Say a fitting farewell in Southend-on-Sea

Arrange a local direct cremation from £895, with the help of our award-winning team. So you can say goodbye at a time and place that feel right.

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The service was excellent and you would not get better by going to a high street funeral director and paying 2 or 3 times as much. We couldn’t have asked for a better send off for our brother.
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Terry, funeral customer

Do it your way

Create the send-off you want, when you’re ready. With more time to grieve, plan, and get everyone together.

It’s simpler

Cut the extra fuss and burden of a traditional funeral. Things like a hearse, an organist, or arranging parking.

It’s cheaper

We’re 4x cheaper than the average traditional UK funeral, saving you thousands.

A Southend-on-Sea Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Southend-on-Sea Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Losing a loved one is hard. To make things a little easier, we'll pair you up with someone in our team.

With experience across Southchurch, Leigh, Eastwood and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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Direct cremation.
It’s a funeral done your way.

Direct cremation is simply a cremation without a funeral service. It’s fast becoming the choice of families who want to choose how and where they say goodbye to their loved one, at a time that’s right for them.

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We arrange the cremation

Wherever you are in England and Wales, we’ll bring your loved one to our chapel of rest. Then complete all the paperwork and arrange the cremation.

On the day

We’ll transport them to a local crematorium and carry out a cremation you don’t attend. We’re always available if you need a chat.

We hand-deliver the ashes

We deliver your loved one’s ashes in your choice of urn, or scatter them for you. We can also give ideas and advice on arranging a fitting send-off.

We met up with family and said goodbye together in our way. The way mum wanted. Fantastic value, fantastic staff, fantastic company that’s with you every step of the way.

Jenny, who arranged a funeral with farewill

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Planning your own reception or memorial

Instead of a funeral service, a memorial can give you the chance to come together with friends and family and celebrate your loved one’s life. If this is something you’re considering, these ideas from our team could help you get started.

Unique wake venues in Southend-on-Sea

Enjoy a quiet picnic in Southend Cliff Gardens, or take a stroll on Thorpe Bay Beach, as you celebrate your loved one on a day that you will cherish for years to come.

Where to scatter ashes in Southend-on-Sea

Take a stroll through some of Southend’s best nature reserves, wonder at the rare plants and birds, and scatter your loved one’s ashes in a meaningful place.

Memorial ideas in Southend-on-Sea

Pay tribute to your loved one with a dedicated rose bush, leaf of remembrance, or message in a book of remembrance in Southend-on-Sea.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Southend-on-Sea

Southend-on-Sea is an English town in Essex located on the north side of the Thames Estuary. The coastal town has developed from a small village to a large seaside town that now attracts more than 6 million visitors each year, with both locals and visitors holding Southend-on-Sea close to their hearts.

Southend-on-sea Borough Council is responsible for three cemeteries and the main town crematoria: Sutton Road Crematorium, a short distance from Jones Memorial Recreation Ground. The three cemeteries include Leigh Cemetery, Sutton Road Cemetery and North Road Burial Ground on London Road.

There are many landmarks and places of natural beauty should you consider holding a memorial service in Southampton, such as Southend Pier and Priory Park.  

How much does a funeral and cremation cost in Southend-on-Sea

The average cost of a funeral in Southend-on-Sea is around £4,800, but costs can vary depending on the type of funeral you wish to arrange. This is one of the highest costs for funeral services in the East of England region. 

Areas we cover in Southend-on-Sea

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Southend-on-Sea, including Southchurch, St Luke’s, St Laurence, Westborough, Thorpe, Westcliff-on-Sea, Asheldham, Ashingdon, Barling and Creeksea.

We’ll bring your loved one into our care, no matter the distance, arrange the cremation and hand-deliver their ashes back to you anywhere in Southend-on-Sea.

Our local experts can also help you find somewhere to hold a memorial service in Southend.

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Create a meaningful funeral today

We’ve helped thousands of families deal with life’s toughest moments, and we’re here to support you whenever you need.

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017 0282 0131
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