The Modern Funeral

4 reviews

The Modern Funeral, East Sussex, funeral director in East Sussex
COVID-19 measures: We are working to simplify our service even further through this time and will do all we can to keep our staff and families as safe as possible during every task. While following the guidelines set by crematoria and burial grounds, we will continue to support our families with the utmost care and compassion. We have also found a talented filmmaker who can put together personalised memento films for you to share.
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Modern and compassionate funeral directors in Brighton offering bespoke services to flexibly support you through the funeral process

Latest Verified Reviews

Debbie King 15th Jun 2020

From the first moment I spoke to Tora I knew we were in safe hands. We were impressed with her professionalism, guidance and kindness to our family. She made the funeral service so personal and was able to guide us through a very difficult time as our son’s  funeral was in lockdown with very different  circumstances for funeral directors & families to organise. I would not hesitate to recommend Tora from the modern funeral.

Ian Meyer 5th Feb 2020

It is with great sadness at this time in our lives on the death of the matriarch of the family Dulcie at the ripe old age of 96 on the 4th January and then shortly afterwards on the 10th January our son in law Rob at the age of 44 that we found ourselves in need of a funeral home to help us plan and execute 2 very touching and emotional cremation services. We were referred to The Modern Funeral by a good friend and we can only say that Tora with her team provided an exceptional service at what was really quite short notice arranging the recovery of the deceased from the hospital mortuary, arrangement of an appropriate crematorium, hearse and all the trappings at a very realistic and affordable price. We cannot express our thanks and appreciation enough for their loving and compassionate support through this difficult process.

Sarah Burnett 10th Sep 2019

The Modern Funeral provided a very friendly and personal service for my husband. There were special circumstances required for his preparation and funeral, all of which were dealt with sensitively and efficiently. My husband and I took the opportunity to meet with the team prior to his death and he was able to let them know exactly how he wanted his service to be. They also helped with our request for live music by consulting with the artists directly regarding these arrangements. The most important part of the process for myself was the close personal contact with Taura the Funeral Director who was sensitive to our wishes and feelings and was easily approachable for advise. Our day went exactly as planned and we cant thank them enough for all the help they gave us. All at an extremely competitive price. I can highly recommend them.

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Location

Address
Warleigh Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 4NT

About Us

Providing funeral services with compassion and integrity, The Modern Funeral exists to support you through the options and help you create a cost effective, meaningful funeral. These helpful Brighton funeral directors have been serving the bereaved since 2014, and offer practical support around the clock.

No job is too big or too small for Tora Colwill and her Modern Funeral team. They are are here to help you decide on the funeral choices that are just right for you, in a warm and supportive manner. They help you take control of the circumstances, get all the jobs done, and make the best of things.

The focus of the Modern Funeral is on providing a tailor-made funeral, suited to your needs. Simplifying the funeral process, this Brighton funeral director is also happy to visit you in your own home to complete paperwork, or discuss the more creative elements of the funeral. The Modern Funeral have staff who are fully trained as secular funeral speakers who can write and conduct a personalised funeral service if you wish.

Should you require a funeral vehicle, The Modern Funeral is able to supply its own modern hearse, customised with oak interior fittings from a vintage hearse. It can also arrange for the mode of funeral transport you feel is most fitting, from a traditional black hearse to a VW Campervan.

Access is available to a chapel of rest facility, if required. The Modern Funeral is happy to support families who live further away by making funeral arrangements via Skype, while its staff are also trained to help people arranging a home funeral.

Call The Modern Funeral today to arrange a cost-effective and meaningful, tailored funeral or to discuss the more creative elements of the funeral.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Debbie King 15th Jun 2020

    From the first moment I spoke to Tora I knew we were in safe hands. We were impressed with her professionalism, guidance and kindness to our family. She made the funeral service so personal and was able to guide us through a very difficult time as our son’s  funeral was in lockdown with very different  circumstances for funeral directors & families to organise. I would not hesitate to recommend Tora from the modern funeral.

  • 5 Ian Meyer 5th Feb 2020

    It is with great sadness at this time in our lives on the death of the matriarch of the family Dulcie at the ripe old age of 96 on the 4th January and then shortly afterwards on the 10th January our son in law Rob at the age of 44 that we found ourselves in need of a funeral home to help us plan and execute 2 very touching and emotional cremation services. We were referred to The Modern Funeral by a good friend and we can only say that Tora with her team provided an exceptional service at what was really quite short notice arranging the recovery of the deceased from the hospital mortuary, arrangement of an appropriate crematorium, hearse and all the trappings at a very realistic and affordable price. We cannot express our thanks and appreciation enough for their loving and compassionate support through this difficult process.

  • 5 Sarah Burnett 10th Sep 2019

    The Modern Funeral provided a very friendly and personal service for my husband. There were special circumstances required for his preparation and funeral, all of which were dealt with sensitively and efficiently. My husband and I took the opportunity to meet with the team prior to his death and he was able to let them know exactly how he wanted his service to be. They also helped with our request for live music by consulting with the artists directly regarding these arrangements. The most important part of the process for myself was the close personal contact with Taura the Funeral Director who was sensitive to our wishes and feelings and was easily approachable for advise. Our day went exactly as planned and we cant thank them enough for all the help they gave us. All at an extremely competitive price. I can highly recommend them.

  • 5 Carla Davey 20th Jun 2018

    Affordable and caring service. I would recommend the Modern Funeral to anyone that is looking for a personalised approach to a loved one’s service. I am extremely grateful to Tora and her team for their help during a difficult time. 

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
Warleigh Road
Brighton
East Sussex
BN1 4NT

Latest Verified Reviews

Debbie King 15th Jun 2020

From the first moment I spoke to Tora I knew we were in safe hands. We were impressed with her professionalism, guidance and kindness to our family. She made the funeral service so personal and was able to guide us through a very difficult time as our son’s  funeral was in lockdown with very different  circumstances for funeral directors & families to organise. I would not hesitate to recommend Tora from the modern funeral.

Ian Meyer 5th Feb 2020

It is with great sadness at this time in our lives on the death of the matriarch of the family Dulcie at the ripe old age of 96 on the 4th January and then shortly afterwards on the 10th January our son in law Rob at the age of 44 that we found ourselves in need of a funeral home to help us plan and execute 2 very touching and emotional cremation services. We were referred to The Modern Funeral by a good friend and we can only say that Tora with her team provided an exceptional service at what was really quite short notice arranging the recovery of the deceased from the hospital mortuary, arrangement of an appropriate crematorium, hearse and all the trappings at a very realistic and affordable price. We cannot express our thanks and appreciation enough for their loving and compassionate support through this difficult process.

Sarah Burnett 10th Sep 2019

The Modern Funeral provided a very friendly and personal service for my husband. There were special circumstances required for his preparation and funeral, all of which were dealt with sensitively and efficiently. My husband and I took the opportunity to meet with the team prior to his death and he was able to let them know exactly how he wanted his service to be. They also helped with our request for live music by consulting with the artists directly regarding these arrangements. The most important part of the process for myself was the close personal contact with Taura the Funeral Director who was sensitive to our wishes and feelings and was easily approachable for advise. Our day went exactly as planned and we cant thank them enough for all the help they gave us. All at an extremely competitive price. I can highly recommend them.

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