Miss Sarah Maria Steggles


Due to current restrictions, Sarah's funeral service will be by invitation only.

In memory of a fondly remembered cousin, dear friend and daughter of Pamela and Michael.

Born in 1972, Sarah studied a Law degree and later her Masters' degree before qualifying as a Solicitor in 2001. As a Solicitor she devoted her 20 year career to supporting the vulnerable and fighting for those without a voice. She will be sorely missed throughout the Criminal Courts of Essex where she appeared regularly and was loved by everyone whom had the pleasure of getting to know her.

Sarah left us too suddenly on 28th April and the void left behind is incalculable. Her spirit and lust for life is her legacy, and lives on through all of us.

Charity details

The Guide Dogs For The Blind Association

Guide Dogs provide mobility and freedom to blind and partially sighted people. They also campaign for the rights of people with visual impairment, educate the public about eye care and fund eye disease research.

Registered Number 209617


Messages of condolence

Sarah you were taken too soon - sleep well my friend - Popes

Miss Nicola Pope

Dearest Sarah you will be missed by so many. Your enthusiasm for life and infectious laugh will never be forgotten. I have so many amazing memories from over the years which I will cherish always! Rest in peace beautiful friend xx

Mrs Georgie Broom

Sarah we will all miss you so much. I can’t believe what has happened. You will always be in my heart xx m

Miss Mary Buxton

Sarah, I can't believe this has happened and I am so sad and sorry about it. I am so grateful for our friendship and I will treasure the memories forever. Rest in peace, darling Sarah. All my love, Cara.

Mrs Cara Eriksson

Rest peacefully and fly high, my favourite bird. Condolences to all that knew and loved Sarah, a truly vibrant force of nature.

Ms Mandy Driscoll

We miss you Sarah Thsnkyou for being a friend You taught us how to live it up and enjoy life You will never be forgotten From Geraldine

Mrs Geraldine Reed

Stegs you will be so missed by everyone who had the pleasure of knowing you. A great big heart and and even bigger personality. Goodnight my dear friend Xxx

Ms Penny Simons

Sarah, I have such clear memories of you at School - way back in the late 80s and early 90s. Pushing your hair back off your face and laughing! So many daft photos of all of us breaking the rules. Very sad that we are without you and you laughter so soon.

Miss Alex Nuth

Sarah you will always be in our thoughts. Love Thomas and Melissa xx

Mrs Melissa Garner

Dearest Sarah you will be sadly missed......from our meeting in New Zealand to trips to London, Zurich and Bedfordshire...............and we had so many more planned........you are one person I will sorely miss............so very glad to have known you.............your friend Lynn

friend lynn harding

So sad to hear of your passing. You were one of a kind and certainly lifted the mood of any court contact we had! I hope the good from this donation page helps your family and friends at this difficult time.

Miss Catherine Bradshaw

Sarah, you were a top 'bird', one of the most caring I had the pleasure of knowing. You will always be in our thoughts. x

Mrs Jo Sargeant

Once encountered, your laugh and force of personality are never forgotten. You will be missed. May you eternally enjoy “another day in paradise”. Tigger

Mr Paul Donegan

Your charismatic character and justice for all remains with us. You supported your family when in need and will be sadly missed by all. You can now rest in peace with your mum and dad. God Bless xx Pauline, Bob, Chris & Julie

Mrs Pauline Meadows

I was deeply saddened to hear the news of your passing, Sarah. You were a unique merchant of joy and brightened my life whenever we met. RIP.

Mr Paul Roach

Sarah cannot believe you have left this earth so early. You BIRD will be sorely missed. So pleased I had the chance to get to know you.

Mrs Maggie Swain

Sarah, I'm going to miss that laugh of yours. You always managed to brighten my day! So lucky to have called you my friend. You will always be in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in Peace now bird. Cazza xx

Mrs Caroline Cheverall

What a tragic loss to the legal profession. I will always remember the day we met when we co defended in a criminal trial in Chelmsford mags . We then became work colleagues and you taught me how to stand up to certain judges ;) . There was never a dull moment when you were around . Only you could get away with calling everyone BIRD ! RIP BIRD 😥! X

Mrs Jemma Martin

You were a barrel of laughs and I shall never forget the giggles and mischief making of our uni days. Gone way too soon. X

Mrs Caron Bradshaw

Sarah was always a breath of fresh air and someone to have a real giggle with at court, as well as being an excellent and dedicated lawyer. She will be greatly missed.

Ms Aileen Tring

Dearest Sarah - so sad that we didn't manage to get that reunion sorted out. You were a force to be reckoned with, a great Uni (drinking) buddy and a bundle of laughs. Rest in peace mate x

Miss Harpreet Saini

Steggs I can’t believe this has happened and that you are gone. You were a true original. God bless you. Paula, Andy and Tilly xxx

Miss Paula Fell

Sarah was a passionate advocate with a huge heart, RIP Sarah you will be missed.

Football Law Associates

In loving memory of Sarah - loud, proud and always fun to be around - with a heart of gold and always there for others. Gone too soon. Our thoughts are with all Sarah’s friends and family. Xxx

Ms Anna Horrell

Dear Sarah, full of character. She loved my chicken soup bless her. Heartfelt condolences to her nearest and dearest. Rest now. xx

Mrs Angela Kneller

RIP to a wonderful colleague You will be sorely missed

Sharma Law Solicitors

Service details

Church Service

02 June, 2021 14:15

St Mary the Virgin

Feathers Hill, Hatfield Broad Oak, CM22 7HG

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