Mr. Christopher Martinez, Owner/Funeral Director
Chris is a 1997 graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School and a 2001 graduate of Nassau Community College. He is a Licensed Funeral Director in New York State and is a member of the New York State Funeral Directors Association. Chris is a member of the Pine Bush Lions Club, and a former member of the Wallkill East Rotary, as well as a former board member and Vice President of the Pine Bush Chamber of Commerce. A transplant to Pine Bush by way of the Bronx, Chris is committed to excellence and attention to detail that the DeWitt and Morse Family was known for in Orange County. He vows to continue the tradition of caring and dignified service that our grieving families deserve.
Mrs. Raquel Martinez, Office Manager/Apprentice Funeral Director
Raquel runs the day to day operations of the funeral home. Raquel is a transplant from beautiful San Diego, CA, and is the former bank manager of Hudson Heritage Federal Credit Union in Pine Bush. She has a Bachelor in Science, Criminal Justice from San Diego State University, and an Associate in Science, Administration of Justice Forensic Technology from Grossmont College. She is currently attending SUNY Canton to become a licensed funeral director. Raquel is a former recipient of the Price Scholarship for her commitment to community service and high academic honors. She continues her passion for giving back by leading various yearly community projects such as Stockings for Soldiers, and Sweaters for Veterans. Additionally, she a member of the Pine Bush Lions Club.
Mr. Gilbert Flores, Funeral Assistant
Gilbert is a long time Resident of the area and former assistant Fire Chief of the city of Middletown. Gilbert is our "jack of all trades" as you will see him assisting our directors on a funeral service or greeting your arrival at one of our facilities. Gilbert served the city of Middletown for over 20 years in various aspects of the fire department.
Mr. Maximus "Max" Martinez, Comfort Counselor
Max is Chris and Raquel 1st born fur baby. He is a pure bred french bulldog born in Slovakia.
Max usually makes his presence know during funeral arrangements and tends to be a great source of comfort and laughter when a grieving family needs it. He loves to be scratched and he is a really loud snorer, but he is all about showing love to those in need.