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Dennis Hastings

Dennis  W. Hastings

Dennis Hastings was born in Lewiston and has lived in the LC valley most of his life. He graduated from Lewiston Senior High School in 1988. He attended Ricks College in Rexburg, Idaho and then served a two year mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Kentucky Louisville Mission. It was here that his desire for helping and serving others was refined.

In 1992 Dennis started his apprenticeship at Vassar Rawls Funeral Home which he completed in two years and then received his funeral directors degree in Gresham, Oregon. While attending school he worked for Uniservice Corporation at Killingsworth Little Chapel of the Chimes and Portland Casket Company. Upon graduation in 1996 Dennis worked for Memorial Gardens Funeral Chapel at Evergreen Memorial Gardens in Vancouver, Washington. He then returned to the valley and worked for Vassar Rawls Funeral Home. He is now co-owner of Vassar Rawls Funeral Home and Malcoms Brower-Wann Funeral Home.

Dennis is married to Deedra Blazzard Hastings and they have five daughters. He is active in the community as a member of the Lewiston Kiwanis Club, Lewiston Chamber of Commerce, and member of the Nez Perce County parole and probation accountability board. He is an active member of his church serving on the High Council of the Lewiston, Idaho Stake. He is actively involved in all his girls' activities from sports to music to PTA. He is a devoted father and husband and has a sincere desire to help others. 

Jason Malcom Harwick

Jason  M. Harwick

Jason was raised in Lewiston and Genesee and graduated from Genesee High School. After high school he began working for his father, Marshall R. Harwick, and for his grandfather, Kermit H. Malcom at Malcom’s Brower-Wann Funeral Home. He attended Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston while working. Later he attended and graduated from Mt. Hood Community College in Oregon with a degree in Funeral Service Education.

Jason left his family business in 2004 and began working at Vassar-Rawls Funeral Home in Lewiston. In 2007 he formed a partnership with Dennis Hastings and the late, Jeffrey Seipert. This partnership purchased Vassar-Rawls from Richard and John Vassar. In 2012, the partnership purchased Malcom’s Brower-Wann Funeral Home from Bill and Mike Malcom.

Jason spends most of his time at Malcom’s Brown-Wann Funeral Home ready to serve you in a kind, professional way. He feels fortunate to have served so many families over these many years.

Jason has four wonderful boys and an amazing wife.

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Jamie  M. Cloninger

Jamie was born and raised in Colfax, Washington. After graduating high school in 2005, he attended some college and traveled the country until meeting his wife Mallory and settling in Colfax. James started his apprenticeship for Bruning and Kimball Funeral homes in Colfax and Pullman, WA. He served a two-year apprenticeship until receiving an offer from Dennis and Jason to join the team in the LC Valley.

He and his wife (Mallory) and daughter 1½ year old(Lola) currently live in Lewiston. James attends Arapahoe Community College online while working as an apprentice for Vassar-Rawls and Malcom’s Brower-Wann Funeral Homes. He is perusing his degree in Mortuary Science and Funeral Services to obtain an Embalmer/Funeral Director license. After obtaining his license he plans on staying with Malcom’s and Vassar’s Funeral Homes and working as a licensed director.

Business Hours & Directions

Business Hours

Sunday: Closed

Monday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday: Closed

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920 21st Avenue
Lewiston, Idaho 83501
(208) 743-6541 or 800-584-8812
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