Caring Staff

Once you request the services of, Hughes-Ransom Mortuary in Astoria or Seaside Oregon we will immediately put our experienced funeral professionals to work for you. A single, dedicated individual will stay in contact with you every step of the way and guide you through the decision-making process. He or she will carefully explain your options, make recommendations at your request, take care of all the small details, and ensure that you Our Staff and your family’s personal touch is always present.


TODD SLACK - Owner/Funeral Director/Embalmer

At the age of 18, Todd started his lifelong career in the funeral industry. He brings over 20 years of experience to the team. He has operated several funeral homes in Oregon and is currently licensed as a funeral director and embalmer in the state of Oregon. Todd resides in Seaside, Oregon with his wife Joy and three children Connor, Colton, and Chloe. Todd enjoys golfing, fishing, hunting and landscaping. He is a member of the Lions Club International, Moose International and the Elks.

JOY SLACK - Owner/Funeral Director

Joy has recently finished her associate degree and is now a licensed funeral director. She enjoys meeting with the family and assisting them in making arrangements, making personalized moving video tributes and personalized memorial folders. Joy enjoys playing golf, camping, canning, scrap booking, spending time with her husband Todd and three children Connor, Colton, and Chloe.