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ADAIR'S AVALON CHAPEL STAFF

The Avalon Chapel is located:

8090 N. Northern Ave.@Magee.

Ph: (520) 742-7901


Harold R. Adair, Vice-President
Email: hank@adairfuneralhomes.com
Office Phone: (520) 742-7901

The younger of the two sons of Arthur J. and Martha J. Adair, Harold R. "Hank" Adair became active with the funeral home upon the death of his father. Rapidly becoming involved in the management of the funeral homes with his mother and brother, Hank also took over direction of the Avalon Chapel. Also very active in continuing the community service of the Adair Funeral Homes, Hank has been a member or served on the board of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona, Tucson Metropolitan Ministries dba TMM Family Services, Selected Independent Funeral Homes, National Association of Approved Morticians, and the Mesa Community College Mortuary Science Advisory Board.

Hillary Adair, Location Manager/ Licensed Funeral Director
Email: hadair@adairfuneralhomes.com
Office Phone: 520-742-7901
Fax: 520-575-5964

Hillary is a licensed Funeral Director and is both experienced and proficient with helping families plan funeral services and memorial tributes for their loved ones. Hillary graduated in May 2011 from Mesa Community College earning a degree in Mortuary Science with High Distinction. She received her funeral directors license in September 2013 .  She is fluent in American Sign Language.  She has worked in the funeral industry since 2002. Hillary is currently serving as President for the Arizona Funeral, Cemetery and Cremation Association. She is further a board member for the AFCCA Foundation for Children. In 2018 Hillary was appointed as the AZ Policy Board Member for the National Funeral Directors Association; and elected to the Board of Directors for the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association.

Taylor Adair, Location Manager/ Licensed Funeral Director
Email: tadair@adairfuneralhomes.com
Office Phone: 520-742-7901
Fax: 520-575-5964

Taylor Adair is a Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer and Cremationist for Adair Funeral Homes. Taylor can help with any cremation or burial funeral needs that a family may wish. He was born in Tucson, AZ and grew up in the Funeral Industry.  He lived in Colorado for eight years managing ski resorts and moved back home to work with his family. Taylor is involved with the Centurions. He is married to Heidi and they have a son Tanner.

Robin Moon Sherman, Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer
Office Phone: 520-742-7901
Fax: 520-575-5964

Robin was born and raised in Hobbs, New Mexico. Prior to moving to Arizona in 2004, she earned a degree in Fire Science from New Mexico Junior College.  Robin graduated from Mesa Community College in 2011 with a degree in Mortuary Science. She received her Funeral Directors License in 2013. She has been working in the funeral industry since 2011. Robin demonstrates the true compassion of a funeral service professional. Robin's life truly changed and is complete with the birth of her daughter Claire in 2014. In 2016 Robin married Stu Sherman and together they loving raise their daughter Claire.

Sean Gillian, Licensed Embalmer
Email: avalon@adairfuneralhomes.com
Office Phone: 520-742-7901
Fax: 520-575-5964

Sean became a part of the Adair Family Funeral Homes as an embalmer in May of 2017. He is a licensed funeral professional who holds licenses in both Arizona and California and has been working in the industry since 2006. He is a graduate of the Cypress College Mortuary Science Program in Orange County, California.  His passion holds the most stock within the realm of embalming and decedent preparation, as well as the goings-on behind the scenes of the funeral home. Sean also has hopes of becoming a certified celebrant to suffice his growing interest in officiating.
On a more personal level, Sean is happily married to his wife of almost five years, Gaby, whom he met while they were both working at a funeral home in Anaheim, California. They were married at the historic Woodlawn Cemetery on Las Vegas Blvd. in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sean and Gaby moved from southern California to Sean’s childhood home of Tucson in Oct. 2016 and are lovingly raising two precious cats named Lola and Buddy. Sean’s other interests include film and music, both of which he is a self-proclaimed fanboy; BMX bicycle riding; vinyl hunting; screenplay, short-story and poetry writing; and the reading of all types of genres, especially classic literature. After a hard days work, and to escape the pressures of reality, Sean becomes DJ Stickboy, his alter-ego, to create experimental music tracks that showcase his talents of elevated sampling.

Vanessa Linares, Arrangement Counselor/Administrative Assistant
Email: avalon@adairfuneralhomes.com
Office Phone: 520-742-7901
Fax: 520-575-5964

Vanessa was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She has worked with a number of non-profit organizations throughout Tucson, and finally began working with the Adair Funeral Homes in 2011. She is currently working towards a degree in Psychology. The most important thing in her life is her son Thomas.

Steve Main, Service Staff
Office Phone: 520-742-7901

Stephen Main was a pastor for 44 years.  He and his wife Gwen have 4 children, 7 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.  He has worked at our Funeral Homes on a part-time basis for nearly 10 years.  His long experience around families going through death has given his a compassionate heart and excellent skills to help our families in need.  Steve assists our families by both conducting services and serving as one of our staff persons.  Steve was born and raised in Maine, he has served churches in Canada, Maine, Indiana, Iowa and Arizona.

Steve O'Pry, Courier
Office Phone: 520-742-7901

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