Richard C. Dewhirst, the President and owner of Dewhirst Family Care, personally offers families over 30 years of experience and professionalism in the field of funeral management and planning. Mr. Dewhirst, a licensed Funeral Director in the states of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Fitchburg State College and Summa Cum Laude with a degree in Funeral Service from New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences.
As his father Charles F. Dewhirst, Jr. and grandfather Charles F. Dewhirst Sr. did before him, Richard maintains his family's commitment to service and "compassionate care" for the distinct needs of families in the Merrimack Valley and Southern NH.
In that spirit, Mr. Dewhirst is involved closely with the community. He currently serves as a Member of the Board of Directors for the Salem Boys and Girls Club, Member of the Greater Salem Chamber of Commerce where he serves on the Economic Development Committee, Food Pantry Volunteer for the Pleasant St. Methodist Church and as a Resource for several Bereavement Support Groups in the Greater Salem Area. He is also a former President and Paul Harris Fellow of the Salem/Methuen Rotary Club.
Mr. Dewhirst is a licensed Insurance Agent in Massachusetts and New Hampshire, is a nationally recognized Certified Funeral Pre-Planning Consultant, and Certified Funeral Service Practitioner. He can provide expert funeral planning services that assist you in making yours and your loved ones future more secure.