Our People

Our Family ~ Our Staff ~ It's more than a job.

Peter Vincent (Managing Director)

Peter is proud to be a third generation funeral director.

Peter learned the ropes assisting in the family business as a teenager before attaining his bachelor of economics and spending the next 15 years in the banking sector.

Peter spent time at Devonport and Hobart and also managed the bank at Zeehan before moving to the mainland as a banking IT analyst. Peter returned to the North West coast in 2004 to manage the family business. Peter is an executive member of the AFDA and is committed to improvement and excellence of service in the funeral industry.

Peter is committed to the North West coast community and is involved in several community organisations such as the Jeremy White Foundation, past President of East Burnie Sunrise Rotary Club, past President of the Burnie Dockers Football Club and a member of the Stella Maris board.

Peter has two older children who live in Sydney, is married to Tara and they have two children, Matthew and Henry

Tara Vincent (General Manager)

Tara has managed prepaid funerals since 2005 and  joined the family business full time in 2018 after 23 years in the pathology industry as a scientist and manager.  Tara enjoys all aspects of the business, whilst spending most time managing the clerical side of funerals, website and facebook design, she enjoys assisting on funerals and meeting people for prearranged and funeral arrangements. Most recently Tara has started training in the mortuary under Paul's guidance and is honoured to be able to give our families loved ones care and respect.

Tara has been a president of the Stella Maris Parents & Friends and gets involved in the school and sporting activities of her children, Matthew and Henry. Tara enjoys spending time horse riding and with family.

Noel Bramich (Funeral Arranger)

Born and raised in the Sheffield district. Noel now lives in Devonport and arranges funerals in the Devonport, Latrobe and surrounding areas.

Noel has a passion for helping people, and can assist you and your family to provide your loved one a memorable service or memorial plaque.

Shaun O'Neill (Funeral Arranger)

We are excited to have Shaun join our team as an arranger. Shaun has great experience in retail and business operations management and all these skills, and his empathetic, caring nature will be a valuable asset to our client families.

Aleena Holland (Funeral Assistant)

Alenna has joined our team in March 2022 and is based mainly in our Devonport and Ulverstone branches. 

Alenna lives in Devonport and is assisting with our crematorium paperwork and presentation of ashes to our families, funerals and refreshments.

Paul Jack (Funeral Assistant)

Paul is a experienced funeral assistant with an amazing 19 years of mortuary skills. Paul shows great respect and care for those in our care and enjoys teaching those of us still learning in the mortuary. Paul lives in Devonport with his wife and has grown up children in the warmer climate of Queensland whom he enjoys visiting. 

Patrick Vassallo (Funeral Assistant)

Pat is a funeral assistant who is showing great care and talent in the mortuary under Paul's guidance. 

Rachel Rayner (Reception & Administration)

Rachel has been working with Vincent Funeral Services since 2016.

She works in the Burnie office and handles our day to day administration, working with families to facilitate personalised aspects of the service to create a funeral that loved ones can reflect on with pride.  Rachel has a wonderful talent in graphic design.

Rachel and her husband Mitchell have two daughters Layla and Belle and a son Rylan. On days off she enjoys spending quality time with her family at their shack on the east coast near St Helens, and has a great love for Tasmania and the nature of living that it provides.

Helen Squibb (Accounts & Administration)

Helen has been a part of our team since 2001. 

Helen manages the accounts area and supports us with many roles from monumental arrangement to refreshments. Helen is often the first point of contact for families who phone for assistance.

Gaylene Robinson (Reception & clerical Assistant)

Gaylene has many years of experience in medical reception and is providing our clients with wonderful support as a first point of contact and administration support. Gaylene is very talented at improving photos and funeral preparation details that makes farewells individual and special.