Public invited to open day at refurbished funeral home

PUBLISHED: 10:55 11 May 2018 | UPDATED: 10:55 11 May 2018

Picture: Chapmans & Thornalley Funeral Services

Picture: Chapmans & Thornalley Funeral Services


A family-owned funeral services has undergone a major refurbishment and is set to hold an open day to give the public a chance to meet the team and ask questions.

Picture: Chapmans & Thornalley Funeral ServicesPicture: Chapmans & Thornalley Funeral Services

Chapmans Funeral Services, based in Swaffham, was renamed to Chapmans and Thornalley Funeral Services when it was purchased by the Thornalley family in June 2016 and it has now been fully refurbished.

The business is managed by funeral directors Derek Gaskin and Peter Dyer, along with Catherine Kennedy, who all work closely with Ray and Andrew Thornalley, of Thornalley Funeral Services in King’s Lynn.

Mr Gaskin ran Chapmans Funeral Services for many years whilst Mr Dyer has a long background in the funeral profession and has worked at Thornalley Funeral Services in King’s Lynn for several years.

The open day will take place on May 31, with the public welcome to attend anytime between 3pm and 7pm. The Swaffham Mayor will be visiting at 5.30pm.

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