History & Staff
Personalized service options allow you to honor your loved ones in a way that is both meaningful and healing. We hope to provide support and caring while delivering memorial services that celebrate life and help families find the peace they deserve.
If you’re seeking an honorable celebration of life, we invite you to learn more about where we came from, our vision, and the dedicated people behind our work.
A History of Caring
When we sit down with a family, we have just one goal: to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one. Together, we explore the wide variety of services and products available, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions.
Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done their best to honor their loved one.
Our Staff’s Dedication to Respectful Care
A funeral, or memorial service, should provide family members and loved ones with the chance to reflect, remember, and celebrate a life well-lived. Our goal is to create exceptional services and experiences that fulfill the wishes of your loved one. Our experienced Funeral Directors provide guidance on the crucial first steps toward healing.
David D. Gallentine
Location Leader & Funeral Director
David D. Gallentine has been a funeral service professional since 1985. He graduated from Catonsville Community College in Baltimore, Maryland with his AA degree in Mortuary Science. He taught restorative art techniques at Catonsville College while working as a funeral director and embalmer with a locally owned funeral home. Dave retired from the National Guard in 2001as a Chief Warrant Officer after twenty-one years. He and his wife, Patricia moved to Florida in December 2004.
Don was raised in Jasper, IN and moved to the Englewood area in 2003. He became involved with funeral service in 2004, working as an administrative assistant with our firm. Don became a licensed apprentice embalmer in 2007 and earned his degree in Mortuary Science from St Petersburg College in 2012, graduating with highest honors and earning the coveted distinction of graduating Summa Cum Laude. Don joined our staff as a licensed funeral director/embalmer in September 2013.