Aberdeen Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Aberdeen

With 222,973 inhabitants, Aberdeen is the third most populous city in Scotland. This population is served by several funeral homes that provide different services, ranging from burial arrangements to legal advice. Customers in need of funeral directors in Aberdeen have 12 options from which to choose.

Funeral directors provide services to various parts of the city from North Deeside Road to Old Meldrum and King Street. Some funeral businesses have more than one location in Aberdeen.

A significant proportion of the Aberdeen population, about 40 per cent, is Christian, with the Roman Catholic Church and Church of Scotland making up most of them. Funeral homes offer services that meet specific Christian traditions.

Customers of different faiths such as Judaism, Islam and Hindu can find the appropriate burial or cremation services from selected funeral homes. The city has one synagogue, the Aberdeen Synagogue on Dee Street, and four mosques, including the Aberdeen Mosque and Islamic Centre on The Spital and Syed Shah Mustafa Jame Masjid & Islamic Centre on Crown Terrace.

Aberdeen also has the largest non-religious population in Scotland, and funeral directors cater to those needs as well. A few homes provide specialist services such as military or vault burials.

There are 17 cemeteries operated by Aberdeen City Council, including Newhills, Dyce and Hazlehead. The burial section for the Jewish religion is at Grove Cemetery while Muslim burial plots are available at Hazlehead. There is one crematorium, the Aberdeen Crematorium at Hazlehead.

Search using your postcode or area to find local funeral directors in Aberdeen. Order results by best rated, most reviewed or nearest to you to see what is available in your local area. Simply click on a funeral director’s profile to learn more about the services they provide, read independent customer reviews, and find out how to contact them to discuss funeral arrangements for your loved one.

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do when someone dies?

When someone dies you need to get a Medical Certificate of Cause of Death from a doctor, register their death and choose a funeral director to arrange their funeral. The Registration Office will give you a Death Certificate and Certificate for Burial or Cremation (GR021 in Northern Ireland).

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How do you arrange a funeral?

You can arrange a funeral by choosing a funeral director who will help you organise all of the details. They can help you decide whether to have a cremation or burial and what type of service to choose, as well as additional options, such as music and flowers. You can find out what happens at a funeral and compare funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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How much does a funeral cost?

The cost of a funeral depends on where you are in the UK and whether you choose a burial or a cremation. Natural burial is becoming increasingly popular, but can often be more expensive than burial in a traditional cemetery. The cost of coffins, flowers, catering and transport also varies a lot. There is also an almost unlimited list of options for personalising a service, such as professional funeral singers or a motorcycle-hearse. You can compare the price of funeral directors on Funeral Guide.

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Aberdeen Crematorium

    Aberdeen, AB15 8PT

  • Parkgrove Crematorium

    Arbroath, DD11 4UN

  • Moray Crematorium

    Moray, AB56 5HQ

  • Banchory Devenick Burial Ground

    Aberdeen, AB12 5YL

  • St Devenicks On The Hill Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 5XP

  • Hazlehead Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB15 8PT

  • Newhills Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 9SQ

  • Portlethen Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 4QP

  • Dyce Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0HA

  • Maryculter Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 5FS

  • Peterculter Churchyard

    Peterculter, AB14 0LJ

  • Belhelvie Churchyard

    Aberdeen, AB23 8YR

  • Skene Churchyard

    Westhill, AB32 6XE

  • Skene Cemetery

    Westhill, AB32 6XE

  • St Colms Churchyard

    Aberdeen, AB21 0PT

  • Old Orrock Cemetery (Balmnedie)

    Aberdeen, AB23 8YB

  • St Giles Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0JN

  • Newmachar Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0WB

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • Aberdeen Crematorium

    Aberdeen, AB15 8PT

  • Parkgrove Crematorium

    Arbroath, DD11 4UN

  • Moray Crematorium

    Moray, AB56 5HQ

  • Banchory Devenick Burial Ground

    Aberdeen, AB12 5YL

  • St Devenicks On The Hill Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 5XP

  • Hazlehead Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB15 8PT

  • Newhills Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 9SQ

  • Portlethen Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 4QP

  • Dyce Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0HA

  • Maryculter Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB12 5FS

  • Peterculter Churchyard

    Peterculter, AB14 0LJ

  • Belhelvie Churchyard

    Aberdeen, AB23 8YR

  • Skene Churchyard

    Westhill, AB32 6XE

  • Skene Cemetery

    Westhill, AB32 6XE

  • St Colms Churchyard

    Aberdeen, AB21 0PT

  • Old Orrock Cemetery (Balmnedie)

    Aberdeen, AB23 8YB

  • St Giles Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0JN

  • Newmachar Cemetery

    Aberdeen, AB21 0WB

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Latest Verified Reviews

Kerry McKenzie 2018-02-21 20:53:55

Would highly recommend Mark Shaw, staff were really efficient and helpful. Made things easier at a difficult time. 

William Buchan 2018-01-30 11:50:53

Sadly this was the second time in a very short period of time that we had to use the services of Mark Shaw but as previously, the level of customer care and compassion was just right & they were flexible and understanding of our needs. A family member commented, "the funeral directors were very good, you hardly noticed that they were there", I think that says a lot.

Margaret McIntosh 2018-01-20 21:23:34

Very good indeed.  We could not have asked for better.  Everything was done as we wanted and with care and compassion.   The cars were fantastic and the flowers beautiful.  Would recommend Mark Shaw highly.

Claire Harris 2018-01-02 19:16:45

We are very grateful to Mark and his colleagues for helping us meet our sister's wishes for care after her death and her burial. Mark treated our requests with sensitivity and professionalism and without judgement, offering advice when we asked or were unsure, but never imposing his own opinions, to deliver a highly personalised service. At the burial, where we wanted to do much of it ourselves, he and his colleagues were reassuring and supportive, there when we needed them and otherwise unobtrusive.

Paula Gerrie 2017-12-24 10:27:58

Thank you very much to Neil for being the most caring excellent and fantastic funeral director for the care and attention for looking after my wife. Your excellent manner and humour got us all through this extremely hard time. We thank you very much for all your help. Thank you Jim Gerrie and family xx