On June 1, 1984, the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home in Shinglehouse was purchased by Kevin J. Dusenbury, Sr., continuing a long tradition of proud service to the Shinglehouse and surrounding areas that was started many years ago by Howard D. Morton and continued by Virgil L. Howard. As we mark 30 years of ownership and service to Shinglehouse and the surrounding communities, our pledge is simple. We will continue to provide the honored and dignified services that we offer to the families that choose our funeral home establishment. With the addition of our son, Kevin J. Dusenbury, Jr., we will be providing the finest in services and facilities that you expect from our funeral home for many, many years to come. We would like to express our greatest appreciation for all of those who have trusted upon us to help in your greatest hour of need. As Albert Einstein stated, “Only a life lived in service to others is worth living.” Like Mr. Einstein, our greatest purpose in our funeral establishment is to help you at your greatest hour of need.
Dear Kevin & Patti, Just a note to thank you so much for your kindness. You both made a terrible time in our lives bearable and took away all our worries.. You managed to be very understanding and sincere while keeping us focused on the task at hand. We were so happy with the flowers from the florist you recommended and the many members of the Potter County Honor Guard took our breath away. Everything you both did was carried our with dignity and kindness....with a sprinkle of humor that Bob would appreciate. We are forever grateful that you were there when we truly needed your friendship and expertise. God's blessings to you.