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.
Katie Marie Hawley
Katie has served the families of Clay and Duval counties as a funeral director and embalmer since 2013. Losing her father at a young age, Katie feels a particular closeness to the families she helps. Born and raised in Jacksonville, she is honored to help her friends and neighbors every day. Katie enjoys being close to the beach and spending time with her family and dogs.
Joseph 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.
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