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.

Russell Gofus, Supervisor

Russell Gofus, Houck & Gofus Funeral Home director and owner, worked for the Houck Funeral Home during his high school years. Russell is a 1982 graduate of Pottstown High School and a Northampton County Area Community College School of Funeral Service graduate. He served his professional funeral service internship under the supervision of Herbert F. Houck. In 1986, Russell and his wife, Amber, moved to southern Chester County, Pa. and over a 12 year span of time purchased three established funeral homes. They operated them until 1998, when they decided to move back to Pottstown to be closer to family. 

Tyler and Kelsey Gofus, Funeral Directors

Tyler is Russell and Amber's middle son. He is a graduate of The Hill School and Ursinus College. After graduating from Ursinus, he went to Northampton Community College School for Funeral Service Education and met Kelsey. They both graduated in 2014 and are licensed funeral directors. She and Tyler were married in September, 2016. They are members at Hope Community Church in Gilbertsville, PA. Their hope in the future is to continue on the legacy of Houck and Gofus Funeral Home, Inc.