Our Team

David Gallagher Funeral Directors are very proud to employ carefully chosen members of staff who have the same care, respect and understanding of the bereaved that you would expect from a family business. All our staff are an asset to the business.

David Gallagher had 4 years previous experience before starting the business in 1993 and became a member of the National Association of Funeral Directors, passing the Diploma in Funeral Directing set down by them in 1992.

Adele Gallagher worked closely with David from 1993, but entered the business in November 1997 and successfully gained her Diploma in 2000.

David Lawson

David Lawson joined the business in May 2007 bringing with him 18 years experience of the funeral business.  David passed his Diploma in Funeral Directing in 1995 and is a member of the British Institute of Funeral Directors and British Institute of Embalmers.

Suzanne Bairstow

Suzanne from Sutton-in-Craven joined the business in June 2016 and comes to us with extensive administration skills. Suzanne worked for Morrisons for 23 years and her most recent role was Front of House Manager. In October 2017 Suzanne will commence studies with the National Association of Funeral Directors – Diploma in Funeral Arranging & Administration

Simon Wheeler

Simon from Silsden joined us in December 2016 as Assistant Funeral Director.  He has worked within the funeral industry for 3 years and comes to us with good knowledge, care and respect of the bereaved.  In October 2017 Simon will commence studies with the National Association of Funeral Directors – Diploma in Funeral Arranging & Administration

Carl Chafer

Carl joined the business in June 2011 as a Chauffeur/Bearer having served with the North Yorkshire Police for 32 years.

Peter Wormald

Peter joined the business in June 2012 as a Chauffeur/Bearer having worked for 30 years with the fire service in Keighley.

Robert Stone

Rob joined the business in December 2013 as a Chauffeur/Bearer after working for 15 years as a care worker.

Our Team

The very special members of our team who take care of you and your loved ones during your time of need.

David & Adele Gallagher. Dip.FD

“We recognise that all families have differing needs, and it is our aim to offer options with clarity and transparency. As an independent family business, we will offer support and guidance through the difficult time of bereavement”.

 

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