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About Us

    About Dartford Funeral Service

    Dartford Funeral Service have been arranging funerals in the Dartford, Kent area since 2011.

    The team at our Dartford funeral home will provide advice at every stage of the funeral planning process, and will arrange an individual and unique funeral to help you celebrate the life of your loved one. 

    Here at Dartford Funeral Service we also offer an affordable prepaid funeral plan, Choice, so that you can arrange and pay for a funeral in advance. This will protect your family from rising costs and remove uncertainty about your wishes.

    If you would like to talk to us about planning a funeral, or our Choice plan, please come and see us in any of our funeral homes, or if you’d rather we can arrange a home visit. We’re also available 24 hours a day on the phone so if you need anything please don’t hesitate to call your local funeral home.

    Meet the Team

    Donna Hayes

    Funeral Director

    Donna has worked in the funeral industry since 2015, starting as a Funeral Service Operative, driving the fleet and bearing on all funerals. She then joined Dartford Funeral Service in April 2017 as a Funeral Director.
    She came into the industry from a very different background. The prison service for 4 years and before that 20 years in the Metropolitan Police.
    She a wife and a mum to 15 year old twins and lives locally in the area. Her hobbies are walking and bike riding.
    She says “I always ensure that I’m involved in many local charitable events including mothering Sunday balloon release and St Christopher’s bluebell walk.”

    Debi Runeckles

    Funeral Arranger

    Debi has worked at Dartford Funeral Service since 2015, having previously worked in a sales role.
    She says “No two days are ever the same. I like the challenge of being able to assist bereaved families when they are at their lowest point. It is rewarding to see the same people months down the line and see how well they are progressing with the bereavement process.”

    Our Values


    We take pride in everything we do. Our aim is that everyone who works for Funeral Partners shares our values.

    Helping People

    Our business exists to help the bereaved to make fitting arrangements for their loved one’s last journey and to provide lasting memories for family and friends.

    We do this with a positive, caring and understanding approach.

    Respect for everyone

    We value diversity and treat everyone with the same respect, courtesy and dignity.

    Professional Standards

    We are a professional organisation and we strive to achieve the highest possible standards in everything we do and to improve upon these standards continuously.

    Accept responsibility

    We accept responsibility for our actions both as a company and as individuals.


    We believe that we can only achieve our goals by working together in partnership with client families, suppliers and our employees.

    Our locations

    We're available 24 hours 365 days a year

    Call 01322 225 580 visit branch or arrange a home visit