Grassby & Close Funeral Service

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Grassby & Close Funeral Service, Dorset, funeral director in Dorset

Established for many years, this independent funeral service in Sturminster Newton ensures practical and professional assistance at all times

Funeral arrangements

  • Home visit
  • 24 hour telephone support
  • On-site parking
  • Chapel of rest
  • Hearse
  • Limousine
  • Horse-drawn hearse
  • Bespoke vehicle
  • Coffin
  • Personalised coffin
  • Casket
  • Headstone / Plaque
  • Urn
  • Memorial jewellery
  • Floral tributes
  • Charitable donations
  • Newspaper announcement
  • Online obituary
  • Memorial book
  • Order of service sheets
  • Music
  • Video tribute
  • Funeral webcasting
  • Catering
  • Dove release
  • Balloon release
  • Fireworks

Types of funeral

  • Traditional burial
  • Simple funeral
  • Traditional cremation
  • Green funeral
  • Direct cremation
  • Burial at sea
  • Non-religious funeral
  • Anglican funeral
  • Roman Catholic funeral
  • Muslim funeral
  • Jewish funeral
  • Sikh funeral
  • Hindu funeral
  • Buddhist funeral
  • Children’s funeral

Financial arrangements

  • Financial advice
  • Wills & probate
  • Pre-paid funeral plan

Additional services

  • Repatriation
  • Bereavement counselling
  • List of mourners


Innes Court, Station Road
Sturminster Newton
DT10 1BB

About Us

Grassby & Close Funeral Service opened their funeral home in Sturminster Newton in 2015. Working in association with Colin J. Close Funeral Service, their office at Innes Court offers professional and practical advice when arranging your loved one’s funeral.

Maxine Downton-Jones and her team of caring, professional staff are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to listen and support you while arranging a personalised funeral service, according to your wishes. The funeral home in Sturminster Newton is also able to assist with transport, newspaper announcements, flowers, printing, catering and donations.

Grassby & Close Funeral Service has a dedicated chapel of rest, arrangement room facilities, and a public car park opposite the premises. Arrangements can also be carried out in the comfort of your own home if requested.

Grassby & Close Funeral Service is a dedicated member of The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors, and National Association of Funeral Directors. Their office is open from 8:30am to 5pm everyday, and their phone line is available 24-hours a day.

Call Grassby & Close Funeral Service in Sturminster Newton today to arrange your loved one’s funeral, or to learn about their pre-payment funeral plans.

Innes Court, Station Road
Sturminster Newton
DT10 1BB

National Association of Funeral Directors

NAFD Members