Nicholas O'Hara Funeral Directors Ltd, Verwood

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Nicholas O'Hara Funeral Directors Ltd, Verwood, Dorset, funeral director in Dorset Nicholas O'Hara Funeral Directors Ltd, Verwood, Dorset, funeral director in Dorset

Family funeral directors based in Verwood, Dorset serving bereaved families with traditional high quality funeral arrangements

Latest Verified Reviews

Susan Parnaby 7th Jun 2021

Very helpful, very kind and very professional.

Wendy Williams 28th May 2021

Very helpful, supportive and attentive. Just what was required.

Gillian Lucas 22nd May 2021

Really can't fault them at all. They handled everything and took the stress out of what is a difficult situation.

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Location

Address
5 The Old Pottery, Manor Way
Verwood
Dorset
BH31 6HF

About Us

Established in 1974, Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors combines traditional values with an appreciation of the modern era. With three generations of the family now working together Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors is a truly independent family business.

All of their funeral directors are highly experienced in arranging funerals for families of all faiths and in handling all types of personal requests. A highlight of Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors is their modern and distinguished looking silver fleet of Jaguar hearses and limousines. They also have a private ambulance which is fitted and equipped for all situations.

They offer a full range of coffins and caskets and also have a range of memorial items, such as necklaces, pendants, lockets, rings, picture frames and cuff links to help preserve the memory of your loved one.

Their Verwood funeral home on Manor Way has a chapel of rest, and family arranging rooms with disabled access and facilities. Call Nicholas O’Hara Funeral Directors Verwood funeral home now to find out more about the services they provide and begin making funeral arrangements for your loved one.

Latest Obituaries

Andrew   Golding

Andrew Golding

May 1950 - Nov 2021

Ronald   Scragg

Ronald Scragg

Oct 1932 - Nov 2021

Jacqueline   Mitchell

Jacqueline Mitchell

Jan 1966 - Oct 2021

Donald   Pritchard

Donald Pritchard

Oct 2021 - Aug 1930

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Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Susan Parnaby 7th Jun 2021

    Very helpful, very kind and very professional.

  • 5 Wendy Williams 28th May 2021

    Very helpful, supportive and attentive. Just what was required.

  • 5 Gillian Lucas 22nd May 2021

    Really can't fault them at all. They handled everything and took the stress out of what is a difficult situation.

  • 5 Fiona Barrow 17th May 2021

    Very professional team. Attention to detail was excellent, very friendly & approachable. Would definitely recommend.

  • 5 Wendy Sibley 15th May 2021

    Very professional, friendly service , every need catered for , would highly recommend!!! 

  • 5 Nicholas Parish 1st May 2021

    Unfortunately lost our mum in early April  Nicholas O’Hara Funeral directors, took care of everything and were totall professional from start to finish.

  • 5 Violet Allen 24th Apr 2021

    Thank you Chris and the whole team at O'Hara for your care, kindness and thoughtfulness - you treated us like family and nothing was too much trouble for you. We cannot thank you all enough.

  • 5 John Knox 22nd Apr 2021

    I want to express my personal thanks to you and also the thanks of Philip and Helen and the rest of the family for your tremendous support and care through the whole time in the past few weeks. Despite the various ' challenges' of traffic and technology, you maintained an air of calmness and support throughout. Also the way Valerie had been prepared for our viewing on Thursday was such a blessing, and enabled us to eliminate the picture that we had in our minds from, especially, the last 9 days of her suffering. Thank you for your support and excellent service. John Knox

  • 5 Christopher Albray 18th Apr 2021

    Excellent service and attention to detail good.

  • 5 Sam Van Vueren 13th Apr 2021

    Very well organised and exactly what we wanted. Planned with care, dignity and was carried out with quiet efficiency. Thank you. 

  • 5 Trevy Crabtree 17th Mar 2021

    So grateful for all who made a hard time a bit easier. Absolutely brilliant team. Thanks 

  • 5 Adele Forward 15th Mar 2021

    Excellent service from Anthony which made the whole process at such a difficult time very straightforward, he was very professional with a caring mannerism for which I am very grateful for. I would highly recommend their services. 

  • 5 Deborah Fowler 11th Mar 2021

    Anthony and his team provided us with much needed guidance and support throughout the whole process. Anthony was professional and compassionate and I cannot thank him enough for making a very difficult time as stress free as possible.

  • 5 Stephen Smith 7th Mar 2021

    Thank you to the whole team for a professional and efficient funeral in these difficult times with Covid.  You manage to be there when needed yet blend into the background  when not. It ran very smoothly

  • 5 Andrew Webb 28th Feb 2021

    Nicholas O'Hara were amazing, they guided us through the process. No request seemed too much trouble, their advice was always very helpful and they made a very sad occassion be something that was worth remembering. I cant sing their praises highly enough.

  • 5 Anthony Kirby 12th Feb 2021

    The whole team from Nicholas O’Hara have shown compassion, kindness and understanding and managed my family through this difficult period. Thanks and appreciation from all of Derek Kirby’s family and friends.

  • 5 Tom Pearson 9th Feb 2021

    A big Thank You to the whole O'Hara team who were excellent throughout the whole process. They handled everything with just the right level of respect and compassion without it being an overly solemn occasion. I'm sure my brother would have been pleased with the send off he received. Thanks again.

  • 5 Eric Stevens 3rd Feb 2021

    Very Professional service

  • 5 Stephanie Zebedee 1st Feb 2021

    Anthony was so very helpful ever step of the way though booking and organising my Fathers funeral.  The whole team are so supportive and caring. Thank you!

  • 5 Andrew Ryall 30th Jan 2021

    Excellent service despite lockdown restrictions. All contact was via phone and e mail but still gave a personal good quality of service with quick responses and everything went to plan on the day.

  • 5 Alison Brown 26th Jan 2021

    Helped make a very difficult time go extremely smoothly. Very professional, compassionate and understanding team. I can’t thank them enough. 

  • 5 Mandy Cooper 27th Dec 2020

    From our initial contact we received supportive and discrete advice which has helped us make informed decisions regarding my fathers funeral. It was difficult as we had not discussed specific details and also due to Covid restrictions however we have received positive feedback especially from those not physically at the service that they felt involved and the service reflected Dads personality. Thank you

  • 5 Duncan Steele 4th Dec 2020

    Anthony was both courteous and professional, with just the right touch of humour and warmth at a difficult time. Highly recommended.

  • 5 Ruth Norwood 25th Nov 2020

    Nicholas O'Hara looked after us for my dad's funeral in 2018 and I had no hesitation in asking them again last month when my dear mum passed away. From the moment you call them they are by your side guiding you gently through all that has to be dealt with. They are kind, thoughtful and understanding, supporting you every step of the way at what is such a sad and difficult time. Their dignity and professionalism on the day of my mum's service ensured everything ran smoothly and we could not have asked for a more moving and fitting farewell. Thank you to everyone at Nicholas O'Hara.

  • 5 Heather Rees 24th Nov 2020

    When you lose someone very close to have such wonderful support from Nick O’Hara himself and all his staff to help you with all the decisions you need to make at a difficult time this is so much appreciated. Nick himself is so very caring and supportive, keeping in touch along the way and also his staff do everything to help and make things easier for you. I couldn’t wish for a better company to deal with as they provide an excellent service in every way. My heartfelt thanks to all.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

Read more: How to arrange a funeral

What are disbursements?

Disbursements are additional costs for a funeral service that are paid to third-parties, such as florists, celebrants and burial fees. The funeral director will usually charge you for them and then pay the suppliers themselves.

Read more: What are disbursements

How can I get help with funeral costs?

If the cost of a funeral is not covered by a prepaid funeral plan, or the estate of the person who has died, you may be able to get financial help from the government’s Bereavement Support Payment or from War Disablement Pensions, charitable funds or budgeting loans.

Read more: Help with funeral costs

Address
5 The Old Pottery, Manor Way
Verwood
Dorset
BH31 6HF

Latest Verified Reviews

Susan Parnaby 7th Jun 2021

Very helpful, very kind and very professional.

Wendy Williams 28th May 2021

Very helpful, supportive and attentive. Just what was required.

Gillian Lucas 22nd May 2021

Really can't fault them at all. They handled everything and took the stress out of what is a difficult situation.

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