Why Choose Sussex Funeral Services Portslade?

Experienced, Compassionate and Professional

At Sussex Funeral Services, we are an independent funeral directors and undertakers who offer every component of funeral care to the Portslade community. We are committed to caring for your loved one with only the utmost respect, professionalism and dignity, and to guide you through the funeral arrangements and support you emotionally during this difficult time. As a truly independent funeral directors, and due to our commitment to offering care, compassion and choice, we are able to provide an unparalleled level of comprehensive service designed to meet your exact requirements.

Sussex Funeral Services is owned by Philip Evans, a fully-trained and highly-experienced funeral director and celebrant, and his partner, Sallie Clark. Philip spent years training and working in the profession, dedicating himself to providing sensitive, compassionate and comprehensive service to the loved ones and family of the deceased. Philip and Sallie are available to make all of the practical arrangements regarding the funeral service, from helping you decide on a cemetery or crematorium service, to the small but meaningful touches that make a ceremony heartfelt and unique.

Philip is also a fully trained funeral celebrant, and is available to help you arrange a personal and inspirational funeral ceremony that honours your loved one profoundly. You can choose from a traditional religious service, or an alternative, secular service, or you can create your own blend of the two types. Whatever you choose, Philip will help you design a fitting ceremony that respects the wishes the deceased and their family.

Emphasis on Choice

Sussex Funeral Services is fully devoted to our motto of ‘For Caring, Compassion and Choice’. We are here to help you create a warm and heartfelt ceremony that honours your loved one in the full measure that they deserve, and we will help you navigate the many choices available for the funeral service. We will ensure that every aspect of the ceremony meets your exact requirements, and will assist with every detail from large to small. Most importantly, we will never rush you during this important time, but will assist and advise you through the decision-making process at your own pace.

Supporting Your Emotional Needs

At Sussex Funeral Services, we understand that the bereavement process can be one of the most challenging times of your life. It is essential that you receive much more than simply high-quality funeral arrangements, but also the emotional support and guidance that is so crucial during this difficult time. Sussex Funeral Services will be there for you from the moment that you first contact us, and we are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week that you will never have to go through this alone.

Philip has received extensive and appropriate bereavement awareness training through Cruse Bereavement Care that has deepened his understanding of how individuals and families process grief and loss. This training, combined with years of experience offering comfort to loved ones and families of those who have passed, allows him to sensitively and compassionately offer support to the bereaved.

Ethical, Excellent and Affordable Funeral Service

Sussex Funeral Services is proud to be a full member of the National Society of Allied Independent Funeral Directors (SAIF). This honour makes clear that Sussex Funeral Services meets the highest ethical standards and conforms to the best practices in the industry. You can be confident with Sussex Funeral Services that your loved one will be treated with the only utmost respect and dignity, and that you will receive at all times the highest quality service for every facet of your funeral needs.

Philip and Sallie also support ethical trading in a manner that is sensitive to both your needs and budget, and are dedicated to offering competitive prices without compromising on quality of service and care. Sussex Funeral Services will also match formal quotes from any other local company.

Involved in the Local Community

Sussex Funeral Services provides unwavering devotion to both the industry and the local community thanks to a deep understanding of the importance of supporting the needs of the community members, especially during the difficult time following the loss of a loved one. We are always finding new ways to get involved in the Portslade community and create the caring, personal relationships that allow us to better serve the community with sensitivity and compassion.

Our commitment to the greater needs of the community is demonstrated by our excellent reputation throughout the town of Portslade for providing the highest standard of service with the deepest respect.

We are located on Portland Road in Hove and serve the local Portslade community. If you would like to discuss how we can help you, contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.