Funeral FAQ: What happens at an arrangement meeting?

Funeral FAQ: What happens at an arrangement meeting?

For many people, arranging a funeral is a complex and confusing task. When emotions are running high after the loss of a loved one the prospect of arranging a funeral can seem overwhelming. The Walter Carter Funerals team is here for you throughout the process. We’ll...
Funeral FAQ: What is repatriation?

Funeral FAQ: What is repatriation?

The death of a loved one is always distressing, but when it happens and they’re away from home that distress can be compounded by practical problems. Repatriation is when a deceased person is moved from overseas or interstate in order to be laid to rest. The...
Funeral FAQ: What do I need to do when someone dies?

Funeral FAQ: What do I need to do when someone dies?

Death will touch all of us at some point in our lives. It may come when a family member dies or a close friend passes. But despite this inevitability, death is something we rarely discuss and its consequences are often not fully understood. Having an understanding of...
Funeral FAQ: What is embalming?

Funeral FAQ: What is embalming?

Put simply, embalming is similar to a surgical process and achieves three things: sanitisation, preservation and presentation of the body. This is achieved by treating all parts of the body with various chemicals. The process uses the vascular system of the body as...