A selection of quotes from people who say how they'd like their funeral to be..
“Don’t waste money on a funeral for me, keep it simple but dignified.”
“ I just want to be rolled up in a carpet!”
"I want a totally traditional funeral with everyone dressed smartly"
“Just put me in a cardboard box and spend the money on the grandchildren.”
“ I want my service done in my local pub with my ashes on the bar.”
“ I don’t want flowers, please donate the money to the NSPCC instead.”
“ I want to go to the crematorium in the back of my van.”
“ I want someone to pedal my coffin to the crematorium”
“ I request that my funeral is to be a celebration and that no one wears black”
“ I want my coffin to be made of blackboard material so that everyone can write a message on it.”
“ I want my service on a Sunday with my family all around me and a Vicar's blessing."
Alternative transport and ideas for coffins and flowers