Ernest Cocks & Sons Funeral Directors, Gloucester
About our Gloucester funeral home
Looking after you, your family and your loved one with uncompromising compassion and respect is our number one priority. We are here to be your shoulder to lean on and help you with anything we can during this difficult time.
We are flexible in everything we do, which is why we will personalise every aspect of your loved one’s funeral, so you can say a heartfelt goodbye. By tailoring your loved one’s farewell, this means their send off will unique and fitting of the way they lived their life. No request is too big or small.
We have experience in organising funerals of all kinds, from religious to cremations to contemporary ceremonies like a woodland burial or bright celebration of life.
Our funeral directors are easily accessible to the whole of Gloucestershire, as we are based just off the A34. We are also close to the Gloucester Quays shopping centre and the Gloucester War Memorial.
Helping the families of Gloucester is of the greatest importance, which is why our dedicated team are just a phone call away, 24 hours a day. Call us at any time to get assistance, support or advice.
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
Funeral Services with distinction
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.
Our funeral services
If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.
View our Standardised Price List, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.From£995(Includes cost of cremation).(Includes cost of cremation).Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.From£2,225plus £1,278 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,278 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
If you would like our advice on parking, feel free to give us a call.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 13:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 13:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesIt’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews of our services
Sarah who arranged the funeral was patient & considerate when helping my mum & myself make decisions. Sarah the funeral director was efficient, respectful & reassuring which helped us to all to feel at ease on the day. And Claire gave Dad a good send off with an outstanding service & tribute. Overall everyone involved made a difficult & emotional time much easier.
Kept me informed at different stages of process
Very accommodating, sourced a fantastic person to perform the service