Houghtons Funeral Directors provide a caring and compassionate funeral service to the residents of Widnes. We are an experienced, dedicated and independent family funeral directors and provide a 24-hour service. Our staff of funeral professionals are capable, caring and attentive and will listen sensitively to your needs, wishes and requirements to ensure that you receive the funeral that you want, conducted in the way that you would expect. From cremations through to burials, we can provide you with the help, information and guidance that you require, without feeling rushed. We can help you with all documentation and forms and have beautiful chapels of rest where they would reside until the day of the funeral. We can also assist with announcements and notices in the local press, and we provide a choice of coffins and flower arrangements for you to select from. We’re also able to help with catering for post-funeral receptions, and funeral stationery including service booklets, hymn sheets and keepsakes. We’ll talk you through all the options available to you, at your own pace and without rushing you. We have extensive experience in all repatriation situations and can advise, cost and undertake any aspect of the service, so that the deceased can be returned to their place of origin. The Halton Residents’ Funeral is a fixed cost funeral product for cremation at Widnes Crematorium or burial at Runcorn or Widnes cemetery (or burial in an existing plot at Halton Cemetery). Any person who is a resident of Halton is able to purchase a Halton Residents’ Funeral either at the point of need or in advance. A cremation funeral purchased at the time of need costs only £1,989 A burial for one in existing grave prices start at £1,870 for Borough resident, additional charges for two and three will apply. The Halton Residents’ Funeral is like any other funeral and includes: Collection of the deceased (within 25 miles) Dressing of the deceased. A viewing of deceased at our Chapel of Rest (during office hours) Provision of a coffin Our professional fees for making all necessary arrangements for the funeral service including provision of all appropriate staff and facilities to ensure that the funeral service proceeds with dignity. Transportation of the deceased in a hearse from the deceased home address to the funeral service and one following limousine for 6 mourners. A funeral service of 30 minutes in Widnes Crematorium chapel or a graveside ceremony at Runcorn or Widnes Cemetery. Cremation at Widnes Crematorium or burial at Runcorn, Widnes or Halton (in an existing family plot). Please bear in mind if the headstone needs to be removed prior to burial there is and additional cost of £100.
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