Colin has five children and Nine Grandchildren,
Colin started his working life in Hospitality as a Hotel General Manager. Colin entered the funeral profession purely by chance, one he never regrets.
The hotel where Colin worked was sold. Colin reluctantly at first found a job as a Chauffeur/Bearer and Private Ambulance Operative, progressing in his new career as a funeral arranger then becoming a trainee funeral director then studied for the Diploma in Funeral Directing Dip FD .
Colin has been a duty manager for out of hours HM Coroner calls, attending incidents which gained him experience working in very tragic circumstances.
Colin as Colin Fisher Funeral Directors opened a funeral home that offered a good affordable personal service. His belief is that bereaved families should meet and get to know the funeral director before the day of the funeral.
He opened a funeral home in St Pauls Cray, Orpington in January 2011 which has become well known and trusted by the local community.
Colin Fisher Funeral Directors have the ideas and belief in providing families with a good affordable personal service.
Colin with one of his Grand Children Sky
Colin Fisher Funeral Directors joined the British Institute of Funeral Directors (BIFD)
in September 2012 & 2015 Colin was elected Chairman of the Southern division
and in September 2013 & 2014 was elected Secretary of the Southern Division
Also in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 the company won a top accolade and entered into the Good Funeral Guide.
Colin Fisher Independent Family Funeral Service prides itself on offering a compassionate, professional and caring service 24 hours a day.
Their promise to you is; you will receive a personal caring service, be treated with dignity and respect at all times. Your loved one will be treated with the utmost respect and given the best care possible.
They can be contacted 24 hours a day and when entering the funeral home you will be greeted by either Colin, Wife Suzanne or a member of the family.
All of whom will make you welcome and comfortable.
Never be afraid to ask for something if it is important to you.
Each Funeral Service is unique.Everyone in life is unique
Colin and his family always offer families a source of comfort in times of need, whether it is in preparation for a bereavement, at the funeral or afterwards. Practical and personal matters are attended to with the utmost care and attention.
The fact that we are truly family owned & independent means we can offer more choice making our clients aware of exactly what is available.
At times of need they are there for help and support. People sometimes feel obliged to remain composed in public, but we would like them to know that they can talk openly and in confidence with us about their bereavement and express their feelings and wishes in a comfortable, private and emphatic environment.
At a distressing time, we take great pride in ensuring that people are happy with the funeral arrangements and have the peace of mind that every detail is taken care of.
A promise to you is that you will receive the best possible care and the best possible service, delivered with the best possible attention to detail. It is not our policy to try to sell you something you do not want or do not need; what you do want or need will never cost you more than it has to.
With this in mind we guarantee that to provide a comprehensive and compassionate service to every client, regardless of nationality, religion or beliefs, we will
- respond immediately at your time of crisis
- offer compassion without condition
- arrange specifically to your requirements
- provide time to say goodbye on your own terms
- create an atmosphere of trust
- carry out the wishes of the Departed, wherever legally and ethically possible
- and to give you a complete guide to the options you have without hesitation, pressure or prejudice.
- ensure that you have a private chapel of rest to spend time, should you so wish, with your loved one, even out of business hours.
The loss of someone we have loved, can bring about a traumatic time in our lives. Without doubt it heralds a season of mourning and of grief. By taking care of the practical matters surrounding a bereavement, we seek to give you peace of mind at a difficult time. YOU arrange the funeral that reflect and incorporate the wishes of the individual, family and friends.
A high level of service and professional attitude, paired with compassion and friendliness towards the people we help with the trauma of funeral arranging, makes us very approachable Funeral Directors.