Arranging a Funeral

We are here to help when you need us most

Howarth’s Funeral Service can help to take some of the stress of arranging a funeral for a loved one. We have offices in Bolton and Farnworth, so if you require our funeral services in these areas, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.

When a death occurs and you are ready to make the funeral arrangements, please contact either of our branches where you can speak to a member of staff 24 hours a day.

During this initial contact we will arrange a time and place to discuss your needs. This discussion can take place can take place in one of our comfortable and relaxing lounges, or in the comfort of your own home. Where possible, the Funeral Director who makes the initial arrangements with the family will also be the conductor, who will oversee proceedings on the day of the funeral.

In order to personalise the funeral it is important for us to tailor-make the arrangements to meet your requirements. We will not tell you the type of funeral you should have, but we will offer suggestions in order for you to make an informed decision. It is not essential to have registered the death in order to begin the funeral arrangements.

Below you’ll find details of some of the services we can offer to personalise your loved one’s funeral. If you have any bespoke requirements, please discuss them with your funeral director.


Howarth's Funeral Cars

Choose from our traditional fleet of limousines or something more personal.

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Funeral Masonry

Our own in-house masonry department will design and supply your memorial.

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Burial & Cremation

Burials & Cremation

We will liaise with all venues and parties to deliver the family of the deceased’s wishes.

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The choice of coffin can be very important and so we offer a wide selection.

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Press Notices


We can arrange notices on the family’s behalf with local, national and international newspapers.

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We can order floral tributes on behalf of the family from a supplied flower brochure.

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Funeral Donations

We can perform the administrative work for those families who prefer mourners to make a donation.

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Funeral Catering

We can arrange catering at local venues for family and friends following the funeral.

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