John Duggan Funeral Directors, Widnes

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John Duggan Funeral Directors in Widnes, Cheshire.

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About Us

John Duggan Funeral Directors has been providing an unrivalled standard of funeral care for over half a century. By using the experience we have gained, we will guide and support you through every decision, making sure everything is tailored around you and your loved one.

We will listen to your every need and arrange the whole day for you, all you have to do is tell us what will make it special for everyone who attends.

We have experience in conducting funerals with all kinds of ceremonies, including religious, non-religious and contemporary celebrations, so you can trust us to ensure your loved one receives a fitting farewell.

Our dedicated team specialise in masonry, which means we can arrange a beautiful memorial or headstone for your loved one. We can create a beautifully crafted tribute, so that you, your friends and family can visit and reminisce on the good times you had with your loved one.

You can find our funeral home on the corner of Widnes Road and Vine Street, which is located close to many local churches. Saint Paul’s Church Widnes, Saint Raphael’s R C Church, Saint Bebe’s Church and Widnes Spiritual Church are all within a mile and a half of our funeral directors.

You can see a picture of our founder, John Duggan, in the reception area at our funeral home. In 1940, John was elected Mayor of Widnes; he was well and truly loved and respected by the community. His caring values remain a part of how we help people today.

Please give us a call at any time; we are here to talk, 24 hours a day. You are not alone.

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 0151 424 2331 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 John Duggan 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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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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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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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


30 Widnes Road Widnes WA8 6AD GB

Parking and Directions

There is car parking available on surrounding streets.
You can find our funeral home near St Paul's Church.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 0151 424 2331 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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