Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary

6464 Chippewa Street St. Louis, MO 63109

Associates

  • Chase D Hendrick

    Manager

    Chase Hendrick received his mortuary science degree from Carl Sandburg College in 2006. He is a licensed funeral director in Missouri and Illinois, and currently serves as general manager. In his free time, Chase enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 children. He is a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cottleville and the Knight of Columbus.
  • Gwen Marie Sniegocki

    Funeral Director

    Gwen Sniegocki has been with Dignity Memorial since 2000. She started as a Funeral Directors Assistant at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary. She then went to Berger Memorial as an Administrative Assistant. Gwen was a part of the Central Processing Unit within the St. Louis Market. She has been a Sales Tablet Coordinator and has worked on several new initiative's and training for the St. Louis Market. Gwen was an Office Manager and a Funeral Director for Gerber Chapel and is currently serving as a Funeral Director at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary and Calcaterra Funeral Home. She lives in St. Louis with her husband, who is also a Funeral Director and their three children.

  • Don W Daugherty


    Don began his career in funeral service at age 14—mowing grass and washing cars, among other tasks. He continued his prerequisite work at Truman University in Kirksville, Missouri, and graduated from the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in Dallas, Texas. Don has a license in embalming, funeral directing and prearrangement counseling. He worked for a family firm until the mid 90s, when he became a member of the Dignity Memorial family. Although Don retired in 2011, he continues to serve Dignity Memorial in St. Louis as a consultant.