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Mark & Roberta Hutchins

Mark & Roberta Hutchins

Owners

Mark is a licensed funeral attendant and is the third member of the Hutchins Family to own a funeral home in Portland. Mark was born and raised in Portland, where he was a graduate of Portland High School. He holds a degree in accounting from USM. During his time away from funeral service, Mark worked in the finance and accounting field for the City of Portland, Fairchild, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine, the Sevigney Group, InterMed and Martin’s Point Healthcare.

Mark has always been committed to the community that he grew up in. In the past, he was involved with two little leagues in Portland as a coach and President He was a treasurer of the City of Portland’s Youth Sports Exchange. He served on the United Way Finance Committee and the St. Pius X Parish Council. Mark currently serves on The Friends of Evergreen Board. He is also the Vice-Chair of the Board  for the Maine Irish Heritage Center. He is a member of the Finance Council at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Portland, where he is a Eucharistic Minister and is 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council #101 in Portland.

Roberta grew up in South Portland, graduating from South Portland High School and earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from the former Westbrook College. She is actively involved in the business as a licensed funeral attendant. Roberta also works at Hannaford’s Corporate Office as a Pricing Analyst. 

Mark and Roberta are both members of the Italian Heritage Center and the Irish American Club of Maine. They currently reside in Scarborough.



Julie Ann Johnson

Julie Ann Johnson

Funeral Director

Julie Ann became interested in funeral service after attending her first funeral when she was 9 years old.  She remembers telling her parents, "I'm going to be a funeral director and be nice to people".  Years later, still feeling passionate about the business, Julie Ann started working calling hours and funerals while in high school.

Julie Ann joined the staff at A.T. Hutchins full time in 2012. With her work experience in Boston, Washington, DC and the Greater Portland area; she brings over thirty years of experience in funeral service to the funeral home. Julie Ann is currently the General Manager of the funeral home.

Julie Ann is a licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer in both Massachusetts and in Maine. She currently serves on the Board of the Maine Funeral Directors Association

Since 1992, Julie Ann has been an active supporter at the Center for Grieving Children; serving as a former greeter, facilitator & Board member. She is also a volunteer at the Preble Street Resource Center.

Julie Ann is a active member of the Italian Heritage Center, the Maine Irish Heritage Center and a member of The Junior League of Portland, serving on the New Member Committee. She lives in Freeport with her partner Jeff Rose.



Randy Wilday

Randy Wilday

Funeral Director

Randy is a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, he had previously worked for twenty years with his family-owned nursing home, Ledgeview Living Center in West Paris. With this, he brings a wealth of experience and compassion for those in need.

When not at work, Randy enjoys time in the outdoors, hunting and playing golf. He lives in Woodstock with his wife Rachel and their son Caleb, along with their two Dalmatians, Max and Jenna.



Brad Crowther

Brad Crowther

Funeral Director

Brad was born in Maynard, Massachusetts and graduated from Maynard High School in 1996. He moved to Bozeman, Montana in 1998 and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Montana State University in 2000. After researching viral genomes for a number of years, he realized his true passion was to work with the families in his community. He received a Mortuary Science degree from Arapahoe Community College in 2012 and has been a licensed Funeral Director since 2013.  During the summer, Brad enjoys hiking, camping, soccer, disc golf, and spending time with friends and family at the beach.  His winter hobbies include skiing, snowshoeing, hunting, and basketball.  He is a new addition to the team at A.T. Hutchins and is looking forward to serving the families of the Portland area and becoming involved in the community.



Michael Hutchins

Michael Hutchins

Operations Manager

Mike graduated from Deering High School in 1986. Prior to his career in funeral service, Mike reached the level of journeyman bricklayer with Local 2 of the Bricklayer’s and Allied Craftsman union. In 1991 Mike took a job at the former JJ Nissen bakery in Portland, where he spent the next 19 years.

Mike began working in the business, after his family purchased the former Independent Death Care of Maine in 2010 and opened the new funeral home on Brighton Ave.

Mike is a licensed funeral attendant. He fills many roles at the funeral home from assisting with funerals and visiting hours, to handling administrative and maintenance duties.  Mike lives in Scarborough with his wife Christina and children, Nicholas, Eleanor and Nathan.



Rocco Toppi

Rocco Toppi

Funeral Attendant

Rocco was born and brought up in Portland, growing up on Munjoy Hill. He is a graduate of Portland High School, Class of 1978. Rocco worked in the construction industry for the Teamsters, Boilermakers and Ironworkers Union, Local 496. He has also been a seasonal worker for the City of Portland's Riverside Golf Course.

Rocco lives in Portland, with his wife Mary, where they raised their two sons Rocco IV and Anthony. They are also proud grandparents to two grandsons, Enzo and Nico.



Meegan DiConzo

Funeral Attendant



Charlie Geffers

Funeral Attendant



Eric Hodges

Eric Hodges

Funeral Attendant

Eric is a lifelong Mainer who was born in Portland and grew up in Westbrook. Eric attended the Governor Baxter School for the Deaf and graduated Westbrook High School. He worked as a volunteer firefighter with the Standish Fire Department.  Eric has strong family roots in firefighting and emergency medical services. He is now a licensed Funeral Attendant and would like to advance his career with A.T. Hutchins.

Eric enjoys snowmobiling, swimming and traveling, always looking forward to the next adventure.



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