Jon Gordon has been a funeral professional since 1986 and is known for his personal service, attention to detail and professionalism. He treats every family he serves as though they were his own. An Army vet he served as a Graves Registration Specialist with United States Army Mortuary Affairs, Europe in Frankfurt, Kaiserslautern Germany and Vicenza, Italy. In Italy Jon was the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge of the Vicenza Mortuary. Jon has been a Funeral Director/Embalmer in Snohomish County since 1992 serving veterans with dignity and honor and very knowledgeable with the variety of faiths and religions in our diverse Snohomish county region. He has been active with Washington State Funeral Directors Association and is proud and privileged to be a Past President of the organization. Jon is a devout family man who enjoys a round of golf, relaxes in his backyard Koi pond and is an aquatic horticulture hobbyist.
Paul Turner Licensed Funeral Director Embalmer Intern
Paul graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Theoretical Mathematics from the University of Washington in 2012. After graduation he taught mathematics and biology until he was ready for the next phase of his professional life. Paul volunteered for the Providence Hospice of Seattle and then pursued an education in Mortuary Science. Graduating from Lake Washington Technical College and then passing his National Board Exams in 2015. Having completed his apprenticeship, Paul is now serving families as a licensed funeral director and embalmer intern. Paul has extensive experience in making pre-arrangements, crematory operations, and a variety of religious and cultural funeral customs practiced around the world. He lives with his girlfriend and two cats in Everett. When not working Paul enjoys learning about languages, ancient history, classics, and the history of religion.
Natalie is a transplant from California who moved up to Washington from California to attend the University of Washington. She fell in love with the state and its people and decided to stay after graduation. She is a graduate of the Funeral Service program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology and a licensed Funeral Director.
“What matters most is how well you walk through the fire”—- Charles Bukowski
Summer Thomson Licensed Funeral Director Embalmer Intern
Summer is from University Place, Washington and has been in the Everett area for the past 3 years. She has an Associates in Biology and an Associates in Mortuary Science. While working here at Solie Funeral Home, she got her mortuary degree and passed her National Boards. Serving and helping families are meaningful and memorable experiences to her. When not working she enjoys playing card games with her boyfriend and hanging with her cats.