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Your friendly, local Colchester funeral director

When you have lost a loved one, choosing the right funeral director to support you at this very difficult time is extremely important

R. Gwinnell & Sons is a family-run Colchester Funeral Director offering a very personal, individual approach to caring for you and your family. We appreciate there is a lot to take on board when you are grieving, so please view our helpful step-by-step guide or call us any time, day or night.

If you are dealing with an unexplained or unexpected death, the Coroner will be involved and there may be an inquest. Please contact us to learn more about the Coroner’s procedures.

As members of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) and the National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM), we take great pride in offering a quality service. We can also help you pre-plan your funeral.

Funeral Directors and Fleet
  • Our family and friends were very impressed by the whole handling of the funeral and with your team who were extremely helpful throughout.

    D. G., Thorpe-le-Soken
  • On behalf of my family, we would like to thank you for making our mother's funeral so special. We feel you went the extra mile for us. My mother would have been so proud.

    L. S., Colchester
  • Thank you for my parents’ headstone. I could not be more happy with what you have done.

    T. R., Clacton
  • I really appreciated how kind you were to us at a very difficult time and also how lovely the whole team were on the day of the funeral.

    T. S., Hadleigh
  • Thank you for making our mums last journey really special. You Enabled us to do mum proud and give her the send off she deserved.

    The Lines Family, Colchester
  • You were my rock and nothing was too much trouble. I felt I had the whole world on my shoulders but you made it lighter.

    J. A., Colchester
  • An enormous thank you for the support and kindness you showed us during the biggest loss of our lives. You really are a brilliant team.

    V & DB, Colchester

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