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Pierce Chemical Welcomes Hector Gonzales as New Sales Rep

BROADVIEW, Ill. – Wilbert Funeral Services’ Pierce Chemical group, a leading provider of chemicals and other products for preparation rooms, has announced the addition of Hector Gonzales as sales representative for southern Florida, according to a news release.

Gonzales is a licensed funeral director and embalmer with more than 13 years of work and management experience in the funeral industry. His most recent position was as a funeral director at DeGusipe Funeral Home, Sanford, Fla. He holds a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a degree in Mortuary Science from San Antonio College.

“We are very pleased to have Hector Gonzales join Pierce Chemical,” said Lance Ray, executive vice president of sales. “As an experienced funeral professional and embalmer, Hector can relate well to our customers and provide them guidance from a practiced background.”

Pierce Chemical products include embalming and accessory chemicals, cosmetics, tables, aspirator machines, water control units, instruments, safety equipment and personal protection products. Chapel supplies are also available through the Pierce group, including casket pedestals, church trucks, signs, cards, flag cases and many other items.

Gonzales can be reached at 407-404-4466 or For more information on Pierce Chemical, call 800-527-6419 or visit

Posted May 7


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