Gordon Barber Funeral Directors, Lowestoft
About our Lowestoft funeral home
Our founder, Gordon Barber, was born in Lowestoft in 1922 and now has eight funeral homes across Norwich and Lowestoft. Our funeral homes are managed by his granddaughter, Rachael Barber. She ensures all of them provide the same high quality facilities, care and compassion that Mr Barber wanted to achieve when he opened his first funeral home.
With over 50 years of experience and knowledge of the local area, we can cater for your every wish and need. Whether you prefer a cremation, a woodland burial, a traditional or religious funeral, we can arrange it. We will listen carefully to your requests and ensure you are comfortable and happy with all the arrangements. All the details will be personally overseen by our funeral director and your loved one will be well taken care of.
If you need us we are only a call away. We are always available 24 hours a day to support, guide and advice you. It will be our honour to help make this difficult time as easy as possible.
Call us any time at 01502 442809 to book an appointment. If you cannot come to see us, let us know and we will happily come see you at your home.
What we offer
- Advice and guidance at every stage including registering the death
- Arrangements personalised to meet your family's needs
- Local expertise and knowledge
- Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
- Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
- funeral cars and other transport options
- 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£1,995plus £1,223 estimated third party costs for cost of cremation, doctor's fees and attendance of a celebrant or minister.plus £1,223 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
There is parking available at the rear of our funeral home.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
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
Amanda and the team were excellent, a asset to dignity funerals.
All of our family plan to arrange there funerals with you.
All the people we met or spoke too from Gordeon Barber were professional in all they did thank you all for the time you gave us to say are good bye to Peter in our own way. There jobs must be hard and stressful in many ways but they do it with the most polite and understanding manner and you could ask for anything more.
The memory box given after the service was beautiful and not expected.
Care and thought was definitely at the heart of the service you provided us and we are truly thankful for that.
Every single member of the team were fantastic, thank you.
We all thank you, from all our family
They made it special and me and my family thank them for a beautiful send off for our mum /wife
Once again I would like to thank you for your guidence through a difficult time.