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Meet Lynne – Fosters Perth

March 8th, 2021|

Meet Lynne, a funeral arranger at Fosters Perth. Lynne talks about why she loves helping bereaved families, a musical tribute and the role technology can play in a modern funeral.

Meet Chris – Fosters East Kilbride

February 2nd, 2021|

Meet Chris, a funeral arranger at Fosters East Kilbride. Chris talks about why he became a funeral arranger, Buddy Holly and why a faithful pet helped one family say a final farewell.

Meet John – operations manager East Kilbride

February 1st, 2021|

In total I’ve worked in the funeral sector for over 25 years. I’m based in East Kilbride and proud to work for Fosters. As an organisation they have fantastic values and really take care of people.

Fosters Open Parlour In East Kilbride

February 1st, 2021|

Fosters Family Funeral Directors open a new funeral parlour in East Kilbride providing families in the area with affordable funeral options and personalised care.

6 Creative Ideas for Celebrations of Life

January 18th, 2021|

We called on the expertise of our funeral arrangers to share these 6 ideas for personalising a loved one’s funeral. Some suggestions are part of pre-paid funeral plans, others have featured as part of final farewells that have already taken place.

Covid 19 Update – January 2021

January 5th, 2021|

Yesterday the First Minister announced a raft of new measures extending lockdown procedures which comes into force from Friday 8th January and are expected to be in place for at least 4 weeks.

What Shall We Do With The Ashes?

January 5th, 2021|

‘Scatter my ashes on the beach, the spot down the end where the tourists don’t go. You know, the bit where your brother got stung by the jellyfish!’ These conversations highlight the need to let your loved ones know the details that are important to you.

Meet Angela – Fosters Airdrie

December 8th, 2020|

Angela has worked in the funeral industry for a decade and talks about the best part of her job, cowboy boots, and why she holds up a light to Take That!

Meet Gillian – Fosters Clydebank

December 8th, 2020|

Meet Gillian, a funeral arranger at Fosters in Clydebank. Mum of one Gillian talks about the most unique funeral she's ever organised, her favourite tradition, and why you can't be a good night out with the girls.

Meet Lorna – Fosters Rutherglen

October 23rd, 2020|

Meet Lorna, an operations manager who is based in our Rutherglen Parlour. She talks about funeral traditions, the importance of attention to detail and why her role is so rewarding.

Zoom – The Value of A Friendly Face

October 6th, 2020|

At Fosters we recognised that our traditional methods to support customers had to adapt so earlier this year we set up a Zoom video call service enabling you to have a virtual face to face conversation our team.

Meet Elaine – Fosters West Mains, Edinburgh

October 3rd, 2020|

I’d been in nursing for almost 25 years and felt it was time for a career change. So, when I joined Fosters 18 months ago it felt like a natural step for me. I honestly feel like I’ve found my vocation. It’s extremely rewarding to be compassionate to families as they go through one of the most difficult times in their life.

Meet Fiona – Fosters Greenock

September 8th, 2020|

Meet Fiona Glackin from our Greenock parlour. Fiona joined Fosters two years ago and in this brief interview talks about the best part of her job, her love of the great outdoors, and false teeth!

What Is A Personalised Funeral?

September 8th, 2020|

In this article, we share examples of the little things that can bring comfort as you gather to commemorate the life of a loved one.

What Is A Green Funeral?

September 7th, 2020|

A green funeral is a more environmentally friendly way to be laid to rest. A key difference between a traditional funeral and a green funeral is the use of biodegradable materials such as a bamboo coffin. Overall, the processes involved are gentler on the earth.

How to write the perfect eulogy

August 4th, 2020|

Delivering a eulogy isn’t anywhere near as intimidating a prospect as it may appear. With the right preparation, anyone can plan and deliver the perfect eulogy.

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