Visiting the Deceased

The decision of whether to visit the deceased is obviously yours and yours alone. There is no right or wrong answer as to whether you should or shouldn’t visit.

This is one aspect of the funeral where we can’t really advise you. But, over the years, we’ve found that many people take genuine comfort from seeing the deceased at rest and having some final time together.

Everyone is unique, so there will be no pressure from us to visit – this is your decision and we have a private remembrance rooms (sometimes called ”Chapel of Rest”) available in our office locations or you can have your loved one at home, if you prefer. We’re always happy to fit in with your arrangements.

If you choose to use our chapel of rest, why not display a photograph or a small selection of things that reflect the life of your loved one? This is just another way that you can help personalise your funeral with us.

Duke Street Trowbridge, Chapel of Rest
Melksham, Chapel of Rest
Devizes, Chapel of Rest
Our private Chapels of Rest are open every day
Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 4.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am – 12.00 noon

Please call to make chapel of rest viewings inside or outside of these times. It is important to contact the person arranging the funeral as there may be restrictions on viewing arrangements.