Stephen P Gay Funeral Service, Dartford

17 reviews

Stephen P Gay Funeral Service, Dartford, Kent, funeral director in Kent
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Latest Verified Reviews

Jane Parrish 5th Nov 2020

We couldn't recommend Stephen P Gay funeral directors enough Debbie has been amazing and very helpful from the very first phone call, nothing was ever to much trouble for her , David the gentleman who led the funeral on the day was amazing too, so polite explained exactly what would be happening from the moment we left home till the end of service  They give a first class service and the staff are also first class thank you so much for all you done will highly recommend 

PURNELL TOBY 1st Nov 2020

Both the staff at the Dartford office and the mourners from the funeral directors accompanying my Mum helped my brother and I enormously, both in the preparations for and on the day of the service. As a result, the service at Eltham Crematorium was a fitting send off. Thank you to all at Stephen Gay Funeral Directors for your help. Steve and Toby (sons).

KEVIN ROSE 27th Sep 2020

Very professional service throughout this difficult time

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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
65 Darenth Road
Dartford
Kent
DA1 1LU

Latest Obituaries

Nicholas James Boyce

Jul 1959 - Oct 2020

EDITH ELLA FRIEDA PURNELL

Aug 1933 - Sep 2020

Phil Mooney

Aug 1949 - Sep 2020

Pat Rose

Aug 2020 - Apr 1942

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Jane Parrish 5th Nov 2020

    We couldn't recommend Stephen P Gay funeral directors enough Debbie has been amazing and very helpful from the very first phone call, nothing was ever to much trouble for her , David the gentleman who led the funeral on the day was amazing too, so polite explained exactly what would be happening from the moment we left home till the end of service  They give a first class service and the staff are also first class thank you so much for all you done will highly recommend 

  • 5 PURNELL TOBY 1st Nov 2020

    Both the staff at the Dartford office and the mourners from the funeral directors accompanying my Mum helped my brother and I enormously, both in the preparations for and on the day of the service. As a result, the service at Eltham Crematorium was a fitting send off. Thank you to all at Stephen Gay Funeral Directors for your help. Steve and Toby (sons).

  • 5 KEVIN ROSE 27th Sep 2020

    Very professional service throughout this difficult time

  • 5 Carol Forbes 16th Aug 2020

    From our first encounter after Ian’s passing - our ongoing experience  of all involved were exemplary . reassurance was provided all the way giving us immense comfort ; thank you for being so kind, helpful ,friendly,respectful and professional in all that you do. Dominic went above and beyond ; such an amazing ,caring young man, informative and thoughtful, he truly made our experience positive and memorable - his calm and comforting manner, so reassuring! Many thanks to Debbie and Nina their patience and help so genuine, all our requirements catered for! Many thanks once again  Carol Forbes and Family.

  • 5 Susan Verillo 14th Aug 2020

    I first heard of Stephen Gay in 1986, when my father passed away, I was young with a son of nearly 3 and a new born daughter of 6 weeks. The first loss I had ever experienced of my family. He was so approachable and we were both young! He made sure everything went to plan. Now in August 2020 I called on him again and he conducted the funeral of my husband (Martin) Patrick Verillo on Monday 10th August. My husband passed too soon after a long courageous battle and again, Stephen P Gay funeral Directors were, caring, professional and understanding in every way. I thank you all for you professional yet heartfelt support . Sue Verillo (formly Buckle 34years ago) Thank you.

  • 5 Helen Langley 11th Jun 2020

    I cannot praise Stephen P Gay highly enough for the professional way they handled the funeral arrangements for my late mother who died on May 21.   Arranging a funeral is never easy at the best of times but their sensitivity and attention to detail made the whole process straightforward and worry free.  I can recommend their services unequivocally.

  • 5 Caroline Potter 11th May 2020

    This was the third time of using their services and in all cases nothing was to much trouble. A professional service at each occasion . Debbie and Nina at the Dartford office were both fantastic . David treated us with care on the day as well. Highly recommend this funeral directors and have done so to family .

  • 5 joanne hurcombe 24th Apr 2020

    Thank you for your support in these exceptional difficult times. 

  • 4 Jane Standish 12th Apr 2020

    I was please with the way the funeral went in this time with all the restrictions. Most of the arrangements were done over the phone . But all went well and a good send off for my dad.

  • 5 Christopher Heron 21st Feb 2020

    I had used this funeral service previously they are so helpful and caring it was a pleasure to have a lot of the problems taken from your shoulders.

  • 5 Steve Foord 7th Jul 2019

    Top draw ! Highly recommended. Five stars in all aspects of the service that they provided for our family.

  • 5 Penelope Mendelsohn 2nd Jul 2019

    I cannot speak highly enough of the kindness, efficiency and attention that I received. Wonderful support at the most difficult of times.

  • 5 Susan Barrett 26th Jan 2019

    Really personal and professional service. Incredibly helpful, couldn't ask for a better send off.

  • 5 Teresa Quinn 3rd Oct 2018

    My family dealt with Nina at the Dartford branch, she was so helpful and accommodating.  Couldn’t fault the company.

  • 4 Megan Kirrage 15th Dec 2017

    Great service and answered any questions we had. Made a difficult time more manageable and less stressful. 

  • 5 Tracey Sales 2nd Oct 2017

    Thank you for the perfect send off for our beautiful mum. 

  • 5 Elizabeth Butler 14th Sep 2017

    Excellent service. Nothing was too much trouble. Would certainly 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.

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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
65 Darenth Road
Dartford
Kent
DA1 1LU

Latest Verified Reviews

Jane Parrish 5th Nov 2020

We couldn't recommend Stephen P Gay funeral directors enough Debbie has been amazing and very helpful from the very first phone call, nothing was ever to much trouble for her , David the gentleman who led the funeral on the day was amazing too, so polite explained exactly what would be happening from the moment we left home till the end of service  They give a first class service and the staff are also first class thank you so much for all you done will highly recommend 

PURNELL TOBY 1st Nov 2020

Both the staff at the Dartford office and the mourners from the funeral directors accompanying my Mum helped my brother and I enormously, both in the preparations for and on the day of the service. As a result, the service at Eltham Crematorium was a fitting send off. Thank you to all at Stephen Gay Funeral Directors for your help. Steve and Toby (sons).

KEVIN ROSE 27th Sep 2020

Very professional service throughout this difficult time

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