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The team at Blackburn Funeral Services

Blackburn Funeral Services are a well established Funeral Directors serving the community of Blackburn and the surrounding towns. Harry, Nicola and Mandy are perfectly suited to delivering a truly personal, bespoke service, with great attention to detail. Their friendly approach, dedication to what they do and genuine care for the families they look after means that our client’s expectations are often exceeded.

Harry Gibbs, Funeral Service Manager

  With over 24 years of experience in Funeral Directing in the local area, Harry Gibbs is perfectly suited to the role of Funeral Services Director at Blackburn Funeral Service.  Born and brought up in Oswaldtwistle, Harry started on a YTS scheme at Talbots Funeral Service in 1993, qualifying as a Funeral Director in 2000 and managing the branch until 2009.  He then joined Blackburn Funeral Service, and our professional staff regularly draw on his wealth of local knowledge and experience in order to provide a very personal style of Funeral Directing.  With a family orientated approach, Harry works hard to ensure that the team continue to deliver outstanding levels of service to every family they serve in Blackburn and the surrounding areas.

Nicola Howarth & Mandy Bolton

Our Chauffeurs and Bearers

Nicola Howarth (left) trained to be a Funeral Director at a large family firm in Nottingham.  She qualified in 2009, attaining the Scales Award for the highest mark in her year, and joined the team at Blackburn Funeral Service in 2010.  During her 8 years at Blackburn Funeral Service, she has served many families with true care and dedication, always delivering the highest levels of service.

Along with Nicola and Mandy, Harry is supported by Gary Smith, Stephen Theaker, Douglas Bowman and Ken Brogden, all of whom maintain our high standards and deliver excellent care to every family we serve.