Meet Our Staff 2019-06-26T10:44:10-06:00

Meet Our Staff

Vanessa Rodriguez, Managing Director

Vanessa Rodriguez, CFD, is a Funeral Director and Manager of Latina Funerals & Cremations on Federal Boulevard. A Denver native, Vanessa grew up in the Northside and graduated from Ranum High School in Westminster. She has worked in funeral service since 2005, working at Olinger Crown Hill, Fairmount, and Trevino Mortuaries
before joining Latina Funerals and Cremations.

Vanessa has taken care of families in numerous positions, including office staff, cemetery administration, funeral directing and arranging, and building relationships throughout the community by serving as a member in the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She is warm and welcoming with everyone and is a concerned and considerate advocate for all the families she serves.

Vanessa is a Catholic, full-time mom with one daughter and three stepchildren that she loves and loves to spend time with. She and her family enjoy family outings that include the history reflected in touring old cemeteries throughout the world.

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Lupe Alvarado, Funeral Director

Lupe Alvarado is a Funeral Director at Latina Funerals and Cremations, on Federal Boulevard. Lupe Alvarado was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and graduated from Polytechnic High School.  She was previously employed at the Medical Center of Aurora South Hospital and completed her Associate’s Degree in Dental Hygiene at Pierce College in Canoga Park, California.  Lupe was previously a Family Service Associate at Horan & McConaty’s Parker location for 2 years.  Lupe is courteous, concerned and considerate to everyone she meets and loves to show her appreciation.

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