Meet Our Staff

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 305-667-2518 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.


William J. Martinez Jr.

William J. Martinez Jr.

Managing Partner / Funeral Director

William "Bill" J. Martinez, Jr. is a member of a pioneer Florida family that settled in Tampa in 1893. Bill attended Purdue University and graduated with honors from Miami-Dade Community College School of Mortuary Science. He joined the Stanfill staff in 1976. Bill serves on the Advisory Board of Miami-Dade College (W.L. Philbrick School of Mortuary Science) and is an active member of the Executive Association of Greater Miami and Past-President of the Rotary Club of Coral Gables. Bill is the Managing Partner of Stanfill Funeral Homes.

Mary T. Waldron

Mary T. Waldron

Funeral Director

Mary T. Waldron was born and raised in New Jersey. She received her Mortuary Science degree from Mercer Community College in West Windsor, New Jersey and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Kean University in Union, New Jersey. She was first licensed as a Funeral Director and Embalmer in the state of New Jersey and received her Florida license when she moved to South Florida in 2003. In 2002, she was certified as a Bereavement Facilitator through the Archdiocese of Newark, New Jersey and has enjoyed running support groups for churches in both New Jersey and Florida. Mary joined Stanfill Funeral Home in 2006.

Jay W. Gould

Jay W. Gould

Funeral Director

Jay was born and reared on the second floor of his family's funeral home in Virginia. He earned his Bachelor's Degree in Finance from Florida International University and is a graduate of Miami-Dade School of Mortuary Science. He is past president of the Rotary Club of Miami Beach and twice past president and an active member of the South Miami Hospital Associates. Before officially joining the Stanfill team, Jay enjoyed a lengthy career in real estate. That experience and his proficiency in Spanish and French provide another dimension of service to Stanfill's families.

Bully, Mascot

Bully, Mascot

Bully joined the staff in 2010 after being rescued with the help of our neighborhood veterinarian. He is a proud graduate of Canine Counselors. Bully is active in the community, attending many dog-friendly events, as well as being a regular at the Palmetto Bay Dog Park. While not at work, Bully relaxes at Deli Lane in South Miami, The Shops at Merrick Park in Coral Gables and Green Street Cafe in Coconut Grove.

He is available for you to visit him or to sit with during the arrangement conference, providing a level of comfort to you and your family. Simply call 305-667-2518 to make an appointment.

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