Flowers and Floral Tributes

Floral tributes to your loved one most commonly adorn the Funeral Vehicle and the Coffin and sometimes the Funeral Home. Flowers are a traditional way of expressing sympathy and grief and floral displays are a simple and beautiful way of celebrating a life and showing support during the funeral.

Most florists will offer a selection of standard floral displays and many people are happy to be guided by their florist and choose from their range. Others like to create a personal, bespoke tribute by selecting styles, flowers and colours with their florist. Floral tributes can take many forms and both your florist and your Funeral Director will be able to give help and advice with this.

It is recommended that you have the flowers delivered to the office of your Funeral Director on the morning of the funeral and the director’s staff will display them suitably in the hearse for you.

Once at the funeral the flowers will be moved to a location in the gardens designated for you. Your Funeral Director will guide you and your guests to this spot when he leads you from the service. This is a space where you can gather, see the flowers and read the cards and take time to reflect after the Funeral.

Local florists

There are lots of good local florists and we are happy to work with whichever florist you choose. Below are a few suggestions for excellent florists who we work with on a regular basis.

We do not receive a commission or finders fee from any florist or business that we recommend. All recommendations are based solely on reputation and personal experience.

The Flower Hamper

106 Bridgewater Drive
Westcliff-On-Sea
Essex
SS0 0DH

01702 437979 info@theflowerhamper.co.uk http://www.theflowerhamper.co.uk
The Flower Hamper
Bizzy Lizzy

484 Sutton Road
Southend-on-sea
Essex
SS2 5PN

01702 616172 bizzylizzyflorist@gmail.com http://www.bizzylizzyflorist.co.uk
Bizzy Lizzy
Meades Florist by Christina

57 London Rd,
Southend-on-Sea
SS1 1PF

01702 348884 orders@meadesflorist.com https://www.meadesflorist.com/default.aspx
Meades Florist by Christina
Penny Jane Flowers

148 Broadway,
Southend-on-Sea,
Leigh-on-Sea
SS9 1AA

01702 482034 info@pennyjaneflowers.co.uk http://www.pennyjaneflowers.co.uk
Penny Jane Flowers

Can we help you?

If you wish to talk to one of our funeral arrangers about our services please get in touch.
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Testimonials

Dear Nathan and team

Just wanted to say a heartfelt thankyou to you and all at Penrose for your dignity, help and support yesterday and beforehand in the arrangement of dad’s funeral. It was a lovely send-off and your professionalism and courtesy on the day was first-rate and warmly appreciated by our family and friends.
Best wishes
Rachel Harkes - April 2021

Without you all Boogie’s final journey wouldn’t have been the magical closing chapter of his wonderful life, you made it very special for us all.

Babs - February 2017

We would just like to say thank you for looking after Maria Dulieu and everything you did for us as a family. For all the care and attention you gave right to the very last detail.

Everything was done with such respect and military precision, we cannot praise you enough.

Best wishes to you all

Sue England and Family - December 2020

WOW…What an amazing team!

Thank you Brendon and Kevin for your sympathy, kindness and compassion when you took Cliff into Penrose’ care.

Thank you Nathan for arranging the funeral, it was perfect in every way.

Thank you Jeremy for completing the Order of Service and for leading the funeral in such a respectful, dignified and professional manner. We cannot express how much this meant to us as a family.

Thank you Edward and Paul for your support, respect and kindness on the day of the funeral. Edward, you offered your coat to our mum as she looked cold and Paul, you were so kind talking about the dogs outside our house before we left, the dogs were a big part of Cliff and are so important to the family, so this gave us comfort knowing that they had been recognised.

We have no hesitation in recommending your services to our family and friends.

All of you made a very sad day more bearable. We sincerely THANK YOU from the bottom of our hearts,

Kindest wishes

Carole, Darren and Ruth Wingrove - January 2020

Dear Jeremy and Nathan,

We wanted to thank you so much for arranging mum’s funeral. You took charge of everything with such kindness, tact and diplomacy and we felt so lucky to have you supporting us all the way.

Several people commented on your respect and reverence towards mum’s coffin and for the way you kept us quietly informed throughout the day.

We cannot thank you enough for helping to give our darling mum such a beautiful send off. I hope you know how much we appreciate all you have done.

With grateful thanks,

Kay and Philip Randall - June 2021

To all at Penrose

We can’t thank you enough for looking after Avril/mum/nan. Your kindness and respect will never be forgotten.

We appreciate the time you took to explain everything and the respect that was shown to Avril.

Thank you…Kind regards

Reg, Marie and Sam - December 2018
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