Greg Clark & Susie Clark
Greg Clark is a native of Winnsboro, LA, and his wife Susie Clark is a native of Westminster, CO. They have been married since 1989 and have been involved in several different businesses, including Greg’s previous family funeral home in Winnsboro. In 2016, the previous owners of Church Funeral Services and Crematory were looking to retire, and they contacted Greg about a merger. Greg and Susie were thrilled at the opportunity to relocate to Southern Louisiana and to be reunited in business with his brother, Mike. Greg and Susie have 3 sons and are proud that their youngest, Cody, is part of the Church Funeral Services staff.
Mike Clark, a native of Winnsboro, LA, began working in the funeral service during high school on May 22, 1976. After graduation, he attended Delgado College of Mortuary Science and completed his internship at House of Bultman Mortuary New Orleans. Mike became a licensed director in 1982, and, in June 2013, he began serving families in Baton Rouge. His motto is “compassion is understanding the troubles of others.”
James is originally from Northwest Louisiana and began his career in the funeral industry at the early age of 14. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for over 35 years and spent the majority of his career, servicing families in South Louisiana. He joined the staff of Church Funeral Services in March of 2020. He and his wife, Karen, now make their home in St. Amant.
Devon Babin Maranto
Devon Babin Maranto, born and raised in Gonzales, LA, began steps towards a career in Funeral Service by interning and shadowing through East Ascension High School Allied Health Program in 2011 at Church Funeral Services in St. Amant . Devon graduated from Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service of Houston, TX in 2013 and rejoined the staff of Church Funeral Services in December 2020. Devon faithfully serves her community as a licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, and pre-planning insurance specialist. She is honored to assist grieving families in her hometown and strives to provide comfort and support through the entire process.
Kaitlyn is a licensed Funeral Director, coordinates death certificates and processes life insurance for all locations. She is an active participant in the Ascension Parish Chamber of Commerce and a member of the board of the Baton Rouge Aging Network. She is a graduate of East Ascension High School and studied at Southeastern Louisiana University.
Kaitlyn began her internship while living in New Orleans in 2016 with her husband Milton. She joined the staff of Church Funeral Services in April of 2018. They currently live in French Settlement with their daughter, Millie. She takes pride in helping her hometown community.
Milton Motichek is a native of Ascension Parish and graduate of East Ascension High School. Milton is a licensed funeral director and a graduate of Delgado Community College, where he received his degree in Funeral Services while working for funeral homes in New Orleans. He joined the staff of Church Funeral Services in 2017 to be of service in his home parishes with his wife Kaitlyn.
Charlie is a native of New Orleans and a resident of Denham Springs. He graduated from Brother Martin High School, studied at LSU, completed the Funeral Service Curriculum at Delgado College and has been working in the funeral business since 2000.
Charlie has worked for two of the most respected funeral homes in the state, serving families as a funeral director, embalmer, and crematory operator. He is honored to serve the people of this area and to be a part of the team at Church Funeral Services.
Charlie makes his home now in Denham Springs with his wife Whitney and son Chase.
Started in the funeral business in 2003 as a hostess, while in mortuary school worked my way up to night-time removal staff and funeral assistant in 2004, and intern in 2005, and licensed funeral director and embalmer in 2006. Working 14 years in New Orleans before coming to the Baton Rouge area in 2017. Graduate of Delgado in 2005. Currently reside in Denham Springs. Married to another FD/E and have worked my whole career alongside each other. Mother of 3 boys.
Cindy Newchurch-LeBlanc is the CFO and has been in accounting for over 36 years. She is highly organized and passionate about her work. She moved from a CPA firm to Church Funeral Services in 2016. Cindy and her husband Randy make their home in the St Francisville area.
Cody is the youngest son of Greg and Susie. He joined the staff of Church Funeral Services in 2017. Cody’s duties include transportation coordination, funeral assistant and removals. He makes his home in Ponchatoula with his wife Ally and son Brecken.
Britt Huston Caro
Britt Huston Caro, a resident of Ascension Parish, started working at Church Funeral Services in 2012, while attended St. Amant High School. After graduation, she attended Southeastern University. She completed her internship in Baton Rouge and in July 2020 she returned to her hometown where she now serves as a Licensed Funeral Director and Crematory Retort Operator here at Church.
Lesley LeBlanc is a native of Ascension Parish and is the primary receptionist at Church Funeral Services. She is a graduate of St. Amant High School. Lesley started her career at Church Funeral Services in May of 2011 and her job has evolved into several duties over the years, including coordinating operations between the front and back offices. At the office, she is affectionately referred to as “LaLa.” She has a huge heart for helping and serving the people of her hometown, as well all of the surrounding areas. She resides in Prairieville with her two sons, Lane and Ryan.
After a 40+ year career in the chemical industry, Brian retired in 2018 to care for his elderly father. Following his father’s death Brian became committed to helping families during this difficult time. He joined Church Funeral Services in May of 2020 as a Funeral Assistant and provides various services as needed. He and his wife, Brenda, live in Prairieville and enjoy dancing, especially Cajun dancing! Family time usually centers around boiling crawfish with their two children, a son who lives in Baton Rouge, and a daughter, whose family lives next door. Their greatest pleasure is spending time with their 3 beautiful grandchildren.
Originally from Humble TX and now a resident of Gonzales. Chandler began moving towards a funeral career by interning and shadowing through St. Amant High School’s Allied Health Program in 2016 at Church Funeral Services. Joined the staff in 2021 as a full-time employee. She is proud to serve her community by providing comfort and compassion towards those affected by the loss of a loved one.
A graduate of St Amant High in 2011 and a resident of Sorrento. Tyler joined the staff in 2021. Tyler is a licensed Crematory Operator and will complete her education requirements as a mortician and director later in 2023. Her “home zoo” consists of a parrot, 2 cats, a dachshund and sand boa. Tyler loves all things nature: planting, gardening, hiking, and camping.
Shona is a native of Walker and current resident of Baton Rouge. She graduated from the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts in 2017 and spent one year studying American History at the University of Vermont before moving back home to pursue a career in the funeral industry. She has been an employee of Church Funeral Services since 2020 and is currently a removal technician and licensed Crematory Operator and will complete her education towards her Funeral Directing/Embalming license later in 2023. She is happy to work in a family focused firm and strives to provide comfort and care to those in need.
Courtland is a resident of Baton Rouge who has worked with Church since 2021. He handles most backroom operations, making sure everything runs smoothly behind the scenes. He is also a driver, so he helps to transport loved ones to their final resting place with care and respect. When not at work, he enjoys exploring his creative side through painting and drawing. It’s a great way to unwind and express himself.
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