Reading’s Book of Remembrance goes Digital

RELATIVES from all over the world will now be able to remember their loved ones from Reading as the Book of Remembrance has now been made available to view online.

The new interactive online service provides free access to the Halls of Memory for those unable to visit the crematorium to view the book.

The Book of Remembrance allows friends and relatives to create a permanent memorial for their loved ones passed. The book itself is available to be viewed on a daily basis at Henley Road Crematorium.

Councillor Sarah Hacker, Lead Member of Consumer Services, said:

“Families often relocate, sometimes to the other side of the world, which makes it even more difficult for them to pay their respects to those who have passed away.

“Memories of our loved ones make up an important part of our lives, and this new online service is a brilliant way to allow those from all over the world to celebrate the lives of their friends and relatives from the area.”

The Book of Remembrance is available to view online at http://www.remembrance-books.com/reading/book-of-remembrance.html

Press Officer Contact: Rachel Dennis 0118 937 3957 / rachel.dennis@reading.gov.uk 

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Notes to Editors

A memorial to a loved one can be included in the Book of Remembrance for a fee. More information regarding burial, cremation, and memorial options is available at http://www.reading.gov.uk/burialandcremation.