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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.
The 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!
Managing Partner & Funeral Director
Crematory Manager & 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.
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.
Advanced Planning Specialist & Funeral Director Intern
Ambassador & Reception Coordinator
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.
After growing up in New Mexico, Jan moved to Alaska, where she worked in the banking industry. She became a full-time mom and moved with her family to Dallas and Midland, Texas. Jan and her husband have lived in the Spokane area for over 20 years. Their three children graduated from Spokane area high schools. Jan has assisted families with funeral and memorial services for more than five years.
Denny grew up in Montana and moved to Alaska, where he began a career in human resources in the oil industry. In addition to assignments in Alaska, Denny held challenging positions in Dallas and Midland, Texas. In Spokane, Denny worked as a consultant to management and taught classes at Gonzaga and Whitworth. Denny and his wife have lived in the Spokane area for over 20 years. Their three children graduated from Spokane area high schools. Denny has assisted families with funeral and memorial services for more than five years.
Becky grew up in Southern California and then attended
Brigham Young University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Early
Childhood Education, and met her husband Gary. They have since lived in
Seattle, WA, Kennewick, WA, and Lexington, KY, raising five children along the
way. Becky and Gary moved to Spokane in 2012 to help care for his aging
parents and love the beauty of the area. Becky currently owns a
small business preserving family histories, but she has also worked in education
and several other vocational fields. Volunteer opportunities have
included the Red Cross, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, PTA, and various
positions within her church. Becky enjoys playing the piano, camping,
hiking, biking, boating, and traveling to visit her children and
Administrative Assistant /Bookkeeper
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