Coble Ward-Smith Funeral & Cremation Service

3915 Oleander Drive Wilmington, NC 28403

Associates

  • Dustin G Osborne

    Manager

    Dustin is a fourth-generation, licensed funeral director. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1994 and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1995. Experienced in all areas of funeral service, from funeral planning to management, Dustin is proud to be a part of our team and honored to compassionately serve and comfort each family.

    Dustin and his wife, who is also a licensed funeral director, attend the Sanctuary of Wilmington. They have 2 children and a granddaughter. Dustin enjoys walking on the beach, working out at the gym, and going to movies, plays and community events in his free time.

  • Jim P Brosnan

    Funeral Director

    1. How many years with SCI or Funeral Home? 7 years with SCI and 25 years in the Funeral Home working various positions. 2. Where are you from? Erie, Pa 3. Where do you live now? Wilmington, NC 4. What do you do in your spare time such as hobbies? I spend my time with my children, I like to go to the beach, and watch movies” 5. What made you choose this career path? It felt like a calling. I liked Science, Art, History, and wanted to help people out. “Quote” Why should families have the pre-planning conversation? “Families should communicate with each other about their final wishes so they can leave their family with the peace of mind that they are doing the right thing. "

  • Lisa D Osborne

    Funeral Director

    1. How many years with SCI or Funeral Home? 8 years. 2. Where are you from? Martinsville, Virginia Home of the Martinsville Speedway 3. Where do you live now? Wilmington, NC 4. What do you do in your spare time such as hobbies? I love spending time with my husband and children. I love the beach, especially Wrightsville Beach, NC. 5. What made you choose this career path? My husband Dustin Osborne is a fourth generation funeral director. Over the years doors opened up for me. “Quote” What keeps you motivated every day? “I have a passion to serve others!”

  • Chelsea Marie Stygles

    Funeral Director

    In 2015, Chelsea graduated from Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Decatur, Georgia, where she was a member of the Pi Sigma Eta fraternity. Born and raised in Vermont, Chelsea moved to Wilmington several months after her graduation. She is the newest licensed funeral director on our team, and enjoys getting to know each family she serves. 

    Chelsea enjoys spending her time off with her boyfriend, riding bikes, watching local bands and doing her part to help keep the city and planet clean. Her and her boyfriend have 2 cats, Jupiter and Venus.