Meet The Team
Gary Davis. Funeral Director. Gary is passionate and dedicated in caring for our families and their loved one, immediately putting families at ease with his natural empathy. When Gary is not at Oxley’s he enjoys spending time with family and friends, and being outdoors.
Pam Haigh. Celebrant and Bereavement Counsellor. “I have been part of the Oxley family team for over eight years now. I came from a career in people management. On a volunteer level I have worked within the Hospice movement for over forty years, in Family Support, I have supported many clients and patients during my time at the Hospice in Winsford and Colchester. I was also a Magistrate for ten years. My role within Oxley’s is multi faceted, from arranging the funeral, to conducting the service and offering support, following the service, if required by the family. There are many pieces of the jigsaw to put in place to give the family absolute confidence that they will have the service they wish for their loved ones. This is a people business and as a team member I am so privilged to be part of it. On a personal level, I love walking and have two dogs to focus on and a very loving family. thats me. Pam Haigh”.
Christine Ayton. Memorial Executive. Christine has been part of the Oxley family for 15 years – You might recognise her from Ayton’s Travel! Christine helps families with their memorials, with her invaluable knowledge, support, empathy and attention to detail. Working very closely with the Stone Masons. When she is not at Oxley’s she enjoys travelling, cuddles with her Cat Marley, eating out and seeing friends and family.
Cynthia Murray. Cynth has been part of the Oxley family for 10 years. She also looks after all our families and their loved ones in Audlem, the beautiful, vibrant village where she lives. Cynth is caring, compassionate and holds her families hands every step of the way. When she is not at Oxley’s, Cynth loves to go walking with her Husband and their four legged ‘baby’ Ozzy the dog.
Ben Machin. Senior Funeral Director. Ben has been part of the Oxley family for 17 years. Ben has a wealth of experience and knowledge and has so much care and empathy for our families. He is extremely organised and has impeccable attention to detail. Ben has achieved the NAFD (National Association of Funeral Directors) Diploma in Funeral Arranging and Administration, and is currently studying for the NAFD Funeral Directing Diploma. When Ben is not in Oxley’s he enjoys going the gym, making music, walking his dogs Phoebe and Dexter and travelling.
Rob Partner. Stone Mason. It is actually very rare to find Rob in a suit! He is usually in his overalls busy with memorials. Rob is Doris & Bill Oxley’s Son and started at Oxley’s when he was 15 years old . This is not a job to Rob, but a vocation. He truly loves what he does, and helping families with the perfect, fitting tribute for their loved one. When Rob is not at Oxley’s he enjoys keeping fit with five a side football, watching Liverpool F.C, spending time with family and he also loves a trip to Benidorm when he can!
Les Olszewski. Funeral Operative. Les joined Oxley’s after retiring from Bentley Motors. Les is passionate and dedicated in caring for our families and their loved ones. His pride and joy are our fleet of Mercedes vehicles, you can usually find him meticulously washing and polishing them. When Les is not at Oxley’s he is fishing
John Moran. Funeral Operative. John is passionate and dedicated in caring for our families and their loved ones. Like his colleague Les, John’s pride and joy are our fleet of Mercedes vehicles, you can usually find him meticulously washing and polishing them. When John is not at Oxley’s he enjoys spending time with family and friends, he thoroughly enjoys cooking, singing, watching TV, he regularly walks and cycles and has been known to do the odd bit of shopping!
Jeff Partner. Operations. Like his Brother Rob, Jeff has been with Oxley’s since he was 15 years old. Initially starting out in Masonry. Jeff is dedicated, caring and passionate about Oxley’s – our families, their loved ones and our team. He looks after all the operational side of Oxley’s, ensuring everything runs smoothly. When Jeff is not at Oxley’s he enjoys running, spending time with his friends and family, watching Liverpool F.C and travelling.
Kirsty Olszewski. Funeral Arranger. Kirsty is Doris & Bill Oxley’s Grandaughter. ‘It is such privilege to help families and their loved ones’. When Kirsty is not at Oxleys she enjoys spending time with her 21 month old daughter India, walking in nature, music and travelling.
Kaye Hollinshead . Funeral Arranger and Celebrant. Kaye finds it an absolute honour to help our families and a privilege to listen to their loved ones life stories, putting together a lovely, personal and fitting tribute. Kaye looks after us all in the office, ensuring a team members birthday is never missed. When Kaye is not in the office she loves spending time with family and friends, including hosting dinner parties, and taking part in activities from walking to quad biking!