PETER RYDER Independent Celebrant
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Funerals

Each Funeral will be conducted to your wishes

YOUR CHOICE - YOUR VOICE - YOUR CEREMONY

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Each Funeral will be conducted to your wishes, whether you wish to have a semi-religious ceremony with psalms and hymns included in the ceremony, or a non religious ceremony.

You can also include music, songs,or some poetry.

Active participation in the ceremony / service by family members is welcomed and you can include Tributes, Readings, Live Music, as you wish.

A service including a symbolic element to the ceremony is currently very popular. This could involve the lighting of a candle by family members.

I will visit you and your family, if at all possible, prior to the funeral, to discuss with you what you would like to include in the ceremony, making it unique and personal to you and family members.

I try to reflect the style, personality, interests and hobbies of your loved one.

I will offer suggestions and guidance, as required.

I can offer you ceremonies as follows:

  • Burials
  • Scattering, or Burial of Ashes.
  • Memorial Services
  • Natural Woodland Burials
  • Masonic Funerals
  • Pet Funerals

The normal funeral cremation ceremony is as follows:

  • Opening Music (Arrival)
  • Welcoming words by the celebrant
  • A Reading, or a poem, by a family member, or friend
  • Singing of a hymn - optional.
  • Eulogy to your loved one - family member, friend or celebrant.
  • Moment of Silence for reflection
  • Closing announcements by the celebrant
  • Music

I would like to make the ceremony as unique and personal as possible.

I will discuss this with you when we meet to plan the ceremony.

I will offer you suggestions and guidance as required.

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CREMATIONS

BURIALS

SCATTERING OR BURIAL OF ASHES

MEMORIAL SERVICES

NATURAL WOODLAND BURIALS

MASONIC FUNERALS - PET FUNERALS

I am a member of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants, a member of the Fellowship of Independent Celebrants
and a supporter of the Natural Death Centre.

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For further information please contact me: M: 07973 255440 E: peterryder@mac.com

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