Milne Funeral Services - there for you in your time of need

Lurgan-based undertaker calls on Johnson to go

Ian Milne.

Staff reporter


Staff reporter


Milne Funeral Services are a family business, where personal service and professional guidance are paramount.

In 1989 Ian attained his Diploma in Funeral Directing.  He is the founding member of the National Association of Funeral Directors’ Committee on Funerals & Bereavement in the NI Assembly, and was President of the Area Federation.  He is also former Chairman of The British Institute of Funeral Directors NI.

Ian achieved a Masters Degree in “Work based Learning and Mediation” for work in conflict resolution from Queens’ University Belfast.  His was one of a collection of 35 portraits painted by local artist Susan Hughes called “The Quiet Peacemakers”, in recognition of his conflict resolution work during the troubles.

Milne Funeral Services was founded in 2000 when Ian opened his first funeral home at the gates of Seagoe Cemetery, Portadown.  Now with his family and a team of caring and experienced local people, Milne Funeral Services helps families in the Portadown, Lurgan and Banbridge areas.

Milne Funeral Services offer funeral plans, which are a caring, sensible and cost-effective way to provide for funeral expenses.

  • You can choose your funeral arrangements, for your own peace of mind
  • You will save your family from having to make difficult decisions, trying to guess what you would have wanted, at such a distressing time
  • You can make a single payment or pay by monthly instalments
  • Your finances are secure
  • You can fix our direct costs and make a contribution towards third party fees in advance (which you cannot do with a savings account or life insurance policy)
  • There are no upper age limits and no medical or health questions
  • You can also review any arrangements that you currently have in place, as circumstances and wishes may have changed.

Please contact Milne Funeral Services if you would like to discuss a prepaid funeral plan.

Their chosen product providers are Plan with Grace, Ecclesiastical, and Golden Charter.

You can contact Milne Funeral Services by emailing or calling their offices in Portadown (028 3833 8888), Lurgan (028 3832 2121) or Banbridge (028 4062 4999).

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