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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.

Meet Yvonne – Fosters Cumbernauld

August 4th, 2020|

Yvonne explains why being a funeral arranger serving the Cumbernauld community is her dream job and why the little things make a big difference.

Stay At Home Funeral Arrangements

May 1st, 2020|

Due to social distancing measures, we have ensured people can still make funeral arrangements without leaving their homes by telephone or even through live video link-ups to continue to offer a more personal service. 

What is a Direct Cremation?

October 10th, 2019|

Thanks to the likes of David Bowie, who pre-arranged a Direct Cremation funeral for himself, it has gained lots of attention in the press recently but what exactly is it?

No frills funeral shouldn’t mean no frill service

February 20th, 2019|

We are shocked by this article in The Daily Telegraph highlighting that fact that some funeral companies are outrageously only offering office hour collections with their direct funeral plans, which means that depending on when they passed away, the deceased could be left at home over the weekend!

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