Meet the team

Lianna Champ

Lianna Champ

Managing Director
Dip FD MBIE MBIFD MICF

Founder of L Champ Funeral Services Ltd in 1985. Lianna is a fully qualified Funeral Director, Embalmer and Civil Funeral Celebrant. 

Lianna is also a certified Grief Recovery Specialist® and trained with John James, founder of The Grief Recovery Method® 

Carl Taylor

Carl Taylor

Funeral Service Manager

Carl is devoted to his work at Champ Funeral Services. He has vast experience in all areas of the funeral profession, is caring and has a true understanding of the needs of others. He is creative, considerate and has vast experience in helping families at a time of great need. He is a wonderful captain to the Champ ship.

Michael Baines

Michael Baines

Funeral Assistant

A former Fireman and Fire Training Officer. Michael has worked with us for many years as a Funeral Assistant and Driver/Bearer. His geographical knowledge of our area is invaluable to our logistic planning.

Norman Halton

Norman Halton

Funeral Assistant

Former Civil Servant, Norman is an excellent asset to our team. He is passionate in his voluntary work with Greyhound Rescue and Fostering. His caring and compassionate nature extends to his work and he is a well known face in our local Clayton community.

Patricia Eddleston

Patricia Eddleston

Housekeeper

A former residential home owner, Pat is sensitive to the needs of others. She looks after our Funeral Home and keeps our working environment ‘spic and span’ and provides us with a weekly treat of her home baking.

Grief Recovery

Are you or a loved one struggling with loss? Death, divorce or health.

Grief Recovery is for anyone who has been affected by loss and is stuck in their grief.

We are Certified Grief Recovery Specialists ® and can teach you how to make the changes you need to make so that you can live again following your loss

The Grief Recovery Method

Latest Testimonials

Excellent. We chose Champs as we have previously used your services.  Everything is always dealt with efficiently and courteously and you have provided an excellent se…

Reassuring. Your staff are very reassuring and efficient in preperation and planning. Everything was dealt with very courteously and efficiently.  The day of the funer…

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