Our Team

Here is the core of what makes Dean Brothers, 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 29 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% with the IFD college. His background is graphic and web design with photography, bringing IT to Dean Brothers in numerous ways.

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

Samantha Howard
Company/Funeral Director
Samantha has 29 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 with the IFD college.

Kevin Hanrahan
Funeral Director
Kevin has 17 years experience in the funeral industry and is well versed in all manner of procedure 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 9 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.

Adam Kesterton
Funeral Director
Adam is our newest FD and always keen to show his willingness to look after things. Adam is always enthusiastic to ensure everything is prepared and well organised and has 2+ years experience.

Stephen Thompson
Funeral Director
Stephen is an ex hospital porter and has a previous vast experience in the world of business and running businesses . Stephen has a Psychology degree and is great at understanding the family’s needs and very caring, understanding and with great empathy. Steve has 2+ years experience.

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 in delivering what is needed.

Alistair Campbell
Funeral Operative
Alistair is an ex Inspector of Lancashire Constabulary and very skilled in communications and dealing with families.