Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met. We are here for you.

Merry Mitchell
Funeral Director

Email: merrym.lfh@gmail.com


Merry earned her funeral director license in 1999. She lives in Stockton and attends Holy Cross United Methodist Church where she is in the hand bell choir. She was born and raised in upstate New York, and joined the Army at age 18. She was able to travel Europe and most of the United States before putting down roots in California. She has three children and eight grand children.

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Laura Benavidez

Funeral Arranger

Email: laurab.lfh@gmail.com


Laura was born in Jalisco, Mexico, but grew up in Lodi. She has worked in a wide variety of fields, but found her passion in helping people honor their loved ones. She lives in North Stockton with her significant other and their cat. In her free time, she likes to go to farmers markets and discover new places throughout Northern California.

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Rosie Ferreyra
Funeral Director

Email: rosief.lfh@gmail.com


Rosie was born in Ventura, but grew up in Lodi. She graduated from Lodi High and earned a Bachelor of Science in biology and criminology from Holy Names University.

Experiencing the loss of a loved one first hand made her discover her passion for assisting others during such a difficult moment. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with family, watching sports, watching forensic/crime shows and exploring new places.

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William B. Hansen

Funeral Arranger / Embalmer

Email: williamh.lfh@gmail.com


In 1984, Will began his career in funeral service in Myrtle Point, Oregon. After serving his apprenticeship there, he relocated to Berkeley and attended the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science graduating in 1987. Will has since served in many different capacities of the funeral business from funeral directing, embalming and management.

“My passion is helping people with the difficult task of funeral planning, allowing my families the peace of mind to know that their burial or cremation plans for their loved one will be carried out perfectly.”

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juanita wimpey

Administrator

Email: juanitaw.lfh@gmail.com



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Emily Vanderburg
Administrative assistant

Email: emilyv.lfh@gmail.com



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