J Parkinson & Sons, Westgate

99 reviews

J. Parkinson & Sons Funeral Directors are an independent, family-owned company renowned for providing the highest standards of service across the Rotherham area.

Latest Verified Reviews

Marie Woodhead 5th May 2024

Jonathan, Teresa and team were excellent. Very supportive With us every step of the way. Service second to none! Thank you.

Jenny Artell 26th Apr 2024

The whole service from Parkinson’s was delivered with care and compassion. Everyone went above and beyond to ensure my husband had the send off he deserved. Would highly recommend.

Elaine Taylor 15th Mar 2024

I truly could not have asked for better at a time when we were struggling with our loss. Warren and Craig, I cannot thank you enough. You are so thoughtful and compassionate. I can see why this family firm have been in business for so long. Again, heartfelt thanks.

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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

Oil Mill Fold
Westgate
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S60 1BB

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Call: 01709 242363

About Us

J Parkinson & Sons Funeral Directors, Westgate, are a fifth-generation family funeral director in Rotherham. Embedded in the local community since they were founded in 1873, J Parkinsons long experience in providing funeral arrangement services allows them to offer a tailored service that meets your needs and respects the wishes of your loved one.

The professional and supportive staff can help you to arrange a service that meets the requirements of all religious and cultural beliefs. You can arrange any kind of funeral, from a traditional service to a modern celebration of life.

J Parkinson also offer pre-paid funeral plans, coffin options, woodland burials, use of a private chapel, memorial options, horse-drawn hearse hire, white dove and balloon release ceremonies and more.


As members of the NAFD, BIFD and SAIF, you will receive a level of professionalism and care that few other funeral directors can offer. For more information, or obligation-free advice, contact J Parkinson & Sons Funeral Directors, Westgate today.

Latest Obituaries

John   Cleverley

John Cleverley

Mar 1942 - Apr 2024

Rachael   Wylde

Rachael Wylde

Oct 1956 - Apr 2024

Sylvia   Hampson

Sylvia Hampson

Aug 1931 - Apr 2024

Gregory Charles   Artell

Gregory Charles Artell

Jul 1954 - Apr 2024

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Marie Woodhead 5th May 2024

    Jonathan, Teresa and team were excellent. Very supportive
    With us every step of the way.
    Service second to none!
    Thank you.

  • 5 Jenny Artell 26th Apr 2024

    The whole service from Parkinson’s was delivered with care and compassion. Everyone went above and beyond to ensure my husband had the send off he deserved. Would highly recommend.

  • 5 Elaine Taylor 15th Mar 2024

    I truly could not have asked for better at a time when we were struggling with our loss. Warren and Craig, I cannot thank you enough. You are so thoughtful and compassionate. I can see why this family firm have been in business for so long. Again, heartfelt thanks.

  • 5 Tina Bingham 7th Mar 2024

    Thank you, been amazing support from start to finish! 

  • 5 Lee Shearwood 27th Feb 2024

    Very personal service, all round excellence 

  • 5 Sally Cooke 4th Feb 2024

    Every detail was superbly executed and our wishes were all delivered seamlessly with professionalism throughout the whole funeral from initial planning to the day itself. Parkinson's were fantastic to deal with . I would recommend them to anyone .

  • 5 Sue Millard-Sleight 22nd Jan 2024

    Wonderful and respectful team of people who make an emotionally difficult time as smooth and painless as possible.

  • 5 Rachel Brown 13th Jan 2024

    Absolutely wonderful, so supportive and flexible. Parkinsons have the wealth of experience to guide you through every decision and are always there to support families.

  • 5 Alison Nurse 20th Dec 2023

    Prompt, attentive,caring 

  • 5 Tracey Rowbottom 13th Dec 2023

    Everything was handled in a dignified and respectful way. Professional every step of the way. From organising my dads funeral plan, to putting in place on a wet and windy day.
    Many Thanks from all of the family.

  • 5 Gary Pattison 14th Nov 2023

    Absolutely brilliant service from Warren and the team, from start to finish, professional and compassionate throughout. They really looked after Dad and made things as painless as possible for our family at our hardest time, can't thank them enough

  • 5 Ann Knight 11th Oct 2023

    Warren and the team were professional, thoughtful, attentive to our needs always there to help with any problems and guided us through every step from start to finish cant thank them enough. Dennis was laid to rest with dignity.

  • 5 Susan Milnes 18th Sep 2023

    Went above and beyond with everything - just what we wanted at this difficult time.
    Thank you Warren and team

  • 5 Ruth Bunting 18th Jul 2023

    Peter was looked after very well whilst he was in their care,and the service we received from them especially warren, was an absolute credit to the company,would highly recommend,thank you all.   Regards Ruth

  • 5 Lynda Ward 30th Jun 2023

    As a family we have now used this small family of undertakers a number of times. Warren and Jonathan are so caring and passionate about your loved ones who have passed, they are very considerate, thoughtful and very kind when they visit your home to discuss your plans. The team they have are exceptional, from the receptionist through to their drivers and pall bearers. I would 100% recommend this wonderful family run business to anyone. We want to say a huge thank you to you all for my father's funeral in 2020 during Covid and yesterday 29th June for our wonderful mums funeral. You are all a credit to your profession. Thank you once again ❤️

  • 5 Brian Rosling 23rd Jun 2023

    Thoroughly professional service provided by Warren and the team who guide us through the process at a difficult time

  • 5 Joanne Lee 12th Jun 2023

    Explained everything clearly and considerately.  Very professional and compassionate 

  • 5 Wesley Senior 9th Jun 2023

    Helped us massivley through a terrible time. Made everything easy and simple enabling us to give a brilliant send off

  • 5 Lynne Foster 11th May 2023

    Excellent service. Tailored everything tomour wishes.

  • 5 Sue Blaker 31st Mar 2023

    Parkinsons made a very difficult time a little easier to deal with. They helped us through the process of planning a funeral when we felt like we had no clue what to do and felt bereft. Astonishing professionalism and also so lovely and supportive, on the day they were so respectful and have been throughout this whole process. Thank you.

  • 5 Helen Manning 26th Mar 2023

    Everyone involved was so warm & caring making a difficult & sad experience seemingly easier to cope with

  • 5 Bridget Howard 21st Mar 2023

    Parkinsons were highly professional and caring . We cannot fault the service they delivered. We would recommend to anyone.

  • 5 Beverley Evans 14th Mar 2023

    Warren, Craig and the team at Parkinsons were respectful throughout. Every email or phone call was returned promptly putting our minds at ease. The family cannot thank them enough for their guidance and support through a very difficult time in our lives. Thank you to you all.

  • 5 Susan Marshall 10th Mar 2023

    Excellent service from start to finish warren you were amazing thank you all for excellent service at such a sad time 

  • 5 Louise Godley 1st Mar 2023

    From calling them following mum's passing to us being dropped off to our venue following the cremation service, the service received was impeccable. The staff are very professional, patient and compassionate. They know their job inside out and did everything possible to make sure we were informed, and that we understood everything that was going to happen. I cannot thank them enough for the lovely service received. I highly recommend them.

Address
Oil Mill Fold
Westgate
Rotherham
South Yorkshire
S60 1BB

Open map

Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

Marie Woodhead 5th May 2024

Jonathan, Teresa and team were excellent. Very supportive With us every step of the way. Service second to none! Thank you.

Jenny Artell 26th Apr 2024

The whole service from Parkinson’s was delivered with care and compassion. Everyone went above and beyond to ensure my husband had the send off he deserved. Would highly recommend.

Elaine Taylor 15th Mar 2024

I truly could not have asked for better at a time when we were struggling with our loss. Warren and Craig, I cannot thank you enough. You are so thoughtful and compassionate. I can see why this family firm have been in business for so long. Again, heartfelt thanks.

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