Associates

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    Manuel Aleman

    Manager

    Manuel Aleman was born and raised in Houston, Texas, and is a graduate of Galena Park High School. Manny began his career in funeral service in 2004 and graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service in 2006.

    He has dedicated his time to the San Antonio and Houston areas, currently serving at Forest Park Lawndale. Manny has served families for more than a decade and takes pride in arranging and coordinating every aspect of a funeral service, while capturing the essence of a person's life.

    He and his wife have been married since 2007 and have a daughter. Manny enjoys spending time with his wife, daughter and entire family, all residing in Houston.

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    Michael David Koster

    General Manager

    David graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston and summa cum laude from the Art Institute of Houston. He joined the Dignity Memorial network in 2006 as a family service counselor and has held numerous positions in sales and operations management since then in both Texas and the Carolinas. In addition to overseeing the day-to-day operations of our funeral home, David enjoys working with families and believes that there is no greater honor than telling the story of a life through a highly personalized funeral or cremation service and cemetery memorialization. David is married with 2 children.

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    Craig Andre Hannah

    Funeral Director

    Since 2017, Craig has provided compassionate care to families in the Houston area. Craig earned his degree in mortuary science from Commonwealth College of Mortuary Science in 1981. He is proud to be a part of our team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life. When he is not serving families, you will likely find Craig enjoying a round of golf.

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    David Wayne Hunter

    Funeral Director

    David W. Hunter has been serving in the funeral service industry since the early 1990s. He holds licenses in the states of Arkansas and Texas. David served families in San Antonio before transferring to Forest Park Lawndale Funeral Home, where he is honored to serve the Houston community. In his spare time, David enjoys being active in the outdoors.

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    Andrew Nemesio Nieto

    Funeral Director

    For more than 3 decades, Andrew has provided peace and comfort to families in the Houston area. He began his career working in Houston's East End, earning his degree in mortuary science from Commonwealth College of Funeral Service in 1985. He has worked as a funeral director serving many faiths with dignity and compassion and is humbled and honored to serve families on a daily basis at Forest Park Lawndale.

    A Houston native, Andrew is the proud father of 3 children and has been married to his wife since the late 1980s. Andrew has also earned his 3rd degree with the Knights of Columbus.