History & Staff
We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.
Steverson, Hamlin & Hilbish Funerals and Cremations has been serving
the Tavares community since 1959. Hermon Steverson, Verdual Hamlin and
Art Hilbish devoted themselves to their community. Our staff has
continued with the tradition of providing care and comfort to families
during their time of loss.
We value the importance of small details and assist each family with their needs and their preferences. Whether it is a simple service that you desire or the most elaborate arrangement, we work diligently to create a service that is unique and personalized.
We offer Video Tributes, Floral Services, Dove Releases, Military Honors, Special Musicians, and dozens of other tributes. Our effort is to ensure that your tribute to your loved one is an event that will be remembered and cherished by all those in attendance.
Our Valued Staff
John Roemmelt, General Manager / Funeral Director
Thomas Spartz, Sales Manager / Service Partner
Matthew A. Pierson, Chapel Manager / Funeral Director
Arthur P. Hilbish, Chapel Manager Eustis / Funeral Director
Brenda Leigh Pucino, Office Manager
Brenda Leigh Pucino was born in Goshen, New York and is married to her husband Joseph A. Pucino of 35 years. Together they have three children, Joseph William, Jesika Lara, and Robert Scott Pucino. Brenda has been in the funeral industry since 2010 and when asked what she likes most about her job she states “I love our teamwork in the same goals as we serve each family in a unique and individual way. Knowing we have successfully helped a family, even in a small way for a short time, is a humbling sign of a job well done.” When Brenda is not working her favorite things to do are, Spending time with her family, reading, photography, and gardening. When asked what the best advice was she ever received Brenda said “Know and understand it is impossible to be absolutely perfect and that is ok. It is possible, however, to always do your best – So do your best; Always!”
Jordan K. Mason, Service Partner
Jesika Lara Pucino, Funeral Director
Debrah Yvonne Williams, Administrative Assistant
Deborah Yvonne Williams was born in Gaffney, South Carolina and is married to her husband Ray Williams. Together they have Three (Triplets) Children, Matthew, Jyllean, and Michelle Williams. Yvonne has been in the funeral industry since 2010 and when asked what she likes most about her job she states “That we try our best to do everything possible to help and comfort families at one of the most difficult times of their lives.” When Yvonne is not working her favorite things to do are, spending time with her family and going to St. Louis Cardinal baseball games when possible (Big fan). When asked what the best advice she has ever received was she said “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and if you worry, pray – If you pray, don’t worry.