Comprehensive funeral services in St. Helens

For comprehensive and compassionate funeral services in St. Helens and across Merseyside, contact F.W. Marsh today. We have been arranging funerals since 1907.

How We Can Help

Our Services

Arranging a Funeral


What we do

As experienced funeral directors, we take care of everything that needs to be done when someone dies, while offering you advice and support in the arrangement of the funeral.

Types of funeral can vary from the traditional to the modern (including eco-friendly). We provide all of the services that you would expect from a Funeral Director (or Undertaker), and also some you may not be familiar with.

Our role is to coordinate all the things that need to be done when someone dies. Also we see it as our duty to help you understand what needs to happen as the funeral draws near.

Our Services

We provide tailored funeral services that can be designed to meet your wishes down to the very last detail. We will work closely with you, guiding you through every step of the process, from registering a death to choosing a coffin and making arrangements for a suitable venue. Having worked within the local community for many years, we have established a reputation for sensitivity and compassionate service. Our aim is to help you through the practical side of dealing with the loss of a loved one, so that you are not unnecessarily burdened with responsibilities during such a difficult time. We can help with:

  • Arrangement of burial plots or cremations
  • Coffins, caskets and floral tributes
  • Providing funeral transport (hearse and limousines)
  • International repatriation, probate advice, liaising with local clergy and hospitals

Any wishes you might have can be discussed with us knowing that they will be carried out to the best of our ability. We believe we are very much part of the community and as such will be sensitive to your particular needs.

  • The posting of Notices/Obituaries
  • Floral Tributes
  • Arrangement of Burial plots
  • Arrangement of Cremations
  • Working closely with the local clergy and hospitals
  • Coleman Milne Vehicles (Hearse and Limousines)
  • Coffins/Caskets
  • Access to Bereavement services
  • Access to Memorial Masons
  • International Repatriation
  • Advice on Probate

Customary Funeral service cost: from £1800

To include the removal of the deceased to our chapel of rest within working hours and the preparation of the deceased. , engraved nameplate, casket fittings and silk ruffle interior. The use of our chapel of rest and our professional services (attending to all funeral arrangements).
Motor hearse and 1 limousine. Oak veneered coffin

Direct to Cremation £695 + Disbursments

To include the removal of the Deceased to our premises during working hours,. Ashton veneered coffin suitable for cremation, engraved nameplate. Our professional services i.e. attending to all of the funeral arrangements. Use of the motor Hearse only, On a day and time suited to us.
Please Note This service does not include Service in Crematorium

Basic Funeral £1,300.00 + Disbursments

To include the removal of the Deceased to our premises during working hours, Ashton veneered coffin suitable for burial or cremation, engraved nameplate and fittings. Our professional services i.e. attending to all of the funeral arrangements.
Use of the motor Hearse only from our Head Office, no Church service and meet at Crematorium/Cemetery. Service to be held 9 or 9.30am. (The basic funeral DOES NOT include hygienic treatment of the deceased, use of the chapel of rest and dressing in own clothes).

Interest-Free Credit

We’re pleased to be able to offer six or 10 months interest-free credit, subject to a credit check and status. If you are waiting on insurance, probate, or your loved one’s house to be sold, this may be just the thing for you. All you need is a deposit of 1%, as laid out below:

F W Marsh Funeral Directors is not a lender. The lender is Braemar Finance which is a trading style of Close Brothers Limited.

Why Choose Us ?


Exceptional reputation since 1907


Attentive, personal service


Professional funeral directors


Friendly and sensitive


Trusted across Merseyside

To all the staff at Marshes, I want to give great thanks for the

help and support in a very tough time. You did us proud, also the Head Stone was perfect.

If I ever need a Funeral Director, it will be you.

Once again all my thanks..

Thank You for being so kind and caring at our daughters funeral , everyone was so helpful it

meant so much to us as a family.


Thank You for everything you have done for us regarding mum.

You all have been so supportive and kind !!

Love and Best Wishes

From all the family


Just to stay a big Thank You for making the funeral so special.

The care, support and professionalism was wonderful. The celebrant was a wonderful choice to take the service.

Thank You again from the bottom of our hearts.


Thank You

For looking after Ray whilst he was in your care.

All the family

To You and all of the caring staff

Thank You for your helpful & caring manner and professional service.

Love from the family.

To All Staff

Thank you for all your help with our funeral.


All the family

To All

We would like to say a sincere Thank You for all your kindness, support and patience you have shown

to all our family throughout all the arranging and during the service.

You have helped to make a traumatic time run calmly and smoothly.

Our kindest regards

From all the family

To all staff

Just a note to say a big thank you for the wonderful job you did and all the help you gave at

my sisters funeral.

Best Wishes To You All

I just wanted to say Thank You very much for sorting the headstone for my mum.

I really appreciate everything you did and the headstone is just perfect.

Thank You For Everything

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Contact us today for a wide range of funeral services from experienced professionals

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