Tess Vees-Morando

Pre-Arrangement Specialist

Tess Vees-Morando is a Family Services Counselor for the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory in Bellaire, Powhatan and Shadyside, Ohio and also for CARE  Funeral & Cremation in St. Clairsville, Ohio. A native of the Elm Grove area, Vees-Morando has been associated with the Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory since 1994. Among her achievements as a Family Services Counselor, she has been awarded the 500 Club Pursuit of Excellence Award from Forethought Life, the industry leader in pre-planned funeral financing.

According to Jim Altmeyer, Sr., “Tess is an excellent addition to our Family Service Division, and she possesses the compassion and knowledge to be a great comfort to the family we serve. I am extremely proud to have Tess as a member of our professional staff.”

Tess and her husband Tom live in the Wheeling area and are very active members of their church and community.  They have two adult sons and two grandchildren that live in the Ohio Valley.

“Helping families make decisions with pre-planning gives me great satisfaction,” says Vees-Morando. “I know we offer our families the peace of mind knowing everything is taken care of in advance. This is truly a valuable gift that a person can give to their loved ones.”