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Kathy R. BarnettFuneral Director/Embalmer

Kathy has been with A.J. Desmond & Sons since 1990. She graduated from Marian High School in 1986, the University of Notre Dame in 1990, and the Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science in 1995.

She has completed all the requirements to be recognized as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) and The Michigan Institute of Funeral Professionals also designates her as a Certified Michigan Funeral Practitioner. Kathy is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Michigan Funeral Directors Association.

A parishioner of St. Hugo of the Hills, Kathy serves as an Eucharistic minister and is a member of the St. Hugo Networking Group. She is also involved at East Hills Middle School and University of Detroit Jesuit High School, where her children attend. A lifelong area resident, Kathy currently lives in Troy with her husband, Scott Barr, and their children.