Bernard Kenney & Daughter Funeral Service

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Independent funeral directors in Buxton, providing a range of bespoke funeral arranging services.

Latest Verified Reviews

Rachel Mycock 29th Sep 2021

All the staff at Bernard Kenney and Daughter were extremely helpful from the moment we made the first phone call until after the funeral. They dealt with every detail and made a very difficult time much more bearable, thank you.

Lena Heathcote 29th Sep 2021

Excellent service all round

Verna Hallam 29th Sep 2021

A very professional and caring service from Bernard, Dianne & co. They went above and beyond their duty to make my late sister's passing smooth and stress free as possible. I would certainly highly recommend them to anyone needing this service.

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Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Address
Thornheyes, Longridge Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 8AD

About Us

Established in 1991, this independent funeral directors in Buxton, Derbyshire, is committed to helping the bereaved and offering personal attention at all times. With female and male arrangers, Bernard Kenney & Daughter Funeral Service has a team of qualified funeral staff with diplomas in funeral directing, as well as being an accredited member of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD).

With experience working as a funeral director since the 1960s, Benard Kenney and his team can help you organise the perfect funeral for your loved one, whether you are looking for a traditional burial, direct cremation, non-religious service or green funeral. Horse-drawn hearses, bespoke motorcycle hearses and vintage lorry transport are all available to make your loved one’s funeral a unique and fitting tribute.

Bernard Kenney & Daughter funeral directors will also provide a detailed funeral report, listing all mourners in attendance.

The premises, just outside the town of Buxton, have convenient car parking, with opening hours 8am to 6pm. There is a private chapel of rest for you to say goodbye to your loved one in peace.

Contact Bernard Kenney & Daughter Funeral Service now to find out more about the services they provide and begin making arrangements for your loved one.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Rachel Mycock 29th Sep 2021

    All the staff at Bernard Kenney and Daughter were extremely helpful from the moment we made the first phone call until after the funeral. They dealt with every detail and made a very difficult time much more bearable, thank you.

  • 5 Lena Heathcote 29th Sep 2021

    Excellent service all round

  • 5 Verna Hallam 29th Sep 2021

    A very professional and caring service from Bernard, Dianne & co. They went above and beyond their duty to make my late sister's passing smooth and stress free as possible. I would certainly highly recommend them to anyone needing this service.

  • 5 Joanne Sykes 29th Sep 2021

    Very professional and treated with compassion and respect. Nothing was too much trouble.

  • 5 Christine Jones 29th Sep 2021

    Very professional and helpful.

  • 5 Marie Black 29th Sep 2021

    We can not praise them enough from start to the end they were fantastic and made us all feel at ease and answered every question we had with respect and professionalism 

  • 5 Jamie Stott 24th May 2021

    Friendly and caring funeral service that made things easy to arrange and organise. Thank you Bernard and Dianne for your assistance in saying goodbye to mum.

  • 5 Jane Burton 22nd May 2021

    Professional, compassionate and organised - Dianne helped us through each step of the funeral arrangements and delivered exactly what we hoped for. Could not have asked for more. Thank you

  • 5 Caroline Featherstone 21st May 2021

    This is the first time I have had to use the Services of Funeral Director. I have to say Dianne and team were very helpful, regularly in touch and patient. The service ended up being a wonderful send off for a wonderful Husband. I can't imagine any service being better in any way. My heartfelt thanks to Dianne and Team.

  • 5 Lyn Wheeldon 21st May 2021

    Everything was arranged exactly as I wished. Diane listens with compassion and sorts matters out extremely quickly and efficiently. I would certainly recommend to anyone. Top marks.

  • 5 Julie Hoggins 21st May 2021

    Dianne and her team have been very supportive and professional from start to finish organising my dad's funeral. nothing was too much trouble, she was kind and considerate and very caring, I can not thank her and her team enough, I would highly recommend Bernard Kenney and daughter.

  • 5 Andrew Hollinrake 20th May 2021

    Bernard Kenny & Daughter provided an excellent professional and caring service during a very difficult time.

  • 5 Christopher Friel 20th May 2021

    Bernard and his Daughter Dianne provide an excellent funeral service ....my family have used them for many years. Friendly and professional service ...Chris Friel

  • 5 Jackie Goodwin 3rd Mar 2021

    I have nothing but good to say about Bernard Kenney & Daughter FuneralService. They were kind , considerate, sympathetic  and extremely helpful at a very difficult time. I would recommend them to anyone . 

  • 5 Joanne Gill 20th Feb 2021

    Wonderful and friendly professional service. Very highly recommended

  • 5 Jennifer Robinson 31st Jan 2021

    Bernard and Dianne did a fantastic job they treated us like family. They provided guidance but allowed us to do things just as we wanted. Despite COVID restrictions we had the funeral my Dad had wished for and you can’t ask for more than that. Only having immediate family made it a very special occasion. My mum, sister and I can’t thank you enough. 

  • 5 Larry Zamirski 9th Jan 2021

    An amazing job done by Bernard and Dianne all staff are very kind and thoughtful. It was a difficult time with covid but they looked after me through every stage.If you need them the phone is answered in seconds. I couldn't have wished for any one else to take care of Mother they did. They are the best ever. THANK YOU .Bernard Kenny and Daughter.

  • 5 Joyce Morton 7th Jan 2021

    Mr Kenny and Ms Kenny could not have been more helpful, compassionate and thoughtful if they’d tried.  I was extremely impressed with their professionalism and their help with the service, from the first phone call to the last they were always courteous and polite.  Thank you, you made a hard enough situation in more difficult times run so smoothly, it was more than very much appreciated.

  • 5 Anne Gilman 6th Jan 2021

    Mr Kenney and his daughter both went the extra mile to ensure that my mothers funeral was the best that she could have within the Covid Rules. On the day of her funeral,despite heavy snowfall and blocked roads Mr Kenny ensured that my mother arrived at Burbage Church on time together with a replacement vicar as the original vicar was stuck in   Tideswell. Mr Kenny has many years of experience in his profession and we have been very grateful to him and his daughter for their  guidance and regular updates from the moment we first contact him. 

  • 5 Judith Pickering 5th Jan 2021

    Extremely helpful and efficient. Very friendly and ensured that everything went smoothly.

  • 4 Ruth Boundy 5th Jan 2021

    Very friendly, sensitive  and approachable staff. Staff took a lot of stress out of organising Phil’s service. 

  • 5 Margaret Holford 5th Jan 2021

    Simply put, Bernard and Diane made a really difficult time bearable. Not only were we having to cope with the death of someone we loved, we were having to do so through the added dangers of a COVID-19 epidemic. As a family, we have nothing but praise for the care and concern shown to us by every member of the team. We will be forever grateful.

  • 5 Michael Lawton 5th Jan 2021

    Bernard and Dianne gave a very Kind, careing service. A familly firm, nothing was too much trouble. We've used them twice, and would'nt think of not doing so in the future. Oh, and the prices were very fair as well

  • 5 Melanie Royle 4th Jan 2021

    Very thoughtful and caring attention to detail.  Discussed all aspects of the arrangements with me  in a thoughtful and considerate way. 

  • 5 Doris Higginbotham 4th Jan 2021

    Both Bernard and his daughter were very caring and helpful all through the process. My husband died in May at the height of the pandemic and we were only allowed 9 in the crematorium. It wasn't very pleasant, but they had explained everything clearly to me beforehand which was a very great help. I would wholeheartedly recommend them.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

Read more: How to arrange a funeral

What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

Read more: What are disbursements

How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

Read more: Help with funeral costs

Address
Thornheyes, Longridge Lane
Buxton
Derbyshire
SK17 8AD

Latest Verified Reviews

Rachel Mycock 29th Sep 2021

All the staff at Bernard Kenney and Daughter were extremely helpful from the moment we made the first phone call until after the funeral. They dealt with every detail and made a very difficult time much more bearable, thank you.

Lena Heathcote 29th Sep 2021

Excellent service all round

Verna Hallam 29th Sep 2021

A very professional and caring service from Bernard, Dianne & co. They went above and beyond their duty to make my late sister's passing smooth and stress free as possible. I would certainly highly recommend them to anyone needing this service.

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