Hennessey Valley Funeral Home & Crematory in Spokane Valley, WA

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.

Trent Nielsen

Trent Nielsen

Managing Partner & Funeral Director

Trent grew up in Puyallup, Washington. While attending Pierce College in the fall of 2003, he was introduced to service in the funeral profession and began working at Curnow Funeral Home in Sumner, WA. His first work assignments for the funeral home were delivering paper death certificates to doctors offices, transporting families' loved ones, and assisting people with their pre-planning needs.

Trent served as a Spanish-speaking missionary in Guatemala for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2005-2007.

After graduating with a Business Management degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho in 2010, Trent returned to Washington and continued his work in funeral service. In 2013, Trent was blessed with the opportunity to oversee Funeral Alternatives of Washington, a rapidly growing funeral home with multiple locations in the Puget Sound area.

In October 2018, Trent was asked to become the managing partner of Hennessey Valley Funeral Home & Crematory. Trent focuses on providing high-quality and innovative service to the families being served.

Trent and his wife Amy have five children. The Nielsens live, work, and worship in Spokane Valley and absolutely love what the beautiful area has to offer.

Trent is a licensed Funeral Director and a Certified Crematory Operator in Washington State.


Aileen Fields

Aileen Fields

Funeral Director Intern & Advanced Planning Specialist

Serving the Spokane Catholic community since 1997, Aileen G. Fields SFO, joined Hennessey Funeral Homes as an Ambassador and licensed advanced planning specialist in 2016. Former Parish Council member at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, Development Officer at Immaculate Heart Retreat Center, Marketing/Sales Representative for Catholic Cemeteries, and owner of Abbas Catholic Bookstores in Spokane and 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 previously served as 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.

In her free time, Aileen is an avid canner in summer, specializing in salsa and spaghetti sauce, and raises doberman pinschers.


Christine King

Christine King

Ambassador



Julie Kent

Julie Kent

Outreach Coordinator & Administrator



Kamai VanAken

Kamai VanAken

Ambassador



Rick Sparrow

Rick Sparrow

Ambassador



Robin Sparrow

Ambassador



Vince Pendergrass

Vince Pendergrass

Crematory Operator



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Hennessey Valley Funeral Home & Crematory
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1315 North Pines Road
| Spokane Valley, WA 99206
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Tel: 509-926-2423
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| Directions

You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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