Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary

6464 Chippewa Street St. Louis, MO 63109


  • Chase D Hendrick


    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 started as a funeral director's assistant at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary. Gwen served as an administrative assistant at Berger Memorial and an office manager and a funeral director for Gerber Chapel before serving in her current position as a funeral director at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary and Calcaterra Funeral Home. As part of the central processing unit, she worked on several new initiatives and training for the St. Louis market. Gwen lives in St. Louis with her husband, who is also a funeral director, and their 3 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.