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J W Peters Funeral Directors

Say goodbye the way they would have wanted

Funeral Directors serving Morpeth, Pegswood, Alnwick, Rothbury, Bedlington, Cramlington, Ashington, Blyth, Northumberland and Ponteland, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Range of funeral options including:


Direct Cremations

Non-religious Funerals

Religious Services 

Traditional Funerals

Bespoke Funerals

Pre-paid plans available

We cater to a wide range of needs.

All our funeral plans are through Golden Charter.

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We will not be beaten on price, service or quality for any funeral

At J W Peters Funeral Directors, we understand and appreciate that losing someone is a devastating time for family members and loved ones. When you have been entrusted with making funeral arrangements, it can be an incredibly hard situation to navigate especially if you haven’t done so before. What funeral director should you go with? How much will it cost? Can we have a non-religious funeral? It may seem like there are more questions than answers and you don’t really know where to start. Our experienced and compassionate team is here to help you at every stage. Our funerals are affordable, respectful and can be tailored to personal preferences and requirements, be they religious or non-religious.

Our services

We offer pre-paid funeral plans and are able to cater to a wide range of needs and specifications; including woodland burials, cremations, and tailoring to the time of day for you.

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How we can support you

Managing the long list of things that need to be handled while you are grieving is an overwhelming and unnecessary burden. Let the experienced funeral directors at J. W. Peters Funeral Directors help you with:

Liaise with doctors and medical staff for the release of required certificates

Pay all the fees due on your behalf

Assist in preparing an obituary or an acknowledgement for the newspaper

Help you select a suitable coffin

Contact the relevant Cleric of Religion

Make arrangements for the service

Bring the deceased into our care as soon as possible

Offer advice regarding payment for the funeral

Arrange transport for the funeral

Advise on floral tributes

Contact a humanist officiant for a non-religious service

Organise the music; arrange an organ player or other musicians if required

Guide you through all the choices available

Assist you in completing the necessary paperwork

Arrange for viewing of the deceased, if desired

Produce hymn sheets for the service

Liaise with cemetery or cremation authorities

Arrange and erect a suitable headstone or memorial

Independent family business established in 1920

J W Peters Funeral Directors in Morpeth, Northumberland offer sensitive and professional funeral services to families throughout Northumberland and surrounding areas. We have helped generations of families through these very difficult times by understanding and fulfilling their wishes with professionalism, care and attention to detail. We appreciate that this is something very personal to you and your loved one and work hard to accommodate your individual instructions with the utmost respect and sensitivity. Our aim is to build trust and understanding so that every funeral we arrange runs as smoothly as possible and that a proper sense of occasion is achieved.

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Some questions you may have

When a loved one passes, it can be an extremely overwhelming and emotional time, especially if it was sudden. At J.W. Peters Funeral Directors, we have been guiding families through this process for over 100 years. Here are some answers to questions you may have.

  • How much does a funeral cost?
    The average price in the UK is around £4000 whereas our average price for a traditional funeral is £3,250.
  • How do I find a good funeral director?
    You want to look for a well-established funeral director who is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors. Here at J W Peters Funeral Directors we are proud members of this association and we have been operating since 1920 so you know you're in good hands.
About us

Reasons to choose J. W. Peters Funeral Directors

Available 24 hours a day

7 days a week

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Affordable funeral prices


Over 100 years experience

Morpeth's only independent funeral directors


“Just wanted to say thank you so much for all your care, compassion and absolutely seamless service.

Alan made sure everything was in place from our first meeting to the day of funeral and he was always on hand with kindness and reassurance to make sure the day went exactly to plan.”


Find us

Located in Morpeth in the heart of Northumberland, we are within easy reach of surrounding areas.










Newcastle Upon Tyne


Contact a Funeral Director today

Available 24 hours a day

We are on hand to help you through this difficult time.

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