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About us



One of Ireland's Oldest Businesses
serving with professionalism, compassion and dignity for over 225 years

Thompsons are one of Ireland's most renowned and respected Funeral Directors who have been serving the needs of Waterford City and County for over 225 years. We are founder members of the Irish Association of Funeral Directors and John Thompson is a past President of the Association.

We have a reputation for providing a professional, high quality service and many of our client families have been seeking our services for generations. We conduct our business in a sensitive, dignified and efficient manner, allowing peace of mind to bereaved families.

We conduct funerals for all religious denominations and provide a complete repatriation service. Always at the forefront of the Funeral Industry, in 2011 Thompson's became the first Funeral Directors in the World to launch a dedicated iPhone app and in 2013 became the first Funeral Director in Ireland, and one of the few in the World, to acheive the ISO9001:2008 Quality Management Standard.

Our Memberships


I.A.F.D.

Thompsons were Founder Members of the Irish Association of Funeral Directors and John Thompson is a Past-President of the Association.

N.A.F.D.

Thompsons are Members of the National Association of Funeral Directors, one of the World's largest Associations of professional Funeral Directors.

B.I.E.

Three of Thompson's personnel are fully qualified members of the British Institute of Embalmers.

ISO 9001

Thompsons are the only Funeral Directors in Ireland, and one of only a few in the World, to achieve the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standard.

Current Funerals


Paul Quilty

Paul Quilty, Oak Terrace, Lisduggan, Waterford, who died on Thursday 28th July, 2016. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, at 6.15pm on Friday to St. Paul's Church. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 10am. Funeral afterwards to Kilbarry Cemetery.

Maurice (Mossie) Millea

Maurice (Mossie) Millea, Ballyduff, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, who died on Sunday, 24st July, 2016. Reposing at his residence on Tuesday from 1.00oc with prayers at 6.00oc followed by removal to St. Nicholas' Church, Ballyduff at 7.00oc. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10.00oc, burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Ellen (Nellie) Walsh

Ellen (Nellie) Walsh, Knockaderry, Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford, who died on July 26th, 2016. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, on Wednesday at 5o'c to Ballyduff Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11o'c. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Laurence Howlett

Laurence Howlett, Waterford, who died on Sunday, 17th July, 2016. Requiem Mass on Thursday, 28th July, at 12 noon in the Sacred Heart Church, The Folly. Burial afterwards in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ballygunner.

Contact Us


Main Office
Robert Thompson Funeral Directors
19 Barrack Street
Waterford City
Ireland
P: +353 (51) 874159
F: +353 (51) 841368
Also:
Springmount
Tramore
Co. Waterford
P: +353 (51) 381339
Email
info@thompsonfunerals.ie