This section is designed to provide you with knowledge and options that can assist you in making decisions regarding funeral arrangements.

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Cremation or Burial?

While burial was once the only choice, there has long been an option for burial or cremation in this country. Cremations soon became the most preferred choice with now over 80% of people choosing cremations.

For most people burial or cremation is a personal choice, but religious or cultural grounds can often play a large part in choosing between the two.

No matter how simple or elaborate your wishes, with Thornalley Funeral Services you will be assured of the very greatest of care and attention to detail.


Excellent service from start to finish, very professional friendly staff. As this was the first funeral I’ve had to arrange I was unsure of what to do, I was guided through everything with ease and everything went smoothly.

Roslyn Williams