Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary

6464 Chippewa Street St. Louis, MO


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    Cody Josh Sansom


    Cody has worked in the funeral industry since 1998 when he graduated from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service. He has worked in Utah, Virginia and Missouri as a licensed funeral director and embalmer and as a funeral home manager since 2001.

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    Gwen Marie Sniegocki

    Funeral Director

    Gwen Sniegocki started as a funeral director's assistant at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary. Gwen served as an administrative assistant at Berger Memorial and an office manager and a funeral director for Gerber Chapel before serving in her current position as a funeral director at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary and Calcaterra Funeral Home. As part of the central processing unit, she worked on several new initiatives and training for the St. Louis market. Gwen lives in St. Louis with her husband, who is also a funeral director, and their 3 children.

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    Harry Thomas Williams

    Funeral Director

    Harry Thomas Willams, funeral director at Hoffmeister Colonial Mortuary and Calcaterra Funeral Home, has over a decade of experience working with families dealing with the death of a loved one. Harry’s approach is to provide information and support at a time of loss, to give people the tools they will need to move forward, laugh again and find new hope. He feels it is very important to maintain a positive attitude and a sense of humor.

    Harry holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Quincy University as well as a funeral directing certification from Forest Park Community College. Harry has held several positions in his time in funeral service, starting as a part-time greeter and working his way into a full-time funeral directing position. He was later made a location manager and then a general manager.

    He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and 3 children. He is very active in his children’s lives helping with school activities, their swim team and coaching their sports teams. Harry is also active in the Ladue Elks Lodge #9, where he is on several committees.