Hemley Funeral Directors, Bushey
About our Bushey funeral home
Our story began in 1850, when a local man named John Field needed an apprentice for his building firm. He went to a local school and chose a young man called Harold Hemley. They worked as partners for many years, until John passed away, which was when Harold took over the business and called it 'Field & Hemley'.
Harold's two sons, Harold and John, were enlisted in the army. On their return home, they helped their father at work, and then together they decided they wanted to dedicate their services to funeral undertaking. They crafted beautiful coffins in their workshop, and used cars and carriages from Hempsalls, Waford.
In 1970, they decided they needed their own funeral home, which they built themselves at 35 Harcourt Road, Bushey. They served the community they loved for many decades, until they decided to retire at an old age. Families always described John as a cheerful and helpful man who always wanted to help in any way that he could.
The values of our founders and the Hemley family remain at the heart of all we do, serving families from Bushey, Bushey Heath, Oxhey, The Rookery and the rest of Watford.
We are here to make a difficult time a little easier for you, so please call us at any time and we will be here to help, no matter what.
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
Funeral Services with distinction
Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
Our funeral services in Bushey
We offer two kinds of funeral; the Attended Funeral (a full memorial service with mourners present) and the Unattended Funeral (a cremation without a ceremony or mourners present). You can find out more about each service below and we are available by phone 24/7 if you would like any further information.
View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.Find out more
The Unattended FuneralWe will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.Our costs from£995Includes all necessary third party costsIncludes all necessary third party costsOur Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.Find out more
The Attended FuneralA fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.Our costs from£2,495Plus £1,012 estimated third party costsPlus £1,012 estimated third party costs
Where to find us
Directions and Parking
There is car parking available on surrounding streets.
Funeral Home Opening Times
|Day of the Week||Hours|
|Monday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 17:00|
|Friday||09:00 - 17:00|
24 Hour Availability
Supporting you along the way
What to do when someone diesOur step-by-step guide will carefully explain everything you need to do after losing a loved one. You can also get in touch with your local Dignity funeral director in Watford for advice and guidance on what to do when someone dies.Find out more
Planning a funeralOur guide on Planning a Funeral is here to explain the process of arranging a funeral, so you can know what to expect and the choices you will have to make. Our Dignity funeral directors will be here to help you plan the service.Find out more
The day of the funeralThis guide covers what will happen during the funeral service itself, such as the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. Our dedicated team will be here to help you through every step of the journey.Find out more
Frequently asked questions
When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.
You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.
Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.
If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.
Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.
Reviews: Hemley Funeral Directors, Bushey
Two wonderful ladies who put you at ease instantly and made the whole experience easier than we anticipated.
We received a five star service at a time when we most needed it !