Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

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 407-847-3188 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.


Michael Relyea

Michael Relyea

Managing Partner



Edward  C.  Grissom III

Edward C. Grissom III

Funeral Director

Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home welcomed Edward “Babe” C. Grissom III to its staff on June 1, 2010. Babe is the former co-owner and general manager of Grissom Funeral Home in Kissimmee. He is a third generation funeral director with over 47 years of experience in the Kissimmee/St. Cloud area. Babe is the grandson of Edward C. Grissom Sr. and Katherine B. Grissom, founders of the Grissom Funeral Home and Crematory in Kissimmee in 1926. Babe is serving Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home in the capacity of Consultant Funeral Director, where he meets with families on an at-need basis as well as takes care pre-arrangement needs. He has been active in the Kissimmee/St. Cloud community as a member of the First Baptist Church of Kissimmee, Orange Blossom Lodge #80, F.&A.M., Kissimmee, Scottish Rite and York Rite bodies, Bahia Shrine Temple, Orlando, Kissimmee Elks Lodge #1873, Silver Spurs Club, Jacob Summerlin Camp #1516, and Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Mark O. Brady

Mark O. Brady

Funeral Director

Mark is a third generation funeral director from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received his license in 1980. He managed his family funeral home and then owned and operated his own funeral home until 2006. Mark received his Bachelor’s Degree in Economic/Business Administration at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in 1978 and received his Master’s Degree in Business at the University of Phoenix in 1986. He moved to Ocala, Florida in 2007 and now resides in Kissimmee. Mark is a past president of the North Side Lions Club of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He has held many positions in the Knights of Columbus, including being a Past Grand Knight of Council 1400 and Past Faithful Navigator of Fort Pitt Assembly. He volunteered for the Allegheny County Sheriff Department as a reserve motor officer for eight years. He is a new parishioner at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kissimmee. In his spare time, he enjoys scuba diving and cruising. He has been married to his wife Sherry for 37 years and has two grown children, Matthew Brady and K.C. Brady, both of whom live in Florida, and one grandchild.

Emmi A. Vasquez

Emmi A. Vasquez

Office Manager/Secretary

Emmi was born in the Dominican Republic and moved to Kissimmee in 2002 from New Orleans, Louisiana. She has been in the funeral business since 1998. Emmi is bilingual and assists families who prefer to speak Spanish. She attends Holy Cross Catholic Church. She is married with two children and enjoys spending time with them.

Jean Thompson

Jean Thompson

Pre-Need Sales Counselor

Jean Thompson was born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin and is a graduate of St. Cloud High School. She has been married to Roger Thompson since 1964. Jean has worked tirelessly alongside Roger since they purchased the Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home in 1967. Roger passed away in February of 2014. While working in the funeral home, Jean was also a Branch Manager and Assistant Vice-President for First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Osceola County. Jean is a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and a Eucharistic Minister. She was a past secretary of the Osceola High School Kowboy Booster Club. Jean also volunteered in many school programs at Central Ave. Elementary School, Beaumont Middle School and Osceola High School. Jean was also named Oasis Volunteer of the Year. She has been an integral part of the funeral home for many years and currently assists Roger and the entire staff of Conrad & Thompson Funeral Home by providing Pre-Arrangement Services to all the families we serve. Jean and Roger have two daughters, Cynthia and Cheryl, who graduated form Osceola High School. Jean is also the proud grandmother of three grandchildren.

Teresa Bernal

Teresa Bernal

Ambassador

Teresa joined the staff at Conrad & Thompson Fuenral Home in 2009. She was born in Bogota, Columbia and moved to the United States in 1964. She has lived in Florida since 1978 and in Kissimmee since 1981. She was a professional banker in the Kissimmee area for over 24 years. She attended Valencia Community College, Orlando Campus for her studies in Principles of Banking. Teresa has been a active blood donor since 1972 and is a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kissimmee, where she volunteers on a regular basis. She has two children and two grandchildren.

Bennie Fowler

Bennie Fowler

Ambassador



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