Our Staff


Brian G. Zeigler

Owner, Supervisor, and Funeral Director

Fourth generation funeral director following the footsteps of his father, grandfather and great-grandfather before him. He attended Susquehanna University and, he is a graduate of Robert Morris College and Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Brian is past president of the Somerset County Funeral Directors Association. He is also a bassist with the Johnstown Symphony Orchestra, a member of the Somerset Rotary Club, and past board member of Laurel Arts.

Victoria L. Bense

Funeral Director

Native of the East End of Windber. She is a 1992 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Main Campus and a 1997 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. She is a member of the Eureka Coal Heritage Foundation, Windber Municipal Authority, and St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. She and her husband, Dan have one daughter.

Ralph B. Barndt

Funeral Assistant

Born and raised in Somerset, He has worked with the Hauger-Zeigler Funeral Home through three generations of ownership. Ralph began his career in 1964 with Richard E. Hauger Funeral Home, and continues to be a mainstay. Ralph is a member of the First Christian Church in Somerset, and a lifetime member of the Somerset Volunteer Fire Department.

Thomas J. Courtney

Funeral Assistant

From Somerset; although, is a native of Meyersdale, PA. Tom is also a member of the Meyersdale Elks, and enjoys taking walks with his dog, going to car shows and working on cars.

Chad T. Fyock

Funeral Director

From Stoystown, he attended Edinboro University of Pennsylvania and West Virginia University, and is a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He is a member of Central City Christian Church. He and his wife Alicia are the parents of three children.

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