Stephen P Gay Funeral Service, Longfield

91 reviews

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

Ken Harris 27th Feb 2021

I cannot thank Stephen P Gay and their staff enough for their support and friendly manner in which they gave me from beginning to end. The initial phone calls and subsequent booking to the funeral day itself, needed for this painful task was made so much more bearable by the staff helping me with the arrangements. They had been recommended to me and I certainly do likewise for them. Sincerely  Ken Harris.

James Neal 17th Feb 2021

I would highly recommend Stephen P Gay as funeral director. The service they gave and compassion they showed were excellent throughout. Special mention to Mel who was very organised and help keep everything on track. Thank you for everything. 

John, Pearl & Vincent Harvey 16th Feb 2021

From the first phone call to the after- service support, I cannot fault the professionalism, commitment and caring service provided by Mel and the team at Stephen P Gay Longfield. No question was ever a problem no enquiry ever too small. I was made to feel like a member of one big family and not just a customer. I cannot rate Stephen P Gay highly enough. Outstanding. Thank you for making the most difficult day of my life manageable and worryfree, enabling meet to focus on the most important thing- saying goodbye to my dad.

Reviews

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
25 Station Road
Longfield
Kent
DA3 7QD

Latest Obituaries

Stella Kathleen Martin

Mar 1949 - Feb 2021

Joyceline Myra Francis

Dec 1936 - Feb 2021

Christina Cairns Cruickshank

Aug 1930 - Feb 2021

Allan George Reynolds

Oct 1933 - Feb 2021

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Ken Harris 27th Feb 2021

    I cannot thank Stephen P Gay and their staff enough for their support and friendly manner in which they gave me from beginning to end. The initial phone calls and subsequent booking to the funeral day itself, needed for this painful task was made so much more bearable by the staff helping me with the arrangements. They had been recommended to me and I certainly do likewise for them. Sincerely  Ken Harris.

  • 5 James Neal 17th Feb 2021

    I would highly recommend Stephen P Gay as funeral director. The service they gave and compassion they showed were excellent throughout. Special mention to Mel who was very organised and help keep everything on track. Thank you for everything. 

  • 5 John, Pearl & Vincent Harvey 16th Feb 2021

    From the first phone call to the after- service support, I cannot fault the professionalism, commitment and caring service provided by Mel and the team at Stephen P Gay Longfield. No question was ever a problem no enquiry ever too small. I was made to feel like a member of one big family and not just a customer. I cannot rate Stephen P Gay highly enough. Outstanding. Thank you for making the most difficult day of my life manageable and worryfree, enabling meet to focus on the most important thing- saying goodbye to my dad.

  • 5 Alan Silvester 29th Jan 2021

    Excellent service from start to finish and nothing was to much trouble. Polite, sympathetic, efficient staff. Willing to go the extra mile and made a sad situation bearable.

  • 5 Vanessa A'Bear 22nd Jan 2021

    Excellent service and understanding.

  • 5 Janice Hodges 19th Jan 2021

    Fantastic service, liaison, compassion throughout our dealings with the team at Stephen Gay. Nothing was a problem. All were so helpful. Thank you.

  • 5 Jill Clucas 3rd Jan 2021

    We were impressed by the service provided and the sympathetic handling on the day of the funeral. Would not hesitate to recommend the company.

  • 5 Sharon Fryer 8th Dec 2020

    Thank you for amazing service, put together by an amazing team. Our wishes was respected with kindness and professionalism. Thank you to all of you.  

  • 5 Nicholas John Mansfield 20th Nov 2020

    The team I dealt with were both friendly and professional. They made a very difficult time much easier to bear.

  • 5 Daniel John Russell 11th Nov 2020

    Everyone on the team were professional and always helpful, at this difficult time we often had lots of questions to ask and they were always at hand to help , I found nina and Pauline not only professional but friendly, which made it feel that they wernt just doing a job , thanks again to all the team

  • 5 Gary White 6th Nov 2020

    Stephen Gay undertakers were professional, sympathetic and patient with us, answering all our questions and were helpful every step of the way.

  • 5 john twine 27th Oct 2020

    Wonderful organization and support at a very difficult time. Nina and all of the staff were amazing. We are so grateful. The Twines

  • 5 Bliss Cherry Stevie Rottger 19th Oct 2020

    Really professional and reliable and lovely people within the company it was a beautiful send off for my father 

  • 5 Stephen Blackhurst 27th Sep 2020

    We were supplied with an efficient and sensitive service. Our wishes were respected and all communications were promptly replied to instilling confidence which was not misplaced

  • 5 Barry Brixey 26th Aug 2020

    We felt comforted in the knowledge our beautiful Natalie was being looked after by lovely people.  Every request was made possible and was no trouble. We were kept up to date at all times so all of the arrangements ran smoothly. You guys did us proud. 

  • 5 Jacqui Turner 25th Aug 2020

    Stephen Gay Funeral Service. What can I say, other than fantastic. Everyone at the company were friendly, helpful and sensitive. Nothing was too much trouble. They dealt with every aspect in a professional manner and gave me total confidence that the day would be just as I wanted it and they made it perfect in every detail. Also their price was very competitive, I am so pleased I decided to use a local firm.  I would thoroughly recommend them.

  • 5 Gillian Brooks 22nd Aug 2020

    Incredibly helpful and compassionate whilst making arrangements. Thank you Nina & Stephen. The funeral went smoothly, we were very well supported on the day which made it more bearable. Thank you David &  colleagues. 

  • 5 Graham Gibb 9th Aug 2020

    always respectful and personal could not wish for better at a very sad time

  • 5 Elizabeth Witts 9th Jul 2020

    Excellent service from caring professionals. They dealt expertly with all the complications of a funeral during Covid 19 lockdown in a way that enabled us to follow my husband’s wishes,  yet minimised  stress and pressure on the family at such a difficult and sad time. 

  • 5 Julie Walker 7th Jul 2020

    Could not fault them very kind and helpful  Thank you x

  • 5 John Howlett 6th Jul 2020

    Thank you Stephen for having given us a great cremation. 

  • 5 Linda Willis 23rd Jun 2020

    All the staff were very helpful and extremely compassionate, always ready to answer any questions we had. 

  • 5 Janet Scovell 23rd Jun 2020

    Stephen and his team provide a service that is second to none at the time when it matters the very most. Thank you all of you.

  • 5 Lee Gronow 4th Jun 2020

    Have only ever organised two funerals, and on both occasions have used Stephen P Gay. From first contact to the day of the funeral all staff have always been, kind, helpful and put me at ease. Stephen himself is the complete professional and i will always recommend their services.

  • 5 Lorraine Tomlinson 31st May 2020

    Thank you for your support, kindness and guidance. Especially the wonderful Pauline. Many thanks. X

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
25 Station Road
Longfield
Kent
DA3 7QD

Latest Verified Reviews

Ken Harris 27th Feb 2021

I cannot thank Stephen P Gay and their staff enough for their support and friendly manner in which they gave me from beginning to end. The initial phone calls and subsequent booking to the funeral day itself, needed for this painful task was made so much more bearable by the staff helping me with the arrangements. They had been recommended to me and I certainly do likewise for them. Sincerely  Ken Harris.

James Neal 17th Feb 2021

I would highly recommend Stephen P Gay as funeral director. The service they gave and compassion they showed were excellent throughout. Special mention to Mel who was very organised and help keep everything on track. Thank you for everything. 

John, Pearl & Vincent Harvey 16th Feb 2021

From the first phone call to the after- service support, I cannot fault the professionalism, commitment and caring service provided by Mel and the team at Stephen P Gay Longfield. No question was ever a problem no enquiry ever too small. I was made to feel like a member of one big family and not just a customer. I cannot rate Stephen P Gay highly enough. Outstanding. Thank you for making the most difficult day of my life manageable and worryfree, enabling meet to focus on the most important thing- saying goodbye to my dad.

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