RW Barrett & Son Funeral Directors Newcastle
West Road and West Denton Way

We are a local independent family firm of Funeral Directors in Newcastle upon Tyne. In 2008 Ronnie, Pat and Steven opened their funeral home on the West Road. The future was unsure, but they were confident they could provide the local community with affordable and dignified funerals of the highest standard. Eight years on and we opened our second funeral home in West Denton, and are proud of our family business.

Sadly in August 2016 Ronnie passed away. He had been a qualified funeral director for 50 years. It has been a difficult few months but after attaining his own qualifications Steven has inherited his dad’s ability to deal with the bereaved with empathy, compassion and professionalism. Together with his mam Pat, his wife Rachael and a team of conscientious staff he will continue to move forward using all the skills his dad taught him during their working relationship.

The turn out for Ronnie’s funeral was fitting testament to the lad from Suffolk Street / Scotswood Road.

Ronald William Barrett

You can call us any time at our West Road office Tel. 0191 241 0873 or West Denton Tel. 0191 2674422 – we are here to help.

“We don’t tell you what you need – We listen to what you want”

A Proud Reputation

At R W Barrett and Son we have built a reputation we are extremely proud of. The combination of our skills enables us to give our clients a very personal and unique affordable service, and if our clients are satisfied then we have achieved our goal. R W Barrett and Son supply only the best, whether it be coffins, caskets, memorials or flowers. We are confident that all of our services are of the highest standard.

Mercedes Fleet

Our Mercedes Hearse and funeral vehicles are luxurious, and are maintained to the highest standard, or if desired we can provide a beautiful horse drawn hearse.

We have a varied selection of hand made coffins and caskets. If our brochure does not contain exactly what you are looking for, we will do our very best to obtain the coffin you require. Any request will be considered. We have a floral tribute service, and our brochure is available on request.

If your loved ones request was to be buried please take the time to peruse our extensive monumental brochure, or perhaps an added inscription to an existing headstone is required. The service provided by our Monumental Masons is of the highest standard.

Pre-Paid Funerals

One of our most successful services is Pre-Paid Funerals, for which we have won the customer care award for the last 3 years running. You can arrange and pay for your funeral in advance, and have peace of mind knowing that your wishes will be carried out. The burden will be less for the loved ones you leave behind.

Our funeral home is only a short distance from Newcastle Crematorium, and is welcoming and homely. We have private chapels of rest, each of which has been dedicated. As a family business we are able to offer a very dignified and affordable service, and our clients requests are always fully considered.

We are pleased to be able to offer the benefits of our skills and experience to families, who at the time of bereavement can be a little overwhelmed with the process. We carefully guide our clients through every aspect, for any faith denomination. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch should you have any special requirements of a funeral directors in Newcastle upon Tyne or need any advice regarding the recent bereavement of a loved one.


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