Natalie Dobson

Local funeral director, Tapper Funeral Service has welcomed back a past employee who once worked for the family business nine years ago.

Natalie Dobson, 29, re-joins the funeral company as an assistant to the funeral and cemetery manager, Rachel Lawton, at the Harbour View Woodland Burial Ground in Lytchett Minster.  In her new role, Natalie will be responsible for assisting Rachel in all aspects of the cemetery, including the arrangement of funerals.

Natalie began her career at Tapper Funeral Service in 2004 as a funeral directors assistant at its Poole branch. During her time away from Dorset, Natalie worked for Garners Funeral Service Ltd based in Kingston upon Thames running a branch. While in the position Natalie gained a qualification in funeral arranging and administration with the London Association of Funeral Directors (LAFD).

Natalie said: “I am really happy to have relocated back to Dorset and feel privileged to once again be part of Tapper Funeral Service and the Harbour View Woodland Burial Ground at such an exciting time.”

Steven Tapper, joint managing director at Tapper Funeral Service, says: “We are delighted to welcome back Natalie, she will be a fantastic addition to our Harbour View Woodland Burial Ground and her London experience will be hugely beneficial to her new role.”