About Us

David Mason

David Mason

18th November 1929 – 6th December 2014
David was one of the owner/partners of Mason & Stokes. He looked after families and conducted funerals for over 60 years and took an active role in the business right up until the end.
Richard Mason

Richard Mason

Richard is David's son and owner/partner of Mason & Stokes. Richard has 30 years experience conducting and arranging funerals and managing the logistics of the funerals.
Joy Mason

Joy Mason

Joy is David's daughter and owner/partner of Mason & Stokes. Joy has been running the office for almost 25 years. Looking after families and staff she is the hub of the business.
Julian

Julian Goodwin

Julian has been working in the funeral industry in Cheltenham for over 25 years and has his foundation certificate in funeral directing. He joined Mason & Stokes four years ago and manages all aspects of the funeral process.
Sarah Saunders

Sarah Saunders

Sarah is Richard's sister-in-law and works part-time in the office. Sarah joined the team at Mason & Stokes in 1997, her main responsibilities are processing the in memoriam donations and managing accounts.
Andy

Andy Pritchard

Andy has worked in the funeral industry for many years and joined the team five years ago. Andy takes great pride in care of the deceased which is his main responsibility along with driving and bearing.
Jessica Mason

Jessica Bryars

Jessica is Joy's daughter and works part-time in the office as an administrator. Jessica has been working at the family business for 10 years, having joined the team whilst studying for her degree in Business Administration.
Daniel Taylor

Daniel Taylor

Daniel joined the team at Mason & Stokes on leaving school in 2005. He completed his foundation certificate in funeral directing and his daily roles include care of the deceased, driving and bearing.
Amy Mason

Amy Mason

Amy is Richard's daughter and came to work at the family business in 2014 having previously worked in the care sector. Amy works full-time in the office and is learning all aspects of the business.