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About Rose Mortuary & Crematory

The Staff At Rose Mortuaries & Cremation​

 

When you need to turn to someone…it is comforting to know something about that person. Rose Mortuary's professional staff represents many years of experience and care giving.
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Amber Carr
Location Manager

Amber has 11 years experience in the funeral industry. She started her career in mortuary/coroner transport. She received her diploma from Stratford University where she studied Funeral Service Education. Amber has found her true calling in life. She had her first child, a son, in December 2014 and her second son October, 2018.

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Henry López
Funeral Director

Henry has been a licensed Funeral Director for over 30 years. He has a passion for serving his community. He is bilingual and highly knowledgeable about Mexican culture and funeral services.

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Ed Sudderth
Location Manager

Ed Sudderth joined Rose Mortuary in 2019. Ed has been a Funeral Director for 30 years and has managed large funeral home in the Seattle, Wa. area. He loves to play all kinds of sports during his free time. Ed was a past Exhaulted Ruler for the Lakes City Elks Club #1800. He was also a special Olympics ski instructor for 7 years. He is driven to serve people and enjoys the friends he makes along the way.

A farm girl from Nebraska, she went to airline school and landed in New York to work for an airline company for seven years. After a brief retirement to raise her children, now two grown sons, she went on to work at a funeral home in New York for nineteen years where she served as office manager for 2 of their 5 locations. She and her husband moved to Palm Springs in 1999 where she continued employment in the funeral industry. In 2005 she came to work for Rose Mortuary.

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Ardi Garnett

Certificate Clerk

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Alex Gorman

Funeral Arranger

 

Alex is a longtime native to the Coachella Valley. She started working at Rose Mortuary & Crematory in 2020 as a Funeral Assistant. She is married and has 1 daughter. She is known for her kind and compassionate personality. She is bilingual and speaks both English and Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her family and her Chihuahua, Taquito.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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       Bobby Waldron

   Crematory Operator

Bobby joined the Rose Mortuary team in 2021. When he is not at work, he spends his time restoring old cars, watching science fiction movies and spending time with his 2 daughters.

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Rose Mortuary Desert Hot Springs Funeral Home and Palm Desert Funeral Home Cremation and Burial
Rose Mortuary Desert Hot Springs Funeral Home and Palm Desert Funeral Home Cremation and Burial
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Rose Mortuary is a Funeral Home in Desert Hot Springs and Palm Desert
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James Perry

Funeral Arranger

James joined the Rose Mortuary team in 2021 after moving to the Coachella Valley from the Midwest. He is currently doing his apprenticeship to become a licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director. 

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Connie Swain
Funeral Arranger

Connie Swain is the newest member of Rose Mortuary, joining the team in 2022.  Connie has been in the funeral industry for 9 years.  A native Californian, she was born in the Imperial Valley, she has 1 child, a son, 1 grandson, 1 granddaughter and an amazing daughter in-law who are Connie's heart and soul. Connie is a homebody and has a creative side enjoying writing poetry, viewing unique artwork and reading mostly supernatural stories. Her favorite authors are Anne Rice, Stephen King and Dean Koontz.

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