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Find funeral directors in Newtownabbey

We’re here to help you find the right funeral director in Newtownabbey. Our directory covers the whole of the town centre, stretching to areas of North Belfast and local villages like Whiteabbey. You’ll see many independent funeral directors, as well as names such as Dignity and Funeral Partners.

Plan a funeral in Newtownabbey

Christian funerals in Newtownabbey can take place at any of the town’s churches – there are at least 15 churches between Mallusk and Monktown. There’s also a multi-faith chapel at Belfast City Crematorium, a short drive south of Newtownabbey. This chapel can cater to many kinds of religious funerals, as well as non-religious and mixed-faith ceremonies. Are you planning an Islamic funeral? The Belfast Islamic Centre can help you make arrangements – and there are dedicated Muslim burial plots at Roselawn Cemetery in the south of the city. Newtownabbey has 3 burial grounds. There are many more in Belfast and the Antrim and Newtownabbey Council borough.

Why compare Newtownabbey funeral directors?

The cost of a funeral in Newtonabbey depends on your choice of funeral director, as well as the sort of funeral you’re planning. Cost may or may not be a concern for you, but it’s still worth comparing Newtownabbey funeral homes so you can make an informed decision.

Find a Newtownabbey crematorium

The closest crematorium to Newtownabbey is the Antrim and Newtownabbey Crematorium, which opened in 2023.

Alternatively, the City of Belfast Crematorium, sometimes also known as Roselawn Crematorium, is around 11 miles away. These are currently the only crematoriums in Northern Ireland.

Find a Newtownabbey cemetery or burial ground

Newtownabbey is home to at least 3 burial grounds:

  • Carnmoney Cemetery (council-run) – a large and famous cemetery on Carnmoney Hill
  • Carnmoney Jewish Cemetery (council-run) – the main cemetery for Belfast’s Jewish residents
  • Mallusk Cemetery (council-run)

Carnmoney and Mallusk are Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council cemeteries. The council manages a further 15 cemeteries within the borough. For more information, see the council website.

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We recommend taking some time to look into the different cemeteries and crematoriums listed above before you make your choice. You can find more information through their websites or by reading independent reviews. This will help you to find the best option to meet your needs.