Established in 1904, we are very proud that Tapper Funeral Service is one of the oldest family businesses in the area and one of only a handful of surviving funeral directing family businesses. We offer funeral homes across East Dorset and West Hampshire.
As you would expect from a business with over 100 years of service and experience, we have a range of in-house and partnered services that includes anything and everything to do with arranging and managing a funeral.
At Tapper Funeral Service, we can accommodate both traditional and contemporary funeral arrangements that honour the past and reflect the beliefs and attitudes of modern times.
We pride ourselves in offering the very best facilities to complement the high standard of our funeral homes and staff. Our team of funeral directors are the best in their field, some with decades of experience, and above all, their aim is to help families through the difficult time of bereavement.
To uphold the traditional values that may be expected of a family business
To listen to our client families, to interpret and implement their wishes
To be honest, diligent, prompt and efficient
To always maintain the dignity of the deceased
To take responsibility for an error, complaint or problem as it is, to deal with it immediately, objectively and at Director level
To ensure our charges are reasonable and reflect the services provided
To employ a team with the highest personal standards who demonstrate empathy, kindness and professionalism
To ensure our facilities offer the highest standards, embracing the latest technology
To ensure employees are given a comfortable workplace and are rewarded well for their work. To respect their opinions, provide ongoing training and to encourage their further qualification.
We pride ourselves in the standard of our funeral homes in Dorset and Hampshire. We endeavour to provide a traditional background, comfortable surroundings yet with every modern facility. All funeral homes have private chapels of rest and most have private car parking.READ MORE
Tapper Funeral Service is a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors. This is the original and overwhelmingly leading professional body for the industry; it has close links with government committees and think-tanks and its policies and Code of Conduct have the backing of the Office of Fair Trading.READ MORE