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
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.
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.
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.
Reasons to choose J. W. Peters Funeral Directors
Available 24 hours a day
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.”
Located in Morpeth in the heart of Northumberland, we are within easy reach of surrounding areas.