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    MARSHALL HENRY PARKS , SR   Greenwood, South Carolina

    MARSHALL HENRY PARKS SR of Greenwood, SC died April 30, 2018 at the age of 86. A licensed funeral director and embalmer, he worked with his father, James Lloyd Parks in operating the family funeral home, Parks Funeral Home. He graduated from the Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta.

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    WESTON H ANDERSON   Bloomington, Minnesota

    WESTON H. ANDERSON of Bloomington, MN died April 28, 2018 at the age of 81. He was a licensed funeral director for over 50 years and the second-generation owner of Henry W. Anderson Mortuary in Minneapolis and Apple Valley, taking over in 1967 after the death of his father, Henry W. Anderson.

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    JAMES NELSON BLOWER   Athens, Ohio

    JAMES NELSON BLOWER of Athens, OH died April 28, 2018 at the age of 77. He began and ended his career as a funeral director in Columbus working for the Rutherford Funeral Home. He had owned and operated the James N. Blower Funeral Home in McArthur and Wellston, Hughes-Blower Funeral Home in Athens, Rawlings-Coats-Blower Funeral Home in Middleport, and the White-Blower Funeral Home in Coolville and Belpre. A graduate of the Cincinnati College of...

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    WILLIAM G. MCNEELAN , JR   Holton, Indiana

    WILLIAM G. MCNEELAN JR of Holton, IN died April 23, 2018 at the age of 94. He was a funeral director in the Holton and Versailles area for 60 years beginning in partnership with Ern Duke at Holton in 1952. In 1957 he along with Clifford Smith formed the McNeelan & Smith Funeral Home. In 1980 he joined the Bovard Funeral Home in Versailles and in 2002 he worked with the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles until his retirement in 2012....

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    ROBERT "BOB" P. HEITGER, SR   Massillon, Ohio

    ROBERT "BOB" P. HEITGER SR of Massillon, OH died April 14, 2018 at the age of 98. A licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 70 years, he was a third generation owner of the family business, Heitger Funeral Home, where he served as the patriarch until retiring in 1988. He graduated from the Cleveland School of Embalming in 1947.

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    HERBERT KAUFMAN   Southfield, Michigan

    HERBERT KAUFMAN of Southfield, MI died April 11, 2018 at the age of 94. He was a longtime funeral director and owner of the Ira Kaufman Chapel, which was established by his father, Ira Kaufman in 1941. He took over the reins in the 1950s and was to be honored by the Michigan Funeral Directors Association for 60 years in the business.

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    JANE M. TARBELL   Akwesasne, New York

    JANE M. TARBELL of Akwesasne, NY died April 10, 2018 at the age of 62. She was a licensed funeral director at the Donaldson Funeral Home in Massena for the past several years.

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    SANDRA STRONG FITZGERALD   Elephant Butte, New Mexico

    SANDRA STRONG FITZGERALD, a lifelong resident of Elephant Butte and Albuquerque, NM died April 5, 2018. She was a pioneering woman in international funeral service and a fourth generation in the family funeral home. Her husband Edward J. Fitzgerald is a past president of the National Funeral Directors Association.

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    TERRENCE R. VANSUCH   Louisville, Ohio

    TERRENCE R. VANSUCH of Louisville, OH died April 1, 2018 at the age of 65. A licensed funeral director for over 25 years, he had worked at the Wasko Funeral Home in Campbell, OH before joining Arnold Funeral Home in Canton, OH in 1983, retiring in 2017. He was a 1976 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and was a member of the Ohio Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.

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    THOMAS P. ROZGA   Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    THOMAS P.ROZGA of Milwaukee, WI died March 30, 2018 at the age of 95. A licensed funeral director for over 60 years, he was a third generation owner and operator of Rozga Funeral Home, which has three locations in Milwaukee. He was a member of the Wisconsin Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.

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    ROBERT J. BIGGINS   Hanson, Massachusetts

    ROBERT J. BIGGINS of Hanson, MA died March 29, 2018 at the age of 61. He was a first generation funeral director, embalmer and chief executive officer of Magoun Biggins Funeral Home, a family owned and operated firm that he purchased in 1986. He graduated from the New England Institute of Funeral Service in Newton in 1977, which later became Mt. Ida College. He remained involved at the college for several years as a member of the board of...

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    RONALD CHARLES ROMANI   Miami, Florida

    RONALD CHARLES ROMANI of Miami, FL died March 28, 2018 at the age of 68. He was a funeral director for over 33 years. He served as a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church since 1975.

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    RAYMOND LOY "R.L." DUFFIE   Bernie, Missouri

    RAYMOND LOY "R.L." DUFFIE of Bernie, MO died March 27, 2018 at the age of 89. He served his internship with the E. L. Watkins Funeral Home in Dexter, MO and the current Cotrell Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff, MO. In 1955, he and his wife Martha Duffie purchased the Drum Funeral Home in Bernie, MO and owned it until selling to Ray and Lucille Rainey in 1959. Raymond continued to manage the Duffie-Rainey Funeral Home until 1976. Raymond worked a...

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    BARBARA JEAN TWIBELL   Aberdeen, Washington

    BARBARA JEAN TWIBELL of Aberdeen, WA died March 25, 2018 at the age of 77. She and her husband, Doug Twibell purchased the Mills & Mills Funeral Service in Olympia in 1980, selling it in the 1990s. In 1994, they purchased Fern Hill Funeral Home from Gordon Peterson. They brought their son, Keith, on to manage the firm. Barbara established a Widow/Widower support group in Olympia, Aberdeen and at Westport called Solos. She graduated from the...

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    LAWSON M. VIRKLER   Lowville, New York

    LAWSON M. VIRKLER of Lowville, NY died March 20, 2018 at the age of 88. He was president of the Virkler Funeral Home, Inc., which was established by his father, Maurice N. Virkler in 1926. He held that position for 27 years until his retirement in 1981 at which time the business was sold. He graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming.

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    MARSHALL EDWIN "DIGGER" HELM   Bakersfield, California

    MARSHALL EDWIN "DIGGER" HELM of Bakersfield, CA died March 19, 2018 at the age of 79. He was the owner and operator of Greenlawn Cemeteries, which was established by his father, Ed Helm in 1931.

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    GRANT E. SMITH   Sunnyside, Washington

    GRANT E. SMITH of Sunnyside, WA died March 18, 2018 at the age of 43. He was a licensed funeral director at his family's firm, Smith Funeral Home.

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    STEPHEN A. KERTESZ   Akron, Ohio

    STEPHEN A. KERTESZ of Akron, OH died March 17, 2018 at the age of 91. A licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1966, he began his career working at the Kertesz Funeral Home, which his father estab-lished in 1928. He later opened his own funeral home on Manchester Road and in 1987 Kertesz Funeral Home merged with Kucko-Anthony Funeral Home, where he continued to work until his retirement in 2000. He was a member of the National Funeral...

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    FRANK MCMILLIAN   Mexia, Texas

    FRANK MCMILLIAN of Mexia, TX died March 13, 2018 at the age of 81. He was a licensed funeral director and embalmer in Kentucky and Texas. Throughout his career he worked at Lotts Mortuary in Dallas, Dorsey & Keatts Funeral Home in Mexia, Community Funeral Home and Emanuel Funeral Home, both in Teague. He was the first funeral director in charge of Moore's Angelic Funeral Home in Teague. He graduated from the Kentucky School of Embalming.

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    DANIEL MARTIN "DANNY" SCHAPMIRE   Hartford, Kentucky

    DANIEL MARTIN "DANNY" SCHAPMIRE of Hartford, KY died March 12, 2018 at the age of 73. He was co-owner of the Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home. He retired after 50 years of service as a licensed funeral director and embalmer. A 1966 graduate of the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science, he was a 50-year member of the Funeral Directors Association of Ken-tucky.

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