The third of four siblings, Gary grew up in the funeral business in Friendswood, Texas. He learned a strong work ethic from his father, grandfather and two of his brothers. That was reinforced at home by his mother and another brother.
Gary graduated from Commonwealth College of Funeral Service Commonwealth College of Funeral Service while working full time in 1987, becoming a third-generation funeral director. He also earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Letourneau University in 1998. A past board member of the Friendswood Education Foundation, Gary is a current board member of the Texas Cemetery Association.
Gary’s greatest joys are his wife, their six children, a daughter-in-law and a granddaughter. He absolutely loves being part of their lives.
Over a decade ago, Angelica Marez began her career at Forest Park Lawndale. She later moved to Brookside Funeral Home where she actively served, until she was chosen to lead the team of Funeraria Del Angel North. She earned her Associate Degree in Applied Science at Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service and strives to improve her skills through Continuing Education. Born and raised in the Houston community, she believes in strong family ties and her community roots. Understanding this, Angelica has helped many families find comfort and a resolution when losing a loved one through the services she renders. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and of course, the Texans and Astros.
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