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Kevin M. Dalton, CFSP-Manger/Director
N.J. License # 3930
Kevin was born in Trenton and resided in the White Horse section of Hamilton until moving to nearby Bordentown Township in 1992. He and his wife, Christine, have been married for more than 30 years and have three children, Erik, Matthew, and Tegan.
He has worked around the funeral home since his late teens and, after Graduating from Hamilton High School West in 1981, decided to pursue a career in funeral service.
He attended Mercer County Community College, received his Associate's Degree in Applied Science from St. John's University, NY, NY, and completed his Certificate of Proficiency in Funeral Service at American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, NY, NY, receiving the NY State Funeral Director's Association Award for Academic Proficiency upon graduation.
Kevin is certified by the National Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards of the United States and is a Licensed New Jersey Funeral Director. He is a life-member of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (CFSP), a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, a member and past-board member of the N.J. State Funeral Directors Association, a member and Past-President of the Mercer County Funeral Directors Association and a member of the Funeral Ethics Association. He has also been a member of the White Horse Volunteer Fire Company for more than 37 years.
In addition to his three children, Kevin and Christine also have three dogs, Denali, Baxter, and Buddy. They enjoy extended weekend getaways and their annual week with family in South Nags Head, NC.
Kevin spends as much of his time off as possible on his motorcycle discovering historic areas and other points of interest throughout our region.
Gary P. Szabo – Director
N.J. License #3564
Pa. License # FD 015186
Gary is a lifelong Hamilton resident having graduated from Hamilton High West-Class of 1975 and Mercer County Community College - Funeral Service Education Program - Class of 1981.
He's been associated with the firm since 1977 and is a licensed funeral director in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
He retired in 2011 after 25 years from the Trenton Fire Department where he worked as a firefighter and was the instructor for the department scuba/marine operations unit.
He's a life member (45 years) of the White Horse Vol. Fire Company and served on the former Board of Fire commissioners - Fire District No. 6 for 5 terms, St. Raphael's Parish, and the Ancient Order of Hibernians.
Professional affiliations include the Mercer County Funeral Directors Association and the New Jersey and National Funeral Director Association, Funeral Ethics Association and is certified by the National Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards of the United States.
He's the father of two sons, Michael and Joseph, who are also career firefighters in the City of Trenton and also the proud "pop-Pop" of two grandchildren.
Other interests include scuba diving, fishing, boating, and photography. during the summer months he can be found exploring the many shipwrecks located off the N.J. coastline. Other times of the year he's pursuing his favorite photographic subject -- the Bald Eagle.
Holly Kingston-Pocino - Director
N.J. License #4456
Holly was born in Trenton, NJ to Ward B. and Maryann E. Kingston (owners of the Kingston & Kemp Funeral Home). Born into a family business she always played a role in the daily operations. Holly is a lifelong White Horse/Hamilton resident. She is a graduate of Hamilton High West (class of 1982), earned her Associate Degree in Applied Science from Middlesex County College ('84) and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Houston ('87), and her Certificate of Proficiency in Funeral Service from Mercer County Community College. Holly is certified by the National Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards.
After college Holly worked in the Hospitality industry as an Assistant General Manager of several New Jersey hotels. Upon the death of her father, Holly left the hospitality industry to play a new role in the family business as well as working for the Mercer County Board of Social Services for over 26 years.
Upon retirement from the Board of Social Services Holly has taken on yet another role in the daily operation of the office.
Holly is a proud member of the Mercer County Funeral Directors Association, the New Jesery State Funeral Directors Association, Inc., and the National Funeral Directors Association. She is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), a title issued by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice to those who meet the requirements of continued learning along with raising the standards of excellence in funeral service.
Holly and her husband Kevin Pocino enjoy traveling, ATV riding, bike riding, but most importantly spending time with family and friends.
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