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The Alty Funeral Service

The Alty Funeral service has been established for four generations & is now the only one of the long established Funeral Services in Blackburn to remain independent.

Questions you are asking..

Should I wear black at a funeral?

Most people choose formal clothes like a suit, and men normally wear a black tie. It ís very rare nowadays for people going to a funeral to be dressed entirely in black, although some may think that bright clothing is not appropriate.


Latest News and Articles

  • With the upcoming release of our new funeral software package, we have updated our website to use the new Joomla 2.5 framework.

    We have included lots of useful information regarding funerals that you may find useful.

What to do when someone dies

Nothing is more traumatic than a loved one passing on. Here is a guide for you to follow, though you are more than welcome to call us 24/7 on our contact number of 01254 503240
Click here for the guide

Pre-paid Funeral Plans

Supporting your family and loved ones can start well before your passing by setting up a funeral plan. Take away the financial and planning stress by paying and arranging your funeral in the present.

Click here to read about funeral plans.

Helping the bereaved

Sometimes one of the hardest parts about a death is knowing how to help the bereaved. Some of us may feel awkward about even saying sorry as we dont know if it will help, or that it feels empty in some way. Here are some articles that you may find useful if you are in this situation.

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