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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Memoriams

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

June 2017- The New Building So Far

22nd June 2017

Blog – June 2017 June has been a very exciting month for all of us at Lesley Shand…

Luminos Community Choir Concert

22nd June 2017

Luminos Community Choir have announced their summer Concert! Wednesday 5th July…

Urns & Keepsakes

Beautiful urns, keepsakes & jewellery.

We are now able to offer a beautiful range of urns, keepsakes & jewellery, all suitable for cremated remains. All items shown can be viewed in one of our 8 branches across Dorset, or simply order on line for delivery to your door.

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