Maidstone Funeral Directors

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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).

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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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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

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Latest Verified Reviews

Nigel Fox 15 hours ago

The day of the funeral could not have been any smoother and my Dad would have been delighted!  A truly wonderful send off for him! I have always used John Weir in the past for the simple reason that I can entrust them with finer details to help make a very stressful day go well.  Again they did not disappoint! A special mention goes to Les Atterbury who was my main contact.  He was extremely helpful and put great effort into finding the right music tributes.  His attention to detail and communication was exceptional and this ultimately helped towards a difficult day being a success.  I would also like to add that on the day Les’s colleagues were very professional and Amanda very supportive. Thank you all very much…you did us proud! Nigel Fox (on behalf of all the family)

Leigh Marshall 3 days ago

What an incredible funeral for Vince. With the help of Les at Gillingham I was able to plan each part of the funeral service to my exact requests. Helped also by Amanda to finalise details for a military funeral and committal service. The conductor and his team took care of family and friends and guided the mourners through every step. Many thanks.

Pauline Wallace 3 days ago

Your services were excellent I felt very confident from the start and all the way through your details are so clear and very professional I would recommend your funeral parlour to anybody

Ian Keen 4 days ago

2nd time I have used there services…again, very good no problems from start to finish..highly recommend them

Lisa Belsom 6 days ago

Cannot praise the services from John Weir enough. They were professional, patient and kind throughout. A comfort at a time when we needed it most.