Our promise to you....

Experience exceptional care, quality, respect and responsibility at Darlington Funeral Service.

We take great pride in providing our clients with the highest level of professionalism, honesty, and a comprehensive funeral service. At Rea Funeral Service, we continuously invest in our staff, facilities, and appearance to ensure that you receive the best possible care and support. Our dedicated funeral directors, funeral operatives, and office staff are committed to providing exceptional funeral services in a comfortable, safe, and well-organised environment. With a highly skilled team that is focused on providing excellence in funeral directing, you can be confident that your loved one will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect.

About us

Darlington Funeral Service (Part of Rea Funeral Service) was established by third generation funeral director Michael Rea, and wife Barbara, as a proudly independent funeral company located at 297-299 North Road in Darlington.

In addition to Michael and Barbara, our compassionate team includes funeral director Jen Lawson. With their combined expertise and dedication, our team has over 75 years of experience in the funeral industry, serving familes across the Tees Valley and North Yorkshire. 

We offer comprehensive assistance with all aspects of funeral arrangments, including Pre-paid Funeral Plans and the supply of memorial headstones. Explore Our Services tab in the menu for detailed information on What To Do When Someone Dies and to see examples of our beautiful Floral Tributes.  Should you have any queries, please don't hesitate to contact us via phone or email. We are here to assist you.

Our branches

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297-299 North Road            Darlington, DL1 2JR       

01325 480000                               

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10 Three Tuns Wynd              Stokesley, TS9 5DQ

01642 711999

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Great Ayton

74 Newton Road                  Great Ayton, TS9 6DG

01642 724796

Darlington Borough Council website

Registering a Death

Golden Charter Funeral Plans

Pre-paid Funeral Plans

Memorial Jewellery

Memorial Jewellery