Direct Cremations

What is a Direct Cremation?

A direct cremation is an unattended cremation where no funeral service takes place and no mourners are in attendance. The ashes are either scattered at the crematorium or are returned to us for you to collect.

When you entrust your loved one into our care at P & S Gallagher for a direct cremation, you can rest assured that they will be treated with respect and dignity at all times. We are independent, family-run funeral directors for the local region of Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and Mid Sussex, giving you peace of mind when you require affordable cremations.

When you choose cremation, your loved one stays in our care and the cremation itself is carried out without service or any guests in attendance. This option is often preferred by family and friends who would like to pay tribute in their own way, in their own time.

Giving you peace of mind that your loved one is with a trusted, local funeral directors, we offer low-cost cremations for a quiet, straightforward service with no ceremony or fuss. When putting together plans by yourself or with loved ones, it can often be a comfort to know that a simple cremation is available through our compassionate and understanding team.

Should you require any further information about direct cremations – or any of our other cremation services – in Haywards Heath, Burgess Hill and Mid Sussex, our experienced team is here to help you. We can guide and support you and answer any questions you may have whilst providing you with a professional and personal service at all times — simply contact us to find out more today.