Gary Graveline Sr.
Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Life Producer.
Gary was born in Ludlow, MA and
moved to California after his marriage to the love of his life Linda. He has
more than 40 years experience as a licensed funeral director and embalmer,
serving in all phases of funeral service having received his Associates Degree
in Mortuary Science at Cypress College in Cypress, CA. He joined American
Memorial F.D. in May of 2021. Gary served in the U.S. Army from 1986 to 1994,
and after Operation Desert Shield and Storm, where he served as a Chaplain’s
Assistant and Graves Registration Specialist in Germany as part of the support forces,
he decided to return to full time funeral service. He has a bachelor’s degrees
in theology, and is ordained as an Anglican Priest, he is currently the Rector
of St. James Anglican Church in Tumwater, WA, he has been with the church since
2013. He has served his community as a member of the Lions Club, Past Master of
the Chehalis Masonic Lodge. Gary and Linda got married in 1977. He has two
children and five grandchildren with one great grandchild on the way.