OUR PEOPLE

We are a funeral company in Otago and Southland regions, comprising of funeral homes between Gore, Alexandra, Cromwell, and Queenstown. Proudly locally owned and operated by Graham and Heather Stephen, we work hand in hand with you at your time of loss and grief, to help you to honour the life of your loved ones.

When you are ready, feel free to contact us and go over the finer details. 

Graham Stephen

Owner / Funeral Director / Embalmer

Graham has dedicated his working career to caring for others. He is a well-respected Funeral Director who has a long association with local families.

Heather Stephen

Owner / Funeral Director / Celebrant

Heather has many business roles within the company; but she is also an experienced celebrant who takes pride in providing a beautiful rendition of a person’s life story.

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Lea Gray

Funeral Director & Embalmer, Gore

Lea will ensure that funeral arrangements are completed with professional efficiency and a warmth that respects the needs of families.

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Rob Hall

Funeral Director, Gore

Rob’s long standing connection to the local community is an asset to our team. His warm and friendly demeanour brings comfort to families.

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Andrea Eden

Funeral Director, Gore

Andrea will facilitate funeral arrangements that are meaningful and appropriate, creating a personal service tailored to your requirements.

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Lynette Hodge

Funeral Director & Embalmer, Central

Lynette has worked in the funeral profession for over a decade and has a natural ability to work alongside families offering warmth, support and caring advice.

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Whitney Greene

Funeral Director, Central

Whitney brings with her a kind and thoughtful service. Her compassionate heart will ensure every family gives their loved ones a beautiful farewell.

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Elsa Sweetnam

Administrator, Central

Elsa is our experienced office administrator in Alexandra.

No request is too big or too small in facilitating towards a seamless outcome.

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Rose Anderson

Administrator, Gore

Rose is our dedicated office administrator in Gore. 

Her warm welcome and professional manner makes her a pleasure to deal with.

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Paul Hodge

Cremator Operator / Monumental Mason, Alexandra

Paul is a respectful and efficient operator of our local Cremator. He also readily assists families with monumental work in Central.

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Caring for families of Southland & Otago

Facilitating your farewell wishes, with compassion and care, in a warm and peaceful atmosphere