Say a fitting farewell in Shrewsbury

Arrange a local direct cremation from £895, with the help of our award-winning team. So you can say goodbye at a time and place that feel right.

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The service was excellent and you would not get better by going to a high street funeral director and paying 2 or 3 times as much. We couldn’t have asked for a better send off for our brother.
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Terry, funeral customer

Do it your way

Create the send-off you want, when you’re ready. With more time to grieve, plan, and get everyone together.

It’s simpler

Cut the extra fuss and burden of a traditional funeral. Things like a hearse, an organist, or arranging parking.

It’s cheaper

We’re 4x cheaper than the average traditional UK funeral, saving you thousands.

A Shrewsbury Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Deeanna, a Funeral Specialist at Farewill Funeral Directors

A Shrewsbury Funeral Specialist who’s with you from day one

Losing a loved one is hard. To make things a little easier, we'll pair you up with someone in our team.

With experience across Coton Hill, Sutton Farm, Frankwell, Kingsland, Ditherington and beyond, they’ll listen to what you want and need, answer your questions and guide you through everything.

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Direct cremation.
It’s a funeral done your way.

Direct cremation is simply a cremation without a funeral service. It’s fast becoming the choice of families who want to choose how and where they say goodbye to their loved one, at a time that’s right for them.

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We arrange the cremation

Wherever you are in England and Wales, we’ll bring your loved one to our chapel of rest. Then complete all the paperwork and arrange the cremation.

On the day

We’ll transport them to a local crematorium and carry out a cremation you don’t attend. We’re always available if you need a chat.

We hand-deliver the ashes

We deliver your loved one’s ashes in your choice of urn, or scatter them for you. We can also give ideas and advice on arranging a fitting send-off.

We met up with family and said goodbye together in our way. The way mum wanted. Fantastic value, fantastic staff, fantastic company that’s with you every step of the way.

Jenny, who arranged a funeral with farewill

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Planning your own reception or memorial

Instead of a funeral service, a memorial can give you the chance to come together with friends and family and celebrate your loved one’s life. If this is something you’re considering, these ideas from our team could help you get started.

Memorial ideas in Shrewsbury

Pay tribute to your loved ones with a plaque dedicated to them in the Memorial Gardens at Emstrey Crematorium or a Rose Bush on the grounds where you can visit regularly.

Unique wake venues in Shrewsbury

Take a journey along the River Severn or wander through the Shrewsbury Museum and art Gallery. There are many unique ways you can celebrate the life of your loved one in Shrewsbury.

Where to scatter ashes in Shrewsbury

Take a boat ride along the River Severn, walk across the Shropshire Hills or spend an afternoon at the Rea Brook Local Nature Reserve and scatter your loved one’s ashes in a place that was special to them.

Find Your Funeral Directors in Shrewsbury 

Sitting on the border between Wales and England, Shrewsbury is a country town filled with Tudor architecture and unique churches. St Chad’s Church features a unique circular that looks towards the alter. While St Mary’s Church has become renowned for its stained glass windows., the town also has many museums and landmarks that have made Shrewsbury a popular destination. 

There are several churches in the town, such as Shrewsbury Evangelical Church, Trinity Churches, and Saint Alkmund's Church. All these churches offer a peaceful space to celebrate the life of your loved ones and pay tribute to them. 

Shrewsbury also has several crematoriums and cemeteries, such as the Emstrey crematorium and cemetery, which is set on beautiful grounds offering a peaceful and dignified place to celebrate the life of a person who’s died. There are also large gardens of remembrance filled with rose bushes that you can dedicate to your loved one if you wish.

There are also many places of natural beauty should you consider scattering your loved one’s ashes in Shrewsbury, such as the River Severn and Shropshire Hills. 

How much funerals and cremations cost in Shrewsbury 

Funeral costs in Shrewsbury are below the UK average, and you can expect to pay around £3,600. If you choose to have a cremation, you can expect to pay about £2,600, while burial is almost double the cost at £4,600.

It's worth noting the price of a funeral can vary depending on the type of funeral you choose to arrange. In Shrewsbury, you can expect to pay a lot less with a direct cremation.

There are several funeral services available from funeral directors in Shrewbury, including burials, natural burials, and cremation. We’ll help you arrange a meaningful direct cremation in Shrewsbury.

Areas we cover

We can arrange a meaningful cremation across Shrewsbury, including Bayston Hill, Annscroft, Shropshire, Pontesbury, Nobold and Loppington.

We’ll bring your loved one into our care, no matter the distance, arrange the cremation and hand-deliver their ashes back to you anywhere in Shrewsbury.

Our local experts can also help you find somewhere to hold a memorial service in Shrewsbury.

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Create a meaningful funeral today

We’ve helped thousands of families deal with life’s toughest moments, and we’re here to support you whenever you need.

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