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Where can I get help to arrange a funeral?


Your selected Funeral Director should give you a written quotation for their costs and may require you to pay a deposit.

Charges differ between Funeral Directors and therefore it is advisable for you to get more than one quote so you are able to compare the prices.

A Partnership Funeral Service is available to anyone who has to arrange the funeral for a deceased resident of the St Helens Borough, who is going to be buried at St Helens or Newton Cemeteries or cremated at St Helens Crematorium.

It offers a cremation or burial at a reasonable cost and is undertaken by experienced funeral directors and includes: .

  • Collection of the deceased within the Borough's boundaries
  • Provision of the Chapel of Rest
  • All arrangements for a dignified funeral at the Crematorium or Cemetery
  • Suitable coffin with appropriate fittings. Motor-hearse and one following limousine
  • Crematorium/Cemetery charges at St Helens Crematorium or St Helens/Newton-le-Willows Cemeteries
  • Medical Referee fee  
  • Clergy/Officiate and all medical fees

You can read more about the partnership funeral services in our  Partnership Funeral leaflet (PDF) [759KB] (opens new window) , contact the Bereavement Services Team on 01744 675490 or come into their office based at St Helens Crematorium.