Ashley is a first-generation funeral director, embalmer, and certified funeral celebrant. Ashley grew up in Middletown, Ohio often spending summers and weekends with her grandparents who lived in Blue Ash. She attended the University of Cincinnati Blue Ash where she graduated in 2017 with an Associate’s of Applied Science. Following her graduation, she moved to Cincinnati in January 2018 to attend the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where she was a member of Delta Gamma Pi sorority and served as the treasurer. She graduated from CCMS Cum Laude in the spring of 2019 receiving her Associates of Mortuary Science and Bachelors of Mortuary Science.
Ashley has been in the funeral service industry since January 2018 when she started working for Schmidt-Dhonau-Kucner funeral home as a funeral attendant while she attended CCMS. Schmidt-Dhonau-Kucner was acquired by Spring Grove Funeral Homes where Ashley served her apprenticeship. After serving her apprenticeship at Spring Grove Funeral Homes she joined the Arlington Memorial Gardens Funeral Home in October 2020. Ashley’s passion for the funeral industry began in 2005 when her grandfather died and she is grateful to have the opportunity to provide meaningful options and services to families.
When Ashley is not serving families she enjoys being outdoors, kayaking, spending time with her family, friends and her two cats Kingston and Dixon.