Our Team

Denise Radovanovich – Dip.FD
Funeral Director


Born and raised in Auckland, Denise is a mother of 10 beautiful children, and six grandchildren. Although the eldest of five siblings, Denise comes from a strong background mix of Maori and Yugoslavian descent and proud to be in the west.

Denise’s experience ranges from hospitality and administration before coming to Tipene Funerals and becoming a qualified Funeral Director (Class of 2017).

Denise’s role as a recently qualified Funeral Director involves coordinating, and case managing funerals with a range of tasks from transfers, casketising and funeral arrangements that ensures the success of each family is cared for in the most dignified way.

“It has been a passion of mine to work in this industry. People have often asked me why? Which I often respond with ‘…to farewell those we have loved and lost with the care and dignity our loved ones deserve…’”.

Denise’s passions within the Funeral Industry is to become an Embalmer where she has the ability to care for our loved ones with dignity through the art of preservation and cosmetics.

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