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

50-up in Broadstone

7th October 2016

Wendy from Lesley Shand Funeral Service trying out one of the Good Vibration machines that will be…

I saw England lift the World Cup at Wembley, 50 years ago

18th August 2016

A FOOTBALL fan has recalled the moment 50 years ago today when he watched England lift the World…

Witchampton CC are team of the month

12th August 2016

  Witchampton CC first XI picked up the Dorset Funeral Plan team of the month award for July…

Wimborne nick it

15th July 2016

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