About White Rose Funeral Service

We are an independent funeral directors offering Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley, Leeds and Barnsley.  We are here to provide a high quality service when in need, but at costs we consider as more affordable.


As a small firm, we can provide a more unique, personal service. Stephen and Susanne have a wide range of experience in dealing with the many different types of funeral services available. We will discuss your needs at a place where you feel most comfortable.  It is always our duty and responsibility to listen, care and provide a service which is right for you, your family and for the person who has passed away.


For more information on their services we offer please do not hesitate in contacting us. ​



White Rose Funeral Service was established, to provide a more modern funeral service, while maintaining traditional values.  Stephen's has vast experience in the funeral profession. He first gained an insight in to the profession when he was 15 years of age when he helped out at the local funeral director's. Since then, Stephen has worked for and helped out at several independent funeral directors as well as a larger firm. Stephen currently lives in Yeadon Leeds and holds a B.Sc (Hons) Degree from the University of Bradford and a PGCE from the University of Sheffield. He is known for his care and absolute dedication to his families. Although  based in Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley, families from all over Yorkshire contact him to make arrangements for funerals and this is simply due to his well known name, commitment he puts in to every aspect of a funeral as well as the fair and transparent pricing structure. Only the very best will do for families and therefore only the highest quality of  products and services are ever used.  The independent reviews speak for themselves.

White Rose Funeral Service is a popular choice of funeral care for many families. It doesn't matter if you are based in Ilkley, Burley in Wharfedale, Barnsley or Birmingham, Stephen and Susanne are just a phone call away.

Stephen and Susanne

White Rose Funeral Service.

Your Family Funeral Director

Our Facilities


We have a warm, modern remembrance chapel where you can pay your last respects to your loved one. Our facilities help us to look after the person who has passed away in a dignified, respectful manner.

Our Staff

Jane, Susanne and their expert team are on hand to support and guide you, 24 hours a day. With a funeral director with over 10 years of experience in the industry we can guarantee you a high quality and efficient service.

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Our Pledge To You


  1. We will ensure that a meaningful ceremony is created for you

  2. We will work with you and ensure that your needs are adhered to.

  3. We will be transparent in all of our costs, giving you the freedom and choice to select the components necessary to the funeral you require.

  4. We will go that extra mile to ensure a dignified, respectful final farewell.