Maidstone Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Maidstone

Maidstone, the county town of Kent, has over 113,000 residents and is home to 16 funeral directors. These professionals are there to help bereaved families with burial or cremation arrangements and give their loved ones the appropriate religious or secular funeral service.

Maidstone comprises a mostly Christian population with almost three-quarters of residents practising this faith. There are also small Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Sikh and Jewish communities. Many people in Maidstone declare no religion, but whatever type of funeral you require, funeral directors in Maidstone will meet your needs.

The main Anglican Churches are St Martin’s on Northumberland Road to the north of the town centre and St Luke’s on St Luke’s Road to the south. The main Catholic church is St Francis on Week Street. There is a mosque on Mote Road, but those of other faiths may have to travel further afield for a suitable place of worship.

Maidstone Borough Council runs the main crematorium, which is Vinters Park Crematorium on Bearsted Road. The main cemetery holding burials between Monday and Friday is Maidstone Cemetery on Sutton Road. Funeral directors in Maidstone will be able to coordinate your funeral arrangements at either of these locations and provide an excellent service.

Search for local Maidstone funeral directors now to see funeral homes near you. You can filter search results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you. Click on a funeral director’s listing to see their profile page, where you can read independent customer reviews, search for recent obituaries, and learn more about the funeral services they can offer to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do when someone dies?

When someone dies you need to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from a doctor, register their death and choose a funeral director to arrange their funeral. The Registration Office will give you a Death Certificate and Certificate for Burial or Cremation (GR021 in Northern Ireland).

Read more: What to do when someone dies
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.

Read more: How to arrange a funeral
How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral depends on where you are in the UK and whether you choose a burial or a cremation. Natural burial is becoming increasingly popular, but can often be more expensive than burial in a traditional cemetery. The cost of coffins, flowers, catering and transport also varies a lot. There is also an almost unlimited list of options for personalising a service, such as professional funeral singers or a motorcycle-hearse. You can compare the price of funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Vinters Park Crematorium

    Maidstone, ME14 5LG

  • Medway Crematorium

    , ME5 9QU

  • Garden of England Crematorium

    Sittingbourne, ME9 8GZ

  • Thames View Crematorium & Cemetery

    Gravesend, DA12 3JH

  • Charing Crematorium

    Ashford, TN27 0EB

  • Maidstone Cemetery

    Maidstone, ME15 9AF

  • Snodland Cemetery

    Snodland, ME6 5DN

  • Chatham Cemetery

    Chatham, ME4 6HJ

  • Rochester Cemetery

    Chatham, ME4 6HJ

  • Gillingham Cemetery

    Gillingham, ME7 2DX

  • Strood Cemetery

    Rochester, ME2 2NJ

  • Tonbridge Cemetery

    Tonbridge, TN10 3EL

  • The Cemetery at Charing (Ashford)

    Ashford , TN27 0JN

  • Northfleet Cemetery

    Gravesend, DA11 8EA

  • Greatness Cemetery

    Sevenoaks, TN14 5AA

  • Swanscombe Cemetery

    Dartford, DA10 0HS

  • Kent and Sussex Cemetery and Crematorium

    Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5JJ

  • Cranbrook Road Cemetery (Tenterden)

    Tenterden, TN30 6UG

  • St Mary's Church (Great Chart)

    Ashford , TN23 3AY

  • Stone Cemetery

    Dartford, DA9 9DX

Nearest Funeral Directors (Maidstone)

Latest Verified Reviews

Clare Gladwell 1 day ago

Amazing service. So kind and thoughtful. They made Mums day perfect and really looked after myself and my family. I would highly recommend Viner and Sons. 

Julie Drury 1 day ago

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.

Patricia Towner 2 days ago

To begin I would like to say that Kayleigh was very compassionate and extremely professional, but I do have some issues, I stated that it was important to myself and my eldest daughter that we was able to see my husband especially because my eldest daughter was the only one that didn’t get a opportunity to see her father on the night of his death, I absolutely appreciate covid being a problem and the fact it was the Christmas period but I feel not enough was done to carry out our wishes and we have to deal with that,also the wrong date of my husband’s birth month was wrong on the order of service in which we are supposed to keep in memory of him . 

Clive Langlands 5 days ago

Kayleigh was very supportive during the funeral arrangements for our late Mum  The first appointment was a lot of questions and decisions we had not even considered and was a little overwhelming initially . However we were given time to make a number of decisions and choices and returned a number of times  The end result was a tailor made service that we feel Mum would have been very pleased with .  On the day of the service the staff from Co-Op Funeral Services were professional and dignified at every stage  Thank you for all your support at this time , we would highly recommend you and your team 

Don Ling 5 days ago

carried out with up most professionalism, and care for the departed, from the very start.