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Staff members of Village Funeral Home & Cremation service are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

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Roy W Langolf Owner / Manager, Licensed Funeral Director roy@villagefh.com

Roy W. Langolf, a 1977 graduate of Marysville High School, received his Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1981.  Roy has been involved with funeral service since 1978 spending the last 38 years in Oakland County.  Having purchased the former Sherman-Wilk Funeral along with Heather Coats in 2008, he completed the acquisition in 2016 on his own and renamed the funeral home, Village Funeral Home.   His career has led him to be involved in the Michigan Funeral Directors Association in several capacities both locally and state wide as President of District 6 and currently serves on the executive board for the association as Treasurer/Vice President.  He is a member of the Ortonville Lions Club having served on the board of directors in a number of different capacities.  He and his wife Lisa reside in Ortonville and have a combined family of one daughter and three sons. 

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Michael T. McGillen Funeral Director

 

Michael T. McGillen, a 1972 graduate of Grosse Pointe South High School, received his Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University, and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1976.  Following a 39 year funeral service career in Macomb County, he retired in 2015 as a funeral home manager. Since that time he has been proud to be affiliated with the Village Funeral Home, in a semi-retired capacity.  Throughout his career, he was a member of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, serving as President of District Six.  He was an active member of the St. Angela Church, serving on many boards and committees, and several charitable organizations throughout the county.  He and his wife, Patti, are the parents of two sons, and have three grandsons.  They reside in Chesterfield Township, and are members of St. Mary Queen of Creation Church in New Baltimore. 

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Michele Baxter Administrative Assistant

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Ronald Schwartz Funeral Service Assistant

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Elaine Kalinin Funeral Service Assistant

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Peter Burkett Funeral Service Assistant

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Chris Maniaci Funeral Service Assistant

Roy W Langolf

Owner / Manager, Licensed Funeral Director
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Roy W. Langolf, a 1977 graduate of Marysville High School, received his Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1981.  Roy has been involved with funeral service since 1978 spending the last 38 years in Oakland County.  Having purchased the former Sherman-Wilk Funeral along with Heather Coats in 2008, he completed the acquisition in 2016 on his own and renamed the funeral home, Village Funeral Home.   His career has led him to be involved in the Michigan Funeral Directors Association in several capacities both locally and state wide as President of District 6 and currently serves on the executive board for the association as Treasurer/Vice President.  He is a member of the Ortonville Lions Club having served on the board of directors in a number of different capacities.  He and his wife Lisa reside in Ortonville and have a combined family of one daughter and three sons. 

Michael T. McGillen

Funeral Director
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Michael T. McGillen, a 1972 graduate of Grosse Pointe South High School, received his Mortuary Science degree from Wayne State University, and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1976.  Following a 39 year funeral service career in Macomb County, he retired in 2015 as a funeral home manager. Since that time he has been proud to be affiliated with the Village Funeral Home, in a semi-retired capacity.  Throughout his career, he was a member of the Michigan Funeral Directors Association, serving as President of District Six.  He was an active member of the St. Angela Church, serving on many boards and committees, and several charitable organizations throughout the county.  He and his wife, Patti, are the parents of two sons, and have three grandsons.  They reside in Chesterfield Township, and are members of St. Mary Queen of Creation Church in New Baltimore. 

Michele Baxter

Administrative Assistant
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Ronald Schwartz

Funeral Service Assistant
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Elaine Kalinin

Funeral Service Assistant
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Peter Burkett

Funeral Service Assistant
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Chris Maniaci

Funeral Service Assistant
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