We are an independent family business based in Skipton but serving a far wider area. The company was founded by Brook Smith in 1955 as a joiners and funeral directors and today the company is run by Howard and Susan his son and daughter in law, having now evolved into a funeral directors and memorial business. Susan, having trained and worked as a nurse for some years is now the leading funeral director, since qualifying in 1992 and Howard looks after the monumental side of the business.
From it's humble beginnings on Bunkers Hill it is has grown over the years and is one of the most modern and well equiped funeral services in Skipton. The present suite of buildings including mortuary and chapel of rest was added by Howard in 2001.
Planning a Funeral Service
This is a very personal thing and at Brook Smith's we believe that it is important to get all the details right and so we will take time and care to guide, advise and oversee all the planning on your behalf. We will meet with you in your home or we are perfectly happy for you to come to us.
We take great care to ensure that every funeral is carried out to the wishes of the family of the deceased. The type of funeral varies from traditional burials and cremation to woodland burials and even burials on private ground such as farm land and large gardens. We are are happy to arrange whatever you wish, provided it is dignified and of course legal. No detail is too small or large for consideration. Our sole aim is for everyone to feel that they have been able to adequately celebrate the life of their loved ones in a manner that honours them.