A dignified Direct Cremation which is an affordable alternative to a traditional Funeral.
We help you through every step of the funeral arrangements for a service at your chosen crematorium.
When no ceremony or service is required we can arrange a peaceful graveside service without a celebrant.
Just as every life is unique every farewell can be too. We offer a wide range of personalized touches.
Funeral Directors in Washington are here to help you plan the perfect tribute for your loved one. Since 2014, we have helped many people in the Washington area plan funerals with dignity and respect. We provide a compassionate and professional service to help take the anxiety out of what can often be such a difficult time.
Contact Fenix Funeral Directors today to discuss your plans and take advantage of our expert local knowledge if you are planning a funeral. We can help plan the perfect tribute.
It is also possible to book a meeting close to you. You can easily select a meeting location by clicking on the markers on the map. Please be aware that you must always book an appointment in advance. Our representatives are not always on site.
It may be your first time planning a funeral, and if so, Fenix Funeral Directors understand that it is emotional and sorrowful. We aim to help make it as easy and straightforward as possible for you and your family by providing you with a professional and friendly service.
We make the planning process simple by helping you with your funeral plans during this challenging moment, providing advice and guidance along the way. Whether you want to arrange everything over the telephone from your home, or you would prefer to speak to someone in person, we provide a flexible service to ensure you can plan the funeral however you want.
We are local funeral directors, and we have close connections with many of the churches and chapels serving the local community. As such, we will be happy to suggest a setting for your funeral. If you already know what you want, however, we will follow your plans so you can turn up on the day with confidence, knowing that everything is as it should be.
We can help plan funerals for people of every faith. We also coordinate
non-religious funerals or bespoke memorials. Whatever you need, the experienced advisors at our funeral homes are here to help you through the whole process. And because at Fenix Funeral Directors, our pricing is fully transparent, you will always know the funeral package price upfront with no surprises.
Do you have any special wishes for the funeral that you would like us to coordinate? Just speak to Fenix Funeral Directors, and we would be delighted to assist you with whatever funeral arrangements you need.
Some people choose to have a special song played at a particular time, while others ask for a unique floral arrangement. The funeral should be as you want it to be, so we are always happy to discuss your requirements, and we can help make suggestions too.
When you contact us at Fenix Funeral in Washington, you never have to worry about being treated like a “customer”. For us, you are a fellow human being who needs support and help in a difficult time. You always get a personal adviser who is by your side through out the process.
There are many lovely churches and chapels in and around Washington that can hold funeral services. You will find Catholic and Anglican churches, all conveniently located nearby, so you won't have to travel far.
Churches in the area include St George's Church in Vigo Lane, Oxclose Church in Brancepeth Rd, Holy Trinity Church in The Avenue, Our Blessed Lady Immaculate Church in Village Lane and Glebe Methodist Church in Fatfield Road.
We have close connections with many of the churches in Washington, so we will be happy to help you plan your funeral in any of these. If you have already chosen your church or chapel, just let us know, and we will take care of the rest.
Choosing the proper cemetery for the burial is important because you want a resting place that you and your family find easy to visit. You do not want to travel too far if you want to visit regularly, so it's relevant to find one within the area. And while there are no cemeteries located in the area, there are a few that you can choose from in the surrounding area that are not far away.
For example, Ropery Lane Cemetery, which was built in 1894 caters for all denominations and is south of Chester-le-Street. The Pelton Cemetery is a short drive south-west of Washington on the A693, so let us know which you prefer.
There are no crematoriums in Washington, but you do not have to travel far to find one. Birtley Crematorium is one of the nearest crematoriums, which is just a 10-minute drive away from the centre of Washington. Alternatively, you could travel further north to Gateshead, where you will find Saltwell Crematorium. Another option is to head east into Sunderland, where you will discover Sunderland Crematorium, about a 15-minute drive away.
We know of the crematoriums in the area at Fenix Funeral Directors, so we will be happy to advise you on this matter. Whether you are planning a direct cremation in Washington or a cremation with a service in the chapel, we can help with arrangements.
Of course. If you have not yet chosen a church for the funeral, we will be happy to recommend one. At Fenix Funeral Directors, we have close connections with many churches and chapels in Washington, so please ask if you would like assistance.
A direct cremation is held without a service, and the ashes are then delivered to you a few days later. A direct cremation is an accepted option, and we will be happy to help you plan a direct cremation if this is your preference.
Fenix Funeral Directors have packages that start at £995, but your pay price can vary based on several factors. For example, a fully bespoke funeral may cost more. However, we are 100% transparent with our pricing, and you will always know exactly how much you will pay.
There is no need to visit a funeral home in person to discuss funeral arrangements. However, this is an option that we provide. If you would like to speak to us, we are very flexible, and we want you to be able to plan the funeral in the way that works best for you.
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