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Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 509-926-2423 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Paddy

Paddy

Comfort Dog

Named after the late Chuck Hennessey, Jr.,  "Paddy" is our funeral home comfort dog. He is a hypo-allergenic, non-shedding, medium labradoodle born on April 20, 2016. He is a wonderful addition to our funeral home on North Pines Road. Families we serve appreciate his love and affection. Stop in to visit him!


Scott Dahl

Scott Dahl

Managing Partner & Funeral Director

Scott was raised in the funeral industry in Redding, California, and is a licensed funeral director in California and Washington. He earned a B.A. degree from Brigham Young University in 1992 and an M.S. from Northwestern University in 1994. Scott has held corporate marketing, sales and advertising positions with WordPerfect, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Ohio, Utah State University, Staples Business Advantage, and Batesville Casket Company. He is a former journalist in the United States Naval Reserve, Spokane Valley Kiwanis Club board member, and former board member for the Spokane Execs Association. In 2014, Scott, his wife Laura, and their children relocated from Pittsburgh to Spokane, where they enjoy sandy lake beaches, kayaking and movie night.


Laura Frogley Dahl

Laura Frogley Dahl

Crematory Manager and Office Coordinator

Laura was raised in Davenport, Iowa, the second youngest of 10 children. She began her college studies at Brigham Young University, transferring to Palmer School of Chiropractic Technology, earning a technology degree in 1991, emphasizing office management, anatomy and physiology, radiology and venipuncture. Besides medical office management, her work experience has also included insurance billing, patient services, cashier/customer service, and executive assistant/bookkeeper. She took time off to raise her four children and was able to do freelance consulting during that time. Laura began at Hennessey Funeral Homes in 2015 as a crematory operator and embalmer intern, shifting to Hennessey Valley in 2017 as crematory manager, and oversees the memorial print services. Laura enjoys reading, cooking, organizing, kayaking, painting, classic movies and spending time with her family. She also plays the piano and violin.


Colin Harris

Colin Harris

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Colin was born in New Westminster, BC, Canada to American and British parents. He started in Funeral Service in 1999 earning his associate's degrees in Funeral Direction and Embalming. Colin then moved to Spokane to marry the most wonderful woman in the world and they welcomed two tortoises and two pug dogs - Max and Levi - into their home. He is active in Kiwanis and several volunteer activities and Colin is very passionate about his volunteer work with marginalized people - though 90% of his social life is with the Spokane Pug Group.



Aileen Fields

Aileen Fields

Advanced Planning Specialist

Serving the Spokane Catholic community since 1997, Aileen G. Fields SFO, has joined Hennessey Funeral Homes as an Ambassador and licensed pre-need funeral planner. Former Parish Council member at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, Development Officer at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center and Marketing/Sales Representative for Catholic Cemeteries, Aileen is the owner of Abbas Catholic Bookstores in Spokane, recently franchising Abbas into Coeur d’Alene. Aileen has a special love for taking care of families and their needs at the end of life and is currently working to become accredited as a funeral director. Aileen also serves the Catholic Priesthood by fostering and promoting vocations to the Priesthood as a Serran. She is Serra International's District Governor for all of Eastern Washington/Northern Idaho, the Program Chair for the Serra USA Council, and a member of the Sisters of Mary Mother of the Church Advisory Council, as well. In her free time, Aileen is an avid canner in summer, specializing in salsa and spaghetti sauce, and raises doberman pinschers.


Susie Hennessey

Susie Hennessey

Ambassador

Susie represents the fourth generation to work for Hennessey Funeral Homes. She graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1980 and attended Gonzaga University, Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College. Susie has lived in several places, including Dutch Harbor, AK, Arkansas, Seattle, and Portland, but returned home to Spokane to raise her son Charlie and to be with family and enjoy the perks of Spokane. She loves the four seasons here and enjoys living so close to lakes and winter sports.


Scott August

Scott August

Ambassador

Scott Anthony August was born in Spokane. He graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1973 and received his A.A. degree from Spokane Falls Community College in 1975. Scott then attended Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, OR, completing his A.S. in Funeral Service education in 1979. Upon leaving Mt. Hood, Scott began his career working for Charles Hennessey, Jr., at the north Spokane Hennessey location, where he worked from 1980 to 1985. For the next 22 years, he was a managing partner at Einan's Funeral Home in Richland, WA. Scott served on the Washington State Funeral Directors Association board from 2005 - 2007. He returned to Spokane to retire and spend more time with his grandchildren. He now lives in Spokane Valley with his wife Debra, and two dogs Sam and Vinnie.


Ali Miller

Ali Miller

Ambassador



John Alcazar

John Alcazar

Ambassador



Christine King

Christine King

Ambassador



Claire Lackie

Claire Lackie

Ambassador



Mary Enquist

Mary Enquist

Administrative Assistant /Bookkeeper



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