Why Choose A Plan With Kenna And Turner
Dealing with the emotional impact of death requires a lot of inner strength and time to grieve. Unfortunately, some people close to the departed must turn their attention to the immediate practical questions that death brings with it – the most pressing one being, what about the funeral?
Helping to organise funeral arrangements can to many seem like a task with too many decisions to make, too many possible answers and all happening too quickly during the worst days of your lives. Feeling this mix of sadness, terror, being overwhelmed and acknowledging the importance of the decisions you make can seem too much to handle.
Fortunately, you can find some comfort in the fact that there are people who can help and make sure you are not alone. These people are funeral directors.
Now, funeral Directors don’t just exist to put the deceased in the ground – they are there to guide the bereaved through this demanding time and offer their expertise and help in all matters surrounding death.
Kenna and Turner Funeral Directors are one such organisation, providing funeral services across the North West and we ensure a professional and compassionate service. If you have lost someone in the areas that we cover then feel free to get in touch with the team.
Why Choose Kenna and Turner?
Kenna and Turner are family-run funeral directors and have been arranging funerals for over 125 years. As a local and independent organisation, we pride ourselves on the personal touch that we bring to the proceedings, understanding that every death leaves an impact and how we go about organising funerals reflects this. We strive to always be respectful and not make anyone feel like a name to be checked off.
Over the years we have helped many in the Wallasey area and beyond, including Birkenhead, Greasby, and the Wirral. We’ve managed this longevity through the reputation we’ve gained over the years, built upon the strength of our team of experts. Each person that works at Kenna and Turner appreciates the delicate nature of bereavement and shows commitment and understanding to every family they deal with.
Alongside many testimonials thanking us for our work, Kenna and Turner were awarded GC Regional Planner of the Year in 2015 and 2016. While this is not the reason the team do the work, it demonstrates the standard we strive to maintain.
Arranging a Funeral with Kenna and Turner
The goal of Kenna and Turner is to make the arrangement of a ceremony as stress-free as it can be for the people in mourning. Once the death has occurred and referred to the coroner, the arrangements can begin by ringing us. We are available 24/7 and will immediately begin to support you during this difficult time.
Some people find comfort in organising memorials in advance and we are specialists in pre-paid plan funerals. With a pre-paid plan funeral, you can protect yourself against rising costs and take the burden of paying for the ceremony away from your relatives. We will offer advice and assistance in arranging this funeral, tailoring our plans to your requests and requirements.
If this is not the case, then our philosophy does not change. We can work in concert with you or if you wish we can do all the organisation and admin.
Whilst organising a funeral is not a happy situation, we at Kenna and Turner want it to be fulfilling for you as the relatives – the ceremony matching the stature of the person you are saying goodbye to. However you wish to proceed, Kenna and Turner will work to your wishes.
Types of Services We Offer
At Kenna and Turner, we understand that choosing the right service important. Because of this our offered services are comprehensive, built around your requirements. From our fleet (consisting of a modern hearse and matching limousine, horse-drawn hearse and many other vehicles) to our wide range of funeral coffins, Kenna and Turner are well-equipped, offering flexibility and the ability to meet almost any request.
The list of services includes, but are not limited to:
- Dealing with all enquiries related to the funeral
- Order of service
- Legal guidance following a death
- Liaising with the coroner or GP
- Arranging catering
- Funeral flower arrangements
- Bereavement counselling
- Preparation of the deceased
- Thank you cards
For those looking for something alternative to a traditional funeral service, we offer direct cremation services – providing the same compassionate and sympathetic service.
How to Get in Touch
Death is never pleasant but with Kenna and Turner, we ensure that the send-off will be memorable and provided without slip-ups or hassle. Hopefully, some of what you have read here has put your mind at ease over a difficult subject matter.
If you have had a bereavement in the family or are making plans for the future, then contact us for a friendly chat. We are available 24/7, every day of the year and ready to offer our support. You can reach us by telephone at 0151 638 4444, email firstname.lastname@example.org or use the contact form on the website to request a callback.
On the website, you can find out about upcoming and recent funerals, leave a donation if you wish or view tributes.
Frequently Asked Questions
How are funerals arranged?
Funerals are usually arranged by funeral directors. As the bereaved, you can be as involved or not in the process as you wish to be. Funeral directors will find a suitable venue, choose who will lead it, deal with personal touches requested for the service, sort out a reception.
Kenna and Turner are well experienced, offering a compassionate and professional service that will ensure your loved one is sent off with dignity and the utmost respect.
What is the cost of a funeral?
The cost varies depending on your plan. A larger affair will cost more than something smaller. It is common to spend into the thousands when it comes to a funeral and are probably looking at around £4000.
Humanist funerals can come in a lot cheaper as you can be more flexible about location i.e., doesn’t have to be in a church/use a priest to conduct the ceremony.
What are the first initial steps when sorting out a funeral?
If you are planning in anticipation of death, then the best step is to contact a funeral director. Planning before the sad event will alleviate some stress that the person near passing might be feeling.
The funeral director will start forming a plan based on all the details you give them. In the event of a sudden death then calls need to be made to appropriate authorities so that the deceased can be moved. This can be done by the funeral directors and funeral plans can begin when you are ready.