About Sussex Funeral Services Rottingdean


Sussex Funeral Services is an independent funeral directors and undertakers that is owned and managed by Philip Evans and his partner, Sallie Clark. Available to serve the community of Rottingdean, Philip is a highly trained undertaker and funeral celebrant who has spent years dedicating himself to providing sensitive, compassionate and respectful funeral care services. He will care for your loved one with the utmost respect and dignity while providing emotional support and guidance for you and your family during this difficult time.

Philip is a fully-trained Independent Funeral Celebrant (also known as a ‘humanist’ or ‘civil celebrant’), and is a full member of the Fellowship of Professional Celebrants. His extensive training has allowed Philip to prepare and officiate meaningful and personal civil funeral ceremonies for those who wish for an alternative to the traditional, religious service.

In addition to his training as a funeral director and celebrant, Philip has also taken a course on “Awareness in Bereavement Care” through Cruse Bereavement Care. This course has deepened Philip’s understanding of bereavement and how loss profoundly affects the loved ones and family of the departed. This deepened awareness has prepared Philip to most sensitively and compassionately meet the emotional needs of his clients.

Sallie works closely with Philip in preparing the funeral arrangements, and provides an invaluable female presence that offers nurturing guidance and support to the families of the deceased and their children.

Sarah Marshall provides all of the mortuary services at Sussex Funeral Services. Her extensive experience allows her to provide comprehensive and professional personal care for your loved one in accordance with your wishes, including hair, makeup and other personal services.

“For caring, compassion and choice”

At Sussex Funeral Services, we’re committed to offering only the highest quality of care for your loved one, and will support you both emotionally and through the practical matters of funeral arrangements. We’re here 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure that you always have someone to turn to during this difficult time.

Located on Portland Road in Hove, Sussex Funeral Services provides comprehensive funeral and celebrancy services to the village of Rottingdean. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation.

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