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.

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R.W. Barrett & Son Funeral Services

Let our family take care of yours

"We don't tell you what you need - We listen to what you want"


Hello, I'm Steven Barrett of family funeral directors R.W. Barrett & Son,

We are a local independent family firm of Funeral Directors in Newcastle upon Tyne. In 2008 Ronnie, Pat and myself opened our funeral home on the West Road. We were confident we could provide the local community with affordable and dignified funerals of the highest standard.

Eight years on, thanks to the loyalty of local families we opened our second funeral home in West Denton, and are proud as our family business continues to serve the community.

Steven Barrett


Ronnie Barrett

Sadly in August 2016 Ronnie Barrett 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

Ronnie Barrett
Ronnie 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.

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.

We provide details of all funeral arrangements along with an integrated online donation facility. Family & Friends can also leave messages of condolence.

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. Paying for your funeral in advance is a sensible option.