Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Board
Ross DeJohn Jr. joined his father in the family business in 1977. Ross understood from the very beginning the importance of his family’s tradition. He understands the heritage of his family and profession as well as the changing needs of the community he serves.
After graduating from Bowling Green State University, where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity, he became a Licensed Funeral Director in 1986. He is a member of the Cuyahoga, Ohio, and National Funeral Directors Associations. He served in the U.S. Army in 1972 as a 2nd Lieutenant, and was an Army Reserve Captain from 1974 to 1980. He is also Past President of the Mayfield Area Chamber of Commerce.
Ross completed the Hospice of the Western Reserve Volunteer Training Program which enables him to volunteer at Hillcrest Hospital and other facilities with our Staff therapy dogs Magic and Coco. Ross Jr. is a parishioner at St. Noel Church in Willoughby Hills, Ohio and has been married to his wife Patty since 1971. They have three children and five grandchildren. Ross and Patty reside in Kirtland, Ohio.
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