Funeral Plans and Funeral Costs.

Important: If you are thinking of taking out a funeral plan with another provider other than Golden Charter / Hickling's and wish to nominate Hickling's Funeral Service as your preferred Funeral Director, please speak with us first.

Many people naturally shy away from talking about their own funeral or the funeral of a loved one, this is quite normal, they don’t want to think about that part of life or feel that they may be ‘tempt fate’. However, the people who have taken the step and discussed their own funeral arrangements with us, say they have found this to be a liberating and eye opening experience. The fact of setting down their wishes into a pre paid funeral plan means that when the time comes to act on those instructions their surviving family doesn’t have to worry about whether they are doing the right thing or making the right choices.

Everyone is differant and we don’t fit well into categories. Some plan providers use pre set funeral selections for you to select from to simplify the process, but we understand that these types of plans often include things that you won’t want or need and omit other things that are important to you.  Hickling’s method is different and we will take the time to sit and speak with you and guide you through your choices, tailoring your "funeral"   to suite your specific needs and requirements , and only then applying them to a plan.

There is no need to wait until old age either; there are no health tests and no minimum age for setting up a pre paid funeral plan in Doncaster. You can give us your funeral instructions, choose from flexible methods of payment and settle in the knowledge that the right people are looking after your best interests and will be taking care of your family in the years to come.

One big thing you need to know about Pre Payment is that any monies paid go into a Trust Fund administered by Golden Charter Trust. The Trust looks after the funds and invests them to grow to meet the cost of your funeral when that time comes. The money only come back to us when we show Golden Charter that we have carried out your instruction, your funeral.

In addition to pre paid funeral plans we also offer an instruction only option. If you select this option no money will change hands until the time of your demise. You will still benefit from the peace of mind of telling us your wishes in advance and alleviating this worry from your close family or next of kin.

When it comes to funeral costs, we can assure you we are completely transparent in everything that we do. We never claim to provide cheap funerals in Doncaster, however, we are extremely competitive and our reputation and reviews should offer you comfort when you are assessing funeral costs. You can view our standardised price list here.

If you have been thinking about planning for your own funeral or you are unsure how to start the process simply give us a call on 01302 723229 and we will help you every step of the way.

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Tracey Bromley

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Richard Graham

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