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Best 5 Funeral Directors in South Ockendon

Discover funeral directors located in South Ockendon. See pricing details and information regarding the inclusions offered. Also opening hours and contact details. Find comprehensive details below of NAFD & SAIF approved funeral directors.

Rosy Company


Open 24/7

Howard Son Funeral Directors

Howard Son Funeral Directors


32 High Rd, Essex, RM16 3HB

Open 24/7
Howard English Funeral Directors

Howard English Funeral Directors


2 South Parade, South Road, Essex, RM15 6BT

Open 24/7
B F Mulley Son

B F Mulley Son


254 St Marys Lane, London, RM14 3DH

Open 24/7
Co Op Funeralcare Upminster

Co Op Funeralcare Upminster


149 St. Marys Lane, Essex, RM14 3BL

Open 24/7

Opening Times

All Funeral Directors in South Ockendon operate 24 hours 7 days a week for emergencies this includes bank holidays.


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About City

South Ockendon is famous for its association with Belhus Woods Country Park, a large woodland area with nature trails, a lake, and picnic spots. The town is renowned for its connection to Ockendon Academy, a secondary school that has been recognized for its educational achievements. With a population of 21,794 people.

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How many funeral directors in South Ockendon?

Within a 5 - 10 mile radius there are around 11 Funeral Directors in South Ockendon On this page we have listed 4 of the best funeral undertakers near you.

How much does a funeral cost in South Ockendon?

The typical cost of funerals in South Ockendon typically sits around £2500 up to £4500 with burial constituting 16% and cremation accounting for 84% of the amount of funerals taking place in South Ockendon. However, the actual expense for a family can vary based on specific requirements and choices. For instance, if a family prefers a local celebrant, such as 'Vince Hawkes Rustic Celebrant' found on thecelebrantdirectory.co.uk, rather than a minister or pastor, the cost would be higher.

When calculating the overall expenses of a funeral, it is important to take into account the additional cost of funeral flowers. Local florists like Keziah Rose Floral Couture (Located on 129 Daiglen Drive, SOUTH OCKENDON RM15 5EH, Essex) or 4Get Me Not Flowers (Phone number 07982 185 321) typically charge approximately between £91 up to £457 for funeral flower arrangements.

Best companies offering Funeral plans in South Ockendon?

Funeral directors such as Rosy (South Ockendon), Howard Son Funeral Directors and Howard English Funeral Directors all offer funeral plans as an intermediary (reseller) for funeral plan providers such as Golden Charter and Golden leaves in South Ockendon. In 2024 ‘Rosy Funeral Plans’ will be launched by Rosy to help bring more variety of choices for bereaved families in South Ockendon.

What Crematorium do Funeral Directors use in South Ockendon for Traditional and Direct Cremation?

Within 10 Miles off South Ockendon there are 4 crematoriums offering a variety of services such as direct and traditional cremation. The 3 main crematoriums frequently used by funeral undertakers in South Ockendon: Thames View Crematorium & Cemetery, South Essex Crematorium, Forest Park Cemetery and Crematorium, which could potentially be your loved one's final resting place. While you have the freedom to choose your preferred crematorium, it's advisable to consult with your local funeral director. Their expertise will be valuable, especially considering that crematoriums availability can often be unpredictable and busy. See the list of crematoriums in the area:

Thames View Crematorium & Cemetery, Gravesend Road Shorne DA12 3JH Phone: 01474 823963 with a fee of approximately £871 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days. South Essex Crematorium, Ockenden Road Corbets Tey RM14 2UY Phone: 01708 434433 with a fee of approximately £866 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 19 days. Forest Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Forest Road IG6 3HP Phone: 020 8501 2236 with a fee of approximately £772 for a cremation. With an average wait time of 12 days.

What happens in the event of a death at a care home in South Ockendon?

In the event of a death at a care home, your local funeral director is responsible for collecting the deceased and transporting them to their funeral home with care. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 20 % of all deaths in South Ockendon take place in care homes such as Leatherland Lodge or Breakaway. At Rosy, we offer prompt collection services for your loved one, irrespective of the care home where the passing occurred. For immediate assistance, please contact us at 0800 260 6922.

Frequently asked questions

Are there any Funeral Directors offering Natural/Green burial Funerals in South Ockendon?
Yes there is 1 Natural Burial Funeral grounds situated within 20 miles radius off South Ockendon. As funeral directors in South Ockendon we are committed to providing support and guidance in arranging Natural Burial funerals to commemorate your loved ones in the local area. We take great pride in endorsing environmentally-friendly traditions. See details below of 1 most popular Natural Burial Sites within 20 miles off South Ockendon.

Herongate Wood located at Herongate Wood CM13 3SE.
Where can you scatter ashes in South Ockendon?
The Essex Council enforces particular guidelines concerning the scattering of ashes in public spaces, which may be revised at any point. For the latest information and guidelines, we recommend visiting the Essex Council website. As a suggested location for scattering ashes, the River Mardyke is highly recommended.
Best Funeral Homes in South Ockendon near South Ockendon Centre?
There are 5 funeral undertakers close to South Ockendon Centre. If someone has recently died at South Ockendon Centre in South Ockendon then call Rosy on the following number: 0800 260 6922.
What is the best newspaper for obituaries in South Ockendon?
The main newspaper is the Thurrock Gazette. Obituaries are published in the paper and can also be submitted by family members. At Rosy Funeral Directors (South Ockendon) we liaise with the newspaper directly including the heart warming message and images you wish to publish.
Are there any Jewish Funeral Directors in South Ockendon?
Indeed, Rosy is capable of meeting your needs. Should you require assistance with a Jewish funeral, please feel free to reach out to us at 0800 260 6922
Are there any Hindu Funeral Directors in Essex?
Yes, Rosy can accommodate your requirements. If you're looking for a hindu funeral contact us on 0800 260 6922.
Are there any Funeral Directors in South Ockendon who provide catering services for wakes?
Typically, funeral directors do not commonly provide catering services. Therefore we would recommend contacting a local catering company. They will be able to help you in the time of need.
Are there any Sikh Funeral Directors in South Ockendon?
Indeed, there are Sikh funeral directors based in Manchester who can offer their support during the period of mourning. To organise your Sikh funeral service, you can reach out to Rosy (South Ockendon) on 0800 260 6922
Are there any Muslim Funeral Undertakers in South Ockendon?
Yes there are! Rosy is here to help anyone looking for a muslim funeral In South Ockendon. From ritual washing, shrouding to organisation between the funeral director and the mosques Imam.