Our Staff


Rob Hunt Sr.

Rob Hunt Sr.

Owner/Funeral Director

Rob Hunt Sr. is a third generation funeral director. He has worked actively in the industry for 20 years. Rob and his brother, Jeff took over ownership of the business following the death of their father, Dick Hunt, in 2011. 

Rob is a fluent spanish-speaker. He is an active hockey dad with four kids active in the sport. He is a huge sports fan who enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with his family and fostering kids in need.


Jeff Hunt

Jeff Hunt

Owner/Funeral Director

Jeff Hunt is a third generation funeral director sharing ownership and responsibility for the business along with his brother, Rob Sr. He has worked in the industry for 20 years.

Jeff and his family are active members of St. Charles Borromeo Church. He enjoys playing sports, fishing, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends.


Rob Hunt Jr.

Rob Hunt Jr.

Funeral Director Intern

Rob Hunt Jr. is the newest generation of Hunts to serve families through funeral work. He is currently completing schooling and internship requirements to become a licensed funeral director.

Junior is active in sports, loves spending time with family and friends, and looks forward to the opportunity to run the business someday in the distant future.


Melanie Parrish

Melanie Parrish

Funeral Director

Melanie began working for the Hunt family in 2015. She is an experienced funeral director who has worked in the industry for 6 years. Mel comes from a background of small town work and loves working for this small family business helping others in their time of need.

Melanie enjoys cleaning and organizing, reading books, and spending time with her family.


E. Joshua Porte Sr.

E. Joshua Porte Sr.

Funeral Director Assistant/Liberian Community Liaison

Josh works part time for the funeral home assisting with funeral services. He is active in the Liberian community and acts as a liaison on their behalf.

Josh was born in Monrovia, Liberia and moved to the United States in 1997. He is married with three sons.


Bill Cavanagh

Bill Cavanagh

Funeral Assistant/Certified Celebrant

Bill works part time assisting on funeral service. Bill is a long time insurance agent selling prepaid funeral policies. He has worked for funeral homes for over 20 years assisting with services.

Bill is a Certified Funeral Celebrant. He is a soloist and an active member of the community. 


Chris Williams

Chris Williams

Funeral Assistant/Certified Celebrant

Chris works part time at the funeral home assisting on services. She worked for many years as an insurance agent selling funeral policies and has years of experience assisting at funeral homes. She is also a Certified Funeral Celebrant.

Chris is an active member of St. Joseph the Worker Church in Maple Grove. She is the proud grandma to four wonderful grandchildren. She enjoys baking, reading, music, and volunteering for her church.


Priscilla Erickson

Priscilla Erickson

Funeral Assistant

Priscilla works part time assisting with services. She is the main staff member on site during any evening visitations.

Priscilla ran a daycare out of her home for many years taking care of local children. She is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.


Ron Trocke

Ron Trocke

Funeral Assistant/Handyman

Ron has worked for the funeral home for many years. He is one of the main support staff and can be found doing anything and everything from mowing the lawn to assisting on funeral services.

Ron is a two time champion of the Iditarod races. He is a fixture in the northeast community. He is the neighborhood fix-it-all guy.


Jack Hunt

Jack Hunt

Retired

Jack Hunt worked for the funeral home for decades. He is well known and well liked in the Northeast Minneapolis area.

Jack had to retire from the business in 2015 due to illness. He still enjoys working around the funeral home and helping out on services from time to time, as he can.


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