Our experienced and professional team preserves the high standards set by our founder Reginald Dawe, when he established Dawe Brothers in the 1950s. As local residents, our staff maintain the personal, caring touch, acting in your best interests and using their knowledge of local churches and local traditions to help you plan the funeral you want for your loved one.
Meet the Team:
Area Development Manager – based in Hereford
Gill joined us in October 1998, as a full time Funeral Arranger, having previously spent many years as PA to the Director of a Fine Art Auction House. When she was widowed with two young children, she had a change of direction, joining the funeral profession, and progressing to become Area Development Manager. When time permits, she enjoys Latin and ballroom dancing, and walking her dog. She has also been a keen supporter of St Michael’s Hospice Venus Walks, and Cancer Research’s Race for Life.
Funeral Director – Hereford
Keith joined Dawe Brothers as a bearer in 1998, subsequently progressing to Funeral Director. In 2012 he was appointed to run our Ross-on-Wye branch, before returning to Hereford. He has gained a wealth of knowledge in the funeral profession to add to his foundation certificate in funeral services. He also brings vast experience of dedication and professionalism, obtained during his previous position in the NHS. Keith enjoys cooking, entertaining and spending time with his family, and is a keen supporter of local charities.
Funeral Arranger – Hereford
Sue joined Dawe Brothers part-time and soon progressed to a full-time Funeral Arranger. Outside work she loves spending time with her two grown up children, family and friends, particularly at barbecues. She also enjoys country walks with her two Lhasa Apso dogs.
Funeral Arranger – Hereford
Dale has lived and worked in Hereford all his life, working as a taxi driver before joining Dawe Brothers in December 2014 as a bearer, and becoming a full-time Funeral Operative in April 2015. He relished joining a caring, pro-active team and was promoted to Funeral Arranger in 2016. In his spare time, Dale enjoys reading, gardening and keeping fit.
Funeral Arranger – Ledbury
Justin, who has previously worked as a security guard, spent time caring for his parents before joining Dawe Brothers in 2015. He finds his work as a Funeral Arranger very rewarding, particularly supporting families at such a difficult and emotional time. In his spare time, Justin loves creative activities including drawing, listening to music and gardening, and also enjoys walking holidays with his fiancee and her family.
Funeral Arranger – Ross-on-Wye
Diane has lived in the area for over 50 years, and joined Dawe Brothers in 2016, after spending eight years in the administration team at Hereford Academy. After being widowed 13 years ago, she appreciated the help she received arranging her husband’s funeral, and is committed to providing the same care and professionalism to others. Outside work, most of Diane’s time is spent renovating her house in Peterstow. She enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, and supports cancer charities.