S. Stibbards & Sons, Canvey Island

113 reviews

S. Stibbards & Sons, Canvey Island, Essex, funeral director in Essex
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A family-owned funeral home on Canvey Island supporting families in Essex with compassionate and caring funeral services

Latest Verified Reviews

Tina Hamblin 8th May 2021

From initial enquiry and throughout, Stibbards have provided an absolute first class professional and sincere service. Always available to help and support and guided us so well throughout the whole process. Cannot thank the team enough.

Karen McCarthy 1st May 2021

Very impressed kept us informed every step of the way and had a lovely page for my mum where could donate and light candles for her.  The funeral was very good. Took mum round seafront and the coffin was perfect 

Chris Hall 28th Apr 2021

Dear All I thought you were all fantastic and I’d especially like to thank Maria. Who was supportive and Efficient throughout the process. She was amazing.  The whole thing was completed faultlessly. Thank you  Chris Hall 

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Location

Address
22 Canvey Rd
Canvey Island
Essex
SS8 0LW

About Us

The caring team at S Stibbards & Sons understand that contacting a funeral director can seem daunting, but with over 150 years experience, they are there to listen, reassure and support families at this very difficult time.

As a funeral home with family values at its heart, its focus is upon providing compassionate funeral care to families in Canvey Island and the surrounding area, at whatever time of day or night it is needed.

When it can be hard to focus on decision-making, it is the role of their caring team to listen and support families in a reassuring space where they can focus on their loved one.

S Stibbards & Sons’ Canvey Island funeral home provides a calm and tranquil atmosphere in which to make funeral arrangements. It has a private chapel of rest where families can spend precious time with their loved one, reassured that their funeral wishes are being taken care of. Should you prefer support in more familiar surroundings, a home visit can be arranged.

Whether families prefer a full traditional funeral service, or a quiet farewell tailored to their needs, funeral director Martin Stibbards and his experienced staff aim to ensure that the arrangements fulfil every family’s wishes.

Stibbards offers a fleet of modern Jaguar hearses and limousines to ensure families and their loved one can travel in comfort, driven by their professional staff. Traditional horse-drawn hearses, vintage vehicles and other bespoke options can also be arranged.

S Stibbards & Sons is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors and Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Homes Association (SAIF) and meets the high standards set by both.

It offers Golden Charter funeral plans to those who are considering the future, while as part of its support for families, it offers in-house bereavement counselling.

Call S Stibbards & Sons for a compassionate and helpful funeral service on Canvey Island.

Latest Obituaries

Edna Eileen Wood

Aug 1927 - May 2021

Anthony Reginald Robertson

Jun 1934 - May 2021

Michael David "Mick" Goodwin

Nov 1949 - Apr 2021

Peter George Hamblin

Nov 1939 - Apr 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Tina Hamblin 8th May 2021

    From initial enquiry and throughout, Stibbards have provided an absolute first class professional and sincere service. Always available to help and support and guided us so well throughout the whole process. Cannot thank the team enough.

  • 5 Karen McCarthy 1st May 2021

    Very impressed kept us informed every step of the way and had a lovely page for my mum where could donate and light candles for her.  The funeral was very good. Took mum round seafront and the coffin was perfect 

    Lee Marston replied
    thank you Karen for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are so pleased to have been able to care for you all at such a difficult time
  • 5 Chris Hall 28th Apr 2021

    Dear All I thought you were all fantastic and I’d especially like to thank Maria. Who was supportive and Efficient throughout the process. She was amazing.  The whole thing was completed faultlessly. Thank you  Chris Hall 

    Lee Marston replied
    Thank you Chris for your kind words, we are so pleased that Maria and the team looked after you all so well, I will ensure that your thoughts are shared with Maria who always tries to go above and beyond.
  • 5 Christopher Blake 26th Apr 2021

    My family has used Stibbards five times in as many years and would not hesitate in recommending all their services. Always very professional.

    Lee Marston replied
    Thank you Christopher for putting your trust in us once again, we are always here to help in anyway we can, and are so pleased have been able to look after and support you at this difficult time.
  • 5 Susan Elliott 16th Apr 2021

    The staff at Stibbards have helped us and liased with the clergy at every step of the way.  They have been a terrific support.  Especially Maria, Stuart, Scott and Lisa. 

    Lee Marston replied
    thank you Susan for your kind words, I will ensure they are shared with all concerned
  • 3 Nick Almond 16th Apr 2021

    They are a very friendly team of people when you speak to any of them, and the reason I have only given 3 starts is because there were a few items that took a couple of phone calls to rectify amendments.  Example I called to ask for the ashes to be left at the crematorium which was a change to original plan but the message never made it through to right people. This sort of thing happened 3 or 4 times during the period of dealing with my mothers funeral. During this period you don’t want to have to chase people. 

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear Nick, thank you for your honest and thoughtful feedback and taking the time to speak to me personally on the telephone. I am pleased that overall the arrangements were to your satisfaction but am sorry that our communication to you was not to your expectations. I have taken your comments on board and will use them to positively improve our service in the future. We always appreciate the opportunity to improve our services and this can only happen if we listen to our clients. Warm regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 5 Lorraine Cuthbertson 13th Apr 2021

    Stibbards couldn’t have done any more for us. They took care of my dad when he passed and had absolutely no hesitation in using Stibbards when mum left us so soon after. 

    Lee Marston replied
    Thank you for putting your trust in us once again we are so pleased to have been able to help you and the family through such a difficult time. Thank you for taking the time to comment on our service to you, it is much appreciated
  • 5 James White 11th Apr 2021

    Extremely professional service. Being a 35 year old man I didn't have a clue what to do, they guided me through the whole process and helped me to give my father the best possible send off he deserved in these tough times.

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear James, thank you for taking the time to comment on our service to you, I am so pleased that Dad's funeral was the tribute to his life that you planned. Kind regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 5 Debbie Stevens 29th Mar 2021

    Very friendly, considerate and understanding.  Anything we asked for was no trouble at all to them.  Everything we very smooth. I would definitely recommend them 

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear Debbie, thank you for taking the time to comment on our service to you and your kind recommendation, your words are gratefully received, kindest regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 5 David Clark 26th Mar 2021

    Amazing service from start to finish. Such kind and professional people. 

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear David, thank you for allowing us to look after Margaret, it was lovely to meet with you again although we wish the circumstances could have been happier, we wish you and your family all the best for the future. Warm regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 5 Elaine Riley 20th Mar 2021

    Went above and beyond to make sure everything went so smoothly on the day and couldn't do enough for us leading up to the funeral . Made us feel really welcome and even to bringing the flowers back to our home for us.

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear Elaine, thank you for taking the time to express your thanks for the service that we provided to you. I am pleased that you felt looked after and supported. Kindest regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 4 Peter Spencer 18th Mar 2021

    At challenging times our service was delivered in a truly professional manner.

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear Peter, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are so pleased to have been able to care for you all at such a difficult time, kind regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 5 Carol Simmons 13th Mar 2021

    The Team showed compassion and understanding at a difficult time nothing was too much trouble everything was done with dignity thank you

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear Carol, thank you for your kind words and allowing us to help you at such a difficult time, we hope we served you well. Kind regards, Martin Stibbards
  • 5 Dave Paxton 13th Mar 2021

    Very friendly and helpful, organised every detail at a difficult time. The service was managed with respect and dignity by an exceptional team of people. We cannot thank S Stibbards & sons enough for the level of service they provided.

    Lee Marston replied
    thank you Dave for taking the time to share your experience with us, we are so pleased to have been able to care for you all at such a difficult time
  • 5 Clare Johnston 6th Mar 2021

    We couldn’t have asked for better. Lisa from the Canvey Stibbards was really lovely, kind and patient, nothing was too much trouble. On the funeral day the team were so professional yet warm and approachable.  I would highly recommend them.

    Lee Marston replied
    we are so pleased to have been able to help you and the family through such a difficult time. Thank you for taking the time to comment on our service to you, it is much appreciated
  • 5 Bunny Baines 2nd Mar 2021

    Every member of the team were warm understanding to all our needs My Mum had a lovely Funeral even in these challenging times Thank you

  • 5 Carol Turp 1st Mar 2021

    the service was very good but the only problem is we still have not got a revised invoice.

  • 5 Anne Wood 27th Feb 2021

    We can never thank you enough for the service recieved from you at this difficult time. You have been like another member of the family, always there to answer questions, allay our fears and completely understand what we are going through. You treated us all with such respect especially Brian - your care of him, for him, was overwhelming. The funeral was beautiful, Brian would have been proud. The cars were fabulous and all the staff from Stibbards were outstanding. Special mention for Lisa who has been there whenever we needed her, to Stuart for his special help with the car and for Martin who genuinely made us feel at ease as he led us through the final farewell to Brian. Thank you , you are first class. From Anne Wood and all the family x x

  • 5 Lorna Macro 23rd Feb 2021

    Everyone at S. Stibbards & Sons are not only professional but caring in every way, nothing was too much for them to do for us. I would especially like to thank Martin & Lisa for their fanatic support in helping us prepare and put everything into place for mums burial and also many many thanks to Scott and his team for the outstanding effortless attention on the day of the funeral. I know death is not something that people like to talk about and less when its time to arrange a funeral but if it were possible I would recommend S. Stibbards & Sons more than 100%.

  • 5 Bradley Staines 12th Feb 2021

    Everything went so smoothly. Thank You for looking after us so well, especially during such trying times.

  • 5 Kelly Hemming 12th Feb 2021

    Lisa and the team have been a god send in helping us arrange dad's service and carrying out the service. Thank you so much

  • 5 Julie Layton 9th Feb 2021

    Stibbards were completely professional, helpful and thoughtful. A service I don't want to use again for a long time but would certainly be my first point of call when I ever need to again. They made sure our day went smoothly and without hiccup. Our thanks to them all.

  • 5 Vicky Hewett 7th Feb 2021

    Absolutely amazing!!!caring,kind considerate,would definitely recommend this company to anybody I’m so grateful to them for All they did to help me my brother Sort out arrangements regarding the death of my mother and the respect they show is superb

  • 5 Fiona Price 5th Feb 2021

    So professional and friendly, I would highly recommend Stibbards. Lisa at the Canvey branch made a difficult time that much easier.

    Lee Marston replied
    Thank you Fiona for your kind words and recommendation of our services, we are pleased that Lisa was able to support you in the difficult time.
  • 5 Lee Brown 1st Feb 2021

    Thank you for all your friendly help and assistance in arranging dad's funeral.

    Martin Stibbards replied
    Dear Lee, thank you for taking the time to share your thanks, I will ensure those who assisted you are included, kindest regards, Martin Stibbards

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
22 Canvey Rd
Canvey Island
Essex
SS8 0LW

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Tina Hamblin 8th May 2021

From initial enquiry and throughout, Stibbards have provided an absolute first class professional and sincere service. Always available to help and support and guided us so well throughout the whole process. Cannot thank the team enough.

Karen McCarthy 1st May 2021

Very impressed kept us informed every step of the way and had a lovely page for my mum where could donate and light candles for her.  The funeral was very good. Took mum round seafront and the coffin was perfect 

Chris Hall 28th Apr 2021

Dear All I thought you were all fantastic and I’d especially like to thank Maria. Who was supportive and Efficient throughout the process. She was amazing.  The whole thing was completed faultlessly. Thank you  Chris Hall 

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