Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope

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Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope is an ethical and member owned funeral director, serving bereaved families in Westerhope and the surrounding area with care, respect and clarity.

Latest Verified Reviews

Vivienne Thompson 13th Apr 2022

Gary the Funeral Director was a very organised and supportive throughout the funeral arrangements and on the day of the funeral. The celebrant Allyson gave an excellent personalised tribute to my Mam. We were very happy with everything.

Angela Wise 12th Apr 2022

The team were excellent from start to finish.Gary is so professional friendly and helpful.Petra at the office was great with me when I went to see my mam thank you

Sonia Humble 12th Apr 2022

Gary and his team were brilliant from start to finish.

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Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners

Location

Westfield House
Newbiggin Lane
Westerhope
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE5 1LX

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Call: 0191 743 0254

About Us

Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope is an ethical, member-owned funeral director in Tyne and Wear. Co-op Funeralcare is the UK’s largest funeral services provider, with a long history of proudly serving the local community. They are owned by their members and promise to always keep you at the heart of their service when helping you to arrange a funeral. You will be treated with care and respect, ensuring that you have both clarity and reassurance that every choice you make is the best one for you.

Whether your loved one wanted a traditional religious funeral or a contemporary celebration of life, Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope can help you plan the perfect goodbye. You can choose from a wide range of coffins, from traditional woods to eco-friendly alternatives such as bamboo, wicker or even cardboard.

Their Westerhope funeral home can provide a wide choice of funeral vehicles, from traditional hearses and limousines, to a horse and carriage. The Co-operative work with the country's largest florist, meaning that every kind of floral tribute will be available to you.

As well as providing funeral services in Westerhope, Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope take a positive, active role in the community, giving back to those in the local area through support programs and outreach to other local businesses. Community is at the heart of every Co-operative branch.

During weekdays, Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope in Tyne and Wear is open from 09:00 - 17:00. If you need help outside of these hours, there is a 24-hour phone service you can call. Visiting hours on the weekend can also be arranged by appointment.

Telephone Co-op Funeralcare, Westerhope today to find out more about the services they provide, and begin arranging the perfect farewell for your loved one. Their team of professionals are on hand to listen, advise and guide you through all your options, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

  • 5 Vivienne Thompson 13th Apr 2022

    Gary the Funeral Director was a very organised and supportive throughout the funeral arrangements and on the day of the funeral. The celebrant Allyson gave an excellent personalised tribute to my Mam. We were very happy with everything.

  • 5 Angela Wise 12th Apr 2022

    The team were excellent from start to finish.Gary is so professional friendly and helpful.Petra at the office was great with me when I went to see my mam thank you

  • 5 Sonia Humble 12th Apr 2022

    Gary and his team were brilliant from start to finish.

  • 5 Gillian Hall 4th Apr 2022

    Thank you so much Chris Antony and westerhope team. This is the third funeral Chris has done for me. He is very professional and kind made it easier to deal with. 

  • 5 Susan Rouse 28th Mar 2022

    Everyone was very kind and considerate of our feelings.

  • 5 John Ellis 8th Mar 2022

    The care and support provided was excellent.I was advised and guided by staff who acted with nothing but dignity and respect,and kept me informed every step of the way.
    The funeral service was a fitting tribute to my late wife Sandra and was praised by everyone who attended.

  • 5 Glynis Blewitt 1st Mar 2022

    Everything went smoothly

    Everything we asked for was accomplished

    Constant contact from day one

    Gary was very friendly & informative


  • 5 Lorraine McNeil 28th Feb 2022

    Excellent service from start to finish couldn’t thank them enough 

  • 5 Susan Sullivan 21st Feb 2022

    Fantastic support from day 1 

    Thank you

  • 5 Irene Dinning 21st Feb 2022

    Totally professional from beginning to end.
    Gary , Chris & the team are a credit to the company going above and beyond to make the whole process as sensitive as possible to our needs and wishes. 

  • 5 Elizabeth Buddin 21st Feb 2022

    Can't fault the service we received from Richard, Diane, Petra and the rest of the team at Westerhope Co-op.
    They arranged everything we could of possibly asked for. Maggie, our Humanist gave her a beautiful service full of wonderful memories and filled us with tears of joy more than sorrow.
    My mam was treated with care and respect. She was given a beautiful burial from start to finish.
    Thank you so much from all of Dorothy's family.

  • 5 Leslie Thomson 8th Feb 2022

    Excellent serviuce and communication throughout thw whole process.

  • 5 Michelle McPake 7th Feb 2022

    Can not thank Gary and the team enough. They were very professional and courteous. From the very first telephone conversation I had with Gary until day of funeral Gary was so kind and professional speaking to me every other day, keeping me updated and asking how I was. On the day of Lily’s funeral everyone was so kind and professional. They are a credit to COOP Funeralcare 

  • 5 Paul Henderson 31st Jan 2022

    Excellent could not fault them

  • 5 Sheena Blewitt 26th Jan 2022

    Really excellent can't fault the service.

  • 5 Paula Burns 17th Jan 2022

    Gary was an absolute hero. He helped us to create the absolute perfect funeral. Petra and Diane were amazing and so professional, caring and total stars. Its such an emotional time but the team were absolutely brilliant. Stevens family and friends can't thank them enough

  • 5 Sharon Parker 17th Jan 2022

    So pleased with the professional service. Lovely staff, they were so understanding and helped our family during this difficult time.

  • 5 Denise Speight 10th Jan 2022

    I am so glad that we decided to put my Mother in the care of Gary and the rest of the team at the Co-op where she was treated with the digitiny and respect that she deserved. The whole team were extremely respectful and professional from start to finish. The whole family commented on how caring and sincere everyone was that we were in contact with during the process, including the lovely ladies that worked on the reception at the funeral home. I couldn't fault a single thing and will always be grateful for the send off they gave my Mam.

  • 5 Sharon Tatem-Barnes 4th Jan 2022

    The team at Westerhope Funeral Care were outstanding from start to finish, kind considerate and patient.

    I felt like I was the only person going through this process when in reality many were going through the same thing but they made you feel that this was all and only about you.

    Sharon Tatem-Barnes

  • 5 Barry Ansell 24th Dec 2021

    We were all pleased how the funeral was conducted, and special thanks to Gee and Garry.

  • 5 Patricia Foster 20th Dec 2021

    Everyone I dealt with was professional, sensitive, patient and supportive, Gary in particular thank you 

  • 5 Carol Margerrison 13th Dec 2021

    The whole team were excellent and made a difficult time much easier. Many thanks to everyone.

  • 5 Susan Rutherford 7th Dec 2021

    Professional understanding. Made it a easy process for the family. Kind in every way. We hold them in kind regards. 

  • 5 Adrian Omotade-Tan 6th Dec 2021

    Compassionate, flexible, professional, and dignified service from Co-Op Funeralcare, Westerhope. 

    Thank you so much. 

  • 5 Lynsey Staig 22nd Nov 2021

    The worst part of your life and they made it so simple, thank you to wonderful Diane on reception and Ian the funeral director. 

Address
Westfield House
Newbiggin Lane
Westerhope
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE5 1LX

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Opening Hours

Day Hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours

Latest Verified Reviews

Vivienne Thompson 13th Apr 2022

Gary the Funeral Director was a very organised and supportive throughout the funeral arrangements and on the day of the funeral. The celebrant Allyson gave an excellent personalised tribute to my Mam. We were very happy with everything.

Angela Wise 12th Apr 2022

The team were excellent from start to finish.Gary is so professional friendly and helpful.Petra at the office was great with me when I went to see my mam thank you

Sonia Humble 12th Apr 2022

Gary and his team were brilliant from start to finish.

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