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About Brain Darth Funeral Services

Brian Darth Funeral Services is a family orientated business and Brian prides himself on that. He has his youngest daughter working with his as a funeral director and embalmer. His eldest daughter, Leisa Patel, graduated in September 2004 as a registered chartered accountant and now takes care of the business accounts. Brian’s son, Shaun Darth, is the caretaker of the funeral home grounds and his second eldest child, Nicole Darth leads the company with her marketing expertise and all things related.

Services We Offer

  • 24-hour service
  • Funeral and burial/cremation ceremonies
  • Viewings
  • Reception and catering
  • Newspaper notices

  • Service sheets
  • Music library
  • Video recording, slideshow and photography
  • Bereavement support pack

Meet Our Team

Brian Darth

Brian Darth

Married to Christine in 1973 in Stratford’s Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4 children and 11 grandchildren later, Brian’s commitment to his family is the nucleus of the warm caring person he is today and Brian naturally displays the same commitment to the families he supports during and after the funeral arrangement process.

Pamela Darth

Pamela Darth

Pamela was the youngest child of Brian and Christine Darth born in 1985 at Stratford Hospital. Pamela grew up in the Taranaki area but then went on to move to Auckland and then Hamilton, returning to Taranaki to have her first daughter in 2009. Pamela joined her father at Brian Darth Funeral Services in 2009 to start her own career as a funeral director. Pamela then had another daughter, born with Down Syndrome in 2011. Pamela works closely with her father doing the arranging of funerals.