Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met.

Paul Hummel III, Owner & OperatorPaul Hummel, III, Owner & Operator
Email: paul@hummelcares.com  |  Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Paul A. Hummel, III has been working with his father since 1987. He is a graduate of St. Vincent-St. Mary's High School and the University of Akron. Paul is a member of St. Vincent Catholic Church. He is involved with Rotary Club of Akron, Boy Scouts of America, Mobile Meals and Bluecoats Incorporated. Paul lives in Akron with his wife, Jennifer, and their two daughters, Caroline and Maggie.

Jennifer Hummel, ControllerJennifer Hummel, Controller 
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Paul Hummel, Jr., President EmeritusPaul Hummel, Jr., President Emeritus
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Paul Hummel graduated from Hoban High School, St. Bonaventure University, and The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He also served 2 years as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army. Paul married his wife, Patricia, and they have four children; Bridget and Paul III, both of whom are with him in the business, and daughters, Kristen and Heather. Paul is a member of St. Sebastian Church and President of the Board of Francesca Hall. He previously served on the Board of the CYO of Summit County, The Catholic Service League, Summit County Chapter of the American Cancer Society and the Akron Rotary Club. Paul has been in the family business for over 33 years serving the same families many times over the years.

Patricia Hummel, Secretary Emeritus Patricia Hummel, Secretary Emeritus 
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Theresa Williams, Funeral Director & EmbalmerTheresa Williams, Funeral Director & Embalmer
Email: theresa@hummelcares.com  |  Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Theresa has extensive experience as a director.  She worked in Akron in the past and is happy to be back in the area.  Theresa received a B.A. from the University of Toledo and then went on to obtain her mortuary science degree from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Theresa is an active member of KNOW (Knowledgable Network Of Women). Theresa lives in Mogadore with her husband and three boys. When not at work she loves to read and attend various sporting events with her family.

Dean E. Biscan, Funeral DirectorDean E. Biscan, Funeral Director
Email: dean@hummelcares.com  |  Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Dean E. Biscan is a funeral director with many years of experience under his belt.  He is a Garfield High School graduate and is an alumnus of University of Akron.  In his spare time, Dean serves on the Knights of Columbus #3410, and is a member of the F.O.P.A #6. He resides in Green with is his wife Nina, and their three boys: Dean Jr., Kent, and Luke; and last but not least their dog, "Dude". Dean and his family belong to Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Catholic Church.


Tom Considine, StaffTom Considine, Staff
Email: tom@hummelcares.com  |  Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Tom has been working in the funeral business over 30 years. He's a graduate of Archbishop Hoban High School and attended the University of Akron. Tom is a member of St.Vincent Catholic Church, active in the Hoban alumni association and is involved with the St. Vincent DePaul Society. Tom lives In Akron with his wife Susan and has two daughter's Hilary and Colleen.

Thomas Scala, Graphic DesignerThomas Scala, Graphic Designer 
Email: thomas@hummelcares.com  |  Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Sarah Sarikelle, AdministrationSarah Sarikelle, Administration 
Email: sarahs@hummelcares.com  |  Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Jodi Wentz, Family ServicesJodi Wentz, Family Services 
Email: familyservices@hummelcares.com  |  Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Jodi received a B.S. in Business from Kaplan University. Jodi lives in Mogadore with her husband. When not at work she loves to ride motorcycles, cook and travel with her family.


Jim Misanko, Funeral Service ProfessionalJim Misanko, Funeral Service Professional
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

James Misanko graduated from St. John’s Elementary School and also graduated from Garfield High School.  
He attended The University of Akron, and served in the US Army.  He has  been married to the former Lois Minninger for 52 years, and they have been blessed with three children and two grandchildren.  Jim likes polka dancing and sports. Prior to joining the Hummel Funeral Homes in 1990, he was employed by the City of Akron Police Department and retired in 1987.

John Duncan, Funeral Service ProfessionalJohn Duncan, Funeral Service Professional
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Graduated from Copley High School in 1962 and attended The Ohio State University and The University of Akron. After twelve years at Arden Riddle Furniture, John went on to a 29-year career at Roadway Express, spending his last fifteen years as a Driver Account Specialist. Living on the original family farm in Copley, Ohio, John and his wife, Gail, are enjoying his retirement time. They are also involved in ministries at their church. John’s daughter, Alyssa, is an honor student at The University of Akron and is studying elementary education. Playing and coaching volleyball is one of John’s passions. He has coached at three different high schools for a total of seven years, and still plays at least once a week.

Bob Zupkee, Funeral Service ProfessionalBob Zupkee, Funeral Service Professional
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Larry Mackey, Funeral Service ProfessionalLarry Mackey, Funeral Service Professional
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Jim Klein, Funeral Service ProfessionalJim Klein, Funeral Service Professional
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129

Claudia Prinzo, HousekeepingClaudia Prinzo, Housekeeping
Toll Free:   Phone: 330.253.6126  |  Fax: 330.777.0129