Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.

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Franklin O. McCulley President/Mortuary Science Practitioner
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Ty McCulley Funeral Director
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Charles Lee McCulley-Sedillo The Next Generation
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Mark Bowers Funeral Director, Mortuary Science Practitioner, and Pre Arrangement Specialist
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Jerry Santos Funeral Director
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Vero Hickson Funeral Director
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Sonia Rodriguez Business Office Administrator
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Miriam Montes Office Administrator
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Thomasina Young Reception
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Mona Spears Lady Attendant

Franklin O. McCulley

President/Mortuary Science Practitioner
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Franklin was born in Panama City, Panama, raised in Pueblo and lived there until 1973 when he joined the Navy. He attended the Dallas Institute of Funeral Services, and graduated with an Associate Degree of Funeral Services in 1986. He received his embalmer license from the state of California in 1991. His main profession now is Corporate President and Owner of Angelus Chapel Funeral Director Inc., of Colorado Springs, CO. Since 1996

Franklin is also involved in his community as a member of the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, Colorado Funeral Directors Association. Franklin currently serves as a Mason Brother at Pikes Peak Lodge #5, Colorado Springs Co, member of the Veterans of American Legion and a member of the NAACP. He is also a Member of Pueblo Latino Chambers of Commerce, and a member of the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, just to name a few.

Franklin served in the Navy during the Vietnam Conflict 1973-1977. However Funeral Service has been his passion all of his life. Under the guidance of his Father at age 12 is when he began to learn the business and at age 16 he performed his first embalming. He is very proud of the fact that His Parents paved a way for him to follow his dreams.

Franklin held numerous positions as an Embalmer. He first started professional embalming at Lott’s Funeral Home in Dallas TX, while attending mortuary school, this helped pay for schooling at that time, (1985-1986.). Later He became employed by Rose Hills Memorial Park, CA (1991-1995) the largest cemetery in North America, stands as one-of-a-kind in the world. Also He was employed as a Sub Contractor for Schenk Professional Services, Los Angeles, CA, and (1991-1995). This is where He had the honor and privilege to embalm the actor William Conrad (TV series Cannon) at Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills, CA.

Franklin enjoys traveling, swimming, reading his bible and meeting people, along with attending live musical concerts. Franklin also speak Spanish fluently. He is a resident of Colorado Springs Co.

Ty McCulley

Funeral Director
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Ty McCulley, from Pueblo Colorado is a Cremation Specialist at Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors Inc. He grew up around the funeral business learning from his Grandfather, Uncle and Grandmother. Ty is passionate about the mortuary business and has plans of taking over the family business one day.

Ty McCulley graduated from Pueblo Central High School in 2013, went on to attend Colorado State University of Pueblo Colorado, graduating with a degree in sociology the spring of 2018. He currently trains in football camps threw out the nation, He is very humble and dedicated in all that He sets out to do.

Charles Lee McCulley-Sedillo

The Next Generation
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Mark Bowers

Funeral Director, Mortuary Science Practitioner, and Pre Arrangement Specialist
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Mark Bowers assists in overseeing the daily operations of the Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors, Inc. He serves as a Funeral Director, Insurance Processor, Prearrangement and Aftercare Director.

Mark Bowers graduated from Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science in 1989 and received his National Certification in Mortuary Science. He is a Nationally Certified Funeral Director and Embalmer. He is also a Colorado Mortuary Science Practitioner in the State of Colorado. He also received his Bachelors of Science degree in Business Management from Colorado Christian University in 2004. He serves on the Fountain Valley Senior Center Board of Directors and volunteers with other community groups.

Mark is a native of Colorado Springs, is married and lives in the Fountain Valley. Mark takes pride in his compassion in educating and serving families. “I have always believed that the more educated and informed an individual is the easier and better the decision will be. The topic of Death and Dying is very uncomfortable and sensitive for some people to discuss. I believe that compassion plays a key role in answering questions regarding this topic”.

Jerry Santos

Funeral Director
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Jerry Santos began working at the Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors Inc., as a Funeral Director and Crematory Specialist. He has since found his calling in helping families during the most difficult times in their lives. Jerry Santos is a lifelong resident of Pueblo Colorado. He is a veteran of the United States Air Force, stationed at NORAD. After his stint in the military, he began working at the Colorado Mental Health Institute in Pueblo. He retired from CMHIP and began a career in law enforcement with The Pueblo County Sheriff’s Department as a Sheriff Deputy.

He is married to his lovely wife Juanita McCulley-Santos, he is the proud father of two children and grandfather of four and a dog parent to Reina and Nevaeh. In his spare time, Jerry loves to cook delicious meals for his family and friends.

Vero Hickson

Funeral Director
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Vero Hickson has been at Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors, Inc. for over 13 years. He is faithful, loyal, and a committed employee that puts his hands to whatever is needed at the time.

He assists with Cremations and also serve as a Funeral Director, Limousine driver, and the overall functions of the Business. He is a great team player and helps in comforting the grieving families in their time of loss.

Vero Hickson was born in South Carolina, graduated from Carver High School. He resides in Colorado Springs Colorado.

Sonia Rodriguez

Business Office Administrator
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Sonia Rodriguez is our Business Office Administrator at Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors Inc. She is honored to assist you in creating a service that reflects your loved ones’ life’s journey. Each life is unique, especially among those who knew the loved one best. She creates beautiful, personalized program’s and tributes which surpassing standards of design, quality, and emotional value. She is bi-lingual and comes with years of experience.

Sonia was born in Puerto Rico but was raised in Brooklyn, New York. She obtained her Business Degree from Crown Business Institute in New York and graduated from Rhema Bible College where she obtained a degree in Biblical Studies. Sonia is licensed and ordained from Kenneth Hagin Ministries. She is the co-founder of Life of Faith Church where she pastored with her husband for over 10 years, and the founder of You-Niquely-U Ladies’ Ministry.

Miriam Montes

Office Administrator
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Miriam Montes is one of our Office Administrator at the Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors Inc. Miriam is fluent in Spanish and English and helps in serving the Hispanic community.

She obtained a professional career as a Business Administrator, at the Institute of Commercial Mendoza in Mexico City. She worked for 10 years for the Government and gained a lot of experience in customer service, and people management. She is very graceful and caring in all that she does.

Miriam Montes was born in Mexico City and now resides in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Thomasina Young

Reception
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Thomasine Young serves as our receptionist her at Angelus Chapel Funeral Director Inc. She has a heart and love for people and believes that love is the key to all we do in this Christian life. She has compassion for people that are in need of some tender love and care.

Thomasina Young was born and raised in Alabama, mother of seven children. She is an ordained Elder from The Lords Harvest Church Fountain of Living Waters Christian Ministries in Colorado Springs, Co.

Mona Spears

Lady Attendant
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Mona Spears has been employed with Angelus Chapel Funeral Directors Inc., since 2005. Also employed by Angelus Chapel, under Mr. Charles McCulley from 1976 -1978. She believes in the golden rule, “treating people how you would like to be treated”.

Mona was born in Mississippi, later moved to Colorado Springs, Co by way of Military. She attended South Jr., and Wasson High School and began her career with District #11 for 32yrs at William J. Palmer High School. She has lived in Colorado Springs since 1969. She is a very dedicated employee.