Allow our family to look after yours.....
Allow our family to look after yours..... 

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 22 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.

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 include 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 likes to make Leather goods.  


Charlie is happily married to Wendy and they have six children and 2 grandchildren.


Heshmon Brown

Funeral Director


Heshmon joined our team in June 2018 and is highly experienced in caring for your loved ones. He has, in the past worked within the care sector, working for a number of years as a carer at Cedar Care Home in Bath, and running his own afternoon school football club business in various schools, before moving on to work in Funeral service, a role he has been doing for some 3 ½  years prior to joining Elizabeth Snell.


Hesh works in both our offices and in the chapel of rest looking after your loved ones. He also drives our hearse and limousines if required to do so. 


Hesh is married and has two daughters. In his free time, he is a football coach and runs a Saturday morning club. Sundays you will find him in church playing the drums in the band.

Jack Melia Office Manager


Jack joined the team in November 2019 as the Manager of our new office at Cote House, Timbrell Street. Prior to this, he had spent four and a half years working for another local Funeral Director as Administrator and Funeral Arranger.


Before working within the Funeral Profession, Jack was Administrator to a local Construction Company.



Jack is currently studying for a Degree through the Open University in Religious Studies. He is also the Chairman of a local Snooker and Social Club. In his spare time, Jack enjoys socialising with friends. 



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

Telephone manned 24 hrs a day


Head Office

Cote House

51 Timbrell Street


BA14 8PN

Tel: 01225 775259


Westbury Office

16 Warminster Raod


BA13 3PB

Tel: 01373 864944


Chapel of Rest

6 Lamberts Marsh



BA14 9PB




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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