Since 2012, Sarah has provided compassionate funeral care to families. Sarah earned her degree in mortuary science from Miami Dade College. She is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life.
Eleanor Frances Mccarthy
Eleanor Frances McCarthy has been serving families in this area since the early 1980s. Born in Pennsylvania, she has been a resident of Florida since 1977 and earned her associate's degree in funeral service education in 1985 from Miami Dade College. Proud of her profession, Eleanor is dedicated to the families she serves. She enjoys spending her spare time with her family, friends and her poodles, Lily and Rose.
Robert Dale Russell
Robert Russell started working at the R. Jay Kraeer Funeral Home in July 1967. He began as a general employee—working funerals, making removals, running ambulance service and cutting the grass. Bob graduated from Miami Dade College with a degree in mortuary science. He became a licensed embalmer in 1971 and a licensed funeral director the following year.
In 1974, Bob became the manager of the Kraeer Fort Lauderdale location and by 1976 was managing 5 more locations. Previously a co-owner, Bob has remained dedicated to the Kraeer Funeral Home family and has been a consistent presence throughout several changes. Bob served as a regional partner over operations in Florida and Puerto Rico before transitioning to his position as a consultant.
Bob served on the board of the Florida Funeral Directors Association including a term as president. He is also the president of several Osceola County funeral homes and cemeteries.
Bob is married and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren and in his free time enjoys fishing, traveling and spending time with his family.
This site is provided as a service of SCI Shared Resources, LLC. The Dignity Memorial brand name is used to identify a network of licensed funeral, cremation and cemetery providers that include affiliates of Service Corporation International, 1929 Allen Parkway, Houston, Texas. With over 2,000 locations, Dignity Memorial providers proudly serve over 300,000 families a year.