Our experienced and
professional staff is dedicated to helping our
ROBERT J. TAYLOR
Bob joined the
Allen Brothers family in 1995, working first as an Arrangement
Counselor, then as a Licensed Funeral Director.
Bob often says his
dedication comes from knowing that "every day I have the
opportunity to make a difference in families' lives."
DARREN R. CLEVERS
Darren joined the Allen Brothers
family in 2010, working as a part-time office assistant. In 2011,
he became a full-time Mortuary Assistant and is now an Arrangement
Counselor, while working toward his Funeral Director's license.
Darren "looks forward to every day as
a new opportunity to help families say goodbye to a loved one in a
special way which helps bring peace of mind."
DONALD E. DECKER
Licensed Funeral Director - Licensed
Don began his career in the funeral profession over 30 years ago
and joined the Allen Brothers family in 2007.
Don starts every day with the thought, "I hope my experience,
coupled with sincere compassion, brings comfort to the families I
TIM (FRANCIS T.) DINAN, JR.
Licensed Funeral Director - Licensed
Tim moved here from Philadelphia in January of 2014
to join the Allen Brothers family. A fourth generation
funeral director he has been licensed in 3 other states before
With every family Tim says "I believe in treating each
person as if they were a member of my own family and making sure
that everything I do is to make the family's loss just
a little bit easier."
A. MARIE PURDY
Florist and Community
Marie owns "Rancho Village Florist -
Expressions of Sympathy" and has been creating floral arrangements
for the Vista and San Marcos families since 1998. Marie also
represents Allen Brothers Mortuary, Inc. in the San Marcos and
Vista Chambers of Commerce and at community events.
Marie says, "Floral tributes can be a
loving and caring gesture for the grieving family."
Pat has been the Allen Brothers
Mortuary hairstylist since 1995 and takes great pride in her
ability to create a positive memory for families. Families often
provide a recent photo to assist Pat.
"It makes me feel good to provide
ladies with their final hairstyling so their families will have a
positive memory for a lifetime."
Susan has been a preneed funeral consultant and planner since
2002 and joined the Allen Brothers family in 2005. Susan has a
Bachelor's Degree and a certificate in Personal Financial
"With my financial certificate and my passion for helping
people, I am able to guide people through the emotional and
financial decisions that should be made by everyone, so that the
burden is not left up to the surviving family members."
Pam joined our Allen Brothers family in 2012 and contributes to
the administrative duties of the company.
Secretary of Allen Brothers Mortuary Inc.
Carrie joined the Allen Brothers family in 2009 and works in the
background, supporting both chapels with the paperwork necessary to
continue the proud Allen Brothers tradition of treating every
family like part of "our family."
Carrie says, "I know firsthand how much difference the
compassionate and caring assistance from Allen Brothers made for my
family in our times of need over the years. I'm now proud to work
with the Allen Brothers staff to help other families."
Raised in the family business, Linda
followed in her father's and uncle's footsteps and became a
licensed Embalmer in the 1980's. Later, she obtained her Funeral
Director's license and was the Manager of the San Marcos
Chapel as well as a corporate officer.
Since Linda became President of Allen Brothers, she no longer
works with families as much as she would like, but she is still
very involved with everything that happens at the chapels.
Linda is very proud of her staff, whom she calls the Allen
Brothers "extended family."
Everyone at Allen Brothers agrees that
the most important part of the family business is to provide the
best, personalized and dignified care to each and every family we
LINDA S. ALLEN
President of Allen Brothers Mortuary, Inc.
Licensed Funeral Director, Licensed Embalmer