Hardage-Giddens Rivermead Funeral Home

127 Blanding Blvd Orange Park, FL 32073


  • Mary A Dennard

    General Manager

    Mary received her funeral director license in 2010 from Florida State College of Jacksonville, though she began working with the Dignity Memorial network long before that. She is passionate about her career and wants the community to understand the value of pre-planning a funeral. Mary has a supportive husband, godchildren and a fur baby. She enjoys her work with the Girl Scouts.

  • Heather M Hackley

    Office Manager

    Heather has been assisting families with the Dignity Memorial® network since 2001. Heather has made it her mission to encourage each family to celebrate the life of their loved one in a very personal way. In her spare time, Heather enjoys being with her 2 boys and husband.

  • Jody A Brandenburg


    As president of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Homes, Joseph "Jody" Brandenburg has a passion for helping client families. That drive manifests itself through the staff members he mentors, who share his desire to deliver excellence and attention to detail beyond the expectation of every family.

    Jody's wife, Janne Ferrell Brandenburg, is a Jacksonville native actively involved in many community and charitable endeavors.