Derek Moss Funeral Directors, Silksworth

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About Us

Derek Moss Funeral Directors in Silksworth, Sunderland, is here to help you plan a bespoke and personal funeral service to celebrate your loved one’s life.

Our funeral home in Silksworth is easy to reach from the surrounding areas of Thunstall, Lakeside and Beckwith Green. Our funeral parlour is equipped with premium facilities and has been renovated to include two chapels of rest and a reception area to accommodate the families in our care.

We are here to support you 24 hours a day. You can reach us at any time convenient to you by calling 0191 523 8007.

What We Offer

  • Hearses and other funeral vehicles
  • Advice and guidance at every step
  • A funeral service at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Visiting your loved one in our chapel of rest
  • Tailored funeral arrangements to meet your family’s individual needs
  • Personalised tributes and memorial masonry
  • Funeral services for all faiths and cultures
  • Local knowledge and expertise
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Our Services

Derek Moss Funeral Directors understands how special life is with those you love. For us, every funeral service is a unique and personal occasion. We have a package suited to your requirements, carrying out every aspect with kindness, compassion and an unrivalled attention to detail. From traditional funerals, to colourful woodland burials, we can make all kinds of funeral arrangements befitting your loved one.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

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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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 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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Why choose us?

Taking the greatest care

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us


1 and 1a Castlereagh Street Silksworth Sunderland SR3 1HJ GB

Parking and Directions

You can find parking along the street where the pharmacy is located.
Our funeral home is on Silksworth Terrace Street; the first building after the Pharmacy.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0191 523 8007 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon10:00 - 15:00
Tue10:00 - 15:00
Wed10:00 - 15:00
Thu10:00 - 15:00
Fri10:00 - 15:00

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’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 do when someone dies.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one’s funeral is a personal and unique occasion. We will explain how our funeral directors can help you to plan a funeral service by supporting you at every step.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This guide explains what happens on the day, including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal and the wake. We will be here to guide you throughout.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has happened, there could still be a number of things you need to take care of. From choosing a fitting tribute to dealing with legal matters, we will continue to support you.
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Reviews of our services

See what other Sunderland families say about our funeral directors

Rating 5.0
based on 3 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    very professional and compassionate
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    Response on behalf of Derek Moss Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased that all of the arrangements were carried out to your satisfaction.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Very professional and caring with great support
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    Response on behalf of Derek Moss Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your online review. I am glad that we were able to provide you with the care and support needed at this time.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    The service was excellent we received from all staff Thank you x
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    Response on behalf of Derek Moss 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.