We pride ourselves on creating a personal & dignified funeral service 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Neil & Sonya Milsted are a family-run Funeral Directors dedicated to supplying a valuable funeral service in Harrogate and the surrounding area. We are not bound by corporate rules or distracted by share holders, but are flexible in our approach and committed to meeting the needs of the most important aspect of any funeral ( Caring for the deceased and caring for the families needs ) Neil has over 30 years of experience in the Funeral and Memorial service together with expertise in all the legal requirements required for Burial / Cremation and repatriation services. Having started his career, within the Cemeteries and Crematorium service, for Harrogate Borough Council in the 80s. Neil in 1993 became the Bereavement Services and Welfare Funeral Manager for the City of York Council. Before starting up his own Funeral service in Hookstone Chase Harrogate.
Our service to you
Arranging a funeral for a member of your family or close friend can be a very stressful and indeed an emotional time for all concerned. As your funeral director, we will help guide you through every step of the way. We are here to help and advise you in whatever way we can. Sonya is on hand to dress and care for the female deceased, this we believe is the ultimate in reverence and respect which reflects on the dignified and personal touches of the service we provide 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
Planning ahead for your funeral is the most thoughtful decision you can make with our Golden Charter Funeral Plans.
Our memorial products are produced using the widest choice of materials available from granite to Yorkshire stone.
Arrive in comfort and in style with a range of funeral vehicles including horse-drawn vehicles.
Below are some testimonials written by families about the service we provide:
“Thank you for your incredible work, the courtesy & dignity you displayed over the last few weeks. From that first phone call I made to you in the small hours all the wat to the funeral day, you guided me/us, making it all a lot more bearable. We Cannot praise you enough for all you have done, we are so grateful.
Best wishes and all the best for the future.”
“Thank you so very mush for all your advice and help and attention to even the little details.
My beloved husband, Jim, got a fantastic funeral.
With our vey best wishes Susanne & family
All was wonderful 10/10 You and your team and the horses & coach – lots of compliments”