News

News

The significance of poems within a funeral service

A poem within a funeral service should help to capture the essence of that person’s character, achievements, or your relationship with them. There are many types of funeral poems: poignant, profound, comedic to name but a few. The right funeral poem should bring comfort and provide a memento of the service for the person’s loved Read more…


A selection of popular funeral poems

The choice of poem to include in a funeral service is an intensely personal decision. Sometimes a bespoke poem is the perfect way to represent a departed loved one, but there are several funeral poems which are extremely popular. Please feel free to browse this selection either to find the perfect poem or for inspiration Read more…

The Benefits of a Memorial Service

Why have a memorial service? Covid 19 has prevented us from being able to celebrate the lives of our loved one’s in the way we might have wanted when they passed away. With services so restricted many decided on a simple cremation or burial service knowing that there would be an opportunity to have a Read more…

How can I help someone who is grieving?

Knowing how to help a grieving friend or relative can be difficult. If you know someone who is grieving, try and stay in touch. Letting them know that you are thinking of them, whether it is from a distance or close by can make all the difference. If someone you care about has lost a Read more…

An Iconic Poem Of Remembrance

In early May 1915, shortly after losing a friend in Ypres during World War 1, a Canadian doctor, Lt Col John McCrae was inspired by the sight of poppies that were growing in the bleak and battered landscape of war to write a now famous poem called ‘In Flanders Fields’. It has become a poem Read more…

Service Of Reflection 2020

The Family of G. Seller would like to warmly invite you and your family to join us for our Service of Reflection, which we have arranged to remember loved ones that we have been privileged to take care of. The Service will take place on Friday 27th November at 7:00pm online due to the prevailing Read more…

Local Leicester Lockdown

With the ongoing challenges associated with the Coronavirus pandemic the eyes of the UK are now on Leicester as it becomes the latest hotspot and the first area of the UK to be the focus on additional local lockdown measures. As with any significant changes there can be ramifications for those organising a funeral for Read more…

Return To Happiness

Here at G Seller we like to refresh our window displays on a regular basis, sharing thoughts with the community on themes that resonate with us. For this summer we have dressed the window with the use of Lily of the Valley which are known as the ‘return to happiness’ flower which we felt was Read more…

Homage To The War Generation

Our Hinckley based family business was proud to celebrate VE Day with a beautiful musical tribute. Last week saw the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II across Europe and we paid tribute to remember the efforts of a generation that has enabled us to live with freedom as a result of their Read more…

Creating Windows Of Colour In The Community

During the current pandemic we are all living in uncertain times with each new day taking us into uncharted territory. It is at times like this that community really does come to the fore and having been a family business in and around Hinckley for over 100 years, we know how strong our local community Read more…

open