It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.
A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.
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Our Experienced Staff
Each of the staff members at Hafer Funeral Home is committed to providing your family with the finest in personal care. In fact, for years, it’s been comforting for area families to know that we are available to help at any time of the day or night.
When a loved one dies, all you need to do is make one phone call. From that moment on, we’ll take on the responsibilities of the physical care of your loved one, and the emotional care of those left behind.
Please take a few minutes to get to know our staff. We’re sure you’ll find each of us to be all that you would hope for in a trusted funeral professional.
|Mary J. Hafer|
Mary J. Hafer is a native of Charleston, West Virginia, Kanawha County. She is a graduate of Elkview High School. She is a retired Postmaster with the United States Postal Service. She is a member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, in Pinch and a volunteer of the Ladies Auxiliary with CAMC Hospitals. She is the widow of the Late John Edward (Ed) Hafer, Jr. and is half owner of the Hafer Funeral Home, Inc.
|John Hafer Thaxton|
John Hafer Thaxton is a native of Elkview, West Virginia, Kanawha County. He is a 1989 graduate of Herbert Hoover High School and attended West Virginia State College. He is a graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1994. He is a member and usher at Elkview Baptist Church,also a member of the Local, State and National Funeral Director's Association's. He began employment at the Hafer Funeral Home, September 1989 and began his apprenticeship in January 1992. He started Mortuary School in January 1993. He is now the Licensed Embalmer, Funeral Director, and Manager of the Funeral Home. He is the grandson of the late John Edward (Ed) Hafer, Jr. and nephew of the late Henry Beaugard Hafer. He is married to Tina R. Perry of Pinch, and has three kids, John Hafer (JT) Thaxton, II, Joel David Thaxton, and Amy Grace Thaxton.