funeral home and cremations in Alameda, CA

Meet Our Staff - Alameda, CA

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 510-865-3755 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Christine Amittone

Christine Amittone

Managing Partner - Funeral Director FDR 2792 - Embalmer EMB 9117

Christine has been in the funeral profession since 2002, and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer at Greer® Family Mortuary and Cremation Services since 2008. 


Christine lives in Alameda and enjoys spending time with her family, friends and three dogs, cooking, football, going to car shows, travelling and visiting her hometown Napa.

She is a member of the Bayview Women's Club of Alameda, a member of the Board of Directors for Alameda Meals on Wheels and the Alameda Hospital Foundation and is active in Alameda Rotary.

Telephone: 1-510-521-2574

Email: christine.amittone@carriageservices.com


Michelle Price

Michelle Price

Funeral Director FDR 3982 - Embalmer EMB 9559

Michelle graduated from Mount Hood Community College in 2014, earning her degree in Funeral Service Education. Her career has taken her from Portland to Monterey to Sacramento, and most recently to Alameda.  Michelle joined Greer® Family Mortuary and Cremation Services in 2017.

Michelle enjoys spending time with her husband Zach and their cat Mackers, international travel, gardening, singing, and collecting records.

She is a volunteer for Alameda Meals on Wheels and has a passion for helping people in need. 

Telephone: 1-510-865-3755

Email: michelle.price@carriageservices.com


Robyn Reese

Robyn Reese

Administrative Assistant

Robyn is a native California who lives in Alameda.  She began her career in the Mortuary and Cemetery industry in 2013. Her career has most recently taken her from Southern Nevada to Alameda.  Robyn is our newest addition to Greer® Family Mortuary and Cremation Services.

Robyn enjoys spending time with her husband Gary, her family and her dog, Gracie Allen. She is also a sailor who loves travel and adventure.

She is a volunteer for 2Act Ministries and has a passion for working and serving the homeless communities. 


Leslie Hodgkin

Leslie Hodgkin

Ambassador - Funeral Assistant

Leslie has been an Alameda community volunteer for over 15 years.  She is currently active with Alameda Kiwanis Club, Alameda Citizens Police (COPPS) and Christ Episcopal Church. Past volunteer activities include Alameda Hospital, Alameda Meals on Wheels & Friendly Visitors, American Red Cross and Alameda Food Bank. 

She is a Bay Area native although lived in Tucson AZ and southern California for those younger years. Education includes University of Calif. Irvine, B.A. in anthropology and Orange Coast College, certificate in musical instrument repair. She was an accomplished French horn player for many years.  In 1985 moved back to the Bay Area for a career in commercial property management and accounting.  She was married for 18 years and lost her husband to cancer in 2006. 

Leslie’s interests include trading equities and futures, classical music, travelling, camping & fishing and helping people. 


Mitch Ashley

Mitch Ashley

Ambassador - Funeral Assistant



Dave Reimers

Dave Reimers

Ambassador - Funeral Assistant

A native of Pelham, New York, Dave was sent to California in 1963 for his 6th and final year in the US Navy.  He was stationed on the USS Coral Sea at Alameda NAS.  Took liberty trips up the coast, down the coast, and up to the Sierras.  Quickly decided he liked California and would move here after discharge in February of 1965.  He found an ad for the Berkeley Police and went and took the tests and he was hired.  He liked it and stayed for just over 30 years.  After retirement, he joined Greer® Family Mortuary and Cremation Services in 2000.

He has had his one and only wife for 48 years.  Their honeymoon was a three-week motorcycle trip all over the Alps in Europe.  Dave has been an avid motorcyclist since 1955.  They have one daughter and two teenage grandsons that live in northeastern Arizona near Show Low.


Debbie Peretto

Debbie Peretto

Ambassador - Funeral Assistant



Jer'Neckia Billberry

Jer'Neckia Billberry

Ambassador - Funeral Assistant



Maria Croft

Maria Croft

Ambassador - Funeral Assistant



Michael Vendelin

Michael Vendelin

Advanced Planning Specialist

Michael was born and raised in the South Bay Area.  He graduated from San Francisco State University in 2016 with a degree in Communication Studies and has had a diverse working background.  From working at a running shop, teaching sailing, owning and operating a food truck, to working in senior caregiving, he developed a real passion for educating and serving the community.  He is grateful his career has landed him pre-arranging families here at Greer® Family Mortuary and Cremation Services since 2018.

Michael enjoys traveling, live music, spending time with loved ones, and sports.  

 







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Greer Family Mortuary & Cremation Services
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2694 Blanding Avenue
| Alameda, CA 94501
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Tel: 510-865-3755
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