About Us

Based in rural Dorset, on the south coast of England, our office is located in central Dorchester.

We have been serving the local community in Dorchester and surrounding areas for more than 130 years and pride ourselves on the excellent reputation that we have worked hard to establish during that time.

We have hand-picked our experienced and dedicated staff from the very best in the business, and invest in their professional development to ensure the highest standards are offered to our customers at all times.

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Our senior team members include:

Pauline J Guy, Funeral Director & Manager is a member of British Institute of Funeral Directors and holds the Diploma in Funeral Directing. Pauline joined the company in 2005, following a long career in banking and finance.

Richard Gardiner, Funeral Director, joined the company in 2015 and gained his Diploma in Funeral Directing in 2017. Richard’s background is in engineering but decided to pursue a career in the funeral industry after spending over 5 years working in an out-of-hours capacity for another local funeral firm.

Allan Quartermaine, Funeral Director, who joined the company in 2002 after a long funeral directing career in the Weymouth area, which began in 1954. Allan is a member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors and holds the Diploma in Funeral Directing.

Carole Lucas, Funeral Administrator, who joined the company in May 2007 after a career with the Co-operative Funeral Service.