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Saturday 16 December 2017

Obituary notices

Should you wish we will be able to assist you with the compilation and insertion of death announcements and acknowledgments in your local and/or national newspapers.

Some newspapers may dictate the length, format and style of the announcement. We can advise you appropriately along with an indication of the cost of the announcement.

The common inclusions of a newspaper announcement are outlined below:

  • Surname (this usually appears first)
  • The first name of the deceased
  • When (On August 15th 2008, the day of the week is usually omitted)
  • How (peacefully, after a long illness, suddenly…)
  • Where (at home, in hospital, in a nursing home…)
  • Age (only if desired)
  • Husband/Wife of (Beloved/Much loved/Loving Husband of…. Insert name)
  • Address (we suggest you just state the town or region – for security reasons)
  • Other relationships (Father/Mother of Grandad/Grandmother, brother, sister etc)
  • Funeral day and time
  • If funeral flowers are required (family flowers only or no flowers by request)
  • Donation details if being accepted (Enquiries to…. Or direct to chosen charity)

Hedley Price Funeral Directors Ltd

Mart Rd, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5BJ

01643 703 111