Howard & English Funeral Directors, Ockendon

We take the greatest care as we look after the families of South Ockendon.
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Rating 5.0
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About our Ockendon funeral home

Howard & English is a Thurrock funeral directors based in South Ockendon. Once a cotton shop, our building was transformed into a well-equipped funeral directors in 1982.

We have a small and homely feel to our branch on South Parade, which has caring staff that will assist you in organising of the various elements for your loved one’s s funeral. We believe that a service should be a reflection of the life of the person who has passed on, so you can share with us any personal wishes or requests you may have. Please call us at any time of the day.
Howard & English Funeral Directors in South Road, South Ockendon

What we offer

  • 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

We understand how special life is with those that you love. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral.

If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
  • Full Service Funeral in South Ockendon, 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 01708 856377
  • Simple Funeral Service in South Ockendon, 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 01708 856377

Where to find us

Address

2 South Parade
South Road
South Ockendon RM15 6BT
GB

Directions and Parking

We are the last shop a in small parade of shops in South Parade.

There is car parking available at the branch.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01708 856377 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

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Rating 5.0
based on 2 reviews
Rating 5.0
We as a family found Howard and English service exceptional at this very distressing time. Debra and the team went over and beyond with the service they provided. We can not recommend them enough.
Response from Howard & English 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 you were so well looked after by our team.
Rating 5.0
Everything arranged perfectly, nothing seemed too much trouble. Very professional but still caring.
Response from Howard & English Funeral Directors
Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction and that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.

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