St Ives funeral director with VW hearse officially opens

A St Ives funeral directors with a VW hearse was officially opened last week.

Saints Funeral Services, which is St Ives’ policeman Darren Saint’s new business, was formally opened by St Ives Town Mayor Linda Taylor on Wednesday December 9.

The family-run funeral directors have their own dedicated Chapel of Rest, Mortuary and offices and operate in St Ives, Hayle and the surrounding areas.

They are staffed by local people and provide a professional, dignified service catering for all requirements.

The funeral directors offer a fleet of traditional vehicles such as a black hearse or limousine or less traditional vehicles such as their VW hearse, which is a converted VW camper van.The directors also have their own celebrant for non religious funerals.

Darren said: “We are really pleased to open our doors to the public and we are really excited about the future”.

St Ives Mayor Linda Taylor said: “I think it is really good to see a new venture in St Ives and I’m hoping that it will allow people in St Ives some real choice. I’m very aware that funeral costs can be expensive and its about providing customers with more options through competition. I wish all at Saints Funeral Services every success.”