stars that bore your messages at Christmas are buried with their roots. At this event - open to all the family plus family pets, the names of all your loved ones from the previous year are read out as the trees are planted.

Costs

As listed above £2,735 with a service at a prime time of day OR if a 9.30 am service at Scholemoor or Nab Wood is convenient for you and guests, the cost then reduces to £2598

This funeral is normally fully payable three working days in advance of the funeral date but finance options are available for eligible applicants via our partner loan company to allow payments to be spread over 12 to 48 months and this allows the funeral to go ahead whilst, for example, the outcome of a claim for a DWP payment is awaited.Application is online and the company would quickly assess your eligibility.

Alternatively, if you are willing to provide proof of your receipt of eligible benefits and have a family guarantor who will agree to settle the funeral in the rare event of a funeral payment award not being made, then we will go ahead upon payment of a minimum deposit
of £975 (on the assumption that the DWP will pay their maximum) and with a guarantor to settle should the DWP not award payment..

What is not included (but may be added and pre-paid with the deposit)

Processing of Donations - £15

Printed Order of Service - £10 Design Fee plus £1 per printed copy

Family Limousine for 7 people £230

Viewing facilities and embalming to allow an open coffin and Chapel of Rest - £130

Newspaper notice, From £145

Procession from home - £85

Use of a church & Organist- Allow £285

Requirement for a church Minister to take the service instead of our Celebrant - add £90

Floral Tributes - From £45

Any additional items must be paid in advance of the funeral with the deposit. Please note that in order to save costs minimal staff are used for this funeral, so if more than one limousine is added the staff number must be increased also to allow for additional chauffeur(s).

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