Becker Family Funerals

Garry Woolnough

Garry Woolnough

Garry Woolnough lives in Taree and is married to Beth, they have four children. Garry was an Ordained Minister and has a natural empathy for all people. Garry is a very capable Celebrant and Funeral Conductor.

Bianca Wright

Bianca Wright

Bianca Wright (née Osborne) is married to Shane and lives in Cundletown. They have two young sons. Bianca has just joined us recently and we are proud to have her with us. She is a very competent office person with a gentle and caring personality.

Thomas Becker

Thomas Becker

We would like to welcome Thomas Becker better known to all as “Tom”; At 23 years of age, Tom will be one of the third generation Becker working with us. On leaving school Tom became an apprentice carpenter with Sorenson & Caldon. Whilst enjoying his trade, an opportunity was created through our growth and thankfully Tom accepted our employment offer. Tom brings with him a great personality of warmth and social skills that endear him to all he meets. We are excited to begin the process of handing on the knowledge and skills of our lives as funeral directors. Tom will be an asset to Becker Family Funerals now and into our future. Welcome Tom!

Emily Becker

Emily Becker

Emily has just recently joined the family team. After living in the United States for a year working as an Au pair, she has come back and joined us as the youngest employee here. Emily is doing a Traineeship in Business Administration with us and attends TAFE once a week. She is a well-received addition to the Becker Family Team.

Cheryl Wright

Cheryl Wright

Cheryl Wright (nee Holden) is married to Terry and was born and raised in Taree. They have two daughters, Jessica and Abbey. Cheryl has had many years working in the Funeral industry. She always shows sincere empathy and care for all the families that she attends to and is a welcomed addition to our team.

Beth Woolnough

Beth Woolnough

Beth is married to Garry they have  four children and live in Taree. Beth is our Prepaid consultant and is happy to meet with Families to arrange for their future needs. She is a caring and compassionate person who will guide families through a very important part of their lives to give them the ease of mind that comes with being prepared and having plans in place.

Daniel Thorpe “Dan”

Daniel Thorpe “Dan”

Is the newest member of Becker Family Funerals. Dan is a local Biripi man who joined us in March 2020 and is already an extremely valuable addition to our funeral home. Dan began his working life as a concreter at the age of 15 and became an accomplished concreter who has worked on many homes and buildings in the Manning Valley and surrounds. Dan has played football for Old Bar, Taree, Wingham and is an avid Rabbitohs supporter. Dan is married to our daughter Olivia and together they have three children, Talayah, Kyren and Mahlu. Dan’s priorities are his wife, family & work and he delivers in these areas without compromise. We are very proud of Dan in this respect. Dan’s parents are Clayton Thorpe & Coral Ridgeway and Dan is one of ten children. The Thorpe household was and is a very busy place. Dan’s decision to leave the concreting industry was made difficult because of the respect he had for his employer and also that he loved working with his dad on the job, but Dan realised the rewards that were to be gained for himself and his family by taking the new opportunity in his life. We embrace Dan and see the potential in him as a future role model within our wonderful...