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W. S. Cole & Son

Minster, CT12 4BU

Independent and family-run funeral directors W. S. Cole & Son has been serving the East Kent region for over 100 years. Our experienced team can be trusted to take care of you and your family with the compassion and professionalism you need at this difficult time. When someone close to you dies, it can be completely overwhelming. From the moment you first contact us, the staff here at W. S. Cole & Son will be there to support you and guide you through the decisions that need to be made. We’ll listen carefully to your wishes and take care of everything, arranging a personal, thoughtful and unique funeral for your loved one. We are proud to be a family business that can be traced back five generations, with close ties to the community we serve. Our experience means that whatever you need, we can arrange it for you. Whether that’s a traditional service with a horse-drawn hearse, or an alternative and contemporary service, we’ll go the extra mile to make sure we arrange the kind of funeral you want for your loved one. At W. S. Cole & Son, we pride ourselves on the small, unique touches that make each funeral a truly memorable celebration of the person who has passed. We offer a wide range of services, from viewings at our funeral home to help with DWP paperwork. We can organise catering, order of service sheets, music (such as soloists or a choir) and notices in the local press if required – just ask. We’ll always do our best to make your requests a reality. If you would like to find out more about us, make arrangements, or just have a friendly chat about your next steps, feel free to contact us any time. We’re here to take your call 24/7, 365 days of the year.

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This funeral director can be found at Minster, CT12 4BU
Services included in our fees
Facilities and support
  • Free parking
    At or near their premises
  • Home visits
    You can arrange the funeral from home
  • Service chapel
    A 15+ person chapel to hold a service
  • Visiting the deceased
    You can visit your loved one
  • Out of hours collection
    No extra charges for collection
  • Care at home
    We’ll help you look after your loved one at home
  • Family participation
    We can involve you in your loved one’s care
  • Green or eco-funeral
    You can arrange an eco-friendly funeral
Multi faith
  • Church of England
  • Hindu
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • Roman Catholic
  • Sikh
Funeral director fees
Arrangements selected
Wood, Standard Coffin
1 Limousine
Classic Hearse
Thanet Crematorium, CT9 4LY
Doctors’ Fees
0184 382 1253
24-hour personal support available