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. We are here for you.

Bart Torres

Funeral Home Manager

Email: btorres.mamp@gmail.com

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Tim Ehrlich

General Sales Manager

Email: tehrlich.mamp@gmail.com

Tim oversees all aspects of the location as General Manager, supporting the management and staffing teams that focus on services of mortuary, crematory and cemetery. He has more than 25 years of funeral service experience and joined with Melrose Abbey in 2019. While dedicated to families and community, he is passionate about providing an excellent level of care, respect and reverence to all we have the privilege of serving.

Tim and his wife Kari enjoy boating, Disneyland and travelling with their daughter Jaiden and their dog Remy.

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Ursula David

Funeral Arranger

Email: udavid.mamp@gmail.com

Ursula began working in funeral service over 20 years ago and joined the Melrose Abbey family in December 2007. When serving families at their time of loss, Ursula feels it is her “God-Given” privilege to be able to guide them through meaningful ceremonies with the utmost compassion and care so that the families she serves will experience healing and peaceful memories of their loved one's services.

Ursula carries a big heart into the arrangements made for our military veterans. Her father and uncles honorably served during WWII and her brother is a Vietnam War veteran.

Ursula was born in Ontario, Canada. She graduated from Glen A. Wilson High School in Hacienda Heights and earned a bachelor's degree from Cal State University, Fullerton.

She enjoys spending time with her family; three daughters, a son, seven grandchildren and three cats. In her free time, she loves attending concerts and taking road trips. Ursula is a baseball fan and enjoys whale watching out of Dana Point.

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Deneane Zrinski

Cemetery Sales Counselor

Email: dzrinski.mamp@gmail.com

Dee joined Melrose Abbey in January 2010. The Anaheim resident was born in Norwalk, and is a graduate of John Glenn High School and Cerritos College. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Dean, and their cat and two dogs.

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Alina Swain

Funeral Arranger

Email: aswain.mamp@gmail.com

Alina joined our staff in 2016, bringing years of experience working in multiple facets of the funeral industry. A dedicated employee, she speaks both English and Spanish, and is committed to serving families of all faiths and backgrounds. Alina is very personable and brings a special comfort to the families she helps. She is happily married to her husband, Gerry, and is the proud mother of two sons and one daughter.

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