Welcome to Darlington Funeral Service

Darlington Funeral Service is an independent family company owned and operated by third generation funeral director Michael Rea and wife Barbara

Having being involved with funerals for the past 30 year, working for both the private and corporate sector and following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather, Michael brings to the business a wealth of experience, knowledge and professionalism.

With Barbara and her family originating from the Haughton and Harrowgate Hill area of Darlington her local knowledge provides an invaluable service to families who find themselves bereaved.

Situated on a large prominent site on North Road, Darlington, the building has been completely refurbished and enhanced to offer the best of facilities which include two reception areas, a conference room for private consultation, three large private chapels, disability access and toilets, preparation area, changing area for funeral directors and staff and a large internal garage.

Proud to be members of the National Association of Funeral Directors which uphold the professional standards within the industry, families can be assured they will recieve the highest possible care and attention, whether that be a traditional, bespoke or green 'alternative' funeral which may include a woollen or wicker coffin.

Darlington Funeral Service are authorised to provide Golden Charter Pre-Payment Funeral Plans. Pre-planning gives you peace of mind for you and your family, that your wishes are fulfilled, and a guarantee that there will be no further Funeral Directors charges at the time of need.