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 408-998-2226 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.
Anthony is a native of San Jose and continues to live in the
bay area with his wife Gema, sons Leo and Logan, and daughter Lena. He began
his passion for funeral service over 10 years ago as a groundskeeper at a local
cemetery. After 8 years of growing his knowledge and passion, he found a home
at Darling Fischer Garden Chapel as Location Manager. He is active within the
Portuguese community and a member of Lions International.
Funeral Director, Consultant-Marketing & Outreach
2 children, 3 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was born and raised
in San Jose, lived in Los Gatos, Santa Clara and Cupertino. Her family has used Darling Fischer for many years and because of her
appreciation she accepted a position in 2013 to work for
Darling Fischer’s various locations. One of Christine's passion is to assist a
family in need, either with a kind word, a gesture or sharing a similar
experience that may help to take their mind off their great loss for the
moment. Christine enjoys being with her family, her two puppies, King Kong and
Tyrannosaurs Red and Chloe, her cat. Christine also enjoys writing
stories, both fiction and nonfiction as well as watching movies.
Jessica is from the central valley, Fresno, CA. She moved to the Bay Area in 2010 and currently lives in San Jose with her husband Tim. She is from Mexican decent and is the first generation in her family to be born in America. She has always had a passion for event planning and helping people. When she stumbled upon Darling Fischer in 2016, she learned funeral service was the perfect fit. She loves being able to care for a family who is grieving and create a positive experience that they’ll never forget. Jessica is involved in the Bay Area community by singing in local bands and is always willing to offer a helping hand for community service events.
Greg works with his wife Irene as fellow ambassadors, having worked at Darling Fischer for two years. He is a retired police sergeant with San Jose PD and a volunteer pastor at Evergreen Valley Church. He is also active with the Police Chaplaincy and enjoys riding his motorcycle with the Patriot Guard - a group of riders who escort soldiers and their families for various events. The Trapp's are parents to Ben and Rachael, both recently married.
Dan was born and lived his
entire life in San Jose except for a few years while in the US Air Force. He
returned to San Jose to marry his wife Jan and raised two children Robert and
Danyell. He became an integral part of the Bay Area’s technology companies
working for Memorex, Amdahl, and Northrup Grumman where he served as
programmer, manager, and business systems project management. Towards the end
of his career, Dan worked for Adobe Systems, Calpine, Visa, and HP in a variety
of technology related positions. Dan retired early only to perform his most
meaningful job, caregiver for his ailing parents. Shortly after that, a
position with Darling Fischer as Ambassador was accepted and is fully enjoying
that line of work for the past 3 ½ years.
Irene works with her husband Greg as ambassadors for Darling Fischer. They've been with Darling Fischer for two years now. She is a musician - vocalist and violinist - an actress in local theatre and volunteers with Joni and Friends, a ministry to families affected by disability. Irene also enjoys singing on worship team at Evergreen Valley Church. The Trapp's are parents to Ben and Rachael, both recently married.
Angelina is a native of California. Originally from Los
Angeles, she moved to the Bay Area about 15 years ago with her family.
Those who met Angelina would say that she is a kind soul with the energy level
of a marathon runner.
Angelina joined Darling & Fischer in July 2016 as an
ambassador. Now, she works with our care team to prepare loved ones for
their eternal rest. Her love for people translates into her work as she
diligently takes care to make sure that dignity is preserved for each and every
person that we have the honor to care for.
Angelina is an active member of the church of Jesus Christ of
Latter-day Saints. When not at work, she enjoys jogging and spending time
with her children.
Chuck Walton is a San Jose native and lives in Campbell with his wife, Liz. They have 4 children and 11 grandchildren. Chuck began working with Darling Fischer in 2013 after spending 3 years with his wife serving as missionaries in Portugal and Angola. Chuck learned Portuguese in his youth while serving as a missionary in Brazil. After returning from another mission in Africa from 2015 through 2016, Chuck and Liz started working with Darling & Fischer where they enjoy serving members of our community during an often difficult and emotional time.
Connie was born in Pico, Azores. She has
lived in the Bay Area for 30 years with her husband. She has been active
in the Portuguese community all of her life. Connie came to know Darling
and Fischer intimately when she lost first her father and then her mother years
later. She has always had a passion for caring for others so it made
sense that she would choose to help people during the most difficult of times.
After her personal experience with Darling and Fischer, she was quite
impressed with their level of dignity and kindness. When the opportunity
presented itself, she was delighted to become a part of the Darling &
Liz has lived in California since she was 8-years old.
She has also lived in Portugal, Angola, and South Africa. She and her
husband, Chuck, have 4 children and almost 13 grandchildren. They love to
hike and camp especially in Yosemite or Lake Tahoe. Liz joined Darling & Fischer early in 2017 as a way to serve
individuals and families in the community.
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