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    JOHN L. FREUND   Marengo, Illinois

    JOHN L. FREUND of Marengo, IL died August 4, 2020at the age of 70. A funeral director, he apprenticed with George R. Justen & Son Funeral Home before working at the Warner & Flagg Funeral Home in Crystal Lake. He owned and operated the Freund Funeral Home in Wonder Lake from 1978-1983. He purchased Cooper Funeral Home in Marengo and then formed Marengo-Union Funeral Home. In 1992 Freund purchased the Querhammer Funeral Home in Crystal Lake,...

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    CYNTHIA MESSINA   Coral Springs, Florida

    CYNTHIA MESSINA of Coral Springs, FL died August 1, 2020 at the age of 58. Originally from Cleveland, OH, Cindy moved to Florida for a career with SCI. A funeral director for 35 years, she was the manager at Kraeer Funeral Home in Coral Springs. She was a graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science.

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    EDWARD "ED" GILLAR   Bryan, Texas

    EDWARD "ED" GILLAR of Bryan, TX died July 29, 2020 at the age of 84. A licensed funeral director and mortician for over fifty-four years, he worked at Hillier Funeral Home and later Memorial Funeral Chapel. A Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, he was a member of the Mt. Calvary Cemetery board.

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    JAMES W PIRKLE   Washington, Indiana

    JAMES W. PIRKLE of Washington, IN died July 29, 2020 at the age of 85. In1957 he joined the Gill Brothers as funeral director/mortician and upon their retirement in 1974, Pirkle assumed ownership of the firm. He owned and operated it alongside his wife, Margaret for over fifty years. He graduated from the Indiana College of Mortuary Science.

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    KRYAN "KY" MILLER   Hermiston, Oregon

    KRYAN "KY" MILLER of Hermiston, OR died July 28, 2020 at the age of 74. In 1972 he began working for Wilson Funeral Home in Midland and later served as manager. Miller became the sole shareholder in 1987 and renamed it Wilson Miller Funeral Home. He then moved operations from Ashman Street to its current location on Saginaw Road, which is where he lived with his dogs until he moved to Oregon. He graduated from the Worsham College of Mortuary...

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    LOIS P VILLASEÑOR   Austin, Texas

    LOIS P. VILLASEÑOR of Austin, TX died July 28, 2020 at the age of 87. A funeral director for over 40 years, she was the founder and owner of Mission Funeral Home. A 1961 graduate of the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service, she was the first Hispanic woman to serve on the Texas Funeral Service commission as a 1989 appointee. Villaseñor served six years before being asked to serve as the commission's interim director.

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    PATRICK HANCOCK   Batesville, Arkansas

    PATRICK HANCOCK of Batesville, AR died July 25, 2020 at the age of 80. He was a licensed funeral director for almost thirty years.

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    STEVEN MITCHELL DOBBS   Silsbee, Texas

    STEVEN MITCHELL DOBBS of Silsbee, TX died July 23, 2020at the age of 59. He was a funeral director and embalmer in Texas for twelve years, having served Farmer Funeral Home. He graduated from the Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service.

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    MARY MARGARET ROEDER TRISKA   El Campo, Texas

    MARY MARGARET ROEDER TRISKA of El Campo, TX died July 18, 2020 at the age of 95. A retired funeral director, she was the former owner of Triska Funeral Home.

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    ANITA A FLOWERS   Dublin, Ohio

    ANITA A. FLOWERS of Dublin, OH died July 18, 2020 at the age of 92. She worked alongside her husband, Frank, in owning and operating the Flowers Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, OH from 1959 to 1981.

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    H. E. SHELTON   Marietta, Georgia

    H. E. SHELTON of Marietta, GA died July 18, 2020 at the age of 85. He attended mortuary school in Atlanta before purchasing the Hanley Company Funeral Home. He continued to own and operate the Hanley-Shelton Funeral Home for 51 years.

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    WILLIAM LYVONE "LOWBOY" THORNTON   Bono, Arkansas

    WILLIAM LYVONE "LOWBOY" THORNTON of Bono, AR died July 18, 2020 at the age of 75. A licensed funeral director and minister, he worked at Roller-Farmers Union Funeral Home for twelve years.

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    GEORGE ONDRICK   Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania

    GEORGE ONDRICK of Clarks Summit, PA died July 17, 2020 at the age of 88. He served the funeral profession for more than sixty years as a funeral director and as a representative for embalming suppliers. Ondrick formerly owned a funeral home in Clarks Green and later assisted area funeral directors. A graduate of the Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, he was a member of the Lackawanna County Funeral Directors Association, Pennsylvania Funeral...

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    DAVID F. "SCOTTIE" ERNST , JR   Standford, Kentucky

    DAVID F. "SCOTTIE" ERNST JR of Standford, KY died July 14, 2020 at the age of 61. A 1982 graduate of the Mid-America College of Funeral Service, he was part owner of Fox Funeral Home and Barnett & Demrow Funeral Homes in Lincoln County before serving the past 18 years at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in Lexington as a licensed funeral director. Scottie was deputy coroner for Lincoln County for several years.

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    WILLIAM G. "BILL" BAKER   Arlington, Texas

    WILLIAM G. "BILL" BAKER of Arlington, TX died July 12, 2020 at the age of 85. He served in the funeral business for over 55 years and was the managing director of Arlington Funeral Home for many years. A graduate of the John A. Gupton College of Mortuary Science, Bill tenured as president of the North Texas Funeral Directors Association as well as the Texas Funeral Directors Board in Austin and was named the 1995-1996 Funeral Director of the...

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    DAVID N HEALD   Holly Hill, Florida

    DAVID N. HEALD of Holly Hill, FL, formerly of Springvale, ME died July 9, 2020 at the age of 71. A funeral director for 33 years, he worked alongside his father, James Heald at Heald Funeral Home. David assumed ownership of the firm in 1982 and in 2005 the business was sold. He partnered with Richard Shaw to form Maine Biomedical Service, the first and only licensed medical waste incinerator in Maine. He graduated with a degree in mortuary...

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    RICHARD C. "RICK" MATTHEWS   Darlington, South Carolina

    RICHARD C. "RICK" MATTHEWS of Darlington, SC died July 8, 2020 at the age of 66. A graduate of Fayetteville Technical Community College, he was a li-censed funeral director at Kistler Funeral Home.

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    WILLIAM "SONNY" HOWARD DOVE   New Bern, North Carolina

    WILLIAM "SONNY" HOWARD DOVE of New Bern, NC died July 6, 2020 at the age of 76. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he completed his internship at Oscar's Mortuary, which was founded by his father, Oscar Dove in 1960. Sonny and his two sisters, Dorothy and Eileen Dove, took over the business in 2010 upon the death of their mother, Grace Dove. He was president of the firm until the time of his death. He graduated from the American Academy...

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    ANTHONY E. "TONY" KULFAN   Zelienople, Pennsylvania

    ANTHONY E. "TONY" KULFAN of Zelienople, PA died July 5, 2020 at the age of 81. In his time as a funeral director, he worked around the clock driving ambulance and providing services and was known for his meticulous work and attention to detail.

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    RENE V. SCHOATS   Muskogee, Oklahoma

    RENE V. SCHOATS of Muskogee, OK died July 5, 2020 at the age of 75. A licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 50 years, he worked under David Winn I at the House of Winn Funeral Home in Muskogee at the time of his death. He graduated from the Worsham College of Mortuary Science.

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