Arranging a Funeral

We will ask you to choose different elements of the funeral, and offer advice to you – every step of the way.

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Same Family, Seventh Decade.

Harold Wood Funeral Services has always been a company comprising family and friends, where trust is paramount.

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What makes us different?

We offer the same care and advice as for a friend.

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Funeral Arrangements

Many people feel overwhelmed when a loved one dies and are unsure what to do. We are proud to offer a family-led, friendly service in Essex since 1958 and ensure you receive all the support and information you need when planning your funeral service.

First List of Actions

First List of Actions

You do not need to have registered a death at the appropriate Registrars in order to begin making funeral arrangements with us.

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Funeral Choices & Advice

Staff at family-run and managed Harold Wood Funeral Services in Essex have spent seven decades helping families to organise funerals.

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An itemised arrangement form filled in by an experienced funeral arranger at a face to face appointment is key to understanding any funeral pricing involved.

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More Services We Offer

From helping you to let people know about a funeral, to choosing a headstone or memorial plaque for a garden.

Funeral Stationery

Funeral Stationery

We can organise ‘Mourning Cards’ for posting to family and friends alerting them of your loss and details of the coming funeral; ‘Order of Service Cards’ for the day of the funeral; finally ‘Memorial Cards’ and ‘Thank You Cards’ for after the funeral.

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We work with several local florists in Essex to create floral tributes for any funeral service – for the immediate family’s flowers and also on behalf of wider family and friends. You can order through us from examples and prices shown here.

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Graham Walker, Headstone Consultant, now with Harold Wood Funeral Services in Essex, is an expert stonemason. He has spent nearly 40 years helping families to successfully choose & place memorials for loved ones.

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The Same Help and Advice as for a Friend, since 1958
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Funeral Support

If you’d like to speak to us directly, call free 24 hours a day.

0800-731-1855 (24hrs)

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What is a Funeral Plan?

With a funeral plan, you can help to relieve your family of some of the financial stress and any worries about your funeral arrangements.

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Another chance to decorate a free Christmas biscuit at our stall outside our office, next to Costa on Friday🎅🏼SANTA IS COMING!!!!🎅🏼

ITS THIS FRIDAY!! CRCG Christmas Event 2019
🎁 The Gift of Christmas🎁

Join us in Collier Row high street for a fabulous evening of festive fun for all the family!

We’ve got....
🎄Real reindeer’s!
❄️Fairground rides
🎁Face painting
☃️Snow globe photo booth
🎄Christmas Craft and shopping stalls
❄️Live Music
🎁Hot chocolate & Donuts
☃️Live Nativity
🎄Chocolate Kisses
🎅🏼And Don’t forget Santa in his magical grotto!

We hope to see you there!!

Another chance to decorate a free Christmas biscuit at our stall outside our office, next to Costa on Friday
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