OUR SUPPORT STAFF

Although not licensed funeral directors, these members of our staff are vitally important toward the operation of our firm.  These individuals make it possible for us to professionally coordinate funerals with the quality of service our community has come to expect from us.
 


Brenda Spence, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

A native of Somerset, PA, Brenda is a graduate of Cambria-Rowe Business College in Johnstown, PA with a degree in accounting and computer programing.  She has been employed full-time by Masonic Village at Elizabethtown since 1994 where she holds the position of Director of Resident Accounts .  She assists her husband, Bill Spence, during visitations and services.

She and Bill are members of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim where she is a deacon and writing clerk.  She enjoys golfing and entertaining in their home.

Patty Snyder, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

Patty is a graduate of Elizabethtown Area High School and lives in Mount Joy with her husband, Steve.  They are the parents of two adult sons.

Patty and her husband are active members of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim.  She enjoys meeting people, being outdoors, reading, and playing volleyball.

Patty can be found on Tuesdays selling produce at a stand at Root's Country Market.

Timothy Fisher, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

Kiersten Hoffman, Office Assistant
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

Kiersten brings a friendly, supportive attitude to work each day as she answers phones, greets families and manages the everyday affairs of the office. Families all agree that Kiersten’s warm and friendly personality perfectly complement the respect and dignity shown to everyone at Spence Funeral Services.

When asked why she works at Spence Funeral Services, Kiersten comments, “When Bill first approached me about working with him at the funeral home, I didn’t hesitate. Having worked primarily for non-profits, I knew that being part of a workplace that cares for people was important to me. Whether I’m busy with office duties, interacting with families, or working through the details of a service, I like knowing that whatever I’m doing it is helping Spence Funeral Services provide the very best service to the families who are depending upon us.”

Soon after graduating from Oregon State University, Kiersten moved to Pennsylvania where she met her husband.  Along with their two daughters and family dog, they can often be seen walking around Manheim running errands or just for fun and exercise.

Kiersten and her family are active members of Chiques Church of the Brethren in Manheim. She enjoys reading, watching sports, working in the yard, and family vacations.


Levi Ziegler, Funeral Assistant
Website: www.spencefuneralservices.com
Office Phone: (717) 664-2270
Fax: (717) 664-2101

A native of Lebanon County, Levi is a graduate of Hershey High School and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Elizabethtown College.  He continued his education by earning a Master of Divinity degree from Bethany Theological Seminary, studies at Pittsburgh Pastoral Institute, and receiving a Doctor of Ministry from Lancaster Theological Seminary.

Levi has been engaged in pastoral ministry for more than 53 years, serving congregations in the Church of the Brethren, as well as serving the denomination in various Brotherhood and district positions, including District Moderator and District Board Chair. Levi was employed for 20 years by Brethren Village as Associate Pastor, Senior Pastor and retired as Director of Pastoral Ministry.

A resident of Brethren Village, Levi and his wife, Helen, are members of East Fairview Church of the Brethren in Manheim and are parents of three sons, three grandchildren, and two step grandchildren.


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