Our Staff

Barbara Parker

Director

Joined the company in 1983 and is based in the office looking after all aspects of administration for the company, payroll and accounts.  Barbara is also able to help every family in making funeral arrangements when the Funeral Directors are unavailable.

John Wild (M.B.I.E., Dip FD.)

Head of Operations

John joined the company in 1985 and is a past president of Manchester & District National Association of Funeral Directors and past treasurer of the West Pennine British Institute of Funeral Directors). In 2018 John’s role has changed to Head of Operations, taking a step back from arranging and conducting funerals and concentrating more on developing our strong team and developing our ever growing business with his wealth of knowledge and strong leadership skills.

Sarah Parker (Dip FD.)

Director

Sarah joined the company in 2004 and is the 5th generation of the Alcock family and attained the National Diploma of Funeral Directors in 2007. Since the birth of her daughter in 2013 she has stepped away from conducting funerals to take on a more administrative role. In 2018 she became a Company Director alongside her parents Barbara and Chris.

Daniel Stone (Dip FD.)

Funeral Director

Daniel joined the company in 2001 and attained the National Diploma of Funeral Directors in 2008.

Ryan Guerin (Dip FD.)

Funeral Director

Joined the company in 2006 and has progressed and gained experience in all areas of funeral care. He represents the Funeral Directors and Operatives with regards to Health and Safety and is qualified in adult and paediatric first aid. Ryan attained the National Diploma of Funeral Directors in 2011 and became a member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors that same year.

Jimmy Love (Dip FD.)

Funeral Director

Joined the company in 2005 and has progressed and gained experience in all areas of funeral care. Jimmy attained the National Diploma of Funeral Directors in 2011 and became a member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors that same year.

Scott Atkins (M.B.I.E.)

Funeral Operative and Embalmer

Joined the company in 1988 when he was employed as a Funeral Operative. He qualified as an Embalmer in 2001 and became a member of the British Institute of Embalmers in 2001. In 2004, Scott also became a member of Kenyon’s International Disaster Management Team.

Sean Kenny

Funeral Operative

Joined the company in a full time position in 2013 after working as a part time member of staff for many years before. Sean has progressed and gained experience in all areas of funeral care.

Andrew Bradshaw

Funeral Operative

Joined the company in a full time position in 2018 after working as a part time member of staff since the Summer of 2017.

Nina Gell

Office Assistant

Joined the company in 2009 and primarily looks after the company’s Sage Accounts. Nina helps families on a daily basis with the experience and knowledge that she has gained over the last few years of working in the profession.

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