Effective June 15, 2020, New Funeral Home Guidance has been released, based upon recommendations from the
NH Funeral Directors Association and the Governor's Re-Opening Task Force.  In addition to continual, thorough facility sanitation 
and training for our staff, the following measures are being implemented effective immediately:

  • Funeral Service attendees should be notified/informed that if they have symptoms of COVID-19, they should NOT attend the funeral services for the protection of other attendees and staff.
  • Funeral Service attendees should wear face coverings at all times when inside the funeral establishment.
  • The number of attendees inside a funeral establishment will be limited to 50% or less of an establishment's permitted occupancy 
  • based on New Hampshire's Building & Fire Code.
  • Any waiting/receiving lines inside and outside will have demarcations spacing attendees at least 6 feet apart.  
  • Seating must be arranged at least 6 feet apart with space to allow people to move through without coming into close contact with others.
  • Establish one-way traffic patterns to promote social distancing.
  • Close contact with others (e.g. hugging or hand-shaking) is discouraged.  Condolences should be provided from a distance of at least 6 feet.
  • No food, snacks or drinks are allowed in funeral homes or reception areas.
  • Visitations will be limited to a period of 2 hours in order to allow for appropriate facility sanitizing and cleaning as prescribed by the CDC.

                  Our family remains available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to personally respond to your needs.  We are committed to responsibly serving our family's needs throughout this challenging time, even as guidelines and directives are updated or changed.

If you have any concerns or questions, please feel free to call us at any time:
603-485-9573 (Pembroke)
603-798-3050 (Epsom)

Our Family

Katherine J. Roan

Katherine J. Roan

A native of Manchester, NH, Katie has been involved with funeral service since the age of 15.  She is a graduate of Manchester Memorial High School and attended New England Institute at Mount Ida College with a double major in Funeral Service and Funeral Home Management.  She was licensed in the State of New Hampshire as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in 2003, working with many local funeral homes for the next six years before taking a management position with a local funeral home.  In 2009, she matriculated to Massachusetts following her engagement to Matt and worked as a Funeral Director there for six years.  She is also a C.A.N.A. Certified Crematory Operator.  Katie is the proud mother to Khloe, Mikayla and Lisa and Shadow (the family cats).  She is a member of the Advisory Board at St. John Regional School in Concord.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and going to the gym. 

Matthew J. Roan

Matthew J. Roan

A native of Winthrop, MA, Matt has dedicated his life to funeral service for over 15 years.  He is a graduate of Winthrop High School and after briefly attending Emerson College in Boston, he enrolled at the New England Institute at Mount Ida College, earning his degree in Funeral Service in 2006.  He was a Funeral Director in Lynn, MA for over 9 years, where he also served as a Managing Director and most recently was employed in Danvers and Salem, MA as a Funeral Director and Embalmer.  Matt is the proud father to Khloe, Mikayla and Lisa and Shadow (the family cats).  In his spare time, Matt enjoys fishing, golfing, cooking and landscaping.  He also enjoys playing the organ and has assisted at several churches over the years as substitute organist and soloist.  He has become involved with the "Meet Me in Suncook Committee" and is also a member of the Knights of Columbus Fr. Routhier Council #4666 and was recently elected Grand Knight. He is also a member of the Finance Council at St. John Regional School in Concord.

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