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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


Evelyn O'Neill (née Pheasey)

Evelyn O'Neill (née Pheasey), Cork Road, Waterford City, who died on Saturday, 20th August, 2016. Reposing at Havenwood Retirement Village on Monday from 6pm until 8pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 10:00am in St. John’s Church. Funeral afterwards to St. Otteran's Cemetery.

Alice Kennedy

Alice Kennedy (née Lesie Fitzpatrick), St. John's Park, Waterford City, and formerly of Red Acres, Mullinavat, who died on Saturday, August 20th, 2016. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford, on Sunday at 5.00oc to the Sacred Heart Church, The Folly. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 1.00oc followed by burial in St. Otteran's Cemetery. Family flowers only please donations in lieu to Pine Grove Day Care Centre, Passage Road, Waterford.

Joseph (Joe) Goulding

Joseph (Joe) Goulding, Waterford City, who died on Friday, 19th August, 2016. Removal from Thompson’s Funeral Home, Waterford, on Sunday at 6.15o'c to Ballybricken Church. Requiem Mass on Monday at 10o'c. Funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ballygunner. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Waterford Hospice. House private.

Greta Foley

Greta Foley, Bawnfune, Butlerstown, Waterford, who died on August 18th, 2016. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, on Saturday at 1.30pm to Butlerstown Church for Requiem Mass on arrival at 2pm. Burial afterwards in Dunhill Cemetery.

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