Owner, Licensed Embalmer, Funeral Director and Crematory Manager
Christopher Morgan was born in Sacramento and raised in the apartment above the North Sacramento Funeral Home. He graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science in June of 1997 and is a licensed Embalmer, Funeral Director and Crematory Manager. Christopher also has his insurance license which allows him to assist families making pre-need arrangements. Since his father’s passing and his mother’s retirement, he continues to oversee the daily operations of the funeral home.
Rita Morgan retired in 2014 after being a crucial component of the daily operations of North Sacramento Funeral Home for nearly 40 years. Although she occasionally stops by to visit, she spends most of her time relaxing, lunching with friends and doting on her 3 four-legged grandsons.
Management, Arrangement Counselor
Sarah Wood joined the North Sacramento Funeral Home staff in 2009. With a background in law, she set about learning all aspects of the business under the guidance of Christopher Morgan. Today she is a crucial component in the co-management of the business with Christopher Morgan including the daily administration and plans for future expansion.
Wendy Cunningham is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer who joined the staff at North Sacramento Funeral Home in 2014. Wendy is highly skilled in styling hair and applying cosmetics and routinely works with family members to ensure that they are satisfied with the appearance of their loved one. Wendy also has her insurance license which allows her to assist families making pre-need arrangements.
Dennis Newgard joined the staff at North Sacramento Funeral Home in February 2017 and brings over 13 years of experience as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. His easy going nature and extensive experience coordinating services reassures families that he will take care of all details both crucial and small.
Deborah Brandt joined the administrative staff at the North Sacramento Funeral Home in 2014 and provides assistance to families as an Arrangement Counselor. Deborah’s warm and caring nature provide lasting comfort to family members under her care.
Pamela “Pam” Mee joined the administrative staff at the North Sacramento Funeral Home in 2010 and provides assistance to families as an Arrangement Counselor as well as completing and filing death certificates. Her background in medical transcription and pre-nursing allows her to communicate efficiently with doctors and medical staff concerning causation for death certificates.
Monica Morgan joined the North Sacramento Funeral Home staff in 2016 as an Administrative Assistant. She is instrumental to the office with her skilled assistance completing death certificates. Families find her very personable and a good source of information regarding the required paperwork.
Frank Lopez, Sr. has worked at the North Sacramento Funeral Home for over 17 years as a Certified Crematory Operator. Frank’s skills are imperative to the smooth operation of the crematory and he has a keen sense of crematory protocol as he worked under the guidance of Henry Morgan for many years. Frank is bilingual and provides translation for Spanish speaking families.
Certified Crematory Operator
Kevin Otter has worked at the North Sacramento Funeral Home as a Certified Crematory Operator since 2009. His meticulous attention to detail and vast skill set make him a key component in the operation of the crematory and the maintenance of the Funeral Home and onsite Crematory.
Steven "Steve" Essad
Steven "Steve" Essad joined the staff at North Sacramento Funeral Home in 2016 as a Mortuary Driver. He works very hard to ensure that loved ones coming into our care are treated with the utmost dignity and respect.