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Find funeral directors in Pontefract (Monkhill)

If you’re planning a funeral in Pontefract, our online directory will help. Using this, you’ll be able to compare all the funeral directors in Pontefract to find the right choice for you. Whether you’d prefer a well-established name like Co-op or Dignity or an independent option, you’ll find them both in our listings. Our directory features funeral homes in Pontefract itself, as well as in surrounding towns like Featherstone, Knottingley and South Elmsall.

Planning a funeral in Pontefract (Monkhill)

You have a few choices if you’re organising a funeral in Pontefract. There are two crematoriums, one right in Pontefract and another less than 10 miles away in Wakefield. For religious funerals, Pontefract has several churches and chapels, as well as a Quaker Meeting House. A little further away in Wakefield, you’ll find multiple mosques to choose from, plus a natural burial site a 10-mile drive away in Little Owston.

Why compare funeral homes in Pontefract?

Funerals in Pontefract can vary in cost, which is mostly due to the different costs of funeral directors in the area. As well as this, the type of service you choose and when it’s set to take place can also affect the overall cost. That’s why it’s best to compare your options first, which is easy to do with our listings. Simply browse all the funeral directors in Pontefract, in one handy location so you can make a well-informed decision.

Find a Pontefract crematorium

Arranging a cremation? There’s one crematorium in Pontefract itself and just under 10 miles away in Wakefield:

Find a Pontefract cemetery or burial ground

There are a variety of cemeteries and burial grounds in Pontefract and the nearby areas. Many of these are council-run, but some are privately owned as well. Here’s a selection of cemeteries in and around Pontefract:

  • Featherstone Cemetery (council-run)
  • Ferrybridge Cemetery (council-run)
  • Hemsworth Cemetery (council-run)
  • Knottingley Cemetery (council-run)
  • Pontefract Cemetery (council-run)
  • Rose Hill Cemetery (council-run) – woodland burial area
  • Syndale Cemetery (council-run)
  • The Meadow Cemetery (privately owned) – natural burial site
  • Whitwood Cemetery (council-run)

Please use the Wakefield Council map of all the council-run cemeteries for more information.

Find funeral wake venues in Pontefract (Monkhill)

Once you’ve finished browsing the funeral homes in Pontefract, you might be thinking about organising the wake. Not sure where to host it? This could be from your home or at a community centre. Alternatively, there are a range of other wake venues in Pontefract to choose from, such as hotels, stadiums and more.

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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.