We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call (810) 694-4900 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Roger Sharp is the CEO and co-owner of Sharp Funeral Homes alongside his children and son-in-law of Sharp Funeral Homes. He established Sharp Funeral Homes in 1971, which has locations in Swartz Creek, Grand Blanc, Fenton and Linden. Roger is a graduate of Ferris State College and California College of Mortuary Science, as well as a proud veteran of the U.S. Army. He is a member of the county, state, and national Funeral Directors Associations.
Managing Partner / Funeral Director
RJ received a Bachelor of Science Degree from Michigan State University in 1997 and a Bachelor of Mortuary Science Degree from Wayne State University in 2000. He currently serves on the Linden Downtown Development Authority. RJ has been active in many community and civic organizations within Genesee County including Fenton Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and Swartz Creek Downtown Development Authority, as well as national professional organizations. RJ is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner through the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. RJ and his three daughters Remy, Mason and Parker live in Linden and are active members of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Fenton.
Managing Partner / Funeral Director
Michael has worked with Sharp Funeral Homes for over 30 years and is currently the President of Funeral Service Operations. He was a 1982 graduate of Linden High School and received an Associates Degree from Ferris State University in 1987, and a Bachelor's Degree in Mortuary Science from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1989. Michael is a Linden native and resides there with his wife, Jennifer and their twins, Samuel and Paige. They are members of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Fenton and are very active in the community. Michael has served on the Fenton Regional Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, where he also served on the Executive Board and has chaired the Annual Chamber Golf Outing for many years. He is a member of the Fenton Rotary Club, Fenton Knights of Columbus, and the Fenton XX Men's Club.
Managing Partner / Funeral Director
was raised in Swartz Creek and was a 1988 graduate of Swartz Creek High School.
She graduated from Michigan State
University in 1992, and Mid-America College of Funeral service in Jeffersonville,
Indiana in 1993. Jennifer has been a
licensed funeral director since 1993.
She currently holds the roles of manager of the Sharp Funeral Home and
Cremation Center in Flint/Grand Blanc Township and Secretary for the
company. Jennifer and her husband
Michael Scully reside in Linden, with their children Samuel and Paige. They are members of St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church in Fenton. Sam and Paige
attend St. John School. Jennifer spends
her free time accompanying Sam and Paige to their sports and extracurricular
activities. She enjoys volunteering time
for school activities and events and spending time at home on Lobdell Lake
Managing Parter / Funeral Director
Stephanie grew up in Swartz Creek and is a 1991 graduate of Swartz Creek High School. She graduated in 1993 from Mid-America College of Funeral Service in Jeffersonville, IN. Stephanie is a licensed funeral director serving area families and her role also includes Treasurer for Sharp Funeral Homes and manager of the Linden Chapel. She has lived in Fenton since 1998 with her husband Brendan and their two sons, Preston and Bennett.
Greg received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Michigan State University in 1981 and then attended Wayne State University where he studied Mortuary Science. He became a licensed funeral director in 1982, and is a fourth generation funeral director. Greg is happily married to Anna M. Buresh and currently resides in White Lake.
Funeral DirectorCarson is a 2008 graduate of Lake Fenton High School. He graduated in 2013 from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago, Illinois, a member of the Pi Sigma Eta National Mortuary Honors Fraternity. Carson moved back home from Chicago to rejoin our Sharp team in February of 2022. Having grown up on Lake Fenton, he is a lover of all watersports. In his spare time Carson enjoys riding his bike, rollerblading, downhill skiing, traveling, and spending time with his family and friends.
Monument & Marker Coordinator
Jennifer lives in Swartz Creek with her 9 year old son, Santino. She graduated from Swartz Creek High School and Mid America College of Funeral Service, Jeffersonville, IN. She is a member of Flint First Wesleyan Church. Jennifer has worked in funeral service for 20 years as a funeral director as well as assisting families with cemetery markers and monuments. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and watching her son play baseball, basketball and soccer.
Advanced Funeral Planner
Brad has worked in funeral service since 2013. For three of those years, he was a celebrant and has been an Advanced Funeral Planner since 2016. Brad has been privileged to represent Sharp Funeral Homes since 2018. Brad is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University, has been a Pastor of Worship Arts for 17 years, and has a heart for ministering to those he meets through the funeral home. Brad enjoys living vicariously through his 5 daughters and personally enjoys singing, theater, and golf.
Advanced Funeral Planner
Martie was recently married to Dr. Robert McLandress. Martie has two children, Lisa (Jeff) Harris and Jason (Jill) Lind; and four grandsons, Bradley and Alex Harris and Preston and Graham Lind. She graduated from Linden High School and has lived in Linden her entire life with the exception of the years spent at MSU. Martie is a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. She enjoys golfing, boating, antiquing and going to her grandsons' sporting events at Powers Catholic High School. Martie has been employed at Sharp Funeral Homes for the past 10 years in various positions, the past five years as an Advanced Planning Counselor. Martie enjoys meeting with families to help them understand the benefits of pre-planning.
Advanced Funeral Planner
Sam is Sharp’s newest pre-need counselor, joining our team in early 2019. Born in Flint and raised in Linden, now residing in downtown Fenton. Linden Graduate and previously in the fields of automotive, finance, real estate, and music education. Nowadays, when he’s not helping families with prearrangements at Sharp, he’s spending quality time with his wife and daughter or playing for the Detroit Lions Honolulu Boom Drumline. Sam has always had a passion for helping others and music which led him to teaching students from Clio, Durand, Fenton, Flushing, Grand Blanc, Holly, and Linden Schools. Sam’s diverse background makes him a great fit as an Advanced Funeral Planner and he looks forward to relieving you and your family of the emotional and financial burden of funeral arrangements. Contact Sam directly and schedule your free, no obligation appointment today by emailing email@example.com
Funeral Director Assistant / Coordinator of Miller Road Chapel
Julie has worked for Sharp Funeral Homes since 1993, working many positions, most recently as a Funeral Directors Assistant and Coordinator of the Miller Road Chapel. She grew up in Flint and is a graduate of Flint Southwestern High School and attended Michigan State University. She and her husband, Steven reside in Flushing, they have 3 children, Tyler, Lindsey, Makenna and a granddaughter, Lyla Rose. She enjoys spending time with her family, helping out at school events and watching sporting events of all types.
Funeral Director Assistant / Coordinator of Fenton Chapel
Jenny has proudly worked for Sharp Funeral Homes for 13 years as a Funeral Directors Assistant and Coordinator of the Fenton Chapel. She believes everyone has a different purpose in life and is truly grateful for being able to help and comfort families during one of the most difficult time in their lives. She grew up in Flint, was a 1998 graduate of Kearsley High School and attended Mott Community College. In her spare time she enjoys music, setting and accomplishing life goals, and spending time with friends and family, especially her son Dominick.
Funeral Director Assistant / Coordinator of Funeral Home & Cremation Center
Jackie has worked for Sharp Funeral Homes for nearly two years. She is a Funeral Directors Assistant and Coordinator of the Flint/Grand Blanc Township location. Jackie lives in Fenton, and grew up in Davison. She has a daughter, Christina and two grandchildren, Camden and Ryleigh who live in Georgia. Prior to working for Sharp Funeral Homes, Jackie was in the hospitality business for 25 years in Genesee County. She enjoys gardening, working out, spending time with family and trips to Georgia.
Funeral Director Assistant / Coordinator of Linden Chapel
Rebecca joined the Sharp Funeral Home Team in November of 2018, after relocating from Atlanta, Georgia. She worked as an administrative assistant in Georgia for a family owned funeral home for over 18 years. She and her husband, Charles reside in Holly and have two children. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, traveling, and exploring Michigan.
Ann Turner Podlesak started working for Sharp Funeral Homes in the early 90’s and has been full time for the past 14 years. She handles aftercare providing follow up for families. Ann grew up in Fenton and graduated from Ferris State University. She lives with her 2 daughters, Channer and Lydia and is very involved with their activities as well as in the community.
Community Outreach / Celebrant
Jay has worked at Sharp Funeral Homes for 6 years. He is Sharp's Community Outreach coordinator, serving in the community with hospices, local ministers, and other community organizations. Jay, his wife Jess, daughter Blair, and son Soren live in Grand Blanc. He and his family are actively involved at Faith Church of Linden where Jay serves as a pastor. He enjoys spending time with family, the outdoors, and serving in the worship ministry at his church.
Janene has worked with Sharp Funeral Homes since 2021 and is currently an apprentice at Worsham College of Mortuary Science. A licensed esthetician, she is part of the team that helps prepare decedents for viewing and is also a certified cremation specialist. Janene lives in Fenton with her husband and their four dogs, and she enjoys reading and doing arts and crafts in her spare time.
Melissa has worked with Sharp Funeral Homes since 2021. She graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 2020. A Michigan native, she continues to live in the area with her husband, John. When not serving families at the funeral home, Melissa can be found restoring old homes with her husband and spending time with her pets.
Erin attended Anderson University in Indiana and received her Bachelor’s in Accounting and a music minor. She has been with the Linden office at Sharp since early 2020. She and her husband Todd moved to Fenton in 1993 and have four children. She enjoys being outdoors, horses and church music.
You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.