sympathetic and discreet funeral directors, established 1880

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WC Matthews and Son Ltd
Funeral directors based in West Cornwall and covering Penzance, St Ives, Hayle and beyond

We provide a service which is sympathetic, sensitive and above all dignified. We take care of everything in a calm, unhurried and discreet manner - giving you peace of mind when you need it most.

We offer a 24 hour confidential service providing practical advice and guidance to assist our clients through the period following bereavement, including assistance with documentation and registration, liaison with the medical authorities and arranging and supervising the funeral service.

As members of the National Association of Funeral Directors we are committed to upholding the highest standards of our profession and fully subscribe to the Association's Code of Practice.

If you would like to find out more or discuss any aspect of our funeral director service please contact us for an informal discussion.

Our funeral director services include:

  • 24 Hour Service
  • Confidential advice and guidance
  • Liaison with Hospitals and Doctors
  • Registration of the death
  • Environmentally friendly coffins
  • Private Chapel of Rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousines
  • Newspaper notices
  • Service sheets
  • Flowers
  • Catering
  • Pre-payment Funeral Plans
  • Memorials and grave maintenance

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