About us

William Paterson – Funeral Director

Now the new proprietor of Berriedale Funeral Home, William has worked in the funeral profession as a funeral director for the past 15 years. In 2021, the original proprietors, James & Janet Steven decided to retire and hand over the reins to William.

Kathleen – Funeral Director & Celebrant

Kathleen has been in the funeral profession for over 35 years and has owned and run funeral homes all over Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, alongside her husband, Ian MacIntosh. While not only a funeral director, Kathleen also provides personalised celebrant services.

Paul Scott MBIE – Qualified Embalmer & Mortician Manager

Paul is not only a fully qualified and certified embalmer within the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire area, but he is also the son of Kathleen. Paul has been in the funeral profession for over 15 years.

David Baines – Funeral Director Associate

David joined Berriedale as a Funeral Director Associate, after moving from South Africa. David brings a wealth of experience, following his early retirement from the military and is proficient in most practical tasks, which comes in very handy.

Gillian Anderson – Celebrant

Gillian is one of our in-house celebrants who can provide services not only for you for funerals but other special occasions.