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Peter William Dean -Chairman

Was Managing Director from 1980 – 2009 and has over 50 years experience in the funeral trade.
Having had the family company handed down to him from his father (William Ellis), Peter has expanded and improved the premises on three occasions and moved forwards in many ways including full computerisation of almost all administration (1989), providing a family, professional service for Formby, Southport and surrounding areas of the North West of England.

Joyce Dean – Company Director

Married Peter and has since been company secretary up until recent years when she relinquished that position to Sharon to enable Joyce to take the position of International SAIF national executive committee member.
Joyce performs a lot of unseen work on behalf of SAIF and the local industry in this position.

Sharon Bradley – Company Secretary/Director

Sharon has been with the company for over twenty years now and holds the position of company secretary.

Sharon handles all the accounts and office administration and is accordingly qualified and experienced.

Iain Dean – Managing Director

Iain has been with Dean Brothers since 1994 and is very experienced as a funeral director and in all aspects of funerals and in 2012 became formally qualified within the funeral industry, having recently passed with flying colours the industry’s only Open College Network accredited SAIF course.

Iain has also been integral with the premises refurbishements of 2011 and the Chapel refurbishments and property improvements of 2013, the first ever brand new fleet of vehicles in 2011 and the introduction of cloud based technologies to the companie’s internal operations, in both 2006 and 2013.

Iain  has been Managing Director since 2009.

 

Samantha Dean-Howard – Funeral Director/Company Director

Fully trained as a funeral Director, Samantha has experience in the funeral business since 1996. Samantha has helped train new members of staff in this time and is involved in all aspects of funerals and in 2013 became formally qualified within the funeral industry, having  passed with flying colours the industry’s only Open College Network accredited SAIF course.Samantha has also been integral with the recent premises refurbishements of 2011 and the Chapel refurbishments and property improvements of 2013, the first ever brand new fleet of vehicles in 2011 and the introduction of cloud based technologies to the companie’s internal operations, in both 2006 and 2013.

Samantha is previously a regional champion and top ten national track and cross country running champion and competed from the 2008 elite box for the London Marathon.  Samantha competes nationally and internationally as an elite, sponsored triathlete and ironman.

Len Coleman – Funeral Director

Len has several years experience and is fully trained as a Funeral Director and in 2013 became formally qualified within the funeral industry, having passed with flying colours the industry’s only Open College Network accredited SAIF course.

Len has previously worked as a submariner and paramedic, having received training beneficial to dealing with various situations and is a long standing local Ainsdale resident.

Kevin Hanrahan – Funeral Director

An airport fire officer, Kevin has vast experience of dealing with unexpected issues and handling of all manner of situations.

Kevin joined our team in 2004 and is fully trained in all funeral aspects and has become very experienced with supervising and arranging funerals.

Kevin is also a long standing ocal Formby resident, who,  in 2013 became formally qualified within the funeral industry, having  passed with flying colours the industry’s only Open College Network accredited SAIF course.

Michael Downey – Funeral Director

Mike is a state fierman (Crewe Manager)  based in Crosby and Southport and a long standing Formby resident.  Mike became part of our team in 2013, training to become a Funeral Director and will in time, become qualified with the industry’s only Open College Network accredited SAIF course.

Graeme Byrne – Funeral Director

Graeme is an ex ARV Police Officer for Scotland and latterly, Lancashire.  With great experience in this life and as a PADI diving instructor, Graeme is trained and will be qualifying to SAIF IFD standards for funeral practice.  Graeme joined us in 2016.