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When you have lost a loved one, choosing the right funeral director to support you at this very difficult time is extremely important.

R. Gwinnell & Sons is a family-run business offering a very personal, individual approach to caring for you and your family. We appreciate there is a lot to take on board when you are grieving, so please view our helpful step-by-step guide or call us any time, day or night.

If you are dealing with an unexplained or unexpected death, the Coroner will be involved and there may be an inquest. Please contact us to learn more about the Coroner’s procedures.

As members of the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) and the National Association of Memorial Masons (NAMM), we take great pride in offering a quality service. We can also help you pre-plan your funeral.

  Latest news from Gwinnells Funeral Directors

Matt and Roy help Church with tomb collapse

25 April 2018

Roy and Matt Gwinnell, of funeral directors R. Gwinnells & Sons,  came to the rescue after a 186-year-old tomb collapsed leaving a gaping hole in the graveyard of a church. Roy and Matt Gwinnell offered to help the church out and complete the work free of charge.

Read the full story on the Halstead Gazette here:


Award winning Funeral director in Ipswich R. Gwinnell and Sons

Gwinnells receive commendation for Ipswich renovation

16 November 2017
R. Gwinnell & Sons funeral directors in Ipswich were last night awarded a commendation from the prestigious Ipswich Society at their annual awards ceremony for the renovation of the Old Bell Inn
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