Learn our story, from the beginning and into the future.
Ever since we opened our doors we have approached life (and death) differently. While some just see the end of a loved one’s life as a time for grief and mourning, we prefer to think of it as a time for reflection, appreciation and even celebration. This is evident in everything we do, from the way we conduct our services to the amenities we choose to offer. We are not a burial ground. We are a close knit community dedicated to honoring, sharing and preserving the amazing and inspirational stories that are life.
Learn the legacy.
Heritage Funeral and Cremation Service was established to serve to communities of Flagler and Volusia counties in early 2010.
Our families come to us knowing that their final wishes will be carried out with the utmost of dignity and respect. We strive to make sure every family using our services feel important. Our staff has years of experience serving the community with traditional funerals to the basic cremations.
Heritage Funeral and Cremation Service is committed to providing our families with high value, but low cost funeral and cremation services .
Who We Are
Meet our staff. Members of the local community make everything that happens possible.
Together, we make this place amazing.
Adam L Fischer
Funeral Director in Charge / Co-Owner
Adam L. Fischer is the fourth generation of his family to be born and raised in St. Johns County, FL. He is married to Janessa, and they have four children. Adam is a graduate of St. Augustine High School, class of 1996. After high school, He joined the United States Air Force, and upon completing his enlistment, Adam enlisted in the Florida Air National Guard at the 125th Fighter Wing in Jacksonville. He also graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in May 2009 from St. Leo University. Adam completed his A.S. in mortuary science from Florida State College at Jacksonville in December 2011. Adam serves as an Elder at Good News Church and has a passion for serving families in the ministry of death care.
With an extensive background in business and personal estate planning, Matt Spence joined Heritage Funeral & Cremation Service in May of 2017. His goal is to educate and advise our community on the benefits of prearranging. Passionate about proactive planning, Matt's goal is to help you minimize the emotional and financial stress that death too often causes. His straightforward approach helps guide our future clients to explore and capture the personal wishes and details that help ensure memorialization is done in a way that is most meaningful to them and their families. Matt started his career in healthcare project financing for a national bank in northern New Jersey. A graduate of Indiana University, he is a fervent college basketball fan. Active in his church, Matt served as an elder for 12 years, where he has led or served on the endowment, personnel, and worship committees. An avid percussionist, you can find him behind a drum set most Sundays with the worship band. After spending most of his life in various parts of the Midwest and Northeast, Matt and his family have lived in Palm Coast since 2014. They enjoy spending free time outdoors near the ocean, golfing, watching and playing basketball, and traveling.
Jill Spence joined our team in March of 2020. Jill’s primary job responsibilities include administrative duties and death certificate completion. She also produces many of the memorial DVD's shown at services and prints most of the register books and memorial cards.
Prior to joining Heritage, Jill has held a variety of roles in many industries, most recently, she was the Operations Manager at a golf course in Daytona Beach, FL. Jill was assistant Vice President for the leasing firm of a New York City based bank. She also held bookkeeping and administrative roles with churches, private businesses, and equipment leasing and healthcare equipment financing companies.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to the beach, and cheering on her daughter’s synchronized swimming team.
Dawn S. Roberts
Intern Funeral Director
Dawn was born in Titusville, Florida where she attended elementary and middle school. During her elementary and middle schooling, she achieved the principal's award, honor roll, and first place spelling bee for the County of Brevard. She also served in the D.A.R.E and Safety Patrol programs. In 1999, Dawn and her family moved to beautiful Daytona Beach area where she completed high school at Mainland High School. After high school, Dawn worked as a Hospice Caregiver for 6 years throughout the Volusia/Flagler area where she enjoyed providing palliative support to patients and families. Dawn is a graduate of Florida State College at Jacksonville with a degree in funeral services. While enrolled in the program Dawn had demonstrated great academic success, serving as a member of the Honors Society.
Dawn became a part of the Heritage Funeral and Cremation Serve team in August 2020. In such short time here, she has surpassed the definition of hardworking. Dawn has great potential and willingness to learn. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her son, traveling, fishing, and spending time with family.