Watford Funeral Directors

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Guide to Funeral Directors in Watford

A larger town just within the M25, Watford is one of the major settlements in Hertfordshire. With a population of roughly 90,000 inhabitants, the town sprawls into the surrounding areas, reaching into Bushey, Rickmansworth and Stanmore.

There are around six funeral directors in Watford, helping support a diverse population. About half of the residents of the town describe themselves as Christian, while a third have no religious affiliations. In addition, people following the faiths of Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism and Sikhism are all represented among the population, and this is reflected in the funeral services available.

Alongside the national chains and independent funeral directors in Watford are those offering dedicated specialist services. These include funeral directors specialising in offering Muslim and Hindu funeral services.

The town is served by two cemeteries, at Vicarage Road and North Watford. Vicarage Road Cemetery is unable to accept new burials except in unmarked graves, however North Watford Cemetery is open and offers sections for different faiths if required. There is also the West Herts Crematorium at Garston, providing services to the local area.

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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
  • West Hertfordshire Crematorium

    Watford, WD25 0JS

  • Breakspear Crematorium

    Ruislip, HA4 7SJ

  • Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

    London, NW7 1NB

  • Golders Green Crematorium

    London, NW11 7NL

  • St Marylebone Crematorium

    London, N2 0RZ

  • North Watford Cemetery

    Watford, WD25 0AW

  • Carpenders Park Lawn Cemetery

    Watford, WD19 5RL

  • Harrow Weald Cemetery

    Stranmore, HA7 3JS

  • Northwood Cemetery

    Northwood, HA6 1HR

  • Woodcock Hill Cemetery

    Rickmansworth, WD3 1PD

  • Pinner New Cemetery

    Pinner, HA5 5RH

  • Allum Lane Cemetery

    Borehamwood, WD6 3NN

  • London Road Cemetery (St Albans)

    St Albans, AL1 1LX

  • Hatfield Road Cemetery

    St Albans, AL1 4LU

  • Mill Hill Cemetery

    Mill Hill, Nw7 2RR

  • Woodwells Cemetery

    Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7HY

  • Alperton Cemetery

    Wembley, HA0 1AF

  • Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

    Mill Hill, NW7 1NB

  • Stanley Hill Cemetery

    Amersham , HP7 9HL

  • Greenford Park Cemetery

    Greenford, UB6 9DR

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Crematorium
Cemetery
  • West Hertfordshire Crematorium

    Watford, WD25 0JS

  • Breakspear Crematorium

    Ruislip, HA4 7SJ

  • Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

    London, NW7 1NB

  • Golders Green Crematorium

    London, NW11 7NL

  • St Marylebone Crematorium

    London, N2 0RZ

  • North Watford Cemetery

    Watford, WD25 0AW

  • Carpenders Park Lawn Cemetery

    Watford, WD19 5RL

  • Harrow Weald Cemetery

    Stranmore, HA7 3JS

  • Northwood Cemetery

    Northwood, HA6 1HR

  • Woodcock Hill Cemetery

    Rickmansworth, WD3 1PD

  • Pinner New Cemetery

    Pinner, HA5 5RH

  • Allum Lane Cemetery

    Borehamwood, WD6 3NN

  • London Road Cemetery (St Albans)

    St Albans, AL1 1LX

  • Hatfield Road Cemetery

    St Albans, AL1 4LU

  • Mill Hill Cemetery

    Mill Hill, Nw7 2RR

  • Woodwells Cemetery

    Hemel Hempstead, HP2 7HY

  • Alperton Cemetery

    Wembley, HA0 1AF

  • Hendon Cemetery and Crematorium

    Mill Hill, NW7 1NB

  • Stanley Hill Cemetery

    Amersham , HP7 9HL

  • Greenford Park Cemetery

    Greenford, UB6 9DR

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Latest Verified Reviews

Yvonne Mason 2020-06-26 14:36:40

Very professional and compassionate. Made a difficult time much easier to deal with for us as a family.

Barbara Gilkes 2020-06-25 20:22:17

The funeral was handled with efficiency and great care and consideration for the family, given the unprecedented circumstances.

John Warner 2020-06-22 10:11:47

I would like to thank all the staff at J. Worley. They are very helpful and never minded how many time I rang to check something I had forgotten to ask.I am sure it's as hard for them during this situation as it is for the people arranging a loved ones funeral, lots of things had to be done differently which was hard but we understood why. It was hard mentally to arrange a funeral, with just one family member allowed in at a time, but appreciate that what is allowed with the Covid 19 virus and the social distancing which is for everyone's protection. The staff were extremely professional and respectful, from when the beginning when staff came to collect Mum's body through to the funeral. Sadly I have been to several funerals lately but the ones carried out by J. Worley always seem to have the personal touch and the service you get is always the same and stands out against some others. I would also like to comment of the Minister who took Mums funeral Mrs Bernadette French, again everything was done over the phone, which I worried about but I needn't have worried it was as if Bernadette had known Mum for years. It was very personal and said from the heart. She added little touches I had forgotten. I would like to Thank you all again for making it all go so smoothly. I would recommend you to anyone, you deserve the excellent 5 stars we have given you. Thanks again for everything. John and Sharon Warner

Dr Kemi Peters 2020-06-20 13:31:24

Paul Morse is truly an ‘Angel’. He sensitively spoke to us as a family. He’s gentle, well mannered, experienced and brilliant at what he does. He made this difficult period pleasant (which is truly amazing!).He’s happy to explain and communicates very well.  My Sister’s funeral went smoothly and we’ll forever be grateful to Paul. 

Elaine McGill 2020-06-11 20:39:46

Having never organised a funeral before, I felt very nervous about getting it right....but I needn't have worried at all. From the initial phone call with Pam, I felt totally reassured that she would guide me through everything at a pace that suited me. She was very empathetic, supportive and patient at a very difficult and sad time. I felt a weight off my shoulders after deciding on what we wanted for our dear Mum and was even made aware of things like, releasing doves and fingerprint jewellery as a way to remember Mum. Nothing was too much trouble and on the day, we drove past Mum's care home so that they could say goodbye and pay their respects, before following the route I asked for to finally lay Mum to rest. Even though we were very limited as to what we could do due to Covid 19, it still felt like a beautiful way to say goodbye, very dignified and Mark Worley was very understanding, professional and respectful. I would highly recommend Worley's, they were faultless and I am very pleased with their service. Thank you so much for everything and for making it a very gentle, worry-free experience. E McGill.