Service options

Service options

Choice of hearses

The G. Seller Fleet

We pride ourselves on the modern Mercedes Benz fleet we have.

Each limousine seats 7 passengers.

We also have a long wheel base Mercedes Benz S-Class that can seat 4 passengers

Horse Drawn

We can offer the beautiful & traditional horsedrawn hearse. You have the choice of black or white horses, with the option of having a matching outrider.

There are options of having a white, silver or black hearse.

Victorian Hand Bier

We are proud custodians of a Victorian hand-bier.

Motorcycle Hearses

Triumph Bonneville

Traditionally styled and was built completely in the UK

Triumph Thunderbird

A traditional British bike, completely built in the UK with 1600cc!

Suzuki Hayabusa

The fastest motorcycle hearse in the world. It is fast & sleek.

Harley Davidson Electra Glide

Nothing sounds or feels the same as a genuine Harley Davidson.

Flowers

We offer a wide and varied range of beautiful floral tributes that can be arranged and supplied by our highly-experienced florist, Karen Noel. Karen owns and manages Jillyflowers who have been established for over 30 years and are conveniently located opposite our funeral home on Upper Bond Street, Hinckley.

We have a comprehensive brochure that we will help and guide you with designing a befitting tribute for your loved one.

Funeral Stationary

We have a bespoke and unique range of funeral stationary that can be designed and personalised to your requirements. We will liaise with the minister or officiant on your behalf to produce any funeral stationary you would like. This can include Orders of Service, Attendance Cards, Books of Condolence, Bookmarks, Memorial Cards, Thank you cards and Memorial Portraits.

A complete collection of a sample funeral stationary range is available at each of our funeral homes, together with a comprehensive brochure.

Your funeral director will be happy to go through all the options to help you in making the right decision for you and your loved one.

Coffins

We pride ourselves on the quality of our coffins. We have worked with the same family run manufacturers for over 50 years.

Choosing the right coffin or casket for your loved one is an important part of the funeral arrangement. We have a coffin showroom and comprehensive brochure that we can go through with you.

Often it helps to think about the life of the loved one and consider what would best reflect their life.

Whether you would like a traditional style wooden coffin or a wood veneer, a cardboard or wicker coffin or would like to consider a painted or themed coffin, we can help.

Obituary

We can assist you in placing notices in all local and national newspapers.

Example Notice

BARSBY – Gladys Ruth of Earl Shilton. Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday 9th September 2004, aged 87 years. A much loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Reunited with her beloved late husband Charlie. Funeral service to take place at The Barsby Service Chapel, G. Seller on Wednesday 9th January 2019 at 2:30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations are being raised in memory of Gladys, payable to Cancer Research UK, c/o G. Seller Independent Funeral Directors, 75 Upper Bond Street, Hinckley, LE10 1RH. Tel: 01455 637457 or www.gseller.co.uk/obituaries

We can also publish the notice free of charge on the online obituary page. Your online obituary page will allow for family members and friends to write messages, leave a memory candle, look at directions to The Barsby Service Chapel, Church, Cemetery or Crematorium and donate to your chosen charity.

Personal Touches

Doves

We can arrange a symbolic and special white dove release. This can take place at The Barsby Service Chapel, Cemetery, Church or Crematorium.

Balloons

We can arrange the release of balloons at the end of the funeral service. This can be incredibly poignant and memorable.

Bugler

The Last Post and Reveille can be played by a bugler and can be a moving mark of respect for military personnel.

Bagpiper

A bagpiper can be arranged to play at your loved one’s funeral. This can be a really up lifting and fitting tribute to your loved one.

Family Pall Bearers

Some families find great comfort with being able to have the honour of carrying their loved one on their last journey. We are happy to help and offer a practice with all involved before the day of the funeral.

Standard Bearers

All military service personnel are entitled to have a Standard at their funeral. It is customary for the Standard to form part of the procession, both into and from the Church, Chapel, Cemetery or Churchyard where the funeral is taking place. We can arrange this all for you.

Live Music

This could be a singer or brass band, playing a personal and meaningful song that meant a lot to you and your loved one.

Well I can’t really put into words how absolutely fantastic you have all been and still are to myself and my family. Thank you doesn’t really cut it. You helped make everything just perfect!! Thanks to you all.