Our Team

Here is the core of what makes Dean Brothers what they, we are all compassionate, empathetic people who strive to make things as perfect as possible and exactly what you would like them to be:

Iain Dean
Managing/Funeral Director
Iain has 28 years experience as a funeral director, experienced in running several high profile funerals including at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. Iain is always looking for new ways to improve and diversify the services offered to families whilst ensuring understanding the family’s needs. Iain passed SAIF’s formal funeral qualifications with 100%. His background is graphic design and photography, bringing IT to Dean Brothers in numerous ways.

Sharon Bradley
Company Secretary
Sharon has been with Dean Brothers for 30 years and handles all accounting administrations and is part of the team with funereal administrations. Sharon has certification and qualifications in accounting.

Samantha Howard
Company/Funeral Director
Samantha has 28 years experience in the funeral industry, experienced in running several high profile funerals. Samantha also looks after most of the memorial works and is well versed in all of the necessary forms for different cemeteries. Samantha passed SAIF’s formal funeral qualifications.

Kevin Hanrahan
Funeral Director
Kevin has 16 years experience in the funeral industry and is well versed in all manner of prcedure and paperwork. Kevin has passed the SAIF funeral qualifications and excels in logistics and planning of services.

Graeme Byrne
Funeral Director
Graeme has been with Dean Brothers for over 7 years and is well versed in all manner of funeral directing. Graeme was previously a firearms officer with Lancashire Constabulary and is skilled in handling many varied situations. Graeme has a great eye for all the details and ensuring they are what they should be.

Christopher Griffiths-Gripton
Funeral Director
Chris has 10 years experience in the funeral industry and is adept at ensuring things run smoothly and the way you would want them to. Previously working as a Funeral Director and Funeral Operative, Chris is very experienced as a funeral director and at implementing regulatory changes throughout the pandemic.

Adam Kesterton
Funeral Operative
Adam is our newest member and is keen to show his enthusiasm to ensure everything runs perfectly and efficiently.

Charles Paton
Funeral Operative
Charles has been with the team for over a decade and is very efficient and particular about detail. Previously being a business owner and entrepeneur Charles has a great understanding of what makes good customer relations.

Stephen Rooney
Funeral Operative
Stephen is an ex police officer of 30 years and is very adaptable and profficient. Steve is always very precise and exact and delivering what is needed.

Peter Kenwright
Funeral Operative
Peter is an ex police officer of 30 years and is very adaptable and profficient. Peter was a firearms trainer and is always very precise and exact in delivering what is needed. Peter is also an experienced FSO and FD in a corporate environment.