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Frederick W. Hamp

Frederick W. Hamp

Owner/Manager

Fred Hamp is the fourth generation of the family to own and operate the funeral home. A lifelong resident of the Tonawandas, he is a graduate of Canisius High School and Canisius College in Buffalo, where he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in German Language. In 1971, he graduated from Simmons Institute of Mortuary Science in Syracuse and began his career as a funeral director. Fred married the former Catherine Olmstead, of Tonawanda, in 1966. They have four children, Rebecca (Tony) Grimmelt, Jennifer (Jon) Bender, Frederick (Meg), and Christopher (Kelly); nine grandsons, Evan, Thomas and Nathan Bender, Wyatt and Samuel Grimmelt, Frederick, Thomas, Connor  and Owen Hamp; and a granddaughter, Patricia Hamp. Fred has been active in many organizations in the community and is a member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Tonawanda.


Rebecca Hamp Grimmelt

Rebecca Hamp Grimmelt

Funeral Director

Becky Hamp is the fifth generation of the family to work at the funeral home. She is a graduate of St. Francis of Assisi Grammar School, Mt. St. Mary Academy, and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH, where she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Chemistry.  She became affiliated with the family business in 1997 and graduated from Simmons Institute of Mortuary Science in 1998.  Rebecca married Anthony Grimmelt of Amherst in 1995; they now live on Grand Island and have two sons, Wyatt Frederick and Samuel Anthony.  As a licensed funeral director, Rebecca brings fresh insight and sensitivity to the families we serve.


Carl E. Fretthold

Carl E. Fretthold

Owner/Manager

Carl Evan Fretthold graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 1972. He studied Mortuary Science at Canton Agricultural & Technical College. Carl received his degree in 1974 and began to work with his father at Fretthold Funeral Home Inc. where he currently serves as president. 


     Carl is an active member at First Trinity Lutheran Church, and serves on the executive ministry team. He also sits on the board of directors for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Eastern District


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Michael R. Fretthold

Michael R. Fretthold

Licensed Funeral Director

Michael R. Fretthold is a 2006 graduate of North Tonawanda High School. He obtained his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 2008 from Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY. Michael has been a licensed funeral director serving western New York since 2008.

     Mike is a skilled musky bait maker and enjoys crafting them in his free time. He is an active member of Renewal Church in North Tonawanda.

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Jenna L. Fretthold

Jenna L. Fretthold

Apprentice Funeral Director

Jenna L. Fretthold is a 2008 graduate of North Tonawanda High School. She obtained her Associates degree in Funeral Service at American Academy McAllister Institute in 2020. Jenna will be completing her National Board Examinations in early 2021 and will begin her residency in the spring.

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Lisa M. Hansson

Lisa M. Hansson

Licensed Funeral Director

Lisa M. Hansson graduated from North Tonawanda High School in 2003. She continued her education at Niagara County Community College, obtaining her license as a Registered Nurse in 2010. She currently works per diem at Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center on the labor and delivery floor, and is an active educator there in Perinatal Bereavement. 

     As her children grew older, Lisa decided to go back to school for Mortuary Science at American Academy McAllister Insitute. She graduated in April 2019 with her Associates Degree in Funeral Service, and obtained her licensed to practice in NYS in September of 2020.


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