Meet The Team

David Peterson

Dip.F.D.  M.B.I.F.D. & BRAMM

After completing formal education David spent time working with Clive and Bryn at the family funeral home before undertaking an internship at Frederick Paine Funeral Directors, in Kingston upon Thames, London. For 12 months David worked at Frederick Paine Funeral Directors where he gained a wealth of knowledge and experience that would bode him well for the future. On his return to the family firm David went on to study for his diploma in funeral directing and also became a qualified memorial mason and later, a memorial inspector.

In 1994 V A Peterson Funeral Service bought and renovated Hook Funeral Service in Griffithstown. David moved into the funeral home and assisted in modernising and developing the building.

David has been a loyal member of Pontypool Round table, taking part in many charity events, including Pontypool fireworks display and abseiling down Newport’s transporter bridge!

Nowadays David prefers to take things steady but thoroughly enjoys exercising and socialising with friends.

 

 

Ross Peterson

Dip.FAA & BRAMM

Ross started working at the funeral home part time whilst finishing his studies at Pontypool college, he eventually joined the company full time in 2008 after completing his qualifications in Business Studies. Since joining the firm Ross has trained with the National Association of Funeral Directors (N.A.F.D) gaining his Diploma in Funeral Arranging and Administration.

Ross is also; one of four fully qualified memorial masons at the funeral home with many years’ experience. Training with The British Register of Accredited Memorial Masons (BRAMM), Ross is qualified to install memorials in Churchyards and Cemeteries countrywide.

When Ross isn’t at the funeral home you can find him taking part in 4 cross mountain bike races, fishing or tinkering with his classic car.

 

 

Aime Pinch

BA (HONS)  Dip.F.D. & Dip.FAA

Aime has an art and design background, a keen eye for colour and style. She studied fine art and product design at Caerleon University earning a Diploma in Art Foundation.

When Aime completed her education at Caerleon she fancied a new challenge and undertook a degree in Business and Law. Successfully graduating with her degree Aime joined the family firm in 2012. Not one to shy away from a challenge Aime embarked on her Diploma in funeral administration and later funeral directing with the N.A.F.D.

Before working at V.A. Peterson Funeral Service, Aime worked at the local R.A.F.A club for 7 years in between studying, she’s also trained in first aid.

Aime can be found walking her pugs and enjoys spending time with her husband and son, whether it’s day tripping or going for an all out holiday. In her free time Aime also loves to paint and draw.