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Staff Profiles

peter-oniellPete T. O’Neill – Director
Pete has held office as CEO for Golden Charter, the UK’s leader provider of funeral plans and also as CEO of the Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors. During his time, he has also held office as Council Chairman of the Funeral Ombudsman Scheme and Chairman of the Funeral Planning Authority. His work in the funeral planning profession saw him as part of the initial steering group that led to the formation of the Funeral Planning Authority.


Gordon A. Fergusson – Director
Gordon brings over 30 years of business experience having worked for one of the big four firms of accountants. During his time, many years were involved with Golden Charter, the UK’s leader provider of funeral plans by assisting both the company and the trust to grow and develop from a standing start in his role as company secretary and finance director.



John Flannigan – Funeral Director
John started with John McLellans in 1975 as an apprentice joiner. He then began taking more of an active role in funerals working alongside Iain Kennedy and Ewen MacLennan. John now owns his own joinery business but he continues to assist with funeral services.


We have 4 other staff members who work part-time. They are essential to cover our 24hour/365 day attendance.

Whatever you choose, John McLellan & Co are committed to ensuring that your wishes are carried out to the highest standard.