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

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. 

S Chipperfield 8th Jan 2021

Excellent service and as always very caring

Mrs A Mulligan 5th Jan 2021

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

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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 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

  • 5 Mrs S Kubala 3rd Jul 2020

    Although Mum's funeral was held during very strange times and was a small gathering she had the funeral fit for the very special lady that she was. Nothing was too much trouble and as a family we felt we were very well looked after, everything was done the same as if there had been hundreds of mourners as opposed to just 8. We have used Susan Whymark before and would do so again without hesitation.

  • 5 Mrs S East 3rd Jul 2020

    Sensitive and highly efficient service. Quick to respond to any query or request. Staff all pleasant and very understanding.

  • 5 Mrs G Jarvis 3rd Jul 2020

    In these difficult times I found Susan Whymark Funeral Services to be extremely helpful, understanding and approachable. It is hard enough to lose someone you love but in the middle of a lockdown as we are suffering at the moment we need extra understanding which I feel was offered to me.

  • 5 Mr O Littlewood 13th Jun 2020

    Excellent service very helpful and very caring just at the right time , Thank you once again you most certainly will be recommended to friends and family.

  • 5 Mr D Aldridge 10th Jun 2020

    My experience throughout the planning of mums funeral six years ago right up till the day of the funeral was absolutely lovely,with all my concerns always answered and reassuring comfort just to speak with over the phone,Susan has such a loving manner with ever bit of thought for you and how you are,and this obviously goes all the way through her staff as they are all lovely and caring to,I thankyou for your service during what was a very difficult time for all. Kind regards Dean x

  • 5 Mrs A Hume 28th May 2020

    Very professionally but approachable at a difficult time with vivid 19. Very gratefully to Susan and Kelly for your kindness 

  • 5 Mrs F Clair 28th May 2020

    Under the circumstances surrounding Covid-19 and the lockdown, Susan Whymark Funeral Services did an excellent job of organising the burial and the videoing of the event. This made it possible for those not able to attend to view the entire outdoor service. A big thank you to Susan, The pallbearers, Eleanor and the camera man for all the work and energy put into this event under difficult circumstances. You did an excellent job.

  • 5 Mrs H Stokes-Hayward 13th May 2020

    Our dad died at a very challenging time with the beginning of lock down Due to coronavirus. Susan was wonderful. She kept us updated about the new guidelines and explained what that would mean. Our crematorium service at Waveney could only be with immediate family but we arranged to have it recorded so it could be shared with friends and family. It was small, intimate and still very special.        My three children came to see their grandad in the chapel of rest. Susan was so welcoming and even such a challenging time was made to be as natural and easy as it could have been. Dad looked lovely and the respect for him was apparent which was very comforting.       Susan was recommended to me by a number of different friends and I can see why they were so quick to recommend her services.  I can wholeheartedly recommend Susan Whymark’s services, good value and a professional, personal and very kind considerate approach which is so welcome at a time when you are very vulnerable. 

  • 5 Mrs A Batty 13th May 2020

    We were treated with kindness and respect especially during this uncertain time of Covid 19. We were kept informed of all changes.

  • 5 Mrs C Eaves 14th Apr 2020

    The whole process was was handled with care and compassion and would definitely recommend

  • 5 Mrs S Randall 14th Apr 2020

    Kind, warm and professional. Susan Whymark Funeral Services made a very difficult time easier. They coped with attendees with special needs and a sign language interpreter with ease.  We hope we won’t be needing their services again any time soon .... but when we do we would certainly use them again. 

  • 5 Mr A Riseborough 9th Apr 2020

    A very Professional and caring company. Very pleased with every aspect of my mothers funeral arrangements.

  • 5 R Wharton 15th Feb 2020

    We couldn’t fault any part of the arrangements, totally satisfied. All the staff were wonderful and caring 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
Ley House
11a London Road
Harleston
Norfolk
IP20 9BH

National Association of Funeral Directors

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Latest Verified Reviews

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. 

S Chipperfield 8th Jan 2021

Excellent service and as always very caring

Mrs A Mulligan 5th Jan 2021

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

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