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Our team

Elizabeth Snell & Family consists of a team of competent, committed and experienced employees. Allow us to introduce them to you.


Elizabeth Snell Dip.FD MBIFD


Senior Funeral Director and business owner Elizabeth has been an independent Funeral Director since 1996 and has been behind the development and growth of the business over the past 18 years.  Elizabeth firmly believes in treating your family as if they were a member of her own, attention to detail is essential, ensuring you are listened to and your wishes are carried out.  She is a member of the Wessex Region of the British Institute of Funeral Directors, and has a great interest in the education of future Funeral Directors.  Elizabeth is a wife, mother and grandmother of 5 and spends her time devoted to her family and running her business.   In her spare time she loves to go fishing.


Keith Snell Dip.FD MBIFD


Having worked alongside Elizabeth for a number of years Keith's interest in the profession grew and with support and guidance from Elizabeth took the Diploma in Funeral Directing and in 2009 was granted a licence to practice as a funeral director.  Keith shares Elizabeth's ethos and philosophy for the business and supports her in decision making.  He is a member and Treasurer of the Wessex Region of The British Institute of Funeral Directors.

Marcus Read Dip. FD MBIFD Senior Funeral Director


Marcus started working for Elizabeth in 2009 as a pall bearer and driver.  As the business expanded he supported the growth from behind a desk taking responsibility for business administration and advertising at the same time studying for the Diploma in Funeral Directing.  In time and with encouragement from Elizabeth he  also obtained his licence to practice as a funeral director.  Marcus is married to Elizabeth and Keith's daughter Allyson, they have 3 children who keep them busy.

 InSamantha Wilson  Dip. FS MBIFD Funeral Director


On leaving school in Kent, Samantha settled in Wiltshire in 2007.  She worked within the care industry from the age of 18 with a wide variety of individuals, within nursing homes, their homes and hospitals.  


Samantha became a part time Funeral Arranger in 2013 leading to running a branch within the company she worked for.  Samantha joined Elizabeth Snell and Family in May 2015 as a trainee Funeral Director.


In May 2016 Samantha passed the first of her examinations, receiving her Certificate in Funeral Service.  In October 2017 Samantha learned that she had successfully achieved the Diploma in Funeral Service awarded by the British Institute of Funeral Directors and accredited by Greenwich University.  She was awarded her certificate at an awards dinner held in the students honour.


Charles Stone Funeral Operative


Has worked with Elizabeth Snell & Family since 2008 and drives the Hearse and Limousine and also works in our chapel of rest.  


Prior to joining us he ran his own successful business.  His hobbies are Archery, and he is also a qualified Scout instructor.  Charlie is also a Cub Scout leader for 1st Trowbridge Cub Scouts.  


In his spare time he like to make Leather goods.  


Charlie is happily married and recently celebrated 20 years of married life, he and Wendy have six children and 2 grandchildren.



Our offices are open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday

Telephone manned 24 hrs a day


Trowbridge Office

44b Castle Street


BA14 8AY

Tel: 01225 775259


Westbury Office

16 Warminster Raod


BA13 3PB

Tel: 01373 864944


Chapel of Rest

6 Lamberts Marsh


BA14 9PB

Tel: 01225 774788




online donations

To make a donation online please go to our funeral announcements page and click on the link under the tribute to your loved one.

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