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In Memory

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  • Friday, November 01, 2013 4:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Jean Howe, former Secretary/Treasurer and mother of President and Owner, Geoffrey Howe of Howe Mortuary, died on October 27.

    Funeral services will be held Wednesday, November 6 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church. Interment will be held at Mountain View Cemetery.

    Memorial contributions may be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church, c/o Howe Mortuary, 439 Coffman Street, Longmont, CO 80501.

    Additional information and a place to leave condolences can be found at
  • Monday, October 14, 2013 1:41 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Lorraine Melgosa of the Wellington Coach Company has provided the services of her antique horse drawn funeral coach for the last 20 years is retiring. 

    Lorraine has always provided her services with grace and dignity, as well as provided the service at no charge to the fallen military members killed in action at no cost. 

    CFDA members are invited to attend a gathering at Horan & McConaty County Line Chapel in honor of Lorraine's long and dedicated service. The reception will be held on October 26th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm at Horan & McConaty, 5303 East County Line Road, Centennial, CO 80122.
  • Monday, October 14, 2013 10:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The CFSB Board will be reviewing applications at its upcoming meeting in November and the deadline for submitting applications for review is Friday, October 18th.

    All applications along with fees and supplemental materials (transcripts, intern reports, etc.) must be received at the CFDA office no later than October 18th to be considered for approval at the next meeting.

    Applications approved at the November 2013 meeting will be valid through December 2014.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2013 8:30 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met on July 13 in Park City, Utah, and elected Scott B. Anthony, CFSP, and Charles T. "Chuck" Bowman, CMSP, CFSP, to serve as at-large representatives on the association's Executive Board. They will begin two-year terms of service immediately following the 2013 NFDA International Convention & Expo, October 20-23 in Austin, Texas.

    Bowman's career in funeral service began after working in law enforcement. He is vice president of Horan & McConaty Funeral Service & Cremation, which operates several locations in the Denver, Colo., area.

    Bowman has been extremely active in the Colorado Funeral Directors Association (CFDA) for a number of years. In addition to service on the Disaster and Legislative Committees, he was a member of the CFDA board of directors; he was CFDA president in 2003. Additionally, he serves as deputy commander of the Region VIII DMORT and is chair of Arapahoe Community College Mortuary School Advisory Board.

    Bowman is currently Colorado's representative to the NFDA Policy Board and he has served on NFDA's Disaster Committee and Metals Recycling Task Force.

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