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Confessions Of A Funeral Director


Confessions Of A Funeral Director

Have you ever wondered what you would do if you had to organise a funeral for a friend or loved one? For most people, the thought is daunting.

Funeral Director Neil Little aims to take away some of the mystery and myths about funerals, deaths and dying. His informative – and humorous – talk at the Uxbridge Centre will tell you everything you need to know about the subject in a non-threatening environment.

Mr Little, of Davis Funeral Home, has many years experience and is an executive member of the Funeral Directors’ Association. Davis Funeral Home is based in Pakuranga and Mt Eden.

The talk is on Thursday 16 October at 7pm. Tickets are $10 per person, including a glass of wine or juice. Bookings can be made at Uxbridge, 35 Uxbridge Road, Howick or phone 535 6467.

22 September 2003

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