MORSE Funeral Home welcomes current manager

Doug Sanderson

BROCTON — Douglas W. Sanderson, a New York state licensed funeral director and a native of Westfield, has been welcomed as the current funeral director and licensed manager of the MORSE Funeral Home in Brocton, following the retirement of Gerald Newman, who had been the funeral home manager since the untimely death of Kenneth Merle in 2011.

It has been the mission of the MORSE Funeral Home to provide a meaningful, personalized, compassionate service to the families that they serve in a dignified and respectful manner. They are committed to providing the highest level of professionalism to carry out the final arrangements to those families that entrust them with their care serving the Portland, Brocton and surrounding communities since 1927.

Doug, as he is known, is a 1983 graduate of Westfield Academy and Central School, where he was active in athletics and music. He continued his education at the American Academy-McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City and received his associate degree in occupational studies-funeral service, where he earned top honors in his class.

Doug is no stranger to funeral service; he has worked in the funeral profession in various capacities since he was 16-years-old and has always had a passion for helping others in their time of need.

Doug is available to assist you and your loved ones at anytime for immediate need or pre-need to prepare for end of life services and wishes. Please feel free to call him anytime at (716)792-4323 if you have questions or concerns regarding your final wishes, or to learn more about the MORSE Funeral Home, visit them on their website at www.themorsefuneralhome.com.


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