Known throughout our local communities for the highest standards of compassionate care

When you place your trust in Gary Staker you can expect the highest standards of professionalism, and a truly distinct service. The role of your local funeral director is to ease the stress and burden of decision-making, to listen carefully so that we may offer you expert guidance and provide you with a single point of contact who is always on hand to ease any worries or uncertainty with compassion and practical help.

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Gary Staker

Funeral Director

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Kim Ramshaw

Funeral Director

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Janet Smith

Administrator

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Rhys Wait

Funeral Operative

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Monkseaton

Gary Staker,
Funeral Director

Shiremoor

Janet Smith,
Funeral Director

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Planning a faith v non faith funeral?

Should you arrange a faith v non faith funeral? MD, James Morris, explores the reasons why people choose to have a faith led funeral as he reflects on three decades of funeral arranging. I’ve been witness to a striking trend: the move away from religious or faith...

Prices that are inclusive and transparent

We ask. We don’t sell. Anyone that’s ever bought a new car or booked a budget airline flight will have felt the frustration of unexpected or added costs that weren’t made clear when you started the search. In this blog, our MD, James Morris, cuts through the confusion...