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 Staff At Marshes

We just wanted to say Thank You for a lovely funeral for our parents.

Thank You from the bottom of our hearts.


To all the team

I wanted to say a heartfelt thank you, for your amazing work for my mums funeral.

The day was absolutely perfect and your professionalism was incredible.

You took so much stress and strain away from us and organised the best possible send off for our mum.

Myself, dad and all the family cant thank you enough.


All the family

To All at Marshes,

Thank you for taking care of my husband.


All the family X

Thank you FW Marsh

For being so supportive following the death of my brother.



Just a short note to thank you for supporting my family and I following the passing of my dad.

I cant thank you enough for looking after him so thoughtfully.

Your kindness shone through in all our conversations and helped make a hugely difficult situation a little more bearable.

Thank You all the family

To All The Staff

Thank You for looking after our wonderful dad and us.

From all the Family

To all the amazing staff at Marshs

Thank You so much for making everything so special fot the funeral of our wonderful

mum, wife and nan .

We are so grateful

Love from

All of us

Thank you very much, for all your help and kindness.

you’ve been great.

Many Thanks

Dear FW Marsh

Thank You for all you did to make my mums funeral personal and special for us.

At an emotional time, your kindness and thoughtfulness was very much appreciated.

Thank you for the personal support you gave to my two daughters and I when we were dressing my mum. It was a very special experience for the three of us.

Thank You for the dignity and respect FW Marsh provide.

With Kind Regards



To Marshes

On behalf of the whole family, we wish to thank you for your proffessional and caring manner at what was a difficult time.

We appreciate the effort you and the whole team at FW Marsh went to , it made the day much easier.

Thank you once again from the bottom of our hearts.

From all the family

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