John Weir Funeral Directors Chatham

214 reviews

John Weir is an independent funeral directors offering high quality services covering all of Chatham.

Latest Verified Reviews

Janet Evenden 25th Jul 2022

They could not have been any better. Kind, caring, helpful, but still professional. 5 stars plus.

Ian Welton 19th Jul 2022

Thank you for your excellent and friendly sevice

Lynne Humphries 16th Jul 2022

What can I say they were wonderful they became almost like family with calls to see how I was after loosing my mum keeping me up to date when mum was in their care and going through the order of service they arranged everything took that worry away from me and mums last journey was beautiful her coffin the car the flowers and the respectful pull bearers in all I was proud I chose them and mum would've been too thank you all so very much .

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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
  • Children’s funeral
  • Buddhist funeral

Financial arrangements

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

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Address
25 New Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4QJ

About Us

John Weir Funeral Directors in Chatham is built on a long tradition of high quality bereavement care in the local community.

With locations throughout the Medway towns, they have full professional and experienced staff, enabling them to provide first class facilities and a comprehensive range of services. Whether the funeral is simple or elaborate, John Weir’s expertise will ensure that the funeral arrangements are carried out with the highest of standards.

Funeral director Ben Baker, the Chatham branch manager, will be at the office to assist you Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm. Outside of these hours,the telephone line is open to receive calls 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

John Weir Funeral Directors is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) and the National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF). On top of this, it is also the first funeral director in Kent to join the international, invitation only organisation, Selected Independent Funeral Homes.

Call John Weir Funeral Directors in Chatham now to find out more about the services that they can offer, or to begin planning the perfect funeral for your loved one.

Latest Obituaries

Barbara   Ann Ridgewell

Barbara Ann Ridgewell

Jul 2022 - May 1948

Christopher   David Clacey

Christopher David Clacey

Jul 1946 - Jul 2022

Emma Mary    Whitham

Emma Mary Whitham

Aug 1924 - Jul 2022

Audrey    Evenden

Audrey Evenden

Mar 1931 - Jun 2022

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Janet Evenden 25th Jul 2022

    They could not have been any better. Kind, caring, helpful, but still professional. 5 stars plus.

  • 5 Ian Welton 19th Jul 2022

    Thank you for your excellent and friendly sevice

  • 5 Lynne Humphries 16th Jul 2022

    What can I say they were wonderful they became almost like family with calls to see how I was after loosing my mum keeping me up to date when mum was in their care and going through the order of service they arranged everything took that worry away from me and mums last journey was beautiful her coffin the car the flowers and the respectful pull bearers in all I was proud I chose them and mum would've been too thank you all so very much .

  • 5 Keith Meyrick 11th Jul 2022

    All of the staff at John Weir carried out my Aunts wishes to the letter and everything went smoothly ,Thankyou 

  • 5 Dan Prentice 9th Jul 2022

    John Weir provide a highly professional and caring service. They helped guide me through the process and the celebration of my wifes life went without a hitch. I cannot recommend them too highly.

  • 5 Stephen Esterbrooke 29th Jun 2022

    Excellent service. Ben was very helpful and arranged everything just as Sherry would have wanted.

  • 5 Sarah Byrne 22nd Jun 2022

    The staff at the Chatham office and those that attended the service were helpful, kind and really professional. 

  • 5 Joanna Pearce 23rd May 2022

    John Weir at Chatham made the most horrendous situation, manageable. 

    Not only did they guide us through the process of arranging a funeral with kindness and compassion. They  took the additional steps to make sure to always check on our own well-being. Nothing was too much for them. 

    Mrs Pearce and Family x 

  • 5 Jacqui Thomson 21st May 2022

    Caring, compassionate and professional in every way  - cannot speak highly enough of Amanda and Ben.
    Thank you

  • 5 Jeannette Fell 15th May 2022

    To Amanda and team thank you for all your help kindness and compassion shown towards Graham Val and myself during this sad time. I think we gave him a lovely send off. Wishing you well
    Kind regards Jeannette Fell.

  • 5 Peter Lowrey 7th May 2022

    Absolutely lovely and professional at such a hard time they really were excellent throughout and made our family feel at ease they was like our family 

  • 5 Beverly Beattie 3rd May 2022

    A great service given, from start to finish. Nothing to much trouble for them. They put yours and your loved ones wishes first. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend them.

  • 5 Susan Blackman 1st May 2022

    We were really happy with the level of service we received from Amanda at John Weir and from the staff who attended at the crematorium. 

  • 5 Jan Smith 2nd Apr 2022

    Very helpful, supportive and patient.

  • 5 Paul McGlone 24th Mar 2022

    From start to finish, Ben has treated myself, my daughters and my grandchildren with the utmost care and consideration during this difficult time. The transportation was of the highest order, and the ultimate respect has been shown to my dear departed wife.

    Thank you very very much.

  • 5 Jeanette Gray 10th Mar 2022

    My sister and I cannot thank John Weir enough for looking after mum and dad for us. It has been an incredibly difficult time losing them both in such a short time but we got through it with the help of the very wonderful Amanda who showed such compassion, understanding and respect. A very big thank you must go to Annie Love celebrant who did such a lovely service for them both. Jeanette

  • 5 Linda Farquharson 4th Mar 2022

    Very professional and supportive at such a difficult time. Very pleased

  • 5 Les Powers 17th Feb 2022

    Excellent. The team dealt with my mother in an extremely professional yet personal manner.
    Can't rate the team effort highly enough.

  • 5 Keith Parrott 14th Feb 2022

    Louise and I would like to thank Amanda for everything she did for us in arranging my wife's funeral, we would also like to thank Shane and his gentlemen for looking after us so well and making a difficult day go so smoothly.
    Thanks again
    Keith and Louise Parrott

  • 5 Fiona Cragen 31st Jan 2022

    Very professional staff arranged if all perfectly to give my baby boy the best send off. Couldn’t recommend them enough. 

  • 5 Mark Andrew Grindley 24th Jan 2022

    Ben was so nice and caring everything was done to the tee as per our instructions he was thoroughly professional at all times and very helpful 

  • 5 Julie Drury 15th Jan 2022

    The service from all of John Weir funeral service staff was outstanding. From start to finish nothing was to much trouble.  At a difficult and emotional time when you have lost a loved one you need the best advice and direction and John Weir meet’s that criteria and more.

  • 5 Lisa Allen 9th Jan 2022

    Fantastic kindness and support from Amanda and team,they were very professional and caring from beginning to the end.our family were so looked after.Thankyou once again.

  • 5 Janet Parfitt 19th Dec 2021

    Everything was done and completed efficiently, the service received from all involved was fantastic, mums funeral really couldn’t have gone any better.
    Many thanks to you all.

  • 5 Amanda Watmough 17th Dec 2021

    Was excellent in every way from start to finish would definitely recommend them

Address
25 New Road
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4QJ

Latest Verified Reviews

Janet Evenden 25th Jul 2022

They could not have been any better. Kind, caring, helpful, but still professional. 5 stars plus.

Ian Welton 19th Jul 2022

Thank you for your excellent and friendly sevice

Lynne Humphries 16th Jul 2022

What can I say they were wonderful they became almost like family with calls to see how I was after loosing my mum keeping me up to date when mum was in their care and going through the order of service they arranged everything took that worry away from me and mums last journey was beautiful her coffin the car the flowers and the respectful pull bearers in all I was proud I chose them and mum would've been too thank you all so very much .

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