Why Choose Us?

Helping Families for Over 128 Years

John Horan, Jennifer McBride, and Darren Forbes

John Horan
President/​CEO

Jennifer McBride
Vice President/​Director of Grief Support & Community Education

Daren Forbes
Vice President/​COO

“My family has been serving Denver since 1890. For over a century our reputations has been unsurpassed. My partners and I work very hard every day to earn the trust and confidence of those we serve.”

John Horan, CFSP  President/CEO CFSP

Do you know Colorado is the least regulated state in the United States and anyone can hold themselves out to do themselves out to do this work without training or experience?

We invite you to watch the videos below as families in our community share their experience of our services.

Your visit to any of our locations  is welcome, so you can experience the difference in person.

During some of the most difficult times of your life, it makes sense to choose quality and expertise. You and your family deserve nothing less.

Horan & McConaty helped us

“Plan in advance”

Rick Crandall is the morning show host of The Breakfast Club and program director for 1430AM. He believes it’s a great gift to his family to have his wishes recorded in advance. Rick shares his experience of the planning process and how his perspective has changed about the path his life has been on. We are grateful for Rick allowing us to share his journey with you.

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Horan & McConaty helped me

“Celebrate my mom”

Amy shares how she overcame a great sense of fear, after her Mother’s death. Mary Frances “Fray” Leonard was a nurse by profession and cared deeply for her family. Amy found support and guidance with the staff at Horan & McConaty. We are honored to have her permission to share her experiences with you.

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Horan & McConaty helped us

“Plan in advance”

Steven and Dorie Schaffner live in Parker and have been married for over 51 years. With Vicki Hook, Horan & McConaty Advance Planning Advisor, they were motivated by love of their family to plan ahead so they could get on with living.

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Horan & McConaty helped me

“When I needed it most”

Vi June is has been a resident of Westminster, CO for more than four decades. Vi June is past Democratic state representative for House District 35. She is a former mayor of Westminster and a former newspaper publisher. She shares her experience regarding planning services for her husband Bob and why she has now planned for herself with Horan & McConaty.

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Horan & McConaty helped me

Celebrate the life of my husband”

Mary Elizabeth Von Feldt’s husband, Herb, was a well-known singer. Mary Elizabeth included his music as part of his service. With Dan Davis, Horan & McConaty Funeral Director, she created an unforgettable funeral service.

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Horan & McConaty helped us

“Honor our mom”

Liz Castillo and Barb Iredale, talk about their Mother Norma Iredale. Norma loved baking cookies and was famous for always having them on hand for family. They decided to incorporate her love of cookies as part of her final tribute.

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