J C Clarke & Son Funeral Directors

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J C Clarke & Son Funeral Directors in Chester.

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About Us

At J C Clarke & Son Funeral Directors, we have been serving Chester since the 1940s. Offering nothing but the highest standard of care, we treat all our families with the same values that Mr John Croft Clarke wanted when he opened his first business. Our funeral home at Croft House in Hoole opened its doors in 1982 following the expansion of J C Clarke & Son Funeral Directors and was named after Mr Clarke.

Our main duty is to help and support you during this difficult time, from being your shoulder to lean on to organising a farewell fitting of your loved one’s life. We love the Chester community and you are our number one priority, which is why we have another three funeral homes in Blacon, Helsby and Frodsham.

We will listen to your every word so we can get to know your loved one, what they were like and some of their favourite things. Once we have a full understanding, we will work with you to organise a farewell which truly represents their life and creates a lasting memory for all the guests.

Every detail of the day can be tailored to your loved one’s life, whether they had a favourite place you would like the cortege to pass, a favourite type of flower for the tributes or just a favourite song or prayer to be played during the ceremony, no request is too big, small or unique.

We are equipped for dealing with all types of funerals from contemporary celebrations to religious and traditional goodbyes, so not to worry; we can cater to your every need.

Our team are here for you 24 hours a day; all you have to do is pick up the phone and call us. We can give you advice and answer any questions you may have.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 01244 318411 to talk through your personal requirements.

What We Offer

  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Our Services

At J C Clarke & Son Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
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Full Service Funeral

Our Full Service Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us


Croft House 3c Hoole Road, Hoole Chester CH2 3NQ GB

Parking and Directions

You can park at our funeral home for free.
We are situated at the foot of Hoole Bridge, opposite The Furniture Clearance Store.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01244 318411 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00
Sat09:00 - 12:00

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What to do when someone dies

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Planning a funeral

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The day of the funeral

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