Kauber-Fraley Funeral Home

289 S Main St PO Box 1413 Pataskala, OH 43062


  • Alexander Dyer

    General Manager

    Alexander "A.J." Dyer was born and raised in Lancaster, Ohio. He is a 2nd-generation funeral director. His grandfather is an original namesake of Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home And Memorials.

    A.J. graduated from William V. Fisher Catholic High School in 2010 and earned his bachelor's degree in mortuary science from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in 2014. While pursuing his education, A.J. served as class president and earned the Bill Pierce Award in recognition of his distinguished representation of the funeral service industry. A.J. has served full-time since the fall of 2014.

    A.J. is a member of the Lancaster Rotary Club 375 as well as the Lancaster Tarhe Lions Club. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, playing golf and fishing.

  • Joshua B Fraley

    General Manager

    Joshua B. Fraley serves Johnstown and Pataskala families with experience in every part of funeral home operations. He is a 2nd-generation funeral director following in the footsteps of his father.

    Originally from Springfield, Ohio, Joshua now resides in Pataskala. He graduated from Northwestern High School and Clark State Community College, then earned a Bachelor of Mortuary Science from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Joshua serves the families that come to our funeral home with great attention to detail.

    He is married to Aimee and together they have 2 boys. In his free time, Joshua loves to golf and is involved in many organizations in our community. 

  • Andrew L Vanderhorst

    Funeral Director

    Andrew, also known as Skip, is a lifelong resident of Beavercreek and graduated from Beavercreek High School in 1974. A 1981 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science as a funeral director and embalmer, he began working at our funeral home in July 1980.

    Skip is a member of Beavercreek Lodge #753 and a 33rd degree member of the Scottish Rite, Valley of Dayton.

    Skip and his wife have 1 daughter and are active members of St. Helen Parish. They enjoy spending their free time with family and friends.