Our professional and friendly
staff are always here to help

More Sunderland families choose
John G Hogg than other Funeral Director

More than 99% of people who used John G Hogg
rated the professionalism of staff as Excellent

About Us

100% of people who used John G Hogg rated the professionalism of staff as Excellent.

John G Hogg is a team of highly qualified Funeral Directors with many years experience.

This enables us to deal sympathetically and professionally with the practicalities of any individual funeral.

Our Funeral Directors will listen, support and advise you as you decide what sort of funeral you want for your loved one.

We can inform you about the different types of funerals available as well as services and let you know all about the formalities such as which forms need filling in and what grants are available.

As a matter of course we are kept up to date with any changes that may occur in social security regulations relating to funeral grants and payments.

Experience and Expertise

Our experience and expertise extends beyond that required on a day to day basis. We are sympathetic towards different ethnic and religious groups.

Our Funeral Directors are also aware of the special needs involved in supporting those who have suffered a sudden death.

Training and Qualifications

Our Funeral Directors are trained and qualified to act as a professional and confident advisor, ensuring all arrangements are carried out with efficiency and the dignity that this most difficult occasion demands.

As a Funeral Director, we perform a unique and indispensable role in society. It is a role that is part professional, part vocation and part trade.

At John G Hogg, we are always available in your time of need to provide emotional support, expertise and practical advice.


We ensure that you experience the highest and most efficient standard of service in the area.

On a practical side, we ensure that all the necessary liaisons and deadlines are met and all the paperwork is completed and handed in at the right place at the right time.

Quotes from clients

“You were there when we needed you. Very friendly and professional at all times.”

“Excellent guidance, support and compassionate service received which proved to be most uplifting despite the sadness of the day.”

“I am happy that my husband’s final journey was dealt with sensitively and professionally.”

“We chose John G Hogg as it is a family owned business so we knew we would get a personal service.”

“In my opinion I could not have received better care or attention from any other funeral director.”

“The service my family and myself received was excellent. I will most definitely recommend you to all I know.”

“Personal touch and friendly staff – nothing was too much trouble. Excellent in every way.”

“Your services where well managed with great sensitivity. Professional, empathetic, very well organised. This is obviously a family run business, which is what we wanted. All our family funerals in future will be managed by you.”

“You are the best in the business. At a really hard time it’s such a relief to be able to trust yourselves and hand everything over, making a sad time easier to handle.”

We are always just a call away.

What Our Families Say Of Us

I would like to thank you for your kind generosity and amazing support from you and your team. From the first telephone call to the first time we met when Jasmine fell asleep, I knew we made the right choice to use John g hogg. Your team done everything and more to help and support us through this difficult time. We cannot thank you enough. Colin and all the family
Colin Purvis and Family

Our Pledge

“Many of us at John G Hogg have unfortunately been where you are right now. We have lost people who have been close family members and dear friends. It is inevitable that at some point in our lives we will all experience the hurt, pain and distress of losing someone we love and care for.

"We are here to help, support and guide you and your family through this sad and difficult time. We take away some of the burden that bereavement can leave behind, and allow you to grieve with your family, while we carry out the funeral arrangements for your loved one.”

John G Hogg

© John G Hogg Family Funeral Directors 2019 All Rights Reserved. Part of Funeral Partners Ltd