We provide a 24 hour on call service 01856 876285

Family run business

John G. Corse Funeral Directors is an independent family owned business, providing a professional, caring and understanding service to bereaved families when it matters most. Having been in the family from 1978, it is currently being run by John Corse, since the death of his father in 1995. In summer 2010 Johns son Calum joined the business full time and has since attained the Certificate in Funeral Practice through studying with the IFD College. In 2016, John’s son Ross also joined the business, taking it into the 3rd generation of the Corse family.

We give full advisory on all aspects of burial and cremation. All funeral arrangements vary according to the bereaved family’s wishes; it can be a very stressful and emotional time when you have lost a loved one. At John Corse Funeral Directors, we strive to maintain the high standard of service we provide, so with our caring, understanding and sympathetic attitude we will make this difficult distressing time as stress-free as possible for the bereaved family.

We provide a 24-hour on-call service throughout Orkney.

Member of S.A.I.F.

(Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors)

Being a member of S.A.I.F., we have a strict code of practice to adhere to. This guarantees our services are at a very high standard of professionalism.

We are also proud to say we are the most northerly Member of the National S.A.I.F. and Orkney’s only funeral director which can offer Golden Charter Pre-Paid Funeral Plans (The UK’s largest independent funeral plan provider).

All arrangements are carefully finalised personally by John, Calum & Ross, who are well known in the community for carrying out their duties in a very professional and dignified manner.

Just give us a call and your requirements can be arranged at the funeral home, in your own home, or a place convenient to you, whilst you can be assured they will always treated in the strictest of confidence

Through John G. Corse Funeral Directors you can purchase a Golden Charter pre-paid funeral plan, The UK’s leading funeral plan provider, we offer peace of mind by allowing you to plan and pay for your funeral in advance, tailored to your own requirements. It is advisable to talk to us directly so that your plan can be suitably adapted in accordance with all local charges.