upcoming funeral services

Upcoming Funeral Services

Name Date & time location
Phone (04) 385 0745

Our Team

At Lychgate Funerals our funeral directors are very much a part of the community, and are passionate about providing a professional and caring service. They have extensive experience in funeral service and are available at any time to discuss options with you.

To find out more about the extra care our team offers, please call us or click here.

Stu Print

Location Manager & Funeral Director

Stu was born and bred in the Manawatu but has lived in Wellington for over a decade. He has already lived out two careers, first as a sharemilker and then as a Church Minister. Stu entered the funeral industry in 2019 where he loves being able to care for and assist grieving families through a difficult time. Stu is calm, flexible and listens well. Stu lives locally in Aro Valley with his wife and loves the sounds of the kākā and kererū as they fly about. He loves exploring Wellington's cafés as well as tasting craft beers and Single Malt Scotch Whiskys. Stu loves sports of which his highlight was travelling to Philadelphia to watch his beloved Philadelphia Eagles, the same season they won the Super Bowl.

Gaurav Biswas

Funeral Director

Gaurav spent his early childhood in Nepal, before moving to India to achieve a bachelor's degree in Psychology. He then moved to New Zealand to study film making, whilst also volunteering at a funeral home in Auckland, subsequently realising his passion and commitment to helping families through difficult times. Following joining the funeral industry permanently, Gaurav moved to Wellington with his wife and very much enjoys living and working here. During his spare time he loves to watch movies, explore new places, play guitar and visit his family in Auckland.

Brad Dittmer-Cusin

Funeral Director

Brad grew up in Upper Hutt for 20 years before moving into Wellington after meeting his Husband Zak. He has a background in retail and travel but at a younger age Brad always had an inkling of wanting to be a Funeral Director. He enjoys helping families create a memorable and meaningful service. In his spare time, he enjoys trying new foods and off course Gin. He is kept busy by his two cats and hyperactive Pomeranian Buddy.

Mary Little

Funeral Director

Mary grew up in Dunedin but now calls Pōneke home. She came to funeral directing as a career change after over a decade in Communications. She loves being able to help people in a practical way, providing support and guidance, and making a difficult time a little bit easier. In her spare time Mary writes short stories and performs spontaneous theatre and stand-up comedy. She lives in central Wellington with her partner and their heterochromatic cat.

Kerry Hight

Administrator and Funeral Directors Assistant

Originally from the UK, Kerry has been living in New Zealand for 15 years (after travelling across the world for almost a year to get here!). For the past few years she worked part-time in the funeral industry around Porirua and the wider Wellington region while also working as an in-home support carer. In March 2022 Kerry joined the Lychgate team full time as Administrator and Funeral Directors’ Assistant. She loves the variety of work where no two days are the same. Outside of work, Kerry is kept busy by three kids and two dogs. She enjoys live music and festivals, camping and road trips, and spending time with her family.

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Wellington City (04) 385 0745 | Johnsonville (04) 477 6855| Karori (04) 476 6472