WRR Pugh and Son

Caring for the Families of Shropshire for Over 130 years

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We know how important it is for you and your family to have peace of mind when it comes to arranging the funeral of a loved one. That first step of choosing the right funeral directors who will support you throughout this process is an important one.

Our priority is to be there for you whenever you need us, which is why we are available to speak to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week all year round. We understand that your loved ones funeral service is an opportunity to create a unique and personal tribute that honours, respects and celebrates their life.

As a fourth generation family-owned business with over 130 years experience and reputation for excellence in the funeral industry, we consider our role as funeral directors as more than a job but an honour to be part of their final journey. 

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Funeral Directors in Coleham, Shrewsbury

Located on the banks of the River Severn in Longden Coleham, Shrewsbury, our premises date back to the early 1800’s. Tastefully decorated to highlight their original features, they offer a quiet and peaceful place in which to arrange a funeral service or visit your loved one in our private Chapel of Rest.

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Client Testimonials


I just wanted to drop you an email to thank you and everyone concerned at Pughs for the wonderfully polished and professional service you gave my late aunt at the funeral yesterday. It was a lovely send off for her and it's all thanks to you and your team and we would like to thank you for everything you've done to make the day go as smoothly as possible on what was a very difficult day. Once again, thank you all so very much.


I wish to acknowledge your high standard of professionalism, guidance, support and kind attitude towards me following the sudden death of my Mum.


Thank you from us all for making an emotional day a special one for us and mum. Thank you Cathy for your work behind the scenes with all the preparation and organising it took. Thank you all again and with a serious comment, it confirms Pughs reputation for providing a really high quality service in such a caring, sensitive and compassionate way.


We are unable to let it pass without expressing our deep and most sincere appreciation for the most reverent, sympathetic and professional manner with which you treated my Family and Myself during the handling of David’s funeral. Your personal approach offered so much warmth and affection which we found gave us great comfort during an extremely difficult and very stressful period.


A huge thank you from all of us and making mums funeral a lovely morning under the current situation. All staff were fantastic and attended our every need nothing was too big or too small, you were all very professional extremely friendly and we thank you for this. I will always recommend Pughs and the service you provided


Thank you all so much for a calm beautiful and personal service for ‘Mum’. You are all very kind at this sad time for the family. Thank you all for your personal care and support you gave our family.


Dear Paul, I wanted to say a big thank you for organising Dads funeral for him. Between you and Canon Jonathan you gave him the send off he wished for under the current restraints. Friday was a lovely, memorable day that Dad would of loved.


Our family found the whole process a comforting experience largely because of you Cathy with the compassion that you showed us all, we definitely left our appointment feeling that he was going to be well looked after. You put us at ease straight away with your professionalism and understanding of our needs during an exceedingly difficult time...we felt you went above and beyond

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