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History & Staff
Personalized service options allow you to honor your loved ones in a way that is both meaningful and healing. We hope to provide support and caring while delivering memorial services that celebrate life and help families find the peace they deserve.
If you’re seeking an honorable celebration of life, we invite you to learn more about where we came from, our vision, and the dedicated people behind our work.
A History of Caring
Vessey Funeral Service takes pride in delivering the highest quality care at the most competitive price. We opened in Fort Collins in July of 2007 to serve all of Northern Colorado with compassionate and caring service. We are a family-focused funeral home dedicated to making a difference for those we serve. Our growing community deserves a responsive funeral care provider to deliver exceptional service at an affordable price.
With decades of combined experience, our licensed funeral directors and family care team takes care of all the details. At Vessey Funeral Service, you never feel pressure to purchase more than you want or need. Our goal is to help you through the most challenging time with dignity and respect.
Our Staff’s Dedication to Respectful Care
A funeral, or memorial service, should provide family members and loved ones with the chance to reflect, remember, and celebrate a life well-lived. Our goal is to create exceptional services and experiences that fulfill the wishes of your loved one. Our experienced Funeral Directors provide guidance on the crucial first steps toward healing.
Funeral Director/Location Lead
Sarah is a Colorado native. Sarah obtained her Mortuary Science degree from Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon after her Medical Assistant career took her to Seattle, Washington. Sarah has called Loveland home for the last eight years and has been serving Northern Colorado families for the last eleven years. She lives in Loveland with her husband, Aaron, mother Sue, two children, Kouper and Maya and three dogs, Dig, Otis and JJ. In her free time she enjoys yard work, spending time with her family, crocheting and the great outdoors.
Steve Vessey, a Fort Collins native, graduated from Arapahoe Community College in 2001 with a degree in Mortuary Science, and has obtained the status of Mortuary Science Practitioner by the Colorado Funeral Service Board. Steve is the past President of the Colorado Funeral Directors Association and remains on the board as a director, and past chair of the Colorado Funeral Service Board. Active in many local and civic organizations, Steve is a past president of the Breakfast Optimist Club, past Lieutenant Governor of the Colorado/Wyoming District of Optimist International , a past president of the Larimer County Crime Stoppers organization. Steve helped organize the Fort Collins Soap Box Derby and served as its director for 11 years. Steve believes that funeral service is a ministry to be taken very seriously. After college at Colorado State University, Steve opened a Farmers Insurance Agency in Fort Collins, which remains in operation today. A career in funeral service began in 1984 when Steve began an internship with Mike Reager at the Reager Funeral Home and Crematory in Fort Collins.
Debbie, a Colorado State University graduate, has worked for the Poudre School District for 20 years, retiring this year to dedicate more time in the family funeral business. Debbie is a wonderful addition to the business.
Heath R. Carroll
Funeral Director/Managing Partner/General Manager
Heath is a native of Colorado. He was born and raised in Greeley, Colorado. He began Funeral Service in 1996 at the age of 16, working for the largest Funeral Service provider in the United States at Stoddard Funeral Home in Greeley, Colorado.
Heath graduated from Greeley Central High School and then attended college in Dallas, Texas where he graduated from Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1998. Heath then returned to Greeley to become the manager of Stoddard Funeral Home specializing in making each funeral service a unique and memorable experience. He is a certified funeral director and embalmer, with a special talent in Reconstruction and Restorative Art.
Heath is married to Reanna (Hoy) and they have two children, Loralei and Landon. In his spare time; Heath enjoys spending time with his family and his three dogs. Heath is involved in many organizations past and present; he has worked with Drive Smart Weld County, 19th Judicial Victims Compensation and Law Enforcement Board, Tailgate the Safety Way, National Crime Prevention Council 2007 Presenter, Suicide Education/Support Services, El Comite de Longmont and is a Board Member for Colorado Learning Center of Human Anatomy. He is also the Past President of the Colorado Association of Cemeteries.
Reanna K. Carroll (Hoy)
Pre-Arrangement Counselor/Funeral Arranger/Partner
Reanna was born and raised in the Longmont/Mead area. She loves helping families through the hardest times in their life. Her creativity allows her to design services for families to exactly what they want. She is married to Heath and they have five dogs.
In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband and driving her collector cars.
Robert Sweeney, Jr.
Advancer Planning Director/Partner
Bob lives in Longmont with his wife Lacy; they have been married 33 years. They have four children Ben, Rafferty, Clara and Grace. He has an AAS Degree in Business Management; he also has various awards for Business, Insurance and customer service. He is a Certified Senior Adviser Course graduate. He also has his licenses in Colorado to sell Life and Health Insurance. He had 20+ years as a Dairy Farmer; and has experience with John Deere, Equitable Life, US Healthcare Group and The Hartford. He has helped establish two new retail outlets for different companies. He has also been involved in the Coffee Business, in the service and repairs department, for 10 years. He really enjoys serving families and helping them with their long term funeral needs. He enjoys spending time on his small farm raising Nubian goats for which he uses their milk to make homemade cheese and yogurt. He has a large garden and loves the county living. He also enjoys his 25 acres that he has a grass hay farm on.
Funeral Director Assistant
Michelle Trojovsky is a Funeral Director Assistant at Vessey Funeral Service. Michelle enjoys helping and serving the families that we serve. She resides in Loveland with her children, Mia, Carlos, Marissa and her two cats, Salem and Banks. Michelle enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with her family in her free time.
Summer Giddens is Funeral Director Assistant at Vessey Funeral Service.
Summer is from Ft Myers, Florida. She resides in Fort Collins with her husband, Mike and four Children and of course their four legged pup "Waggerta"
in her free time Summer enjoys spending time with her family bowling, watching movies and crafting together.
She is currently enrolled in Front Range Community College studying Bookkeeping and Accounting.