Desmond L Bannon & Sons Family Funerals

Desmond L Bannon & Sons are now one of the only independent family funeral directors left in Liverpool, other such family firms have sold out to multi national company’s loosing their local identity and knowledge.

“Bannon’s” is owned and run by the Bannon family, Andrew, Laurence, Avril, Michael, and Sarah Bannon are our family here for your family.

Established in 1920 on Smithdown road in Culshaws, Bannon’s over the years has grown, developed and moved with the times to offer family’s all you would expect from a modern funeral service laced with the tradition and knowledge of times gone by.

We currently have offices and chapels of rest at 4 locations throughout the city.

We offer a full quality range of funerals from the most elaborate of arrangements to the simplest, all taken care of with the utmost respect and dignity under the care of the Bannon family.

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What we offer as part of our service

We operate a 24 hour, 365 days a year personal service. Our duty to you starts as soon as contact is made, either by telephone or by calling personally into our funeral home.

Throughout our time serving the community, we have always tried to uphold the traditions of those that have passed before us, but have never been slow to recognise the need for change and act upon it.

We are experienced and practised in arranging services for all religious denominations and beliefs, as well as secular ceremonies, and aim to provide all our clients with a respectful and bespoke service.

Our honest service and commitment to excellence have served our customers well, and you can rest assured that we can assist you in your time of need.

At a time which suits, you a member of our team will discuss all the options available in order to fulfil your personal needs and requirements for the funeral arrangements.

We are able to print personalised order of service sheets, pew cards to record those people who have attended the service, and can fulfil other printing requirements on request.

We can arrange these for you via local florists who will be pleased to help you choose from a variety of different styles, individual designs, and seasonal flowers to suit your own personal taste.

Upon request, we can arrange for you catering at various venues who are experienced in providing funeral buffets.

If there is a special requirement or desire which will not compromise the dignity of the deceased or occasion, please ask.

At a funeral service music can help reflect the character of the deceased as a reminder of their personality, taste and interests. We can arrange the music for you.

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Pre-planning your funeral is one of the most considerate things you can do for your family and friends you are leaving behind. Not only will it offer them the peace of mind that everything has been taken care of at a difficult time but it will also allow you to choose the funeral that fulfils your wishes.

In addition, by pre-paying through Desmond L Bannons Funeral Directors, you are fixing the price of your funeral at today’s cost, we will never add additional charges at a later date.


  • Funeral costs are increasing on average by a massive 80% every decade
  • Funeral poverty is on the increase with one in five people struggling to meet funeral expenses
  • Protect your loved ones from the financial burden of paying for your funeral
  • Pay at today’s prices and protect against rising future costs
  • Choose the funeral that suits your wishes, whilst relieving your family of the burden
  • Easy, flexible payment options
  • A Will can be included in your plan

If you want to benefit from fixing your funeral costs, then call one of our team today, who will be happy to guide you through the process.

Our Homes

Broad Green

The White House, Broad Green Rd Liverpool L13 5SF
0151 228 2272

Smithdown Road

1 Smithdown Rd, Liverpool L7 4JB
0151 735 0115

Gateacre

1 Halewood Rd, Liverpool L25 3PH
0151 428 3885

Kirkby

13 Old Farm Rd, Liverpool L32 7QY
0151 548 4399