Top 10 Questions Funeral Directors Are Asked

There seems to be a cloud of secrecy surrounding the funeral industry, which makes people very curious about what really goes on. When we meet new people, we tend to get some very interesting questions, and so we thought we would answer the questions we are asked most frequently. We spoke with Eric Dekker, the owner and a funeral director at Hetherington Funerals, about his experience in the industry. Isn’t it a depressing job? No. There are times when dealing [...]

By | 2020-09-21T14:13:40+00:00 July 11th, 2019|newspaper|0 Comments

Funerals: The Process Explained

As funeral directors, we encounter people every day who are dealing with grief and loss. We see people at their most vulnerable time, who are then expected to make huge decisions immediately. Over time, we have learnt that one of the biggest factors that contribute to uncertainty and confusion at a time of death is a lack of education. So, we at Hetherington Funerals have began our mission to educate people on all things funeral-related. The process surrounding funerals is [...]

By | 2020-08-17T17:42:24+00:00 July 11th, 2019|newspaper|0 Comments

The Truth about Funerals in WA

Let’s be honest: the topic of death, dying and funerals makes most of us quite uncomfortable. I am sure most of you are familiar with the words of Benjamin Franklin; ‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.’ So, if death is such a natural and important part of our lives, then why are we still so afraid of the subject? We are currently in the year 2019, a time where there has never [...]

By | 2019-11-24T22:21:10+00:00 July 10th, 2019|newspaper|0 Comments