Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 209-239-1242 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Ken's great-grandfather and grandfather, P.L. Fry and Paul Fry, started the P.L. Fry & Son Funeral Home in Manteca in 1932. Ken became manager after his grandmother, Lucille O. Fry, retired. Ken is a Licensed Funeral Director, Licensed Crematory Manager and Licensed Cemetery Manager. He was raised in Manteca his entire life and is a 1977 graduate of East Union High School and also a graduate Delta Junior College. Ken is married to his wife, Lynne and has two adult children, Kara and Kenny, and two special grandsons, Grant and Owen.
“The goodwill and reputation of P.L. Fry & Son has always been regarded as second to none.”
"Our guiding principles are built on honesty, integrity and quality in all we do."
Alma is a longtime Manteca resident. She attended
Sequoia Elementary School and graduated from Manteca High School class of 2001.
She is a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Lathrop. She enjoys
spending time with her boys and attending community events.
Funeral Arranger/Notary Public
Maria was raised in Hayward and graduated from Sunset High School. She married her husband, Louis, in 1992. She previously worked for Baxter Healthcare for 10 years. She is the proud mom of four children whom she homeschooled. She moved to Lathrop in 2005 and attends Central Valley Baptist Church where she is an active member. She enjoys reading, running, hiking, but most of all, enjoying quality time with her family.
Certified Funeral Celebrant
Norma was raised in Manteca, attended local elementary
schools and graduated from Manteca High.
In 2017 after 30 years of public service, she retired as a Deputy
Purchasing Agent with the County of San Joaquin. After retirement she wanted to continue in a
service related role, which she is blessed and honored to have found as a
member of the PL Fry & Son Funeral Home family. In 2018, she was certified by the InSight
Institute as a Funeral Celebrant. Norma is married to Steve Orozco and she has
two awesome adult step-children, Kelcy and Alex. Norma and Steve both enjoy running, camping,
traveling, spending quality time with family and friends, and spoiling their
dogs. Norma is a life long parishioner
at Saint Anthony’s Catholic Church where she is actively involved as a Music
Minister, Lector and Eucharistic Minister to the sick and homebound.
Advanced Planning & Aftercare Director, Representative of N.G.L. Insurance
Richard is a Licensed Insurance Agent with the State of California. Richard likes helping client families with their insurance needs.Richard grew up in the Ceres and Hughson area and graduated from Hughson High School. He lives in Modesto and has three wonderful children, two daughters and one son. He and his family are members of St. Joseph's Cathoic Church in Modesto.
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