Our experienced and qualified funeral professionals, Jim Forrest, James Forrest, Paul Watkins, Julie Kenny, Fleur McNabb, Marty Hewson, Colin McGrail and Melissa Tapa are able to guide you through the many facets of a funeral to assist you in making personalised and memorable funeral arrangements to reflect the personality of your loved one.

Our catering manager, Louise Cullen, has many years catering experience and has been part of the Dempsey & Forrest team since 2015.

Dempsey & Forrest Funeral Directors – a continuing family tradition caring for Wanganui families. Our caring and dedicated team are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.



“Wanganui’s preferred Funeral Director’s”