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Stewart Enterprises Acquires Garden Oaks Funeral Home in Houston

JEFFERSON, La. – Stewart Enterprises, Inc. has purchased Garden Oaks Funeral Home in Houston, according to a news release.

"I am proud that Garden Oaks Funeral Home has joined our family of businesses serving the Houston market," said president and CEO Thomas M. Kitchen. "Our growth strategy involves seeking out and acquiring quality businesses to complement our existing operations." Kitchen said he is pleased that former owner/operator Dr. Charles Cho will remain as a valued consultant. "Because of Dr. Cho's leadership, this facility's strong reputation and high standards will certainly enhance the service we provide families," Kitchen added.

Executive vice president of operations and sales Kenneth G. Myers is pleased to welcome the dedicated Garden Oaks Funeral Home staff to Stewart's Southwestern Region team. "This facility has been providing caring, quality service to families since 1995," Myers said. "We look forward to expanding our ability to now serve the multi-cultural community of West Houston."

Posted Oct. 2


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