With comfortable arranging rooms and dedicated Chapels of Rest, we are able to provide support and assistance for the making of funeral arrangements to help your family through difficult times. We have been local funeral directors in the Castlepoint area since 1867. Our experience spans five generations, and we are proud to continue serving the local community.

S. Stibbards & Sons understand that everyone is different and have unique ideas to ensure that the funeral of their loved one celebrates their life. That’s why we offer a number of different funeral options for you to choose from. We can help organise a completely tailored and bespoke funeral service for your loved one. Our dedicated staff will fully support you and guide you through the process including both the funeral arrangements and the administration.

Our chapel of rest is a quiet, dignified and safe environment where close family and friends can pay their last respects to a loved one. Once the funeral arrangements have been organised and the service is confirmed, we recommend that family and friends wait for at least 3 working days before making an appointment to visit the chapel for rest to see their loved one. This gives us time to complete the necessary paperwork, care for the deceased and prepare their coffin.

S. Stibbards & Sons are here for you throughout the entire process. So, if you do have any special requirements, then please contact us. We are available 24hrs a day.

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We have unfortunately had the need to use Stibbards on several occasions. The service has always been helpful, professional and first class.

- David Ewing

From start to finish the team were extremely professional, caring,kind, showed great empathy and gave us a funeral that our mum would have been proud of. Thanks go to Andrew, Louise, Rev John Standard, and Dan and his team on the day.

- Lorraine Taylor

We have used this director three times and have had. exelent service all the staff are most caring and followed our wishes to the core W lee.

- William Lee

Honestly can't of asked for more helpful people to have helped us with everything. Such lovely caring people.

- Gemma Mackinnon

Thank you stibbards. We found you to be really professional and helpful. You made the whole process simple for us and really put our minds at ease.

- Laura Gunn

Excellent service from Lisa in the office to Stuart and the team on the day. Dad had so many flowers an extra car was added at no charge. Very Professional exactly what my Dad wanted.

- Lee Whitehair

They could not have been more helpful and understanding and it was conducted beautifully Many thanks David.Lee and the whole Team

- Barbara Gibbs

We were amazed at the fantastic way all staff were with regards to our dads funeral, so kind and thoughtful nothing was a problem an excellent service all the way through. Thank you

- Stephen Cooper

Stibbards could not have done anything better. We were very well looked after and everything that we had asked was provided. We would highly recommend their services.

- Thomas ( Barry ) Willis

I couldn't rate them highly enough. Very professional, thoughtful and respectful. Nothing was too much trouble.

- Hazel Ryan

I was very happy with the professional way that all of the staff I dealt with handled the arrangements. They were very patient, understanding and caring. I would definitely recommend the Company.

- Margaret Frewer

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