Staff

Our experienced and dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life. Please don't hesitate to call us anytime, we are here for you.

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Andrea White Owner/Funeral Director andrea@mtsfh.com

As a third generation owner and Funeral Director, Andrea is carrying on the Mt. Scott family tradition that began in the 1920’s. Andrea believes in continuing the values and professionalism that her grandfather, Edward White, and her father, Dennis White lived by. At Mt. Scott we believe in the “Golden Rule” standard of treating all families with the professionalism, compassion and integrity we would want our families to receive.

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Rebecca Tjaarda Funeral Director & Pre-planning Specialist rebecca@mtsfh.com

Rebecca began working at Mt. Scott Funeral Home in 2000 as an apprentice. She continued working at the funeral home through school, graduating from Mt. Hood Community College department of Mortuary Science in 2002. In addition to helping families through their time of need as a licensed funeral director and embalmer, Rebecca is also our pre-planning specialist. She assists our clients in getting their arrangements and affairs in order before the time of need. Rebecca also does our community outreach, providing education through seminars, workshops, presentations, and in-home gatherings.

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Dennis Wood Funeral Director dennis@mtsfh.com

Dennis began working in the funeral industry in 1981 with his father in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1991 he moved to Oregon and joined the Mt. Scott Funeral Home family as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in 1997. Dennis is a graduate of the Mt. Hood Community College Department of Mortuary Science.

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Matthew Ward Bookkeeper matt@mtsfh.com

Matthew was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He has worked in the Funeral Home/Cemetery field since 2001 and joined Mt. Scott Funeral Home in 2006 as the bookkeeper.

 

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Danielle Burke Funeral Director/Assistant Danielle@mtsfh.com

Danielle began her career in the funeral industry as an intern at Mt. Scott Funeral Home in 2016. She graduated from Mt. Hood Community College department of Mortuary Science in 2016 and finished her apprenticeship with us in 2018. Since then Danielle works part-time as a funeral director and administrative assistant. Danielle loves helping others.

Andrea White

Owner/Funeral Director
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As a third generation owner and Funeral Director, Andrea is carrying on the Mt. Scott family tradition that began in the 1920’s. Andrea believes in continuing the values and professionalism that her grandfather, Edward White, and her father, Dennis White lived by. At Mt. Scott we believe in the “Golden Rule” standard of treating all families with the professionalism, compassion and integrity we would want our families to receive.

Rebecca Tjaarda

Funeral Director & Pre-planning Specialist
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Rebecca began working at Mt. Scott Funeral Home in 2000 as an apprentice. She continued working at the funeral home through school, graduating from Mt. Hood Community College department of Mortuary Science in 2002. In addition to helping families through their time of need as a licensed funeral director and embalmer, Rebecca is also our pre-planning specialist. She assists our clients in getting their arrangements and affairs in order before the time of need. Rebecca also does our community outreach, providing education through seminars, workshops, presentations, and in-home gatherings.

Dennis Wood

Funeral Director
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Dennis began working in the funeral industry in 1981 with his father in Las Vegas, Nevada. In 1991 he moved to Oregon and joined the Mt. Scott Funeral Home family as a licensed funeral director and embalmer in 1997. Dennis is a graduate of the Mt. Hood Community College Department of Mortuary Science.

Matthew Ward

Bookkeeper
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Matthew was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He has worked in the Funeral Home/Cemetery field since 2001 and joined Mt. Scott Funeral Home in 2006 as the bookkeeper.

 

Danielle Burke

Funeral Director/Assistant
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Danielle began her career in the funeral industry as an intern at Mt. Scott Funeral Home in 2016. She graduated from Mt. Hood Community College department of Mortuary Science in 2016 and finished her apprenticeship with us in 2018. Since then Danielle works part-time as a funeral director and administrative assistant. Danielle loves helping others.