Our Wakefield Funeral Directors

Duke of York Street, Wakefield, WF1 3PD

T. F. Morritt Funeral Directors are here to support you if a loved one has just passed away and you need help arranging the funeral. We offer a range of funerals to suit your needs. You can find out more below or give us a call to discuss.

About our Wakefield funeral home

Previously J. Lazenby & Sons, our Duke of York Street funeral home has built up over 100 years of experience in conducting funerals for the local community. We continue to serve the community with the same team, the same values and the same uncompromising standards. We know how difficult it can be to lose a loved one, and we are here to help you. Working closely together we will arrange a funeral befitting your loved one. Our funeral home is designed to help you feel at ease when you visit. With a welcoming reception area, a private arranging room and two chapels of rest, you can rest assured that you'll receive only the highest standards of care at every step. We are easily reached from the areas surrounding Wakefield, including Eastmoor, Pinders Heath and Newton Hill. You can call us 24 hours a day. We will never be more than a phone call away.
Outside image of J Lazenby & Son in Wakefield

To arrange a funeral for your loved one, please call our funeral home on 01924373237 today.

  • Mark Williams

    Funeral Director

    Prior to joining the industry I worked in catering and also as a Driving Instructor. I joined the funeral industry 14 years ago with a chance of a job opportunity that could develop into a career. I started my journey as a Funeral Service Operative and then progressed into Funeral Directing. I have a great wealth of knowledge to help all our client to arrange and conduct the funeral service they would like for their loved one.
    I am here to listen to our customers and understand their needs to support and guide them making informed choices. I have lived in the area all my life, so have a great knowledge and understanding of the local community. My main motivation at work is to help and support the bereaved in their time of need.

  • Jason Edney

    Funeral Director

    I have been involved in the funeral industry for over 15 years. I started my career with a family firm, but moved into the T F Morritt Group in 2023 after moving locations. I am very experienced and hold a foundation certificate in funeral directoring. I love my role looking after families in their time of need, guiding and supporting them, delivering excellent client service with the support of my fellow T F Morritt team.

  • Julia Brigham Dip Fd

    Business Leader

    I have worked in the funeral industry for over 35 years. I first started my career in administration with a local family firm and soon found my vocation. My passion and dedication for my career has always inspired me to learn more, obtaining my Diploma in Funeral Directing in 1989. I have undertaken many roles within the business and with these skills developed a wealth of knowledge. I am very proud to look after the T F Morritt Funeral Homes as a Business Leader and support my dedicated team in delivering excellent client service with expertise, compassion and commitment. It is always an honour and a privilege to be trusted to care for your loved one and to guide you through a very difficult time in your life.

  • Kevin Day

    Funeral Director

    I have been in the funeral industry for over 30 years, joining T F Morritt in 2005. I previously worked for Coop Funeral Care and obtained my BTEC in Funeral Directing. I am a very experienced funeral director with a wealth of knowledge to help and support our clients in arranging and conducting the funeral. I have lived in Castleford since I was 15 years old, so know the area and surrounding area very well. Through my work, I strive to exceed clients expectations and feel very proud that you have chosen to come to one of our funeral homes.

Our services

With three packages available, we will be able to arrange the funeral you have in mind for your loved one.

If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.

View our Standardised Price List, Additional Options Price List and Crematoria Price List.

How to find us


Speak to our team 24 hours a day on:

Our Address

Duke of York Street
Wakefield, WF1 3PD

Opening Hours

Day of the WeekHours
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Directions and Parking

You can find our funeral home on Duke of York Street, opposite the Trinity Centre. On-street car parking is available at our funeral home.

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