Mrs Sheila Gray
Passed away peacefully at Hatfield Nursing Home on 18th July 2022, Sheila was the beloved wife of the late Basil Gray and much loved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, mother-in-law, sister and friend.
Funeral on 1st August 2022 at Teviothead Parish Church at 1pm. Family flowers only please but donations to Isabel Hospice gratefully received.
Date & Time
1:00pm Mon 1st Aug 2022
Date & Time
1:30pm Mon 1st Aug 2022
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What should I wear?
We normally associate wearing black with going to a funeral. But it is increasingly typical for families to express a preferred dress code. Our advice is to look out for information from the family in a notice published either in newspapers, online or in the funeral director window to advise you of their preference.
How long does a service last?
Typically a service in most churches or crematoria lasts around 20-30 minutes. A formal mass may take a little longer and we would expect this to be nearer an hour. Finally, burials can vary in length as they are weather dependent.
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Family and close friends typically reserve the first couple of rows in a service. We recommend sitting nearer the front than the back of a service space in order to support the family and enabling late arrivals to discreetly fill back rows.
Where should I send flowers?
Often a family will express a preference for flowers - or charity donations in lieu of flowers. We recommend you keep an eye on notices posted in newspapers, or online or in the funeral director window so you are able to follow their wishes.