Independent Funeral Directors


Personalised Service

Exceedingly high standards

Funeral Directors Sunderland

Carol Finn Funeral Directors have family run funeral homes and are independent funeral directors in Sunderland, faithfully serving local families of Sunderland from our branches on Chester Road, Grey Road and Silksworth Terrace with a wide range of funeral services including Horse Drawn Funeral and Motor Bike Funerals.

As an independent business, we pride ourselves on our personalised service and exceedingly high standards. We promise to do all we can to make this stressful time as easy and pain-free as possible. We do this through guiding you with our expert knowledge through the different options available such as horse drawn and motor bike funerals and a range of other funeral services for you to choose from.

Services We Offer

Traditional, themed, woodland funerals & burials
Military, motorcycle, horse-drawn and many more choices of funerals
Pre-paid funeral plans
Will. Probate. Estate Agency
DWP Advice
Funeral benefit
Catering and Venues
Disabled vehicles
Special additions such as bagpiper, dove releases, balloon releases, horse-drawn processions, bugler
This is what makes us an exceptional local business, we care about our customers and they really do come first.
At Carol and Finn Funeral Directors, our business is built around offering a personalised and compassionate service all at an affordable price. We put our families needs before anything else and do all in our power to make your time of bereavement as stress-free as possible.

To ensure you are as comfortable as possible we are happy to visit you at home to make funeral arrangements. Alternatively, if you would prefer to come to our premises, we have private rooms.

We also have an onsite chapel available to our families if they wish to use it. Our extensive range of coffins as well as ability to cater to a number of faiths ensures we can offer our families the best choice and that their loved ones wishes are respected and adhere too.
Carol with her excellence, expertise, and experience – will provide guidance, support, care and outstanding personal service to families.
When you lose a loved one, it touches people in so many different ways. dealing with the death and what to do next? Looking for support from family and friends? at Carol Finn Funeral Directors we guarantee from the first call that we will keep you fully informed and help you at every step of the way. We plan what type of send off you would like and build on that before the day is near with private chapels of rest and the option of having your loved ones at home.
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Carol Finn Funeral Directors conduct high profile funerals and are well known in the North East for our professional services.From traditional black hearse and limousines, flower cars, horse drawn funeral, motor bike funeral, white Jaguar hearse, horses and carriages in white, black and silver with the choice of white or black horses.

We own our own Harley Davison glide motorbike hearse; this is the only motorbike of this type in the UK which has won a number of awards around the country. We also have the 1973 Austin Morris JU250 police van which has been converted to a funeral hearse and has been featured on TV series Heartbeat (in the episode ‘The 3rd Man’) and the Antiques Furniture Show. We have conducted a number of funerals with this vehicle.

We can supply a balloon release after the funeral, allowing family and friends to gather their thoughts and wishes on the release of the balloons. We have bagpipers, drummers and so on to meet all your needs. We will do our very best to give your loved one the send off they truly deserve.

We can also provide catering and function rooms.

Since early 2018 we were the first funeral directors to introduce the videos of the funerals, at the request of the families,and we have always done this free of charge; only highlighting and promoting the celebration of life. You will have the funeral directors personal details which will be contactable 24-7 to help you through these difficult times. You will see on our Facebook page the funerals which we have conducted with care and dignity throughout the service, whatever your needs we are always a telephone call away.