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How To Carry The Coffin

Advice for families that would like to carry the coffin at their loved one’s funeral.

Please note the coffin used in this video is a training coffin.

This video has been produced by Armstrong’s to assist you if you would like to carry a coffin on the day of the funeral. Being asked to be a pallbearer at a loved one’s funeral can be considered a great honour and we are here to ensure this is carried out safely and with respect.

The main thing to remember is that our team are there to assist you, so if you’re struggling for any reason whatsoever whether it be physical or emotional during the carry, we’re there to help.

We always have our own bearers present so if you feel that you can’t do this on the day, its not a problem. Please always remember this.

It is an honour to be asked to carry someone on their final journey and we are there to make this as easy and safe as possible for you.
If you have any questions we are only a phone call away.