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5436 S. Puget Sound Ave.
Tacoma, WA 98409
Phone: (253) 472-3353
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Our Valued Staff

Each of the staff members at Piper-Morley with Oakwood Hill is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night.

When a loved one dies, all you need to do is make one phone call. From that moment on, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.

Please take a few minutes to get to know our staff. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.


Fred Morley, Funeral Home Manager
Office Phone: (253) 472-3353
Fax: (253) 474-3628

Frederick D. Morley is a license funeral director and embalmer. He has been active in funeral and community service in the Tacoma area for more than 50 years and is currently managing director of Piper Morely with Oakwood Hill.

George R. Nelson, Licensed Funeral Director, Embalmer, Pre-Need Insurance Sales Rep.
Email: gnels@stonemor.com

George began his career in funeral service in 1984. He considers this important work to be his calling. George likens his job to that of a paramedic; coming alongside families at a time of great need, to help them through the first few critical days following the loss of a loved one. He is compassionate and understanding, and enjoys coming to work every morning. He and his wife live in Gig Harbor. In his non-work hours he delights in being “Pops” to his four grandchildren and spending time in his workshop and garden.

Bill Habermann, Funeral Director
Email: whabe@stonemor.com

Bill Habermann began at Piper-Morley-Mellinger in July 2002, after 25 years as an elementary school principal. In 2004 he received his Washington State Funeral Director’s License. Currently his major job responsibility is beginning, completing and filing all death certificates via the State’s electronic death certificate (EDRS) system.

Kathi Morley, Funeral Home Administrator
Email: kmorl@stonemor.com

Kathi came to Piper-Morley with Oakwood Hill in 2005 with strong administrative and customer service experience. She is also is licensed to sell pre-need arrangements. Originally from Southern California, she has lived in Washington since 1994 and currently resides in Olympia and is active at church, with Sons of Italy and her children's school activities. She has four children, four grandchildren, two dogs and a bird. In her spare time she likes outdoor activities, such as camping, fishing, crabbing, clamming and gardening.

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