Scattering ashes ceremony

how do I conduct a scattering funeral ashes cremated remain ceremony

Your celebration, your ceremony. The great thing is that it is entirely up to you, a special occasion to commemorate the life of a loved one.

With some thought and preparation your ceremony to scatter their ashes, will be meaningful, memorable, heartfelt and dignified. It is a fantastic opportunity to give them send-off they would have wished for.

If your loved one was religious you can ask their faith leader to preside. However, if the person wasn’t religious then it is entirely up to you, which has its own advantages and disadvantages.

On the plus side you can spread the ashes in a way you see fit, however with no tradition to lean upon you may be left wondering what the ceremony should involve. Don’t let that daunt you, we have put together a simple download [word document] for you to use as a guide – Suggested order of service

There are a number of ways that you could add a memorable addition:

Please remember other use of where you are scattering and some of the above may not be appropriate

If  you want a professionally printed Order of Service, here is a company that specialises in such matters:

Heritage Stationary

Should you want somebody to conduct a non religious  / secular service for you, you could use the services of a celebrant here are a couple of options

British Humanist Association Funeral Celebrants

Funeral Celebrants

You should record aspects of the service for the family records – recording where the cremated ashes were spread

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