M. Rushton Funeral Directors


100 Marshside Road, Southport, PR9 9TG.

Telephone:  01704 214118

Mike grew up in Banks and Michelle in Southport.  They have lived in the area all their lives, with Michelle having family roots in Marshside, and now both live in Churchtown, only a 5 minute drive away from their funeral home.   Mike has over 35 years experience as a Funeral Director and Manager of many funeral homes.  Michelle has many years experience working in funeral homes and like Mike, is a Funeral Arranger and Funeral Director.  She has also worked as a Bereavement Support Worker for a large charity, having both counselling and bereavement qualifications.  They are both committed to providing a compassionate, professional service, and always put their clients needs first, often going above and beyond, to help families at such a difficult time .  They have a small core team of dedicated, caring and professional staff, who are as commited to client care, dignity and respect as they are.  Lee is also now a Funeral Arranger and Funeral Director, meaning there are 3 Funeral Directors available for clients, however, Michelle does only Funeral Direct if requested .


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Michael Rushton Dip.Fd is a qualified Funeral Director with over 35 years experience, he owns and runs the funeral home, together with his wife Michelle Rushton, who is also an experienced Funeral Director.  Proudly family owned and run, independent and members of the National Association of Funeral Directors.  They serve all of Southport and surrounding areas with compassion, dignity and respect.  One branch only, so that your loved one stays with them at Marshside Road, from the moment they are brought into their care, until the day of their funeral.



Michael Rushton

Michelle Rushton

Our dedicated team, Kurt, Chris, Sasha & Lee.