Your best interests are the priority of everyone who works with us
In a modern world of big business and corporate companies it is sometimes difficult to maintain the personal touch and give the service that was once expected from everyone. Wilton Funeral Services try to preserve that standard that was set by our predecessors. To that end, our staff are all local residents who know the local traditions and are familiar with the Bournemouth, Dorset Churches and Clergy. It helps us to help you when you are arranging a funeral service for someone special and who is dear to you.
Meet the team:
James has been with Wilton Funeral Services since 2013, having worked in the funeral industry since 1993.
James is the current President of the Bournemouth & District Association of Funeral Directors, part of the NAFD, a position which he has held since 2013.
He says he most enjoys “Being able to help and make a difference to families.”
In 2017 James did a fire walk for charity and continues to support his local community.
He likes watching Formula 1 and football, going to the cinema and walks along the beach.
Funeral Arranger / Administrator
Julie has been with Wilton Funeral Services since 2010, starting originally in the then newly opened branch on Southbourne Grove. In 2012 she joined the team at their Tuckton branch as a funeral arranger and administrator.
She started her vocation in Funeral Directing in Aldershot, Hampshire in the late 1980’s and attained her Diploma in funeral directing in April 1990. She then relocated in 2004 having been won over by the beautiful surroundings and experiencing the real community vibe to the town.
Julie likes daily dog walks along our stunning coast and never ceases to be thrilled by it’s beauty.
Chris has been with Wilton Funeral Services since 2000, having previously worked as a bus driver and the Mayor of Bournemouth’s Chauffeur.
He says he most enjoys “driving the hearse and being an accurate time keeper.”
Chris has looked after the hearse and limousine at Wilton Funeral Services since it was purchased in 2011.
He likes watching television, especially ‘Dads Army’ and ‘Last of the Summer Wine’ on Gold Channel.
Funeral Service Operator
Darren has been with Wilton Funeral Services since 2016, having previously worked in building and refurbishments.
Darren says he most enjoys “The attention to detail of taking care of our families in a time of need.”