Meet the Team


Pidgeons,The Cardiff Family Funeral Directors established 1920.

John Pidgeon

team-2John is the grandson of the founding Director of Pidgeons and lived literally on the business (in a flat above it) from birth. He has been involved in funeral service from a young age and has more than 40 years experience in the profession.

He is a qualified funeral director and holds a Diploma in Funeral Directing (Dip Fd) and Membership of The British Institute of Funeral Directors (MBIFD). He is a qualified embalmer and is a member of The British Institute of Embalmers and the International Thanatologists Association. John is also a member of the British Institute of Directors.

He believes funeral service is a vocation and rather than a job. He endeavours to ensure that each and every deceased person entrusted into his family’s care is treated as though they were one of his own family.


Andrew Forse – Funeral Service Director

team-1Andrew is a third generation family funeral director with over 30 years experience. He joined the Pidgeon family business in 1993 and is a fully qualified funeral director. He holds the NAFD Diploma in Funeral Directing and is a licensed funeral arranger with the British Institute of Funeral Directors.

Andrew strives to provide the bereaved with bespoke, professional service by guiding them through the process of arranging their loved one’s service, both sympathetically and professionally.


John Cammell – Manager

team-4John has over 24 years experience in the profession. He is a fully qualified funeral director and has a Diploma in Funeral Directing; the benchmark of excellence within the profession.

John has a Diploma in Funeral Service Management and is a licensed member of the British Institution of Funeral Directors.

John believes the family and loved ones of the deceased are paramount, with a tasteful and personal service being a perfect lasting memory to remember your loved one.



Amy Pearce & Barbara Hopkins – Secretary/Receptionists


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