Disciplinary actions: Funeral directors

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

November 2015

Susan Freeman — Moses Lake

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: 2 year stayed suspension, fined, random audits, and submit a written law summary.

Henry C. Melton — Tacoma

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: 2 year stayed suspension and fined.

Michael Wright — Seattle

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined.

Kathryn Tate — Pasco

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: Fined and 1 year suspension — stayed for 1 year or until fine is paid in full.

Shannon Barbrich — Bremerton

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: 1 year stayed suspension and fined.

August 2015

Ronald Larson

  • Findings: Failure to supervise auxiliary staff.
  • Action: 2 year STAYED suspension and fined.

Terry Harper

  • Findings: Practicing with an expired license.
  • Action: Fined.

David Terrance

  • Findings: Practicing with an expired license.
  • Action: Prohibited from applying for a funeral or cemetery license for 10 years and a fined.

June 2015

Zane Fitch — Seattle

  • Findings: Unlicensed activity and failure to cooperate with board inspection.
  • Action: 3 year suspension, 2 years stayed, fined and random audits for a period of 6 months.

Dayspring Fitch & Sons Funeral Home — Seattle

  • Findings: Failure to file death certificates within 3 days.
  • Action: Fined.

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