Web sites relating to dying and funerals

For inspiration and advice, training in funeral celebrancy and funeral arranging, natural coffins and urns

For training and the Dead Good Guide to funerals and baby naming

Books, Poems and Music

We need to talk about the funeral. Jane Morrell & Simon Smith, Accent Press, 2007. A clear and comprehensive guide to planning the kind of funeral you want, from finding a funeral director to decorating the chapel.

A ‘consumer guide’ to the practical aspects of organising a funeral

The Long Pale Corridor: Contemporary Poems of Bereavement, ed. Judi Benson. Bloodaxe Books 1996
Do Not Go Gentle: Poems for Funerals ed. Neil Astley. Bloodaxe Books 2003.

Some commonly used poems

Suggested music for funerals

Organising the funeral

For online memorials – with words, pictures, music and even video. You can allow others to contribute and share memories with each other. It is free and, having investigated a number of such sites, is recommended by green fuse