Our staff's commitment to you

Each of the staff members at England Family Mortuary, Inc. is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal end-of-life care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night.

When a loved one dies, all you need to do is make one phone call. From that moment on, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.

Please take a few minutes to get to know our funeral home staff. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.

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Joshua England Owner / Manager / Funeral Director

Joshua, owner and manager of England Family Mortuary, is married to Heather Bither and they have three children, Jackson, Logan and Lillian.

He is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University with a degree in psychology, and brings to the mortuary his experience working with Stricklin - Snively Mortuary in Long Beach; Holy Cross Mortuary in Culver City; and Stout Family Funeral Home, of Temecula.

Joshua has extensive experience in handling funeral needs of all faiths as well as high profile funerals as a licensed funeral director. He represents the young up and coming generation of funeral directors that are just beginning to influence the industry for the good. He is also a licensed crematory manager and notary public.

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Greg England Funeral Director

Greg and Janice have two children, Joshua and Jessica. He has served three churches (Alabama, Florida, California) over the past 30 years as preaching minister, completing a 15-year ministry at his last church in Long Beach.

He has both undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology and counseling as well as graduate work in theology and has worked with numerous families in the context of grief, dying, and death.

He began working part-time as a funeral assistant for Stricklin - Snively Mortuary (Long Beach) and Dilday Brothers Mortuary (Huntington Beach) before coming to England Family Mortuary full time in June of 2007.

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Janice England Funeral Director / Pre-Need Agent

Janice and Greg were married in 1975 and have worked together in ministry for over 30 years. She also taught elementary school for over 20 years, being certified in Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, and California.

After many years of teaching, she is now focused on working as a funeral director with her husband and son, bringing a very tender and compassionate heart to those in grief.

Janice recently successfully passed her California Funeral Directors exam in 2008 and is now the third funeral director in the family.

She is also licensed by the State of California to meet all your funeral pre-needs, including funding your funeral through insurance programs that will lock in tomorrow's funeral at today's prices.

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Donna Lent Office Manager

Donna is married to John (1970) and not only manages the office, but assists in all areas of the mortuary. She has been a cemetery manager and has extensive experience in meeting with families for arrangement counseling, as well as assisting on funerals.

Most often you will meet Donna first when you call or visit. We are blessed to have Donna as a part of our family and she can answer most, if not all, of your questions.

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Paul Nowlin Pre-Need Manager

Paul with his wife, Lora-Lee, are the parents of seven grown children and grandparents to 13. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and he has served in several regional management positions, as well as, working with the youth of his church. He has international experience working with families and he is fully fluent in Spanish. For the last 4 years he has been helping families plan their funeral needs in Advance, and he has helped many more with their aftercare when loved ones are lost.He is licensed by the State of California, to meet all your family’s pre-needs. Including funding your funeral through insurance programs that will lock in tomorrow’s funeral at today’s prices.

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Tina DeHaan Embalmer

Tina is our embalmer, her responsibilities included embalming and prepping you family members as well as dressing, casketing and cosmetics with basic hair prep. She has been with England Family Mortuary since we opened in 2007. Tina graduated from Cypress Colleges’ Mortuary Science Program in 1993. She is a first generation Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. With 19 years of experience in funeral service Tina has found it to be an honor and a blessing to serve families during a difficult time in their lives. She is also the California Chapter President of Funeral Divas, where she was the first video blogger in the organization.

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Debbie Huffman Funeral Assistant

Debbie has been a friend of the England family for many years and works with families during viewings, visitations, and filing death certificates. She is very friendly and helpful as families go through the funeral process. She is an uplifting person who treats the families we serve as if they were her own.

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Cathy Schroeder Funeral Assistant

Cathy has been with England Family Mortuary since 2014, She helps with funeral services and viewings as well as filling in as a receptionist. She loves attending to the families we serve. Cathy and Fred along with their daughter live in Murrieta.

Joshua England

Owner / Manager / Funeral Director
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Joshua, owner and manager of England Family Mortuary, is married to Heather Bither and they have three children, Jackson, Logan and Lillian.

He is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University with a degree in psychology, and brings to the mortuary his experience working with Stricklin - Snively Mortuary in Long Beach; Holy Cross Mortuary in Culver City; and Stout Family Funeral Home, of Temecula.

Joshua has extensive experience in handling funeral needs of all faiths as well as high profile funerals as a licensed funeral director. He represents the young up and coming generation of funeral directors that are just beginning to influence the industry for the good. He is also a licensed crematory manager and notary public.

Greg England

Funeral Director
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Greg and Janice have two children, Joshua and Jessica. He has served three churches (Alabama, Florida, California) over the past 30 years as preaching minister, completing a 15-year ministry at his last church in Long Beach.

He has both undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology and counseling as well as graduate work in theology and has worked with numerous families in the context of grief, dying, and death.

He began working part-time as a funeral assistant for Stricklin - Snively Mortuary (Long Beach) and Dilday Brothers Mortuary (Huntington Beach) before coming to England Family Mortuary full time in June of 2007.

Janice England

Funeral Director / Pre-Need Agent
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Janice and Greg were married in 1975 and have worked together in ministry for over 30 years. She also taught elementary school for over 20 years, being certified in Tennessee, Alabama, Florida, and California.

After many years of teaching, she is now focused on working as a funeral director with her husband and son, bringing a very tender and compassionate heart to those in grief.

Janice recently successfully passed her California Funeral Directors exam in 2008 and is now the third funeral director in the family.

She is also licensed by the State of California to meet all your funeral pre-needs, including funding your funeral through insurance programs that will lock in tomorrow's funeral at today's prices.

Donna Lent

Office Manager
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Donna is married to John (1970) and not only manages the office, but assists in all areas of the mortuary. She has been a cemetery manager and has extensive experience in meeting with families for arrangement counseling, as well as assisting on funerals.

Most often you will meet Donna first when you call or visit. We are blessed to have Donna as a part of our family and she can answer most, if not all, of your questions.

Paul Nowlin

Pre-Need Manager
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Paul with his wife, Lora-Lee, are the parents of seven grown children and grandparents to 13. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University and he has served in several regional management positions, as well as, working with the youth of his church. He has international experience working with families and he is fully fluent in Spanish. For the last 4 years he has been helping families plan their funeral needs in Advance, and he has helped many more with their aftercare when loved ones are lost.He is licensed by the State of California, to meet all your family’s pre-needs. Including funding your funeral through insurance programs that will lock in tomorrow’s funeral at today’s prices.

Tina DeHaan

Embalmer
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Tina is our embalmer, her responsibilities included embalming and prepping you family members as well as dressing, casketing and cosmetics with basic hair prep. She has been with England Family Mortuary since we opened in 2007. Tina graduated from Cypress Colleges’ Mortuary Science Program in 1993. She is a first generation Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. With 19 years of experience in funeral service Tina has found it to be an honor and a blessing to serve families during a difficult time in their lives. She is also the California Chapter President of Funeral Divas, where she was the first video blogger in the organization.

Debbie Huffman

Funeral Assistant
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Debbie has been a friend of the England family for many years and works with families during viewings, visitations, and filing death certificates. She is very friendly and helpful as families go through the funeral process. She is an uplifting person who treats the families we serve as if they were her own.

Cathy Schroeder

Funeral Assistant
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Cathy has been with England Family Mortuary since 2014, She helps with funeral services and viewings as well as filling in as a receptionist. She loves attending to the families we serve. Cathy and Fred along with their daughter live in Murrieta.