Traditional Funeral

A traditional funeral service respects the customs that have passed down through generations and for many families embracing the familiar rites and rituals can provide comfort and healing.

It includes a formal funeral procession with a limousine to take the family to and from the service, and a high-quality oak veneered coffin. Many aspects of the funeral can be personalised, from floral tributes to choice of readings and music.

Services Included
  • 24 hour customer helpline
  • Taking care of all the necessary legal and administrative arrangements with all third parties
  • Advice, support and guidance
  • Bringing the deceased into our care at any time within 20 miles of the nearest funeral home
  • Embalming
  • Taking care of the deceased up to the day of the funeral in our specialist facilities
  • Quality Oak Veneer fully lined & fitted coffin
  • Suitable for either Burial or Cremation
  • Visit to the Chapel of Rest (by appointment only)
  • Chauffeur driven hearse
  • Provision of 1 family limousine
  • Flexible funeral cortege
  • Arranging and conducting the funeral

*Price excludes 3rd party cremation/burial/interment fees. Terms and conditions apply.

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Testimonials

The professional and kindness service given to our family by Angela and staff has been outstanding

Lynn, Google Review

“We have been touched by the kindness shown by the Woodside team.”

Mrs Scott,  Bridge of Weir

“They helped us through a very difficult time and made a sad day much easier to bear. Thanks especially to May for her thoughtfulness.”

Kelly, Johnstone

Jackie was so helpful and caring. We really appreciate all the support she and the rest of the staff gave us. THANK YOU!!

Stephen, South Lanarkshire

Special thanks to Tony from Greenock office. Outstanding service during the UK lockdown crisis. Absolutely fantastic help to me and my father.

Shawn, Inverclyde

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

“Thank you to Claire for the dignity, care and compassion you showed to my mum and my family. Her funeral was beautiful and I know she’d be happy with the send off she received.”

 

Jacqui, Bellshill

Caroline Tummon provides an excellent service to all customers. She is supportive, knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable during a families difficult time.

Diane, Glasgow

All the staff in Fosters Glasgow Road were amazing. Thank you all.

Gemma, South Lanarkshire

I received excellent customer support – thank you so much! It was just amazing and totally professional.

Marc, Perthshire

“Woodside were absolutely brilliant with me and my family when organising my Dad’s funeral. May was very kind and took care of everything for us.”

Stephen, Paisley

During this time you have been a tower of strength for my family & always at hand for anything we needed. I would have been lost without your support. Thank you.

Terry, South Lanarkshire

Sarah from Rutherglen [parlour] was very helpful from start to finish. Thank you very much.

Drew, South Lanarkshire

Caroline could not have been more compassionate during what was a tough time. She has the right words and made me feel so comfortable. I’m very grateful for her help through this traumatic time.

Lesley, South Lanarkshire

Thank you for everything you did!

Fiona is outstanding so professional and compassionate. She really is one of life’s Angels who could not do enough to help. She went over and above for us.

Michelle, Inverclyde

You all made such a difficult experience that wee bit easier by going above and beyond for my mum. On behalf of myself and my family thank you xxx

Natalie, South Lanarkshire

Angela took care of everything and has been a great support to our family through this hard time. She is professional, kind and holistic in her approach and she helped us to give our Michael an amazing send off.

The Gamble Family, Stirling

Claire was fantastic. Patient, caring and really made us feel supported during a difficult time and process.

William, North Lanarkshire

Claire in your Bellshill branch was amazing! Nothing was too much for her and when she was with us, we were the only people that mattered to her, this is exactly what we needed. Claire helped us with songs and flowers, she had empathy in abundance.

Andrea, North Lanarkshire

I am very pleased with the staff, they were so nice and made the funeral arrangements stress free
and always kept in touch.
On the day of the funeral, everything went smoothly.

Customer, Newton Mearns

If I could award more stars I would. Fosters Cumbernauld has been absolutely fantastic, and I would like to specifically mention Yvonne who was an amazing help and support to us throughout everything. Such a difficult time and with the current pandemic only making it harder, you were wonderful. Yvonne is a total credit to Fosters and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend and use them again in the future.

Katie (Google Review)

Jackie from Rutherglen [parlour] was amazing – supportive, approachable, with a wonderful warm manner, and very efficient.

Nancy, South Lanarkshire

A special thanks to Hayley from Fosters West Mains Road office in Edinburgh. I have already contacted this office personally to praise Hayley’s customer service.

Nicholas, Edinburgh

A special mention to Fiona in the Greenock branch for going over and beyond in helping the family and daily correspondence to help us in our time of grief – it was beyond compassionate.

Daniel, Inverclyde

Thank you Angela (Stirling) for your compassion and understanding.

Lisa, Stirlingshire

Can’t thank Angela, at Stirling, enough, for all the help she gave me. Thank you again, Angela

Frances, Stirlingshire

I felt that you would do all that you could to help and that we mattered to you.

Laura, Perthshire

Alison was brilliant…the service that John and Carole from the Kilmarnock gave was exemplary and nothing was a bother to them.

Alexander, East Ayrshire
This is just to say thank you for all the arrangements Claire made.  I attended the service by web link with my family.
Everything was perfect under the circumstances. Thank you so much.  I won’t forget your kindness and your professionalism.  You did my Mum proud.
Jim C, North Lanarkshire

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

I’d like to say all of the staff we dealt with very professional, friendly and helpful.

Colin, Leith

Tony, thank you for your help and you’re caring attitude, it made everything easier to deal with.

Leonie, Inverclyde

Sandra was absolutely amazing went above and beyond to help me.

Lynsey, Leith

Thank you for your professional and sensitive approach.

Robert, Perthshire

You were so good to our family and I would definitely recommend the funeral parlour to anyone. Thanks again.

Kieran, South Lanarkshire

Lynn was excellent throughout. Thank you.

Robert, Perthshire

Special thanks to Marie at Leith Branch for her empathy and attention to detail.

Abigail, Edinburgh

All members of staff were exceptional. Were very personal and friendly with amazing support.

Chris, Edinburgh

Caroline was fantastic & I would highly recommend when going through such an emotional time.

Morven, South Lanarkshire

Extremely empathetic and showed real care to make what was a hugely difficult time for my family a lot easier. Tony was very willing to go above and beyond, he personally delivered my dads ashes to our family home. We cannot thank Tony enough.

Graham, Inverclyde

Sharon, you made everything so easy. Your contact with us was really appreciated throughout.

I wish I had used fosters for my mums funeral prior.

Gillian, South Ayrshire

All of the staff were brilliant.

Jacqueline, East Ayrshire

Dear Angela and team, many thanks for the help, advice and assistance. You all made this difficult time so much easier to deal with. Thank you for the patience and for the additional touches on the day. Awesome team, thanks again.

David, Stirlingshire

To all the staff I would like to say a massive thank you for all your help and assistance.

James, South Lanarkshire

You made a difficult time so very much easier with your kindness and attention to detail.

David, Perthshire

Special mention to Jim Jarvie. The time and care taken with the family was very much appreciated. You made a terrible situation a little easier, Thank You.

Karen, East Ayrshire

Elaine .. you really are amazing at what you do and I would recommend your services to family & friends in the future, thank you so so much, I know Mum would have been proud of the small intimate service we had for her xxxxx

Donna, Edinburgh

Hayley, thank you so much for all the care attention you showed our family at this difficult time. Can I also say that all of your staff were kind, courteous and very patient on the day of mum’s funeral. Everyone was very professional and caring.

Robert, Edinburgh

A heartfelt thank you to Caroline Kinloch at Burnside for her caring and understanding approach. She went over and above to make our Mum’s funeral special.

Pamela, South Lanarkshire

Elaine from the West Mains Branch in Edinburgh was outstanding in every way, she explained everything fully, was understanding, empathetic, she made the whole process much easier for me and I sincerely cannot thank her enough.

Donna, Edinburgh

I’d like to thank Carole for her care and attention to detail

Robert, East Ayrshire

A big thank you to Lynne for everything she did for us to arrange our Dads funeral. She is such a compassionate person, a credit to Fosters.

Scott, Perthshire

Caroline was very helpful but I should also commend the personal approach of all the people involved

Gladys, South Lanarkshire

Excellent & extremely friendly service from Elaine Edinburgh branch, would rate her highly

Hazel, Edinburgh

To Jackie, thank you for making such a difficult time easier by being so understanding and helpful, couldn’t have asked for a nicer person.

Susan, South Lanarkshire

Special thanks to Craig at West Mains Branch who went over and above to ensure everything went smoothly on the day of the funeral.

Abigail, Edinburgh

Testimonials

All of the staff were brilliant.

Jacqueline, East Ayrshire

Alison was brilliant…the service that John and Carole from the Kilmarnock gave was exemplary and nothing was a bother to them.

Alexander, East Ayrshire

The professional and kindness service given to our family by Angela and staff has been outstanding

Lynn, Google Review

“Thank you to Claire for the dignity, care and compassion you showed to my mum and my family. Her funeral was beautiful and I know she’d be happy with the send off she received.”

 

Jacqui, Bellshill

I’d like to thank Carole for her care and attention to detail

Robert, East Ayrshire

I felt that you would do all that you could to help and that we mattered to you.

Laura, Perthshire

Caroline was fantastic & I would highly recommend when going through such an emotional time.

Morven, South Lanarkshire

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde

All members of staff were exceptional. Were very personal and friendly with amazing support.

Chris, Edinburgh

Claire was fantastic. Patient, caring and really made us feel supported during a difficult time and process.

William, North Lanarkshire

Special thanks to Tony from Greenock office. Outstanding service during the UK lockdown crisis. Absolutely fantastic help to me and my father.

Shawn, Inverclyde

Jackie from Rutherglen [parlour] was amazing – supportive, approachable, with a wonderful warm manner, and very efficient.

Nancy, South Lanarkshire

All the staff in Fosters Glasgow Road were amazing. Thank you all.

Gemma, South Lanarkshire

“They helped us through a very difficult time and made a sad day much easier to bear. Thanks especially to May for her thoughtfulness.”

Kelly, Johnstone

Dear Angela and team, many thanks for the help, advice and assistance. You all made this difficult time so much easier to deal with. Thank you for the patience and for the additional touches on the day. Awesome team, thanks again.

David, Stirlingshire

Thank you for everything you did!

Sharon, you made everything so easy. Your contact with us was really appreciated throughout.

I wish I had used fosters for my mums funeral prior.

Gillian, South Ayrshire

Thank you for your professional and sensitive approach.

Robert, Perthshire

Jackie was so helpful and caring. We really appreciate all the support she and the rest of the staff gave us. THANK YOU!!

Stephen, South Lanarkshire

Extremely empathetic and showed real care to make what was a hugely difficult time for my family a lot easier. Tony was very willing to go above and beyond, he personally delivered my dads ashes to our family home. We cannot thank Tony enough.

Graham, Inverclyde

Fiona is outstanding so professional and compassionate. She really is one of life’s Angels who could not do enough to help. She went over and above for us.

Michelle, Inverclyde

I received excellent customer support – thank you so much! It was just amazing and totally professional.

Marc, Perthshire

Excellent & extremely friendly service from Elaine Edinburgh branch, would rate her highly

Hazel, Edinburgh

Angela took care of everything and has been a great support to our family through this hard time. She is professional, kind and holistic in her approach and she helped us to give our Michael an amazing send off.

The Gamble Family, Stirling

Hayley, thank you so much for all the care attention you showed our family at this difficult time. Can I also say that all of your staff were kind, courteous and very patient on the day of mum’s funeral. Everyone was very professional and caring.

Robert, Edinburgh

Thank you Angela (Stirling) for your compassion and understanding.

Lisa, Stirlingshire

I’d like to say all of the staff we dealt with very professional, friendly and helpful.

Colin, Leith

You all made such a difficult experience that wee bit easier by going above and beyond for my mum. On behalf of myself and my family thank you xxx

Natalie, South Lanarkshire

Special mention to Jim Jarvie. The time and care taken with the family was very much appreciated. You made a terrible situation a little easier, Thank You.

Karen, East Ayrshire

Caroline Tummon provides an excellent service to all customers. She is supportive, knowledgeable and makes you feel comfortable during a families difficult time.

Diane, Glasgow

Lynn was excellent throughout. Thank you.

Robert, Perthshire

Special thanks to Craig at West Mains Branch who went over and above to ensure everything went smoothly on the day of the funeral.

Abigail, Edinburgh

Sandra was absolutely amazing went above and beyond to help me.

Lynsey, Leith

You were so good to our family and I would definitely recommend the funeral parlour to anyone. Thanks again.

Kieran, South Lanarkshire

A special mention to Fiona in the Greenock branch for going over and beyond in helping the family and daily correspondence to help us in our time of grief – it was beyond compassionate.

Daniel, Inverclyde

Claire in your Bellshill branch was amazing! Nothing was too much for her and when she was with us, we were the only people that mattered to her, this is exactly what we needed. Claire helped us with songs and flowers, she had empathy in abundance.

Andrea, North Lanarkshire

Tony, thank you for your help and you’re caring attitude, it made everything easier to deal with.

Leonie, Inverclyde

You made a difficult time so very much easier with your kindness and attention to detail.

David, Perthshire

Special thanks to Marie at Leith Branch for her empathy and attention to detail.

Abigail, Edinburgh

During this time you have been a tower of strength for my family & always at hand for anything we needed. I would have been lost without your support. Thank you.

Terry, South Lanarkshire

Elaine .. you really are amazing at what you do and I would recommend your services to family & friends in the future, thank you so so much, I know Mum would have been proud of the small intimate service we had for her xxxxx

Donna, Edinburgh

A heartfelt thank you to Caroline Kinloch at Burnside for her caring and understanding approach. She went over and above to make our Mum’s funeral special.

Pamela, South Lanarkshire

To Jackie, thank you for making such a difficult time easier by being so understanding and helpful, couldn’t have asked for a nicer person.

Susan, South Lanarkshire

A big thank you to Lynne for everything she did for us to arrange our Dads funeral. She is such a compassionate person, a credit to Fosters.

Scott, Perthshire

Sarah from Rutherglen [parlour] was very helpful from start to finish. Thank you very much.

Drew, South Lanarkshire

Caroline was very helpful but I should also commend the personal approach of all the people involved

Gladys, South Lanarkshire

Can’t thank Angela, at Stirling, enough, for all the help she gave me. Thank you again, Angela

Frances, Stirlingshire

Elaine from the West Mains Branch in Edinburgh was outstanding in every way, she explained everything fully, was understanding, empathetic, she made the whole process much easier for me and I sincerely cannot thank her enough.

Donna, Edinburgh

I am very pleased with the staff, they were so nice and made the funeral arrangements stress free
and always kept in touch.
On the day of the funeral, everything went smoothly.

Customer, Newton Mearns

To all the staff I would like to say a massive thank you for all your help and assistance.

James, South Lanarkshire

“Woodside were absolutely brilliant with me and my family when organising my Dad’s funeral. May was very kind and took care of everything for us.”

Stephen, Paisley

A special thanks to Hayley from Fosters West Mains Road office in Edinburgh. I have already contacted this office personally to praise Hayley’s customer service.

Nicholas, Edinburgh

Caroline could not have been more compassionate during what was a tough time. She has the right words and made me feel so comfortable. I’m very grateful for her help through this traumatic time.

Lesley, South Lanarkshire

If I could award more stars I would. Fosters Cumbernauld has been absolutely fantastic, and I would like to specifically mention Yvonne who was an amazing help and support to us throughout everything. Such a difficult time and with the current pandemic only making it harder, you were wonderful. Yvonne is a total credit to Fosters and I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend and use them again in the future.

Katie (Google Review)

Fiona was just more than words could ever say. She did too much for our family and was so professional. Tony and the team were incredible from start to finish.

Deborah, Inverclyde
This is just to say thank you for all the arrangements Claire made.  I attended the service by web link with my family.
Everything was perfect under the circumstances. Thank you so much.  I won’t forget your kindness and your professionalism.  You did my Mum proud.
Jim C, North Lanarkshire

“We have been touched by the kindness shown by the Woodside team.”

Mrs Scott,  Bridge of Weir