Susan Whymark Funeral Service Ltd, Harleston

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Susan Whymark Funeral Service Ltd, Harleston, Norfolk, funeral director in Norfolk
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Independent funeral directors in Harleston, run by mother and daughter team Dianne and Susan Whymark.

Latest Verified Reviews

Mr J Debenham 1st May 2021

Excellent care and the team looked after us when we needed it most.  We will always be grateful. Nothing was too much trouble with a complete understanding of mums wishes and what she wanted.

Mrs A Batchelor 22nd Apr 2021

Complete high quality preparation and service. Nothing was too much trouble. Brilliant.

Mr D Bliss 19th Apr 2021

Everything went so smoothly and made a stressful time that bit less stressful.

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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
Ley House
11a London Road
Harleston
Norfolk
IP20 9BH

About Us

Susan Whymark Funeral Service is an experienced firm of independent funeral directors in Harleston. Established in 2004, the firm is run by mother and daughter, Dianne and Susan Whymark.

Susan has been a funeral director since 1996 and gained the National Association of Funeral Directors diploma in 1998. She is one of the few female funeral directors in the country to start her own business from scratch. Dianne comes from a nursing background, with 21 years’ experience in palliative care.

At Susan Whymark Funeral Service you can expect a warm welcome from the family and experienced members of staff. Everything is carried out under one roof, from arranging the funeral to visiting the chapel of rest.

They also offer free transport for all those necessary appointments relating to the funeral, should you need it. Alternatively, their kind and compassionate staff can visit you in the comfort of your own home to make the arrangements.

At the Harleston funeral home there is off-road parking directly outside the front door. All premises wheelchair-user friendly.

Call Susan Whymark Funeral Service in Harleston now to find out how they can help you and begin making arrangements for your loved one’s funeral service.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Mr J Debenham 1st May 2021

    Excellent care and the team looked after us when we needed it most.  We will always be grateful. Nothing was too much trouble with a complete understanding of mums wishes and what she wanted.

  • 5 Mrs A Batchelor 22nd Apr 2021

    Complete high quality preparation and service. Nothing was too much trouble. Brilliant.

  • 5 Mr D Bliss 19th Apr 2021

    Everything went so smoothly and made a stressful time that bit less stressful.

  • 5 Mrs J Forrest 16th Apr 2021

    Very professional and caring throughout

  • 5 Mr N Hart 15th Apr 2021

    As a family we couldn’t of asked for any more.  Thank you for everything you have done for us 

  • 5 Mrs L Leggett 23rd Mar 2021

    This is the second time our family has used Susan Whymark funeral services and yet again they excelled. I strongly recommend

  • 5 Mrs L Bishop 13th Mar 2021

    I found Susan Wymark funeral services, highly professional, kind and sympathetic, they had time for when you needed it, nothing was rushed. They deserve the five stars I had given them Lesley Bishop

  • 5 Miss S Knowles 13th Mar 2021

    Excellent service throughout a difficult time for the family. Very professional at all times. Nothing was too much trouble. Susan is a very caring person and was very compassionate when dealing with the family and our needs. Everything went very smoothly.

  • 5 Mr H Allman 11th Mar 2021

    From the outset there was very good contact, sincerity and a very professional approach to the proceedings. Highly recommended.

  • 5 Mrs S Rolfe 11th Mar 2021

    No need for a review. The 5 stars say it all! The funeral was handled with efficiency, understanding, understanding and compassion.

  • 5 Mrs C Gotts 11th Mar 2021

    I would recommend Susan and her staff  they showed compassion and professionalism from start to finish. The family felt our loved one was in safe hands. 

  • 5 Debbie Mackenzie-Thorpe 5th Feb 2021

    All staff are very kind and loving and looked after my Dad with great care. A special thanks to Kelly and Louise for looking after us. Thank You

  • 5 Mrs A Williams 5th Feb 2021

    Having used Susan Whymark Funeral Service twice in the last two years I would strongly recommend them to anyone.The staff are so helpful and considerate and nothing is too much trouble for them.They make what is a very difficult experience so much easier to cope with and I will always be very grateful to them for their kindness and expertise.

  • 5 Ms M Girling 15th Jan 2021

    My mother had a funeral plan with Susan Whymark. This made everything very simple when Mum sadly passed away. Susan, Kelly and other members of staff were so helpful and understanding. Highly recommended! Nothing was too much trouble and the process was seamlessly perfect from start to finish. 

  • 5 S Chipperfield 8th Jan 2021

    Excellent service and as always very caring

  • 5 Mrs A Mulligan 5th Jan 2021

    Everyone offered both care and compassion at every stage of the process.

  • 5 Mrs B Rickard 23rd Dec 2020

    Was very happy with the way the arrangements were done and even after the funeral because I had a worry they tried to reassure me, nothing was too much trouble. 

  • 5 L Edwards 23rd Dec 2020

    We found Susan Whymark team very professional but also very warm and sympathetic. We needed to make some last minute changes which the team were happy to help with. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them.

  • 5 Mr N Clarke 22nd Dec 2020

    Susan & her entire team could not have been kinder & yet quietly efficient in everything they promised & then  delivered. We were lucky to have their help at obviously a very difficult time for the family . They’re gold medal standard . With real thanks . Nick Clarke.

  • 5 Tammie Baxter 22nd Dec 2020

    The entire team gave Dad a thoroughly amazing send off. All the details were taken care of with a perfect attention to detail. We can't thank you enough, there are not words fit for it.

  • 5 Mr C Church 22nd Dec 2020

    Staff @ the Harleston  Susan Wymark Funeral Service provided the most caring & professional service, sympatheticly easing all involved through such a sad time. 

  • 5 Ali McGugan 22nd Dec 2020

    Friendly professional service, recommended civil celebrant was perfect for our needs. Would and have recommended them to friends.

  • 5 Mr G Kent 21st Aug 2020

    Excellent service. With thanks from the Kent family.

  • 5 Mrs J Barrott 19th Aug 2020

    Empathetic lovely manner and made things much easier .. highly recommended . 

  • 5 Mr R Baldwin 6th Jul 2020

    A very professional service in very difficult circumstances.. I would highly recommend Susan’s services to anyone

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
Ley House
11a London Road
Harleston
Norfolk
IP20 9BH

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members

Latest Verified Reviews

Mr J Debenham 1st May 2021

Excellent care and the team looked after us when we needed it most.  We will always be grateful. Nothing was too much trouble with a complete understanding of mums wishes and what she wanted.

Mrs A Batchelor 22nd Apr 2021

Complete high quality preparation and service. Nothing was too much trouble. Brilliant.

Mr D Bliss 19th Apr 2021

Everything went so smoothly and made a stressful time that bit less stressful.

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