Meet the Team

derek

Derek Case Managing Director

Diploma in Funeral Directing, Qualified Member of The British Institute of Embalmers.

Derek joined the Company in 1982 and by 2005 had been appointed Managing Director. On the retirement of Miles Morton in 2015, Derek took on the ownership of the business with his daughter Sarah. Derek regularly appears in the media where an opinion on bereavement matters is sought.

Derek enjoys hill walking, travel, theatre, good food and wine and, rather surprisingly, motorcycling.

Derek can always be contacted on 07812 960 449

sarah

Sarah Case Assistant Managing Director

Bachelor of Laws and Diploma in Funeral Directing

Sarah joined her Dad in the Company in 2005, whilst studying at university.  She found the work fulfilling and rewarding so, having completed her law degree, she joined the Company full time to become a highly skilled and qualified Funeral Director, well respected within the profession. In 2013 Sarah became Assistant Managing Director and is now joint owner of the business with Derek Case.

Sarah spends her leisure time walking her dog, relaxing with friends, travelling and music – playing and listening.

Sarah can always be contacted on 07837 010 070

Alison Wright

Alison Wright Company Secretary

Diploma in Funeral Directing

Alison joined the Company in 1996, bringing her accountancy skills to ensure the efficient running of Mortons’ financial administration.
Alison enjoys her home and garden, sharing food and fellowship with a wide variety of friends.

She takes an active role in supporting her nephews through school and university as well as giving practical help to two particular friends who are sight impaired.

Andrew Cant

Andrew Cant Manager

Diploma in Funeral Directing

Andrew has a long work history with Mortons, having joined in 1985.  He worked his way through all departments and is now a valued member of the Management team with responsibility for both arranging and directing funerals.

He gets great pleasure out of sharing time with his wife, three children and five grandchildren. He is also an enthusiast about DIY, classic cars and motorcycles.

Lisa Timmins

Lisa Timmins Manager

Diploma in Funeral Directing

Lisa joined Mortons in 1997 and is highly respected in the firm for her ‘can do’ attitude and ready smile.

Lisa is the mother of two young boys and an auntie to triplets!  Despite all the calls on her time she regularly participates in sponsored activities for charity.

mike

Mike Bennett Funeral Director

Certificate in Funeral Directing

Mike joined Mortons in 2006 as a General Funeral Service Operative but quickly became Deputy Foreman and then Foreman. Mike is now a qualified Funeral Arranger and Funeral Director with a high degree of knowledge and experience covering all aspects of the role.

A naturally sociable person, Mike is also a strong family man and enjoys spending time with his wife and young son. He is also an enthusiastic sports fan, particularly favouring Football and Rugby.

Professionally qualified Independent Funeral Directors, arranging and conducting funerals all over the UK.