Sensitive and Professional Funeral Arrangements 

Hardy's Funeral Service offer you a friendly, supportive and professional service. You can be sure the funeral will be very personal and a real tribute to your loved one's life.

You are in charge. We take everything at your pace and will tailor a funeral to your exact wishes and needs. We guarantee no hard sell and no pressure. 

Personal Service
Your personal funeral director will guide you through the choice of arrangements and we do everything necessary to ensure the funeral runs smoothly. We work closely with everyone involved in making the funeral happen, managing all the small details, to save you the worry. We'll help you fill out all necessary paperwork and support you throughout the process.


Funeral Directors: Chris Hardy and Joanne Midgley

Chris has over 35 years' experience of the funeral profession and has owned and run Hardy's Funeral Service since 1984. He is a fully qualified and very experienced funeral director.


Joanne became a funeral director in 2007 after many years in the caring profession at Durham County Council. She joined Hardy's in 2008.


Serving central County Durham

With offices in Crook and Willington, we serve central County Durham including Durham City, Bowburn, Tow Law, Bishop Auckland, Weardale, Spennymoor, Coxhoe, Meadowfield and all surrounding villages. 

Crook               01388 765 069   
Willington     01388 747 747

Durham          0191 377 8065

1 Belle Vue, CROOK, DL15 9PB

116 Commercial Street, WILLINGTON, DL15 0AA

Why Choose Hardy's?
Hardy's Funeral Service are proud to be the only locally owned, fully independent funeral directors in Crook and Willington. We serve all of central Co. Durham.

Hardy's Funeral Service is owned and managed by Chris Hardy who lives in Crook and has over 35 years' experience of the funeral profession. 

We are a small, independent business, so you can be sure our service will be personal to you with absolutely no hard sell.  

We believe that we offer the best value for money. Our pricing is transparent and our small size and low overheads mean there are no unnecessary costs to pass on to you. 

Members of the National Association of Funeral Directors

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