John Weir Funeral Directors Rainham

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John Weir Funeral Directors Rainham, Kent, funeral director in Kent
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A family-owned funeral directors, John Weir provides premium quality funeral services for the Rainham community.

Latest Verified Reviews

Kenneth Sexton 13th Jan 2018

From start to finish the service provided by John Weir and staff was excellent. A caring and sympathetic approach without being intrusive. All the people involved carried out their tasks in a highly professional manner which made the whole process as painless as possible. My personal thanks to Deana who calmed my little worries. K.Sexton

Ingrid Freeman 8th Jan 2018

Excellent service from all the staff. Much appreciated at this difficult time

Teresa Norman 7th Jan 2018

The service at John Weir is always exceptional. They treat their clients with efficiency, care and the utmost respect.

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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
130-132 High Street
Rainham
Kent
ME8 8AR

About Us

An independent family business owned and managed by John and Beverly Weir, who employ no fewer than five qualified funeral directors, each holding a National Association of Funeral Directors diploma.

John began his funeral career in 1969 and holds a diploma in Funeral Directing. He is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) and the National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF). John Weir Funeral Directors is also the first funeral director in Kent to be invited to join the international organisation, Selected Independent Funeral Homes.

We will be pleased to provide you help and support, from a prearranged to an “at need” funeral, either in the comfort of your own home or at one of our offices. Our Rainham branch opens Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm, and it is managed by funeral director Debbie Anderson.

This office won the Golden Charter award in the category “Regional Funeral Planners of The Year 2015”.

Latest Obituaries

Roy Pullen

Mar 1950 - Nov 2020

Lisa Harle

Mar 1971 - Aug 2020

Leslie Stuart 'Stuart' Leach

May 1933 - Oct 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Kenneth Sexton 13th Jan 2018

    From start to finish the service provided by John Weir and staff was excellent. A caring and sympathetic approach without being intrusive. All the people involved carried out their tasks in a highly professional manner which made the whole process as painless as possible. My personal thanks to Deana who calmed my little worries. K.Sexton

  • 5 Ingrid Freeman 8th Jan 2018

    Excellent service from all the staff. Much appreciated at this difficult time

  • 5 Teresa Norman 7th Jan 2018

    The service at John Weir is always exceptional. They treat their clients with efficiency, care and the utmost respect.

  • 5 Jennifer Ann Wigmore 2nd Jan 2018

    An amazing service. Staff were very respectful, kind and thoughtful. As well as extremely helpful at a very sensative time. On the day of the funeral all members were impeccably dressed again showing great respect. The funeral went without a problem, I believe because of their gentle guidance  Thanks to you all x

  • 5 Jane Laker 23rd Dec 2017

    The staff were calm and helpful making the arrangements stress free at his sad time,  Many Thanks

  • 5 Colin Guscott 19th Dec 2017

    Very help full, takes time to sit and go through everything with you to how you want it at such a sad time, brilliant sevice all round, polite excellent staff thank you 

  • 5 Raymond Flack 16th Dec 2017

    All aspects of your services were of the highest level of professionalism, all staff were caring, friendly, attentive and professional. Excellent Kind Regards Lloyd Thomas On behalf of Ray Flack.

  • 5 Sarah Anne Austin 8th Dec 2017

    They were excellent. Very Helpful, Kind, Efficient, they made a very hard time much easier. Can not recommend highly enough or give enough thanks.

  • 5 Sue Sandy 5th Dec 2017

    As the funeral was for my daughter, only 30 years old, who took her own life after years of mental illness, it was probably an even more difficult occasion than some. All of the arrangements were handled sensitively, with continuous communication with us to be sure everything was as we wanted. On the day, all went to time and the staff from John Weir were polite and unobtrusive. There was a follow-up call later to check that we were satisfied with the service provided, which we were. We chose John Weir as they had provided the arrangements for another family member some years ago. They have retained the same excellent service.

  • 5 Billie-Jo Fullager 13th Nov 2017

    Couldn’t have asked for better from start to finish they was amazing an. I couldn’t thank them enough for everything they done for my precious little boy x

  • 5 Karen Hartley 2nd Nov 2017

    Very efficient, compassionate service. Went over and above to ensure everything went smoothly 

  • 5 Anna Speed-Andrews 31st Oct 2017

    John Weir and, in particular Melanie Leeman, looked after our family with the utmost care, respect and attention. Always on hand for any questions and incredibly accommodating in every way she allayed our fears and made us feel comfortable and the process as straightforward and streamlined as it could possibly be. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend John Weirs and their incredibly professional but warm approach to what is inevitably an incredibly difficult process for any bereaved family to go through. Thank you so much for making it bearable.

  • 5 Natalie Bess 18th Oct 2017

    A very polished service that provided support, sensitivity and helped make a sad occasion far easier. Thank you to all involved. 

  • 5 Peter Tongue 16th Oct 2017

    "I am absolutely pleased with the service - the whole lot. All the people at the service guided me and helped me through it. Deana was absolutely wonderful and 100% supported me throughout the arrangements. They have done an excellent job. I can't fault them. And they did an excellent job looking after Hadley." - Mrs Maria Prestage

  • 5 Beryl Ferguson 10th Oct 2017

    First class service from beginning to end.

  • 5 Chris & Vicki Atkinson 9th Oct 2017

    All at John Weir were wonderful and kind at a very difficult time. They were courteous and respectful and we never felt rushed in any way and was given time to think things over before making any decisions. Deana especially was a truly kind and lovely lady who couldn’t of been any nicer if she tried. She really made it a much kinder and easier experience for us all. Thank you all from a forever grateful family. 

  • 5 Barbara Reeves 2nd Oct 2017

    Our family would like to thank all your staff, they were extremely helpful, professional and caring. Would highly recommend your services to all.

  • 5 Andrew Muller 23rd Sep 2017

    Wonderful service, and excellent communication and helpfulness throughout. Many thanks.

  • 5 Patricia Sayer 19th Sep 2017

    Professional, sensitive and caring.

  • 5 Beryl Butcher 22nd Aug 2017

    I cannot praise John Weir and his team enough for the way they conducted the after death care of my husband. They were compassionate, empathic and totally professional. Nothing was left to chance and their care of me was as good as the care of my husband. Every member of the team performed to the very highest standard. They are simply the best!

  • 5 Sue and Brian Deeks 15th Aug 2017

    Excellent faultless service. Thank you Deana and  staff. You made it so much easier for us at a very difficult time. Deana was so kind and understanding and very professional. No detail was left to chance. Thank you. 

  • 5 Mick S 7th Aug 2017

    Professional, courteous and well planned. Couldn't thank John Weir more for their service at such a difficult time. Thank you.

  • 5 Mark Modell 25th Jul 2017

    Very professional service. Thank you.

  • 5 Kamaljit Bamrah 21st Jul 2017

    John weir of Rainham are an absolutely professional and sympathetic organisation. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending them to anyone who has lost a loved one. A special thank you to Deanna who personally oversaw every aspect of my late mothers funeral. A heartfelt thank you.

  • 5 Mark Hawkridge 18th Jul 2017

    John Weir were excellent, extremely helpful at a difficult time

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
130-132 High Street
Rainham
Kent
ME8 8AR

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Kenneth Sexton 13th Jan 2018

From start to finish the service provided by John Weir and staff was excellent. A caring and sympathetic approach without being intrusive. All the people involved carried out their tasks in a highly professional manner which made the whole process as painless as possible. My personal thanks to Deana who calmed my little worries. K.Sexton

Ingrid Freeman 8th Jan 2018

Excellent service from all the staff. Much appreciated at this difficult time

Teresa Norman 7th Jan 2018

The service at John Weir is always exceptional. They treat their clients with efficiency, care and the utmost respect.

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