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

Thank You so much for your guidance and support over our recent dealings with you, regarding our bereavement.

Nothing was to much trouble for you, and you were most helpful and kind with us all, despite these difficult times.

The funeral went off  beautifully.


All at FW Marsh,

Me and my family would like to Thank You for everything you did for my daughter and us.

She had an amazing send off and looked so beautiful and peaceful.

I feel like you did everything plus more to suit my needs.

From the bottom of my heart I really am glad I chose you to do our funeral.

Thank you

Lots of love

I would just like to thank you for your services and for looking after my mum and dad.

Wonderful service from start to finish very professional .

Thanks Again


To All the team at FW Marsh

Just to say a huge thank you for your kind and professional service.

From all the family

Our family would like to say THANK YOU to all staff at Marshes for the beautiful funeral you conducted.

Also for all your help and kindness in our time of sadness.

Thank you so much.

Thank you very much for all your help, support and excellent service over

the last fourteen months.

To Everyone at Marshes

Just to say a big a very big THANK YOU for the beautiful service

you provided for my son.

Best wishes and Regards

To Everyone at FW Marsh

Thank You all so much for your kindness and professionalism.

The care you showed us and most importantly my wife is much appreciated.

Thank You

Your kindness is much appreciated , Just to thank you most sincerely

for all that you have done for me.

God bless you always

Thank You very much for taking care of our loved one, from the beginning of his final journey to the end.

All the staff including the men who collected him the day he passed away are a credit to the firm.

Also thanks for looking after mum, helping her in and out of the car and putting the heating on too.

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

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