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Funeral Directors in Rayleigh

A short distance from both our Hockley and Hadleigh offices, S. Stibbards & Sons, has a long association with the communities of Rayleigh and beyond. With modern, well-appointed facilities within easy reach, we are able to offer a full and comprehensive range of services, including pre-paid funeral plans.

With a pre-paid funeral plan from S. Stibbards & Sons, you choose the funeral service you want and pay for the services included within the plan at today’s prices, relieving your family of worries and uncertainty at what will inevitably be a distressing time.

You will have made the arrangements in advance, selected us to take care of your funeral and paid for the service. More than a million people in the UK have taken out a pre-paid funeral plan, over 500,000 of them with our chosen partner, Golden Charter, the UK’s largest independent funeral plan provider.

S. Stibbards & Sons are proud of our continued support to the local community in Rayleigh and surrounding areas. Our compassionate team are here for you throughout the entire process. So, if you have any special requirements or need any advice regarding one of our pre-paid funeral plans, then please contact us.

Local Crematoria

Southend Crematorium
Sutton Road,
Basildon Crematorium
Church Road
Bowers Gifford
SS13 2HG


Hall Road Cemetery
Hall Road
Essex, SS4 1PD
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Supporting you along the way

If you wish to have a discussion with one of our funeral managers, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We can talk through yours and your loved one’s needs and discuss how we can celebrate their life.

01702 558 717

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Funeral Directors in Rayleigh

Our pre-paid funeral plans

With a pre-paid funeral plan from S. Stibbards & Sons, you choose the type of funeral you want and pay for the service at todays price.

Arrange a funeral

At S. Stibbards & Sons, we understand that a funeral service needs to reflect the life of the person that lived. We are proud to offer a number of different options for people to choose from including a simple, low-cost funeral or direct cremation to a completely bespoke service where you can choose every aspect of the funeral and tailor it to those who have passed.

To find out more about our different funeral services and the options you can choose from, you can click on any of the below links. Alternatively, we can talk you through the various options and are available 24 hours a day, 365 a year.


Our bespoke select funerals will allow you to plan a customised service for your loved one that ensures that their funeral is as unique as they were. Our team of dedicated and compassionate staff will guide you throughout the process and help you with arranging the most suitable funeral service for your loved one and their personality.



(plus third party fees)

Unattended Funeral (Direct Cremation)

This simple and dignified cremation service is for those that don’t require the traditional elements of a funeral service such as a ceremony or procession that involves a hearse. You will receive a highly respectful and compassionate service throughout the process.



(plus third party fees)


The funeral package is a lower cost funeral option. This package includes many of the key features and requirements that most families deem necessary to have in place for a respectable and dignified funeral service for their loved one.



(plus third party fees)

Attended Funeral

All funeral directors are legally required to publish this Price List for a standardised set of products and services. This is to help you think through your options and make choices,and to let you compare prices between different funeral directors (because prices can vary). You may also want to compare our Medway Package which offers better value for a similar fees.



(plus third party fees)

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Our Services

As a funeral director with five generations of experience, we pride ourselves in helping to arrange funerals in our local community. We can provide you with a comprehensive range of services to allow you to say goodbye to your loved one and reflect the life they lived.

Not only can we arrange the more traditional aspects of a funeral service, such as the choice of venue, transport and coffin, but we also offer a range of more personal tributes to make it unique, including gowns and interiors, photography and books of condolences.

Take a look at our additional services

Stibbards & Sons

With a range of additional services, we can help arrange every aspect of your loved one’s funeral - from the essential details all the way through to unique personal tributes.