Dempsey & Forrest Funeral Directors have assisted families in Wanganui at their time of bereavement since 1930. The Company is 100% locally owned and operated by Jim and James Forrest.

Following in the footsteps of his father,  Jim started his funeral directing career in Palmerston Otago. James joined the profession in 1988 making it a 3rd generation family tradition to care for families.

Both Jim and James are fully qualified funeral directors, James qualified as Top Student and holds a National Diploma In Funeral Directing.

Our commitment is to ensure we provide our families with a very compassionate, high quality professional and personalised service to meet your individual requirements and needs.

At Dempsey & Forrest our focus is on Family.