Meet The Family

Alistair Fawcett

Co-Founder, Shareholder

Alistair is the Co-founder of the business, He alongside his old business partner David Hetherington (Pip) started the company back in 1993. He has been a qualified Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1988. Whilst Alistair is still the owner of the business he is now enjoying a well earned retirement, walking the in Stokesley speaking to everyone who knows him, when out he loves a good cuppa and a crossword puzzle.

Pauline Fawcett


Pauline is Alistair's Wife and started working for the company in the very beginning back in 1993 in the South Bank office and is now our office manager and company director.
Pauline retired in April 2022 and is enjoying it with Alistair in April. She is doing more reading, gardening and lunching with the ladies in her spare time!!

Terry Fawcett

Company Director and Funeral Director

Terry is Alistair and Pauline's elder son and has worked for the company since April 2004 when David Hetherington retired. He has been a qualified Funeral Director since 2007.

When not at work Terry likes to spend time watching the "Boro" matches, making wood-turned gifts and enjoys gaming and anything "gadgety".

Andrew Fawcett

Company Director, Embalmer and Funeral Director

Andrew is Alistair and Pauline's younger son and has been with the company since September 2008. He qualified as an Embalmer in August 2015 and has been conducting funerals since 2013, he passed his diploma in Funeral Directing in June 2021.

In his spare time Andy loves the "Boro" and sees himself as a bit of a "Jose" as he coaches a local junior football team and loves dressing up and re-enacting in World War 2 events. 

Ben Gowland

Trainee Funeral Director

We would like to welcome our newest Funeral Director Ben Gowland.
Some of you may recognise him, he used to be one of our lovely Ceremonial Drivers, he started back in January 2019 driving our vehicles before also joining our On Call Team to look after your loved ones in their time of need.

We have enjoyed having Ben as one of our team and decided it was time to invite him to work with us full time. Ben has a lot of experience on funerals and already knows part of the job so his natural progression was to join as a full time Trainee Funeral Director.

Ben enjoys to play the piano and is a gamer. He loves spending time with his family.

    Joanne Magennis

Funeral Service Administrator

Joanne is Terry's wife and started working for the company in August 2011. She works within the office looking after families and helping with any enquiries. 
Joanne is also qualified in Level 2 British Sign language.

Joanne loves nothing more than a cuddle with her gorgeous cats however she also loves to do crafting and is a dab hand at cross stitch, her amazing work can be seen within our building (one piece even took her 2 years to complete)


Aaron Taylor

Funeral Service Administrator

Aaron is Andrews eldest son and joined our administration team in April 2022 when Pauline retired.
He has since taken on more of a roll within the business in joining the out of hours team to look after your loved ones when the office is closed. He has taken on this responsible roll very well despite his young age.

Aaron loves to go out with friends, attend "Boro" Matches and also helps coach a local grassroots football team with Andrew.

Danielle Fawcett

Funeral Service Administrator and Funeral Services Operative

Danielle is Andrews wife and started with the company in January 2014.
She has a level 3 NVQ in Business and Administration and recently qualified as a Funeral Service Operative in January 2022. Danielle works in the office, as part of the out of hours team and help with the "behind the scenes" work too.

Danielle is a mum of a boy who is part of Andy's football team so she now spends time getting cold on the side lines every week. She also loves going on as many holidays as possible.

Dave Green

Workshop and Fleet Manager

Dave is Pauline's brother-in-law and started working for the company in 2012. He is in charge of the workshop and the ordering of goods. He also maintains the company fleet.

Dave loves a ramble in the countryside on a weekend and enjoys a "good" bottle of Red with Sunday Lunch.

Opening Times

Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 4.30pm
Weekends appointment only.

Contact Us

Call: 01642 459555

Address: Fawcett & Hetherington, King George House, 92 High Street, Eston, TS6 9EG

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