Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors, St Blazey

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About Us

The name Ken Newcombe has long been associated with quality funeral care throughout Cornwall. Our funeral directors in St Blazey is here to provide comfort at a difficult time and ensure your loved one’s farewell is a fitting testament to their life.

The loss of somebody special is an emotional and often bewildering experience. Uncertainty as to what to do next or what the future may bring can make everything feel like an uphill climb.

That is why we are here. Our team of funeral directors will help to ease your concerns and worries, providing guidance and advice as we support you throughout the funeral process. From the moment you contact us to the day of the service and beyond, our first thought is for your wellbeing and you can rest assured that the care we provide to both you and your loved one will be of the highest standard.

At Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors, our values are based on professionalism, dignity and respect. These qualities are evident in everything we do and mean we will always endeavour to arrange a funeral the way you want it.

The name was established in 1983 and our distinctive funeral home in St Blazey is on the site of a converted Methodist Church Sunday School room. A plaque on the wall commemorates the fallen of both world wars. There is a chapel of rest on the premises, which allows you and your family to spend some time with your loved one in a comfortable and private environment.

We can be found on the town’s Station Road (opposite St Blazey AFC’s football ground) and our location means we are accessible to surrounding towns and villages, including Fowey, Lostwithiel, Luxulyan, Penwithick and Tywardreath.

Available 24 hours of the day, we will always be here when you need us. Call us when you are ready to talk, there will be a sympathetic ear waiting to listen.

Our Simple funeral is available for £1,995 + third party costs, without compromising on the quality of the service that is delivered. Or our Full Service funeral can be tailored just how you wish, whether that be a traditional ceremony or a colourful celebration of life.

Call us today on 01726 210510 to talk through your personal requirements.

What We Offer

  • Advice and guidance at every step, including registering the death
  • Arrangements that are tailored to meet your family's needs
  • Local expertise and knowledge
  • Cremation or burial at any local crematorium or burial site
  • Funeral services of all faiths and cultures
  • Viewing of the deceased in the chapel of rest
  • Hearses, funeral vehicles and bespoke transport options
  • Memorials and tributes
  • Prepaid funeral plans

Our Services

At Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors, we understand how special life is with those that you love. For us, every funeral is unique and personal. We have a service to fulfil every wish, with every detail carried out with the same uncompromising quality of care. From a traditional service, to a colourful woodland burial, your options are limitless with our Full Service Funeral. If you have a little more flexibility when it comes to arrangements, then we can provide a Simple Funeral for a lower cost.
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Tailored Funeral Service

Our Tailored Funeral allows you to create a totally personal commemoration to celebrate the life of the person who has died. Our service is delivered with expertise and uncompromising compassion. We will care for the deceased with the utmost care and respect in our own professional premises and will take on the responsibility for ensuring every detail is taken care of to the highest standards. You can rely on us to make a difficult time a little easier.
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Simple Funeral

A complete funeral service for a lower cost, delivered with complete compassion and care.

This kind of service is suitable if you have the flexibility to choose from a limited choice of dates and times for the service and you do not want to have a lot of additional services added to the funeral. You can rest assured that we will never compromise on the care we provide when looking after your loved one.
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Why choose us?

Funeral services with distinction

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Dignified funeral from £1,995 + third party costs
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Providing the highest standards of care
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Expert professionals available 24 hours a day
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High quality facilities

Where to find us


Old Chapel Funeral Home Station Road St Blazey PL24 2NF GB

Parking and Directions

Please call us before your visit and we will advise you on parking.
See our map or get in touch if you need help with directions.


Our staff are available 24 hours a day on 01726 210510 if you require our services outside of these hours.


Day of the WeekHours
Mon09:00 - 17:00
Tue09:00 - 17:00
Wed09:00 - 17:00
Thu09:00 - 17:00
Fri09:00 - 17:00

Supporting you along the way

What to do when someone dies

What to do when someone dies

It’s perfectly normal to be unsure of what you need to do following the death of a loved one. These step-by-step guides will carefully explain everything you need to when someone dies, helping you through each stage of the process.
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Planning a funeral

Planning a funeral

Our guides on planning a funeral will ensure your loved one's send off is a personal and unique celebration of their life. We will explain how our Funeral Directors will help you plan a funeral service and support you at every stage.
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The funeral service

The day of the funeral

This guide will explain what happens at a funeral; including the funeral procession, funeral service, committal service and the wake. We will be here to help you through every step of the journey.
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After the funeral

After the funeral

Once the funeral has taken place, there are still a number of things you may need to take care of. From choosing the perfect memorial to dealing with legal matters, we'll offer all the support you need after the funeral.
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Reviews of our services

Rating 5.0
based on 2 Reviews
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    Professional and caring service , went out of their way to provide help and support during a sad and stressful time.
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    Response on behalf of Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors
    Thank you for posting your review online. I am pleased to hear that you found our staff to be professional and respectful and that you confided in us as a team to take care of your loved one.
  • 5.0
    Rating 5.0
    We found Newcombe's to be incredibly easy to deal with. We had a slightly unusual funeral at a green burial ground with almost no traditional funeral elements. Newcombe's were really helpful in guiding us through the process and were always mindful that our wishes were followed fully.
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    Response on behalf of Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors
    Thank you for taking the time to send your online review to us. I am pleased to hear that our team were so accommodating and their recommendations were helpful. Your feedback is always valuable to us and glad it all went well for you and the family.