OUR STAFF'S COMMITMENT TO YOU


Since 1909, Lewis Funeral Chapel, The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary and Crematory have served families like yours throughout Kitsap County. We are honored that you have entrusted our staff with the care of your loved one.

The staff of Lewis Funeral Chapel and The Stone Chapel Poulsbo Mortuary are dedicated to assisting you with the final arrangements for your loved one, from start to finish. Whether you choose a traditional funeral service with burial, shipping to another funeral home out-of-state or out-of-country, or a direct cremation with no formal services , we will customize our arrangements to meet your needs. We want to help you honor the memory of your loved one, and strive to provide professional and compassionate service throughout the process. Additionally, we provide active follow-up after final arrangements are completed to ensure your satisfaction.

It is our goal to make a difficult time easier for you and your family. Please don’t hesitate to let us know how we can be of service to you.

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In Memoriam - Glen M. Henrickson Former President and owner

Former President and owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel & Forest Lawn Cemetery and "The Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary & Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Glen was a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1970. Glen served in Bremerton Rotary for many years, was a member of the Kitsap Golf & Country Club, past board member of the Harrison Medical Center Foundation and past board member of the Washington State funeral Director's Association. His tradition of integrity continues to guide our staff today.

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Glen C. "Chris" Henrickson President/Owner

President/Owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel & Forest Lawn Cemetery, "Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary & Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Chris graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis in 1999. He came to work for the family business in 2000 and earned his Washington State Funeral Director's License in 2001. He is a Past President of the Bremerton Rotary Club, Past President of the Bremerton Rotary Foundation, and is a Past Board Member of the Washington State Funeral Directors Association (WSFDA).

Chris has two children and likes to fish, play golf, mountain climb, mountain bike, camp, be with his family and most excellent girlfriend, Heidi.

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Janean M. Henrickson Owner

Owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel & Forest Lawn Cemetery, "Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary & Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Since 1992 she has worked as Administrative Assistant at the Poulsbo Mortuary. 

Janean is a graduate of Central Washington University. She stayed at home to raise her two children and is grandmother to three granddaughters and one grandson.

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Lynn H. Fermstad Owner

Owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel, “The Stone Chapel” Poulsbo Mortuary, Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park, Lynn is a Family Service Counselor and Administrative Assistant for Forest Lawn Cemetery & Lewis Funeral Chapel. Lynn was born and raised in Silverdale and graduated from Central Kitsap high School in 1997. She then attended Washington State University and graduated in 2001 with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration. After working in the insurance industry for several years, Lynn is now using her insurance licensing to assist families with pre-arranging of funeral services.

She loves the outdoors, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.

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Rebecca A. Juday Funeral Director and Embalmer

Rebecca is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer at Lewis Funeral Chapel and "The Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary. After graduating in 2004 from MCC and earning an AA in Mortuary Science, she relocated from Mesa, AZ to Port Orchard, Washington. Rebecca loves cooking, staying active in various outdoor activities including hiking and fishing. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends and animals.

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Melody Chanco Funeral Director and Embalmer

Melody is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. She is a graduate of Mount Hood Community College's funeral director's program. Melody is a returning Washington State native of Richland. Having lived in Idaho for the past 15 years, Melody enjoys fishing, exploring the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with family.

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Cindy Hammond Administrative Assistant

Cindy has lived in the Port Orchard area all of her life. She graduated from South Kitsap High School in 1977, took a summer course in computers, and went on to make a career out of working as an Administrative Assistant for various businesses, while raising 3 children. Cindy enjoys outdoor activities, the beach, and spending time with her 3 grandchildren, and her dog, Brody.

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Janelle Cain Bookkeeper

Janelle Cain, has been bookkeeper for Lewis Funeral Chapel, Stone Chapel and Cemeteries since 1985.

Janelle was born and raised in Bremerton. She graduated from East High School. She graduated with a degree in accounting form the University of Washington.

Janelle is very active in the local community, having served with the YWCA, is a 32 year member of Soroptimist International.

Janelle enjoys river rafting, hiking and swimming.

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Richard L. Dexter Funeral Director and Embalmer

Richard is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Dick has worked for the Lewis Funeral Chapel and its branches since 1960. After 45+ years of service to our community, Dick is now retired, though he is available to help families that request him.

Dick is a longtime member of the Mason's and Scottish Rite. Dick enjoys being with his grandchildren, and traveling the world with his wife.

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Robert "Bob" Weston Gardener

Gardener for Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Bob has been employed with the cemeteries since 1982. He has a professional background in horticulture, botany, forestry and business. Bob received educational certificates in horticulture and botany from Olympic College. Bob is responsible for the care of hundreds of plants, shrub, and tree species at the cemeteries.

Bob enjoys hunting and landscaping.

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Javier Zatarain Valenzuela Groundskeeper

Groundskeeper for Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Born in Mazatlan, Mexico, Javier has lived in Kitsap County for 12 years. Javier has worked for the cemeteries since 2004.

Javier enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

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Richard George III Groundskeeper

Groundskeeper of Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Richard has worked in the cemetery business for 20 years.

He enjoys cars, hunting and fishing.

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Susan Clugh Cemetery Superintendent

Sue came to work for Forest Lawn Cemetery as an Administrative Assistant in 1983 and was promoted to Cemetery Superintendent in 1994. She was born in Bremerton and raised in Manchester with her six siblings. Sue is a graduate of South Kitsap High School. She later went on to attend Olympic College to earn an ATA in Bookkeeping. Sue volunteers at the Care Kitchen at Christian Life Center in Port Orchard, where she also attends church and bible study. Sue enjoys spending time with her husband Dennis, their children, and grandson. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.

In Memoriam - Glen M. Henrickson

Former President and owner
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Former President and owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel & Forest Lawn Cemetery and "The Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary & Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Glen was a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1970. Glen served in Bremerton Rotary for many years, was a member of the Kitsap Golf & Country Club, past board member of the Harrison Medical Center Foundation and past board member of the Washington State funeral Director's Association. His tradition of integrity continues to guide our staff today.

Glen C. "Chris" Henrickson

President/Owner
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President/Owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel & Forest Lawn Cemetery, "Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary & Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Chris graduated from Central Washington University with a BA in Business Administration with a Marketing emphasis in 1999. He came to work for the family business in 2000 and earned his Washington State Funeral Director's License in 2001. He is a Past President of the Bremerton Rotary Club, Past President of the Bremerton Rotary Foundation, and is a Past Board Member of the Washington State Funeral Directors Association (WSFDA).

Chris has two children and likes to fish, play golf, mountain climb, mountain bike, camp, be with his family and most excellent girlfriend, Heidi.

Janean M. Henrickson

Owner
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Owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel & Forest Lawn Cemetery, "Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary & Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Since 1992 she has worked as Administrative Assistant at the Poulsbo Mortuary. 

Janean is a graduate of Central Washington University. She stayed at home to raise her two children and is grandmother to three granddaughters and one grandson.

Lynn H. Fermstad

Owner
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Owner of Lewis Funeral Chapel, “The Stone Chapel” Poulsbo Mortuary, Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park, Lynn is a Family Service Counselor and Administrative Assistant for Forest Lawn Cemetery & Lewis Funeral Chapel. Lynn was born and raised in Silverdale and graduated from Central Kitsap high School in 1997. She then attended Washington State University and graduated in 2001 with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Administration. After working in the insurance industry for several years, Lynn is now using her insurance licensing to assist families with pre-arranging of funeral services.

She loves the outdoors, and enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.

Rebecca A. Juday

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Rebecca is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer at Lewis Funeral Chapel and "The Stone Chapel" Poulsbo Mortuary. After graduating in 2004 from MCC and earning an AA in Mortuary Science, she relocated from Mesa, AZ to Port Orchard, Washington. Rebecca loves cooking, staying active in various outdoor activities including hiking and fishing. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends and animals.

Melody Chanco

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Melody is a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. She is a graduate of Mount Hood Community College's funeral director's program. Melody is a returning Washington State native of Richland. Having lived in Idaho for the past 15 years, Melody enjoys fishing, exploring the Pacific Northwest, and spending time with family.

Cindy Hammond

Administrative Assistant
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Cindy has lived in the Port Orchard area all of her life. She graduated from South Kitsap High School in 1977, took a summer course in computers, and went on to make a career out of working as an Administrative Assistant for various businesses, while raising 3 children. Cindy enjoys outdoor activities, the beach, and spending time with her 3 grandchildren, and her dog, Brody.

Janelle Cain

Bookkeeper
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Janelle Cain, has been bookkeeper for Lewis Funeral Chapel, Stone Chapel and Cemeteries since 1985.

Janelle was born and raised in Bremerton. She graduated from East High School. She graduated with a degree in accounting form the University of Washington.

Janelle is very active in the local community, having served with the YWCA, is a 32 year member of Soroptimist International.

Janelle enjoys river rafting, hiking and swimming.

Richard L. Dexter

Funeral Director and Embalmer
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Richard is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. Dick has worked for the Lewis Funeral Chapel and its branches since 1960. After 45+ years of service to our community, Dick is now retired, though he is available to help families that request him.

Dick is a longtime member of the Mason's and Scottish Rite. Dick enjoys being with his grandchildren, and traveling the world with his wife.

Robert "Bob" Weston

Gardener
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Gardener for Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Bob has been employed with the cemeteries since 1982. He has a professional background in horticulture, botany, forestry and business. Bob received educational certificates in horticulture and botany from Olympic College. Bob is responsible for the care of hundreds of plants, shrub, and tree species at the cemeteries.

Bob enjoys hunting and landscaping.

Javier Zatarain Valenzuela

Groundskeeper
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Groundskeeper for Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Born in Mazatlan, Mexico, Javier has lived in Kitsap County for 12 years. Javier has worked for the cemeteries since 2004.

Javier enjoys spending time with his wife and children.

Richard George III

Groundskeeper
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Groundskeeper of Forest Lawn Cemetery and Cherry Grove Memorial Park. Richard has worked in the cemetery business for 20 years.

He enjoys cars, hunting and fishing.

Susan Clugh

Cemetery Superintendent
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Sue came to work for Forest Lawn Cemetery as an Administrative Assistant in 1983 and was promoted to Cemetery Superintendent in 1994. She was born in Bremerton and raised in Manchester with her six siblings. Sue is a graduate of South Kitsap High School. She later went on to attend Olympic College to earn an ATA in Bookkeeping. Sue volunteers at the Care Kitchen at Christian Life Center in Port Orchard, where she also attends church and bible study. Sue enjoys spending time with her husband Dennis, their children, and grandson. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.