Pearce Funeral Services, Stratton St Margaret

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Pearce Funeral Services, Stratton St Margaret, Wiltshire, funeral director in Wiltshire
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Pearce Funeral Services are an Independent family run business, who have gained a reputation for offering a dignified and personal service with compassion, courtesy and respect. The service is overseen by John Pearce, a funeral director with over 30 years experience who will take the time to listen and support you in arranging a fitting farewell for your loved one. Serving Swindon and all surrounding areas.

Latest Verified Reviews

Carol Keech 4th Nov 2018

So kind and caring going that extra mile to ensure I was kept informed of all points .This is the second time I have had course to use Pearce services and would not hesitate in recommending them. Many thanks to John and all the staff for their care and understanding in helping us all enjoy the celebration of our mums life.

Jane Nichols 29th Oct 2018

First class service by professional, understanding, caring and efficient staff. They made the funeral arrangements so much easier for us. A big thankyou for their care & support. 

Dianne Barrow 28th Oct 2018

An excellent service all round. Very pleased. Very approachable and attentive staff..A massive Thank you.

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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
92 Ermin Street
Stratton St Margaret
Wiltshire
SN3 4NN

About Us

Pearce Funeral Services is an independent, family-run funeral directors serving Swindon and the surrounding areas. You will be able to make arrangements for your loved one’s funeral in the peaceful, welcoming atmosphere of the offices based on Groundwell Road in the centre of Swindon or at the chapel of rest in Stratton St Margaret. Pearce’s funeral directors can also visit you in the comfort of your own home.

John Pearce DipFD MBIE offers many years’ experience serving the local community with quality funeral planning services for all religions and beliefs, including eco-friendly funerals. Services offered include help with publishing press notices in newspapers, choosing monumental masonry and floral tributes, printing service stationary, and catering for wakes.

With a 24/7 telephone line, operating 365 days a year, Pearce’s team is there for you when you need it most, and no upfront payments or deposits are required.

To find out more about arranging your loved one’s funeral and the options available to you, call Pearce Funeral Services now.

Latest Obituaries

Alan Victor Hanks

May 1947 - Sep 2020

Rowan Grey

May 1941 - Sep 2020

Edith Jones

Jun 1944 - Sep 2020

Joyce Ballinger

Dec 1926 - Sep 2020

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Carol Keech 4th Nov 2018

    So kind and caring going that extra mile to ensure I was kept informed of all points .This is the second time I have had course to use Pearce services and would not hesitate in recommending them. Many thanks to John and all the staff for their care and understanding in helping us all enjoy the celebration of our mums life.

  • 5 Jane Nichols 29th Oct 2018

    First class service by professional, understanding, caring and efficient staff. They made the funeral arrangements so much easier for us. A big thankyou for their care & support. 

  • 5 Dianne Barrow 28th Oct 2018

    An excellent service all round. Very pleased. Very approachable and attentive staff..A massive Thank you.

  • 5 Nicola Wood 27th Oct 2018

    From beginning to end John Pearce and his team dealt with my mum Christine and the entire family with sincere compassion and great professionalism. He is a very calmly spoken gentleman and we highly recommend his service . Thank you to you all

  • 5 Yvonne Harvey 23rd Oct 2018

    John and the whole Pearce’s team made a very difficult time much easier for us. They were patient, helpful and very kind. I have no hesitation in recommending them and would like to thank them for all the support they provided. 

  • 5 Antony Wetherell 12th Oct 2018

    Excellent and professional in every element of the services provided. Many thanks  Antony Wetherell 

  • 5 James Hansen 9th Oct 2018

    Excellent service, felt supportive all the way. Thank you

  • 5 Shelagh Clark 8th Oct 2018

    All staff at John Pearce Funeral Service could not have done more to make what is a very stressful time perfectly carried out. Dave Bashford went out of his way to make sure that I had all the information I needed and dealt with the changes in a professional and understanding way. The service from the time my husband arrived at our house to make our way to the church was perfect. I could not have asked for better. I would have no hesitation in recommending John Pearce for their superb service. Shelagh Clark

  • 5 Paul Thomas 5th Oct 2018

    This is the second time we have used John Pearce Funeral Services.  Their service was excellent the first time and so we had no hesitation in turning to them again.  They were professional, sensitive, understanding and worked with us to ensure that our requirements were met.  It was such a blessing to know that our loved ones were in such capable hands.  We have no hesitation in recommending their services.  Our thanks go to the team for all that they have done for us.

  • 4 Kathryn Broomfield 27th Sep 2018

    I thought Pearce funeral directors were very kind, considerate and professional. They dealt with a traffic issue that resulted in a delay in bringing Maria to the Crematorium. Fortunately there was no-one booked in after us so. So I felt we were not rushed. 

  • 5 Julie Magerum 21st Sep 2018

    We could not have received a better service from everyone at Pearce. Perfection and peace of mind. Thank you all so much.

  • 5 Christine Nicholson 20th Sep 2018

    very pleased with you

  • 5 Peter Hughes 13th Sep 2018

    The service provided was first class from start to finish, professional and informative at every contact and made as easy for me as it could have been under the circumstances. Thank you Dave and the team.

  • 5 Kevin O'Rafferty 3rd Sep 2018

    Many thanks for your excellent service

  • 5 Yvonne Neal 23rd Aug 2018

    They were all wonderful - I couldn't have wished for more.

  • 5 Sharon Sampson 13th Aug 2018

    Very pleased with the service

  • 5 Michael Jones 27th Jul 2018

    During a difficult time, Dave and the team at Pearce's ensured that we were kept informed every step of the way and offered help and support all the way through the process. We felt that Sheila was in safe hands as nothing was too much trouble and we would not hesitate to recommend Pearce's to anyone in the future.

  • 5 Alix Blackford 16th Jul 2018

    I cannot thank Dave Bashford enough. I will never forget the kindness, respect for Dad and compassion he showed towards us as a family. I cannot recommend these guys enough, the pressure is taken off of you, and they support and hold your hand every step of the way at such a difficult time. Outstanding excellent service!

  • 5 Tara Igoe-Smith 10th Jul 2018

    I can't thank you you enough. It's been the most hardest time of my life and you have helped me every step of the way. So caring, thoughtful and kind people. So from the bottom of my heart, thank you and thabk you for taking care of mum so well when she was in your care. All our love and respect. The Igoe family. ( Tara, daughter of Barbara Igoe) Xxx

  • 5 Elizabeth Reed 9th Jul 2018

    Pearce Funeral Services helped to guide me to give my Aunt the funeral she deserved. No question was ever to much. I would highly recommend this firm.

  • 5 Robert Manners 24th Jun 2018

    The support, understanding and service from John Pearce and his team was first class. We are very grateful.

  • 5 Norma Diston 14th Jun 2018

    John and his team were superb taking care of the funeral arrangements for David. John was always patient and clearly explained the process. Highly recommend. Thank you.

  • 5 Karen Dyke 5th Jun 2018

    Caring, kind and considerate 

  • 5 Karen Dyke 5th Jun 2018

    Caring, kind and considerate 

  • 5 Colin Sproule 3rd Jun 2018

    Fantastic service  Jonathan was great made the whole thing enjoyable  If an funeral can be enjoyable but there did my dad proud 

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
92 Ermin Street
Stratton St Margaret
Wiltshire
SN3 4NN

National Association of Funeral Directors

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Latest Verified Reviews

Carol Keech 4th Nov 2018

So kind and caring going that extra mile to ensure I was kept informed of all points .This is the second time I have had course to use Pearce services and would not hesitate in recommending them. Many thanks to John and all the staff for their care and understanding in helping us all enjoy the celebration of our mums life.

Jane Nichols 29th Oct 2018

First class service by professional, understanding, caring and efficient staff. They made the funeral arrangements so much easier for us. A big thankyou for their care & support. 

Dianne Barrow 28th Oct 2018

An excellent service all round. Very pleased. Very approachable and attentive staff..A massive Thank you.

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