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Our Team

The staff at H.Parsons are what makes our organisation so special. H.Parsons has an exceptional team in place who have access to industry best practice training and are committed to delivering a dignified and respectful service.


Our full time team is supported by a number of casuals who bring a diverse skill set and experience to the organisation.  H.Parsons is very grateful for their contribution.

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A Word From Alan Parsons

H.Parsons has been committed to supporting the NSW South Coast region and providing exceptional funeral services since 1841.


My name is Alan Parsons and I am the Managing Director of H.Parsons Funerals.

Having grown up living next door to the family-owned funeral home and assisting my father at every opportunity, I was provided with an in-depth understanding of the funeral industry from a very young age.

After leaving school I studied and worked as a laboratory technician which allowed me to live in the United States for a short period. During this time I enjoyed holidays travelling to different countries throughout Asia and immersing myself in their varied cultures. At the age of 23, I returned to H.Parsons as a full-time Funeral Director where I was extremely fortunate to have my father John Parsons as a mentor until 2011.

From this, I have gained a deep knowledge and connection to the funeral industry and the NSW South Coast region and I ensure that the H.Parsons team has access to best practice training and industry education. Together with my team, we have applied this expertise to our business, implementing state-of-the-art technology and contemporary facilities in our funeral homes.  Notwithstanding these upgrades, the commitment to provide personalised and dignified services to all of our customers remains an absolute priority. I am dedicated to continuing the 100% locally owned and operated model of H.Parsons and the practice of giving back to the community wherever we can.

One of my greatest rewards today is to be joined by my son Anthony, the fifth generation of H.Parsons Funeral Directors, and to see this legacy continue.  We look forward to continuing to provide our customers with exceptional services well into the future.

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Alan Parsons

Managing Director

Shane Chapman

Shane Chapman

Administration and Customer Service Manager

Barry Ryan

Barry Ryan

Funeral Director


Marina Di Leva

Operations Manager

Brian Hood

Brian Hood

General Manager

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Luan Murray FAIE MBIE

Mortuary Manager

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Nicole Reay

Catering Manager


Anthony Parsons

Assistant Operations Manager

Senior Leadership Team

Funeral Directors


Lette Bensley

Funeral Director


Hayden Bowmaker

Funeral Director


Dayle Cohen

Funeral Director


Nicole Kane-Maguire

Funeral Director


Christopher Stokes

Funeral Director

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Vanessa Murphy

Funeral Director

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Cheryl Whiting

Funeral Director


Kirstin McDonald

Funeral Director

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Sascha Fleming

Funeral Director


David Farrugia

Funeral Director

Customer Care Team


Mariana Belo

Customer Service


Danielle Caitens

Customer Service


Vicki Lewis

Customer Service


Kathleen Craig


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Kimberley Davies

Funeral Plan Specialist


Julianne Lockhart

Customer Service


Andrea Kemp

Customer Service

Mortuary Team

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Luan Murray FAIE MBIE

Mortuary Manager

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Shawnee Quinn Barker 

Qualified Embalmer/Mortuary Technician 

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