Arranging a funeral

Guidance every step of the way

When you call us we'll arrange an appointment for you to meet with a funeral director, who will be able to help, every step of the way.

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The Dorset Funeral Plan

Flexible pre-paid funerals

The Dorset Funeral Plan is a pre-paid funeral plan which enables you to choose what kind of funeral you’d like instead of your family and friends having to guess.

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Pay your respects

Simply search the diary by surname to find details of the funeral you wish to attend. You'll be able to leave a message in the book of condolence, as well as find information about flower and donation wishes.

Our History

Over 100 years serving the community

Frederick Charles Douch founded our family company in Wimborne in 1910. Frederick’s eldest son, Jack, joined the family business in 1935, aged 14. The business is overseen today by Jack’s son, Peter and grandson, Nick.

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Latest News

Updates from our branches

Wimborne nick it

15th July 2016

Nick Douch, from the Dorset Funeral Plan, which sponsors Saturday league cricket in Dorset, presnts the June…

Knees-up in Corfe

14th July 2016

Wendy Percey of Lesley Shand Funeral Directors, centre, and Garry Dickerson of Seyward Window Ltd, blue top,…

Plan ahead

13th July 2016

The award winning Dorset Funeral Plan now available to purchase online. The award-winning…

Gravel Hill to be Closed

6th July 2016

From 24th July 2016 the A349, Gravel Hill, will be closed for 4 months between the Queen Anne…