Disciplinary actions: Funeral directors
For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.
Stephen J. Wilson — Chehalis
- Findings: Receipt discrepancies/unprofessional conduct.
- Action: Fined $2500.
Kitty Scott — Tacoma
- Findings: Offered to perform and did perform funeral director services when she had been subject of a previous Order preventing her from ever pursuing a funeral director’s license.
- Shall permanently cease and desist from practicing or offering to practice professional services for others in the state of Washington as a Funeral Director.
- Fined $2000.
Joseph L. Parker — Puyallup
- Findings: Aided and abetted unlicensed practice by employing unlicensed Funeral Director.
- Funeral Director license suspended for one year. Suspension is stayed provided he does not violate any further laws or rules governing funeral practice for a period of 1 year.
- Fined $2000.
Whiteside Family Mortuaries — Aberdeen
- Findings: Aided and abetted unlicensed practice by employing unlicensed Funeral Directors and Embalmers.
- Ms. Whiteside agrees to not apply or obtain Funeral/Cemetery licensure for 25 years.
- Will publish a notice in local paper indicating all pre-need funeral files written through Whiteside are now in possession of Funeral Alternatives. Provide proof to Board within 60 days.
Brown’s Funeral Home & Cremation — Camas
- Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
- Fined $3000.
- No further violations.
- Create model statement of goods and services.
Dennis V. Petersen — Des Moines
- Findings: Violated prior Agreed Order stating he was not allowed to engage in any pre-arrangement activity while his Funeral Director Intern license was suspended.
- Action: License revoked for 5 years.
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