2019-02-08 / Community

Business News

Jonathan James Cagney has rejoined staff at Hobbs Funeral Homes as a licensed funeral director.

After apprenticeships in Portland-area homes, Cagney gained his certification as a licensed funeral director in 2008. From 2007 to 2015 he worked in Portland area funeral homes. From 2015 to 2018, he was a licensed funeral director in Newport, Rhode Island. He previously worked at Hobbs as a funeral director from 2010 to 2014.

He holds a bachelor of science degree in criminal justice from the University of Baltimore and graduated in 2008 with an associate degree in funeral services from the New England Institute at Mt. Ida College in Massachusetts.

His duties include meeting with families and making funeral arrangements, directing funeral services and visiting hours, working with pre-arrangements and mortuary trusts, and using his skills in restorative arts and cosmetics.

He is a resident of South Portland and Newport and is licensed in both states.

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