Katie Mills Independent Funeral Service

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A local, family owned and run, and completely independent funeral director in Paignton, located in the heart of Torbay and serving the entire surrounding area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Emma Eales 3rd Dec 2020

Katie and Rob are just wonderful I can honestly say I couldn't have got through this traumatic time without the continuous help and support from Katie and Rob. they truly went above and beyond and made it all so personable. loosing my mum was so difficult and organising her funeral on my own was so difficult on so may levels but the reassurance and guidance they provided me with pulled me through it, and i can not thank them enough. Katie and Rob are professional. personable. kind. thoughtful and extremely helpful. Thankyou for a beautiful farewell to my loving mum. I would recommend in a heart beat .

Marie Jones 30th Nov 2020

Makes you feel secure comforted very understanding to all your personal needs , excellent friendly people . Couldn't  do enough for me . They went above and beyond to meet my personal needs .fabulous service .Highly recommend .

Louise Murphy 30th Nov 2020

My family and I would truly thank Katie Mills for her dedicated care of Mr Robin Hayward. It is very refreshing to see and witness an Independant Funeral Directors ethics are genuine, in respect that they truly care for the deceased and the whole family. Their pricing policy is clear and concise with no hidden unnecessary charges or up-selling! Katie Mills and her team are kind and mindful people serving our local community at their greatest time of need. We highly recommended and will employ Katie's services again, but hopefully not too soon in the future!!

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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
342 Torquay Rd
Paignton
Torbay
TQ3 2DQ

About Us

A local, family owned and run, and completely independent funeral director in Paignton, located in the heart of Torbay and serving the entire surrounding area. Katie and Rob opened the business together in 2020, after buying and completely refurbishing the funeral home.

With bright, welcoming premises that now include a large reception area, a comfortable arranging room and two dedicated chapels of rest, both of which can be used as small service chapels, Katie and Rob have created a truly welcoming and comfortable place for you to plan the perfect farewell.

Katie Mills Independent Funeral Service can help you to arrange any kind of service that you wish for. With a full range of specialist hearses available, ranging from traditional Daimler hearses and limousines, to executive black and white Range Rovers, to alternative options such as horse drawn carriages, and a trike-and-trailer combination, you will always be given a wide range of options.

Katie Mills Funeral Service do not charge upfront fees, and provide the same level of excellent services to everyone who needs them, regardless of your financial situation.

Phone today for a first-class funeral service in Paignton and the whole of the Torbay region. Katie Mills Independent Funeral Service are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Emma Eales 3rd Dec 2020

    Katie and Rob are just wonderful I can honestly say I couldn't have got through this traumatic time without the continuous help and support from Katie and Rob. they truly went above and beyond and made it all so personable. loosing my mum was so difficult and organising her funeral on my own was so difficult on so may levels but the reassurance and guidance they provided me with pulled me through it, and i can not thank them enough. Katie and Rob are professional. personable. kind. thoughtful and extremely helpful. Thankyou for a beautiful farewell to my loving mum. I would recommend in a heart beat .

  • 5 Marie Jones 30th Nov 2020

    Makes you feel secure comforted very understanding to all your personal needs , excellent friendly people . Couldn't  do enough for me . They went above and beyond to meet my personal needs .fabulous service .Highly recommend .

  • 5 Louise Murphy 30th Nov 2020

    My family and I would truly thank Katie Mills for her dedicated care of Mr Robin Hayward. It is very refreshing to see and witness an Independant Funeral Directors ethics are genuine, in respect that they truly care for the deceased and the whole family. Their pricing policy is clear and concise with no hidden unnecessary charges or up-selling! Katie Mills and her team are kind and mindful people serving our local community at their greatest time of need. We highly recommended and will employ Katie's services again, but hopefully not too soon in the future!!

  • 5 Paul Moore 14th Nov 2020

    Very impressed at the personal service given by Katie Mills and her partner. A calm and relaxed desire to please at your pace with no pressure selling. Nice newly decorated offices and elegant viewing rooms. Willing to adapt, give options and alter arrangements without a fuss. On the day everything was perfect, professionally & smartly delivered and at a very reasonable price. An exemplar organisation that others can only hope to aspire to. I wish Katie every success for the future and have no hesitation in recommending.

  • 5 Zak Theobold 3rd Sep 2020

    Couldn't have asked for nicer people. Katie and Rob went above and beyond and made everything so much easier for us in such a difficult time. Cannot thank them enough for everything they did for our little Prince and us.

  • 5 George Russell 27th Aug 2020

    Katie and Rob were totally professional, sympathetic, respectful and above all else very approachable. They both helped us through the worst of times and in our opinion went the extra mile for us. All our mums wishes were carried out to the letter. We highly regard them and would recommend them to anyone who needs them. 

    Katie Mills replied
    Thank you George for your kind words. We both wish you all the very best. Best wishes Katie & Rob

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.

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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.

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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.

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Address
342 Torquay Rd
Paignton
Torbay
TQ3 2DQ

Latest Verified Reviews

Emma Eales 3rd Dec 2020

Katie and Rob are just wonderful I can honestly say I couldn't have got through this traumatic time without the continuous help and support from Katie and Rob. they truly went above and beyond and made it all so personable. loosing my mum was so difficult and organising her funeral on my own was so difficult on so may levels but the reassurance and guidance they provided me with pulled me through it, and i can not thank them enough. Katie and Rob are professional. personable. kind. thoughtful and extremely helpful. Thankyou for a beautiful farewell to my loving mum. I would recommend in a heart beat .

Marie Jones 30th Nov 2020

Makes you feel secure comforted very understanding to all your personal needs , excellent friendly people . Couldn't  do enough for me . They went above and beyond to meet my personal needs .fabulous service .Highly recommend .

Louise Murphy 30th Nov 2020

My family and I would truly thank Katie Mills for her dedicated care of Mr Robin Hayward. It is very refreshing to see and witness an Independant Funeral Directors ethics are genuine, in respect that they truly care for the deceased and the whole family. Their pricing policy is clear and concise with no hidden unnecessary charges or up-selling! Katie Mills and her team are kind and mindful people serving our local community at their greatest time of need. We highly recommended and will employ Katie's services again, but hopefully not too soon in the future!!

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