3924 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: 302-478-2204
Board & Staff Members - Delaware State Funeral Directors Association

Board & Staff Members

The Board of Directors of the Delaware State Funeral Directors Association consists of association members in good standing, elected by their peers. These funeral professionals have shown, through active on-going participation, their commitment to the continued growth of this organization. During their term of service, the men and women of the Board listed below provide the inspiration and guidance for the many activities and professional development events held each year by the Delaware State Funeral Directors Association.

In addition, should you have questions about your membership duties or benefits; we have provided a listing of all the current association staff members, with their contact details.


Maureen Krienen, President
Website: www.delawarefuneral.com
Office Phone: 302-994-9614

Maureen E. Krienen is fourth generation in the Krienen funeral home legacy. Her great-grandfather opened the funeral home in 1917, her grandfather owned and operated the business from 1963 until 1993, and currently her father is at the helm.  
Maureen is a graduate of Padua Academy and the University of Delaware. In addition to her Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Delaware, Maureen received her Mortuary Science Degree from American Academy McAlister Institute in 2017 and is now a licensed funeral director. She has been a licensed preneed consultant since 2011.
Maureen was born and raised in New Castle, and currently lives in New Castle with her dog, Ralphie. She is a member of St. Peter the Apostle R.C. Church, and coaches the 7th-8th grade volleyball team. She loves to ski, and has volunteered with the Special Olympics Alpine Team of Delaware.

Bill Doherty III, Vice President
Website: www.dohertyfh.com
Office Phone: 302-652-6811

Bill is a 2003 graduate of Saint Mark’s High School, a 2007 graduate of Gettysburg College, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management; and a 2013 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He has been involved in the family business since 2000, and began working full-time in 2010. He represents the third generation at Doherty Funeral Homes, and takes great pride in following in his father’s and grandfather’s footsteps. Bill lives in Hockessin with his wife, Kelly, and their two daughters.

Martha Swanson, Secretary
Email: martha@dohertyfh.com

Martha Swanson is a dual licensed funeral director in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Originally from Chester County, Martha graduated from Avon Grove High School in 2008 and went on to Millersville University to earn a Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Communication (Public Relations). She then studied Funeral Service Education and earned an Associate Degree in Applied Science from Northampton Community College, where she served as the president of Sigma Phi Sigma, the Funeral Service Association. Since 2014, Martha has fulfilled a caregiver role to families in and around her community who have lost loved ones. Martha resides in Wilmington and has had the privilege of serving families of Doherty Funeral Home since the fall of 2019.

Joshua Schoenberg, Treasurer
Office Phone: 302-762-0334