Non-Licensed Staff

Although they are not licensed funeral directors, these staff members are vitally important to 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.


Richard "Dick" Suhie, Funeral and visitation assistant, driver.

Dick is a lifelong Manchester resident. He is retired and has been a part-time assistant with the funeral home for over ten years.

Bryce Hunt, Funeral and visitation assistant, driver.

Bryce is a former Manchester resident. He is retied and has been a part-time assistant with the funeral home for the past six years.

Michael Tupper, Funeral and visitation assistant, driver.

Mike is a lifelong Manchester resident. He is recently retired and is the newest member of our part-time assistants.

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Holmes-Watkins Funeral Homes | 400 Main Street | Manchester, CT 06040 | Phone: 860-643-2441
Watkins Funeral Home | 142 East Center Street | Manchester, CT 06040 | Phone: 860-646-5310