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Bring them home, wherever that may be




It’s not uncommon for a loved one to pass whilst overseas, and in such circumstances, it’s understandable that you would want to bring them home to ensure they’re amongst family. Here at Alderson’s Family Funerals, we understand just how important this is, which is why we provide global repatriation services to help reunite family members, no matter the circumstances.

Our team will work with you and help you make all of the essential arrangements, including the completion of the requisite documentation and communications between other funeral directors around the globe, ensuring a suitable coffin is provided for your loved one.

With nearly 100 years worth of experience, you can trust the Alderson family to provide a smooth repatriation service that minimises stress for you and your family. We have brought many loved ones back to their families over the years, and it would be an honour to do the same for yours.

Based in Durham and serving the local surrounding communities such as Newton Hall, Coxhoe and Belmont, Alderson’s Family Funerals would be happy to help in your time of need. Please contact us for more information about the repatriation process.

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Let us help you create a fitting tribute for a loved one

Call us on 0191 373 1828 Email us on: enquiries@alderson-funerals.co.uk or request a callback using the form below

Come & see us, we are here to help

Ushaw Moor: Flass Terrace Ushaw Moor Durham DH7 7LD
Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 17:00 Sat: by appointment Sunday: by appointment

FAQs & Advice

To help you during this difficult time, Alderson’s Family Funerals have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and their respective answers below.

If you would like to take further steps to remember your loved one after the funeral, there are a number of different options available to you. For example, you could consider our range of keepsake items, such as scatter tubes and memory stones, memory bears, keepsake jewellery or you could put your loved one’s name in the memorial book.
It’s not always easy to know what flowers would best suit the funeral you are arranging, but it’s not uncommon to see any of the following: sprays, wreaths, sheaves and baskets, posies, hearts and cushions, and crosses and letters. If you would like to see our flower brochure or would like some expert advice from our team, please contact us.
Yes you can, but in order to do this, we will need the deeds or definite confirmation as to the location. Most councils require the deeds or an indemnity signed. There are often strict rules regarding the erection of memorials in churchyards and cemeteries and we can advise you of these at the time.
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