Forsey and Son Independent Funeral Directors in Somerset

Our Mission

To alleviate the sorrow of parting, is to render a service to mankind. To this our every effort is respectfully dedicated.


For those wishing for a quiet and dignified cremation, with all of the care of a ’traditional’ funeral, without the ceremony, we offer either our ‘Unattended Direct Cremation’ or ‘Attended Simple Cremation’.


Making use of our charming on-site space, The Pavilion (clicking the text will link to the Pavilion page), we are able to offer families either an intimate (The Pavilion ’Simple’) or more comprehensive (The Pavilion ‘Plus’) service for their loved one, followed by an unattended direct cremation.

We recognise that a ‘traditional’ or ‘normal’ funeral does not exist, so you can tailor our services to give your loved one a truly unique and personal send off through our ‘Bespoke Funeral’.

About Forsey and Son Independent Family Funeral Directors

Founded in 1946 by Wilfred Albert Forsey, we remain an independent family-run firm of funeral directors offering a personal, professional and sympathetic service with complete flexibility to accommodate the needs of our clients.

Our success has meant that we now cover a wide area of Somerset, providing a caring 24 hour service.

We're Here To Help

If you need help with arranging a funeral simply call us on 01458 831020



Funeral plans to suit your needs

As an independently owned funeral director, we’ll take the time to understand your wishes and tailor a plan to suit you. We can discuss these at our premises or in your home, at a time that is convenient for you.

The Pavilion

Light, spacious and comfortable room

We are proud to offer the use of The Pavilion, which is based at our award-winning premises ‘Willowfields’ in Glastonbury.

The Pavilion is a light, spacious and comfortable room which is fully equipped for meetings, funeral services, wakes and after funeral receptions, conferences, parties and classes.

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Extensive knowledge of memorial masonry

With over 65 years of experience in the funeral profession, Forsey and Son have built up an extensive knowledge of Memorial Masonry and can offer very competitive rates.

Whether a simple flower vase, cremation tablet, headstone or kerbs we have the expertise and competitiveness to meet your needs.

Bereavement Group

Supporting you after the death of a loved one

When someone we love dies, we can feel we are alone and that no one understands what we are going through.

There is no right way to grieve nor is there a set time period for how long we will be grieving. It is different for each of us. This in itself can make us feel alone at such a challenging time. However, we are not alone.

We are proud to be able to offer a bereavement support group led by our Bereavement and Outreach Lead, Lin Snell, called STEPS.

Bereavement Group

Our Commitment

The Forsey and Son Difference

At Forsey and Son, we understand the gravity of entrusting us with one of life’s most solemn moments. Our unwavering commitment to excellence is not just about tradition, but about forging a connection with every family we serve. It’s the fusion of our history, our values, and our constant drive to innovate that sets us apart.

Below are the unique pillars that elevate our services, ensuring we provide more than just a funeral service – we offer an experience that’s both healing and memorable.


Providing a professional and personal service

Our diligent team of staff are on hand in order to provide the most professional and personal service for our clients. The team is headed by Chairman Adrian Forsey, who has been within the Funeral industry for more than 30 years and we currently employ a team of seven Funeral Directors, located between four branches.

In continuation of the Forsey legacy, the company’s Managing Director is Adrian’s son, Samuel Forsey.

Adrian Forsey

Adrian Forsey

Funeral Director and Chairman

Sam Forsey

Samuel Forsey

Managing Director and Funeral Director

Our Story
Our family looking after your family for four generations.