Cumnock, Ayrshire

We are a family-run funeral firm, dedicated to providing all the support that you and your family may require.

From selecting a coffin to picking your loved ones favourite flowers, we will help and guide you every step of the way.

We pride ourselves in providing a complete personal service to each individual and family, helping you tailor the funeral and service that best suits you and your loved one’s needs.

The staff at Fosters Funeral Directors have been highly trained to deal with clients in a sympathetic and understanding nature in times of great distress and sorrow.

We also provide pre-payment funeral plans so whether you are arranging a funeral now or planning for the future – we’ll do everything we can to help you remember your loved one.

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107 Glaisnock Street
Cumnock
Ayrshire
KA18 1JP

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Our Staff

Julie Pettigrew

Julie Pettigrew

Funeral Arranger

Hi, my name is Julie and I live with my fiance Mark and our two children Brooke and Brody.  I joined Fosters Funeral Directors in 2018 after working with East Ayrshire Council for 16 years.  My post in East Ayrshire Council, Bereavement Services, highlighted that I was interested in getting into the funeral industry.  My role with Fosters as a Funeral Arranger is to help families ensure their loved ones wishes are carried out at a time when they need help, support and guidance.  I carry out their wishes with a caring, professional manner and treat families as I would want my own to be treated at a difficult time.

Stuart Logan

Stuart Logan

Branch Manager, Cumnock

I have been working in the Funeral Sector for over a decade and started working in Glasgow as a driver bearer within a large corporation. In turn, I moved to Perth, Dundee and Aberdeen, learning all aspects of the trade throughout Scotland, progressing through the ranks within the sector.

I’m delighted to be part of the Fosters team so I can help the bereaved public in the local community in which we serve. This combined with my knowledge, experience and commitment to the funeral profession ensures our clients receive an exceptional standard of personal service every time.

Anthony J. T. Foster

Anthony J. T. Foster

Funeral Director

Hello, my name is Tony Foster, I am the founder of Fosters Funeral Directors – The Independent Family Funeral Directors Ltd.

I have a great passion to help people, I love my profession. Families entrust their loved ones within the care of my company and that task I do not take lightly. I have managed over the years to build a team of people who have the same ethos  as I do and with this team we have created one of the largest independently owned funeral directors in the United Kingdom.

My goal has always been to provide the highest possible service at the least amount of money anywhere within this industry. If I can offer any help or you would wish to email me please contact me at [email protected]

Allison Howat

Allison Howat

Funeral Arranger/Admin Assistant

I have worked within the funeral profession for 15 years.  I recently joined the Fosters team here at Cumnock and am enjoying the challenges that each day holds in this exciting industry.

I consider it a privilege to guide each family through such a difficult time and to carry out their individual wishes that mean so much to them.

I am married to Hugh and we enjoying spending time with our children and grandchildren. In our spare time, we are usually out in the countryside walking our dog Victor.

Terry Buchan

Terry Buchan

FUNERAL DIRECTOR / EMBALMER

My name is Terry Buchan. I started employment in the funeral industry in 2006 as a funeral operative for Dundas Fyfe Funeral Directors, my role there involved chauffeur driving limousines for funerals, and general workshop duties.

In 2010 I enrolled with William Purves embalming academy, where I completed the course in embalming.

Over the 3 years since then I have worked in the mortuary, taking care of hygienic treatments and preparing your loved ones for viewings and for their final journey.

In 2013 I joined Fosters Funeral Directors as a funeral director, coming here mainly because they are an independent family funeral directors.

My intentions are to provide a professional and compassionate service so that you and your loved ones’ wishes are carried out.

When am out of work I spend time with my wife Lisa and 4 children. Nico, Nathan, Keanna and Jack and our family dog Kira.

Phil Stevenson

Phil Stevenson

Chauffeur Driver

My name is Phil. I entered the funeral profession after many years in the army. I feel my army training transfers well to the funeral industry, where the utmost respect and attention to detail are paramount.

I assist my work colleagues in ensuring that the funeral planning details are taken care of in the days leading up to a funeral taking place. This can include collection of deceased, ensuring the necessary paperwork is submitted or collecting orders of service. Working on the day of a funeral, either driving the hearse or limousine is also a big part of my role here at Fosters.

My aim is to ensure all preparation prior to funerals is carried out precisely and on the day of the service for funerals to run faultlessly every time.