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

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Testimonials

I really can’t thank the team at Penrose enough for the beautiful funeral they managed for my dear husband Fred. Especially Nathan for helping us plan the day with such care and dignity.

I met Nathan’s dad Jeremy for the first time when he arrived with the cortege to collect us from home. Immediately I felt totally at ease with this charming charismatic gentleman leading the service perfectly from begining to end.

Thank you so much

from Georgie

Georgina Bateman - February 2020

Nathan, Brendon and all at Penrose,

Thank you so much for all you help and care with mum’s funeral.

Best wishes,

Gillian, Jez, Chris, Lesley and family - January 2020

Nathan, Jeremy and Staff,

Thank you for the excellent job you did helping us to arrange Robert’s funeral on 21st July. Your helpfulness and consideration was much appreciated

Jennifer, Douglas and Family - August 2017

To all at Penrose Funerals,

Just to let you know how much your kindness means, a huge thanks, you done us all proud. I cannot speak highly enough of you all. On behalf of ‘Doris Davis’ (service 30th Jan 2020 @ 1.40pm) we thank you from our hearts.

Kind regards,

Tracey Williams, Keith and family - February 2020

We would like to thank you for your compassionate and caring handling of the funeral of Alan Jones.

Myself, Colin, Ian and all the family found the experience a lot easier to cope with, your calm and professional attitude was very much appreciated

Sheila, Colin and Ian Jones and Family - May 2019

Dear Nathan, Jeremy and everyone and Penrose,

Thank you so much for looking after my son – Thomas Street – while he was in your care. The past few weeks have been so distressing but you made organising the funeral so much easier than I thought it would be.

I am especially grateful for the visits that you organised for me, especially the final one. I am also very grateful to Jeremy for your kind words on the day of the service.

I am so pleased that we chose to bring Tom to you. You have made my darkest times a little brighter.

From

Claire – and all of Tom’s family - March 2020

To everyone at Penrose, Thank you for your care, compassion and dignity in what is a difficult time arranging our mother’s funeral.

Samantha Allington, Sarah Duncan and Suzannah Duncan - August 2018

To all the staff at Penrose Funeral Services,

Thank you all so much for being so helpful and kind at a very difficult time. Keep up the excellent, friendly service.

Kind regards

Sonia and family - May 2018
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