Richmond Funeral Home
10 Richmond Road
PO BOX 185
Carterton

P: (06) 379 7616
F: (06) 379 7624
E: giddens@xtra.co.nz
Free Phone: 0800 379 7616

Our Staff

 



Peter & Jenny Giddens

Peter and Jenny Giddens

Peter and Jenny Giddens live in Carterton and have a family of three sons Adam, Daniel, and Brandon. Having completed their chosen tertiary education all three have pursued a career in the Agricultural/farming sector.

The Giddens family moved from Hastings in 1997 to purchase the Funeral business of D & N Chew Funeral Directors.  Their children attended St Mary’s Primary School Carterton and Wairarapa College.  Carterton and the Wairarapa has been a wonderful place to bring up their family and the various communities have been very supportive of them as a family.

 



Peter Giddens

Peter Giddens

Peter has been involved in the Funeral Industry since 1980, born in Gisborne, he started his career initially part time in Gisborne , later working in Palmerston North, Hastings and since 1997 owning and operating Richmond Funeral Home, Carterton with his wife Jenny.  A qualified Funeral Director, Peter has always had the desire to “Care for people” and being a Funeral Director in an area where often you know the people you are caring for, is very special. 

 



Jenny Giddens

Jenny Giddens

Born in Patea South Taranaki, Jenny is one of nine children her parents Dairy farmers.

On leaving School Jenny worked on the family farm, later working for Livestock Improvement.  After marrying Peter in 1987, Jenny became a full time mother  and it was in 1997 when they purchased D & N Chew Funeral Directors that Jenny became the Office manager and Receptionist for Richmond Funeral Home.

After, family, home and work commitments (not always in that order) Jenny’s relaxation is spending time in her garden.

 



Blair Josephs

Blair Josephs

Hi I’m Blair Josephs from Rotorua and I joined the team at Richmond Funeral Home in February 2011. I have a wonderful partner Tracey and a loving young family with four children Star, Zenton, Koby and Liam. I am a qualified embalmer with over 10 years experience in the funeral industry, and am passionate about my desire to help and serve others. I have also spent time working in mental health and as a senior consultant for a banking institution. When not working I enjoy spending time with my family, watching movies and doing arts and craft. My sporting interests lay towards the more extreme activities like hang gliding, sky diving, white water rafting and I also like motorcycling. I enjoy meeting and being of service to the families in the Wairarapa.

 



Bruce White

Bruce White

Bruce a Qualified Funeral Director with 16 years experience in Funeral Directing, joined the team at Richmond Funeral Home in October 2012. Bruce enjoys living and working in the Wairarapa, is passionate about the care and service Richmond Funeral Home provides to bereaved families in our community and is committed to offering a personal service to the families he cares for.

 

Our Team

While families will experience the individual attention of their funeral director, the professional team at Richmond Funeral Home are committed to supporting each other in providing a service that meets both the wants and needs of the families and individuals they care for.