Memorial Funeral Chapel - College Station

2901 Texas Ave South College Station, TX


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    John E Russell


    John Russell has been in the funeral service industry since the 1980s, serving Bryan–College Station families since 2008. He attended Paris Junior College, Texas A&M-Commerce, Commonwealth College of Funeral Service and Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico in San Antonio.

    John is a member of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in College Station. He is active in various organizations including Boy Scouts of America Troop 383 as troop advancement chair, Knights of Columbus, Marine Corps League, funeral directors advisory committee at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery and is currently on the board of directors for the Southeast Texas Funeral Directors Association.

    John is married to a registered nurse and quality manager at College Station Medical Center and is the proud father of 2 sons.

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    Erin C Giese

    Funeral Director

    Erin C. Giese is a native of Brazos Valley and grew up in Brenham, Texas. She attended Blinn College and is a graduate of Commonwealth College of Mortuary Science.

    A 2nd-generation funeral director, Erin has been licensed as a funeral director and embalmer since 1992. She has served the Bryan–College Station community as a member of our team since 2002.

    Erin is an active member of the Texas Funeral Directors Association. She is also a past president of the Southeast Texas Association, has served on numerous committees for the state association and was also recognized by her peers as Funeral Director of the Year in 2014. She enjoys playing golf in her free time.