C. Michael "Mike" Newman has been a licensed funeral director for nearly 40 years. He served two terms as President of the Cremation Association of North Carolina, an association dedicated to maintaining high standards for the funeral and cremation industry. He has been a Certified Crematory Operator for more than 30 years.
Kristin K. Newman grew up in Lancaster, PA and obtained a BS degree in Elementary Education before receiving her AAS in embalming and funeral service. Integrating both her education and funeral service degrees, she is able to meet needs on both personal and professional levels. In addition to their sons, the Newmans are rescue pet-parents of two cats and have been parents to three of the best boxers.
Pet Care Specialist
Kristin has been a part of the Loyal Companion team since 2016. She is a graduate of Ohio University, where she earned her bachelors in Journalism. She is a mom to two sons and one mixed breed rescue dog, Cookie.
Pet Care Specialist
Sue was a stay at home Mom for 15 years and now that her son is in college, she works part time at Loyal Companion. She enjoys volunteering at church, gardening and yoga. After the recent loss of her 17 year old mixed breed dog, she currently has a goat, several barn cats and many chickens.
Certified Crematory Operator
Tyler works part time at Loyal Companion as a Certified Crematory Operator. He is a 2021 graduate of Hanover High School and is a Hanover Native. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering at Hanover Area Fire & Rescue. He has a loving Yorkie Poo named Cody.
Social Media Intern
Chelsea Carrera is a senior at Hanover High School who enjoys playing soccer and softball. Following graduation, she plans on attending Shippensburg University to study business which led her to her internship with Loyal Companion. In her free time, she loves to go to her friend's house to hang out and watch tv shows. She also loves playing with King, who loves his basketball and won't ever let it go!