Richard H. Jungas, Owner/Funeral Director
Richard attended the University of Minnesota &
received his degree in Mortuary Science.  After
serving in the US military he began his career in
Minnesota & California as an owner/operator of
small businesses as well as managed large
groups of funeral homes.  He has shown his
leadership skills in many civil & private
organizations; such as past President of the
(2010) California Funeral Director's Assoc., San
Diego County Funeral Director's Assoc., Rotary Club,
Sertoma Club and Escondido Kiwanis Club. He is also
a deacon and active member of his church.
Gary Murrow, Funeral Assistant
Gary has worn many hats over the years, he has been a pastor for over 30
years, a Realtor here in the North County, and since 2001 has been part of
our firm.  He directs and helps us with preparations for funeral and
memorial services.
Joni Seargeant, Office Manager/Counselor
Joni, a former nurse, runs our office, which means she is the "heart" of
completing all legal paperwork in a timely manner for the families we serve.  
She is also our receptionist, counselor and completes hundreds of other
tasks that are necessary for our office to run efficiently.  She has been part
of our staff since 2000.
Established 1997
By Richard & Marcia Jungas
Our Mission...
is to provide families with the best possible
service at prices affordable by all.
We are proud members of the
Escondido and Poway Chamber of Commerce
San Diego County Funeral Director's Association
Rancho Bernardo Business Association
California Funeral Director's Association
Cremation Association of North American
Matthew Jungas, Funeral Assistant
Matt has worked in the service area for many years.  He has his degree
from Palomar College and has been part of our staff since 2008.  Matt is
our right-hand man, from preparing for services to organizing and
updating our computers and documents.
Susan Bennett, Pre-need Counselor
Susan has worked in finances throughout her career & is now working with
our families that are making important decisions regarding their financial
goals that will relieve other family members from making difficult decisions
at the time of death.
Marcia J. Jungas, Owner/Funeral Director
Marcia attended the University of Minnesota and has been active in teaching and
counseling.  She has been a funeral director since 1998.
California Funeral Alternatives
Escondido - 760-737-2890    
Poway - 858-842-3000
Adam Alexander, Funeral Counselor
Adam received his Bachelor's and MBA Degree with Honors at the University
of Phoenix.  He is a native San Diegan.  His funeral experience began in 2000,
and has been part of our team since March, 2014.  He is an experienced
funeral counselor who is here to give back to our community.
Marna Jungas Farwell, Manager/Funeral Counselor
Marna's career choice took her into early childhood education.  There she
mastered the skills needed to be patient, gentle and caring, not only to her
students but also to the family group.  Since she grew up in the funeral
industry, she wished to take those skills and use them in a new path and
joined us at our Poway location this past fall as a manager and funeral