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Why Choose Sussex Funeral Services Rottingdean?


Experienced, Compassionate and Professional

At Sussex Funeral Services, we are a fully independent funeral directors and undertakers, and we are proud to offer comprehensive funeral care to the Rottingdean community. We are dedicated to providing care, compassion and choice to help you create a meaningful and inspirational funeral service, and are able to provide the highest quality bespoke service to meet all of your requirements.

Owned and operated by Philip Evans and his partner, Sallie Clark, Sussex Funeral Services will care for your loved one with nothing less than the utmost respect and dignity. Philip is a fully-trained funeral director, undertaker and celebrant, and has spent years of training and work experience dedicating himself to the profession. He and Sallie are able to arrange every aspect of the funeral service while providing deep emotional support for you and your family during this difficult time. From helping you choose between a cemetery or crematorium service to selecting the tiniest flourishes that make a funeral a personal and touching occasion, Philip and Sallie will be there to guide you through the entire process.

Philip is an experienced and highly-regarded funeral celebrant, and is available if you choose to prepare and officiate a personal and inspirational funeral ceremony that honours the deceased in accordance with your wishes. Whether you select a traditional, religious ceremony or a secular service, Philip will help you create a unique and fitting ceremony to mark your loved one’s passing.

Emphasis on Choice

At Sussex Funeral Services, our motto is ‘For Caring, Compassion, and Choice’. We know that you want to create a warm, personal and heartfelt occasion that remembers your loved one in the full measure that the deserve and that recognises the beauty of their life as well as the momentous grief felt at their passing. We’re here to help you choose from the myriad options available for funeral services today, guiding you through the process at your own pace and ensuring that no detail is overlooked. From the largest to the smallest details, we will help you create a moving and unique ceremony that is most fitting for your loved one.

Supporting Your Emotional Needs

We understand that the loss of a loved one can be one of the most profoundly painful times of your life. This is why it’s essential that you received much more than just high-quality funeral care. We’re here to provide you with emotional support, comfort and guidance while you process the very normal emotions of grief, anger and bewilderment. From the first moment you reach out to Sussex Funeral Services, we will be here for you 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to ensure that you never have to go through this difficult time alone.

Philip has undergone extensive training in bereavement care that has deepened his awareness of grief and loss and the many ways they are processed by individuals and their families. This training, along with his years of experience offering comfort to the bereaved, enables him to provide sensitive and compassionate support to the grieving.

Ethical, Excellent and Affordable Funeral Service

We are also a proud member of the National Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF). Our inclusion in the society is not only a deep honour, but also demonstrates that at Sussex Funeral Services we meet the highest ethical standards and conform to the best practices in the funeral industry. You can remain confident that with Sussex Funeral Services your loved one will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect, and that you will always receive the highest possible quality service for every aspect of your funeral needs.

Philip and Sallie also promote ethical trading that is sensitive to your requirements and your budget, and are dedicated to providing competitive prices while never compromising on quality of service and care. Sussex Funeral Services will happily match any formal quote from any other local company.

Involved in the Local Community

Nowhere else can you find a greater commitment to the profession that with Sussex Funeral Services. This commitment is founded in a deep understanding of how important it is to support the needs of the local community, especially during the challenging and often painful time following the death of a loved one. We are always looking for new ways to deepen our involvement in the local community and create the trusting personal relationships that allow us to better serve our neighbours with sensitivity, compassion and respect.

This devotion to the greater needs of the community can be seen through our excellent reputation throughout Rottingdean for providing the highest standard of service for all of your funeral needs.

To discuss how we can serve you, contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.