H Witham & Son Funeral Directors, Rayleigh

Our Rayleigh Funeral Directors can provide a meaningful funeral now for your family and an additional memorial or commemorative service later once everyone can be together again.
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Rating 5.0
based on 8 reviews

About our Rayleigh funeral home

We are H Witham & Son Funeral Directors on High Street in Rayleigh.

We understand the challenges you and your family might be facing after losing a loved one. We will help you during this difficult time, guide and advise you when you need it and do everything we can to make every step a little more simple and easy..

Our team has the local knowledge and experience, passed down since before the 1960s when we relocated from up the road, to help you arrange the funeral service seamlessly.

Moreover, our kind and compassionate team are always available to ease any of your concerns and make you feel as comfortable as possible. You and your family are our priority, so please call us at any time. We are here for you.
H Witham & Son Funeral Directors in Rayleigh

What we offer

  • The option of a dignified funeral now and memorial service later
  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will arrange a funeral for your loved one suited to your requirements. Whether it's a traditional or a more contemporary service, you have choice with our Full Service Funeral. If a little flexibility with the arrangements is not a problem, a Simple Funeral at a lower cost may be preferable.
  • Full Service Funeral

    Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died.
    Our costs from
    £3,135
    Current restrictions might mean that you can’t have a funeral today how you imagined it to be. However, we can still provide a dignified and meaningful funeral now and a memorial or commemorative service later.Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
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    Full Service FuneralOur costs from £3,135

    Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • Have flexibility and choice over the time, day and location of the funeral service
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • We can add services and tailor the funeral to suit your own specific requirements
    To find out more, please call us on 01268 742154, or read more about our dignified funeral now, and service later.
  • Simple Funeral Service in Rayleigh

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    Our costs from
    £1,995
    This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
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    Simple Funeral Service in RayleighOur costs from £1,995

    A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.
    • Our funeral professionals will care for your loved one in our premium facilities
    • A professional Arranger will provide support, guidance and co-ordinate everything for you
    • The service will be at a mutually agreed time and date dependent upon availability, usually on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
    • We will provide a Funeral Director, chauffeur-driven hearse and pallbearers for the service
    • Some additional services such as arranging floral tributes or obituaries are not available
    To find out more, please call us on 01268 742154

Where to find us

Address

16 High Street
Rayleigh SS6 7EF
GB

Directions and Parking

We are located on the High Street next to Berrys Arcade.

There is parking available behind our funeral home.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01268 742154 if you require our services outside of these hours.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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Reviews of our services

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 8 reviews
Rating 5.0
Very Professional, Efficient and Caring Service from Start to Finish
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
We are incredibly grateful that you took the time to leave us this review. It’s good to hear that you and the family received helpful guidance through this time.
Rating 5.0
Absolutely Excellent service, really professional and helped us as a family through our very difficult time, we would thoroughly recommend them to anyone.

All the staff were really helpful from the initial arrangements, through the days leading up to the cremation, to the actual day itself and afterwards, at all times caring and efficient.
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that we were able to provide you with the knowledge and understanding of a difficult situation and make things easier for you.
Rating 5.0
the service we received from H. Witham and son was exceptional, from start to finish. nothing was too much for them. Linda was so kind and caring,and it was a great comfort to know my mum was entrusted to such a caring and professional funeral directors. Every detail was discussed with us fully, and the day itself, although pouring with rain, went perfectly. I cannot thank everyone enough for their attention to detail and care in what was such a difficult time for us
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for the kind comments posted on your online review. I am pleased that we provided the highest level of care and guidance for you and your family and we made a difficult time seem a little easier.
Rating 5.0
I found Linda and her colleagues to be very helpful and kind, Linda is a lovely lady and Vanessa who took our service for both my mum back in 2016 and my dad is excellent in what she does.
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to complete the online review. I am glad we were able to provide you with the support and guidance needed and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
The service I received from Linda was very supportive and caring, I felt that if I needed anything, all I needed to do was ask.
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your online review. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
Rating 5.0
Whitams were very understanding and took care of my mum and us we could not of wished for a better service than they gave us
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that we were able to look after you and your family at this difficult time and that the arrangements for your Mother were carried out to your satisfaction.
Rating 5.0
Sensitive, professional service end to end. Took all the stress away. Informed us at every stage about what happens and what we need to do. Thank you so much.
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that we were able to help make things easier for you at such a difficult time and that you were so well looked after by our team.
Rating 5.0
Excellent service throughout from all the team
Response from H Witham & Son Funeral Directors
Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that you were so well looked after by our team and that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
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