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Marian and Paul R. Young, Sr.

Marian and Paul R. Young, Sr.


Paul Sr. (1921-2013) and his wife Marian (Mack) Young founded the Paul R. Young Funeral Home in 1947 in Mt. Healthy, Ohio. Paul Sr. and Marian both grew up in Dunlap, Ohio, and graduated from Colerain High School. Paul Sr. graduated from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1942 and studied wax sculpture under Bernard Tussaud in London, England, after serving as a medic in WWII. He later taught Restorative Art at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Paul Sr. and Marian have two children, Paul R. Young Jr. and Beverly J. Young.

"We're committed to providing the same quality service to our community that my husband and I provided when we first opened up our doors over sixty-five years ago." ~Marian Young

Beverly Young

Senior Administrator

Beverly grew up in Mt. Healthy, graduated from Mt. Healthy High School and attended Ozark Christian College. She is pleased to carry out the vision of her mother, Marian Young, and serve families in the greater Cincinnati area the way that her father, Paul R. Young Sr., would have wanted. Beverly has a history of volunteer work with seniors and nursing homes and has served on the Board of the Directors at Mt. Healthy Christian Village.

"For it is God which worketh in you both to will and to do of His good pleasure." Philippians 2:13

Harry Ogle

Managing Director, Oxford

Harry Ogle, a long-time resident of Darrtown, is originally from the town of North Manchester, Indiana. Harry was a member of the United States Air Force and he attended Wittenberg University. He worked in the Oxford banking industry for many years before becoming a funeral director and owner in 1983 at what is now Ogle & Paul R. Young Funeral Home in Oxford. Harry was named the Oxford Citizen of the Year, is a member of the Darrtown United Methodist Church, and is a member of the Darrtown Stock Protection.

"I like to help my neighbors out in a time of need." ~Harry Ogle

Juan Vasquez

Managing Director, Mt. Healthy/Hamilton

Juan has served the Greater Cincinnati area as a funeral professional for twenty years. He grew up in North College Hill and was a member of St. Margaret Mary parish, where he also attended primary school. He then transferred to and graduated from St. Xavier High School. Juan relocated to Northern Kentucky to pursue his studies at Thomas More College before completing his degree at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He and his wife currently reside in Erlanger.

Courtney Colla

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Courtney and her husband are new residents to the Queen City and come to us all the way from Youngstown. Along with their Golden Retriever, Duke, they are discovering all that Cincinnati has to offer. Courtney is a dedicated funeral director committed to providing families with a lasting memorial that honors their loved one.

Robert Burke

Funeral Director / Embalmer

Robert is originally from the east side of Cincinnati, graduating from Anderson High School in 1983. He attended the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, graduating with a Bachelors in Mortuary Science in 2010. Robert relocated to Oxford in December 2017. He's quickly embraced his new community as home and has enjoyed getting to know his new neighbors. His servant's heart led him to serve in the United States Military, and now he serves families in need as a Funeral Director.

Matthew Carter

Funeral Director/Embalmer

Matthew is originally from the Lindenwald area in Hamilton. He is a Badin High School graduate who later went to Miami University to study biology and English literature. He completed his studies and received his bachelor's degree from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. Like our founder, Matthew is a talented restorative artist and compassionate caregiver.

Terry Roberts

Office Coordinator

Terry is a native of Cincinnati and now lives in Oxford. She graduated from Seton High School and she attended Northern Kentucky University. She's been in the funeral industry for over twenty years and joined the Oxford funeral home in 2010. She enjoys managing the details of the office and working with the families. 

"During this time in their lives, they need to be able to work with compassionate, caring people - and that matters to me." ~Terry Roberts

Helen Rohrer

Bookkeeper / Funeral Director

Helen is a lifelong resident of Cincinnati. Growing up in the Bridgetwon area, she graduated from Mother of Mercy High School and attended the College of Mt. St. Joseph, where she earned an Associate’s degree in Business Management. Helen is a Licensed Ohio Funeral Director who has been in the funeral business since 1981. Being a stickler for detail, the majority of her time is spent taking care of the paperwork involved with funerals. Helen has three step-children and is the very proud grandmother of seven. She and her husband, Jerry, live in Ross Township and are active members of Venice Presbyterian Church.

“In nearly forty years of funeral service, the most heart warming feeling is being able to assist families through very difficult times.” ~Helen Rohrer

Deb Myrick

Office Manager

Deb grew up outside Boston but now calls Mason her home. She graduated from MBCC with an Associate's Degree in business and Wilmington College Blue Ash with a Bachelor's Degree in Liberal Arts. She has three grown children, a grandson and a rescue dog named Emmie. Deb works behind the scenes serving our families.

"So long as the memory of certain beloved friends live in my heart, I shall say that life is good." ~ Helen Keller

Jacob Young

Director of Operations

Jacob grew up in the Ross area, graduated from Cincinnati Christian School in Fairfield, and attended Miami University. He enjoys working with and proudly promoting the Colerain Cardinals Football team, the alma mater and team of his grandfather. He is honored to serve in the business that his grandparents started seventy years ago.

"I follow three rules: Do the right thing, do the best you can, and always show people you care." ~Lou Holtz

Brandon Jackson

Family Care Director

Brandon grew up in the Ross area, graduated from Ross High School, and attended Miami University. He is married to Jody, has an adorable baby girl, and enjoys working with his father doing local landscaping. He has been a long time friend of the Youngs and even affectionately calls Marian by her other name - Granny. Brandon has a passion for serving his community and neighbors. 

"Personal relationships are the fertile soil from which all advancement, all success, all achievement in real life grows." ~Ben Stein

Rodney Hiler

Lead Attendant / Office Assistant

Rodney grew up in the Ross area and attended Ross High School. He specializes in technology and studied at Miami University. His many skills allow him to wear many hats at the funeral home. He currently resides in Fairfield. 

Steve Menke

Funeral Attendant

Steve grew up in Darrtown, graduated from Talawanda High School, and attended Miami University. Steve has been with the business for over thirty years. He loves working with his fellow employees, with families, and with the members of the community. Steve is a member of the Darrtown Stock Protection.

"I like meeting the needs of people and helping the families." ~Steve Menke

Cyrus Green

Funeral Attendant

Cyrus grew up in the Oxford area and played basketball for Talawanda. He lives in Oxford and recently completed his Bachelor's degree at Miami University.

Sue Slay

Caretaker / Events Specialist

Sue grew up in Mt. Healthy and is a graduate of Mt. Healthy High School. After serving in the United States Navy, she and her husband, Jim, eventually found their way to the Ross area where they raised their family. Sue worked in the Ross Local School District for many years and is a longtime member of the Ross Bible Chapel. 

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Philipians 4:13

Ray Kubik


Ray is a resident of Cincinnati and graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance. He has worked in the financial industry for over thirty-five years and has been with the funeral home in Mt. Healthy since 2014. Ray has a long history of volunteer work and currently serves with the Executive Service Corp of Cincinnati. He loves serving Christ, serving his family, and serving his clients.

Lisa Bayer


Lisa and her family reside in Mason and are very active in their local parish and school, St. Susanna. She attended Archbishop Alter High School in Dayton and later graduated from Miami University in accounting.

Sarah Young

Director of Communications / HR

Sarah grew up in the Greater Cincinnati area and later graduated from Taylor University. She loves to see the positive influence that a small family business can have within a community.

"I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that happiness is gratitude doubled by wonder." ~GK Chesterton

Alexis Young

Funeral Attendant

Alexis is currently a student at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and is studying to become a funeral director and embalmer. She is originally from Wellington, Ohio and attended Lorain Community College before transferring to CCMS. She will graduate in Spring 2020.

"I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.” Erin Van Vuren

Chandler Northup

Funeral Attendant

Chandler is currently a student at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and is studying to become a funeral director and embalmer. He is originally from Jackson, Ohio and attended Rio Grande Community College/University of Rio Grande before transferring to CCMS. He will graduate in Spring 2020.

“Believe that what you do matters and will make a difference in people’s lives. You don’t have to save the world in one stroke but you can make a difference one person at a time.” Anonymous

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