COVID-19 ANNOUNCEMENT

The way we arrange, and conduct funerals has changed in line with current government guidelines.

During these testing times we would like to take a moment to reassure all that we remain open and serving our local community 24 hours a day. Extra measures have been put in place to help deal with the impact of COVID-19.

We are working in accordance with guidelines issued from the government and The National Society Of Allied And Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF) . At present, funerals are still taking place including burials and cremations. Please take the consideration to the following:

  • We kindly ask that you call us to make appointments before visiting our funeral home
  • Funeral arrangements should be conducted by telephone
  • Essential cremation and burial paperwork can be completed online or arrangements for delivery should be made
  • Our limousines are not available as social distancing measures cannot be followed
  • Viewing can only be held in branch by arrangement and only 2 people from the same household at 1 time
  • Recordings or live streaming of the funeral service charges to be covered by DJ Bewley Funeral Directors
  • Donations for charities to be made online via our memorial pages
  • We will be able to help organise a memorial service at a future date

Our local crematorium at Semington have set out the following:

Following the changes announced by the Government on 23rd March 2020, attendance at funeral services will now be restricted to immediate family members only, up to a maximum of 10 mourners per service, until further notice.

We continue to offer webcasting at all funerals - we think it is particularly important to protect those who are vulnerable and the over 70s and we hope that this facility will enable mourners who otherwise would have attended a service to participate remotely.

Our local cemeteries have set out the following:

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the decision was made at Wiltshire Council’s Gold Command meeting that only ‘immediate family’ will be allowed to attend interments, as per government guidance. Immediate family is currently taken to be parents, partner, siblings and children of the deceased.

We will continue to monitor the situation and adhere to government advice. We will provide updates to colleagues and families when we receive them. This takes immediate effect whether the interment is burial or burial of ashes.



We appreciate the impact these restriction may have on families during the coming weeks. Our aim firmly to provide the help, service and support to you.

Yours,

Patrik and Ryan Bewley



What to do when someone dies

Trowbridge undertakers
When a death occurs it is always difficult to know what to do first. Our aim at D.J. Bewley is to provide our clients with a funeral service that will offer them the guidance they need at each stage of the process.

Funeral Notices

elderly couple
Allowing people to pay their respects. The obituary allows you to commemorate a friend, colleague or loved one. You can also view the date and location of the funeral service.

Pre-Paid Funeral Plans

old couple with grand children
Pre-paid funerals allow the advance planning of a funeral, whilst paying the costs in advance at today’s prices. It provides peace of mind for you, knowing that your funeral will be arranged exactly how you would like.

Coffins and Caskets

wicker coffin from bewley funeral directors
There is a whole range of coffins and caskets to choose from. Our range starts with a simple veneered coffin. The staff at D.J. Bewley your local Funeral Directors deal sensitively with this aspect of arranging and planning a funeral.

Funeral Flowers

white lillies for funeral service
Expressing your feelings at such a sensitive and emotional time can often be difficult. For centuries people have used flowers to express their sympathy and thoughts.

Memorial Masonry

daffodils in a graveyard
With a wide range of memorial headstones, granite gravestones and memorial plaques, all our memorial masonry work is carried out by highly skilled stone masons.

Why choose D.J. Bewley

as your local Funeral Director

We are still a local family owned business known for excellence and good value. We offer a professional and caring service to bereaved families in Wiltshire.

We offer advice on all funeral types along with transport, flowers, coffins and memorial masonry. We also offer and help set up pre-paid funeral plans which offer peace of mind and excellent value for money. If you need advice on any of the above, then call D.J. Bewley Funeral Directors.

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