Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors, St Blazey

With our Unattended Funeral from £995 and our Attended Funeral from £1,995, our St Blazey Funeral Directors will help arrange a fitting farewell for your loved one.
BASED ON 3 reviews
Rating 5.0

About our St Blazey funeral home

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.

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
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Funeral Services with distinction

We are proud to be part of Dignity Funerals, a collection of the UK's finest funeral directors, with each and every one committed to setting superior standards.

Many Dignity funeral directors have been part of the local community for generations and it is a privilege to serve those who live beside us. Our rich and lengthy heritage ensures we can deliver our service with local knowledge and unparalleled expertise.
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99 per cent of families said that Dignity met or exceeded their expectations.
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97.7 per cent of people said that they would recommend Dignity.

Our funeral services

With two packages available, we will be able to arrange the funeral you have in mind for your loved one.

If you’re looking for a traditional or contemporary funeral with a service, you should consider our Attended Funeral. If you want us to arrange a simple cremation without mourners present, our Unattended Funeral may better suit your needs.

View our Standardised Price List and Additional Options Price List.
  • The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
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    Our costs from
    £995
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    The Unattended Funeral

    The Unattended Funeral

    We will help you arrange a simple funeral consisting of a direct cremation without mourners present.
    Our costs from
    £995
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Includes all necessary third party costs
    Our Unattended Funeral allows friends and family to commemorate your loved one in their own way. Our expert funeral directors will provide all necessary care, while offering advice and support every step of the way. A cremation will then be carried out without mourners present, overseen by one of our qualified attendants.
    The Unattended Funeral
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  • The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
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    Our costs from
    £1,995
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    The Attended Funeral

    The Attended Funeral

    A fully personalised funeral arranged and conducted by our expert teams in accordance with your exact wishes.
    Our costs from
    £1,995
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    Plus £1,298 estimated third party costs
    Our expert team will take care of your loved one with the utmost dignity and respect, while we help arrange a personalised funeral with any additional services you wish.
    The Attended Funeral
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Where to find us

Address

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

Directions and Parking

See our map or get in touch if you need help with directions.

Please call us before your visit and we will advise you on parking.

Funeral Home Opening Times

Outside of normal hours, visits can be made by appointment only.
Day of the WeekHours
Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

24 Hour Availability

Outside of our funeral home’s opening times, we are available 24 hours a day by phone.
Call 24 hours on 01726 210510

Frequently asked questions

  • When someone dies, the first steps will depend on how and where the person passed away. Our step-by-step guides will walk you through the practical steps. For additional support and personal advice, please get in touch with us.


  • You don't have to make an appointment at our funeral homes. However, doing so will ensure that someone can be available to cater to your needs. When arranging a funeral, our Funeral Directors are happy to visit you in your own home, if required.


  • Third party funeral costs are additional charges which we will manage for you and attach to your single invoice. Get in touch with us to confirm costs and plan a funeral to fit your budget.


  • If you choose to arrange the funeral with us, you will be given the option of a complimentary Funeral Notice. We will set it up for you using the details discussed during the arrangements. All we need is an email address.


  • Dignity Funeral Plans let you pay for your funeral in advance and at today's price. It's a way of taking control of the unexpected, setting out the arrangements and limiting the costs by paying for the services included in the funeral plan upfront.


Reviews of our services

5.0
Rating 5.0
based on 3 reviews
Rating 5.0
Can’t fault the team at Dignity. They put on an exceptional service which resulted in a great send off for my Dad. Always there and helpful, would recommend them to anyone.
Response from Ken Newcombe Funeral Directors
Thank you for your review. It has been a privilege to support your family and care for your Father. We are proud of the whole team.
Rating 5.0
Professional and caring service , went out of their way to provide help and support during a sad and stressful time.
Response from 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.
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.
Response from 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.
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