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 954-492-4000 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.


Joseph Waterwash

Joseph Waterwash

Funeral Director, Managing Partner

Joe joined Baird-Case Funeral Homes as a licensed funeral director in 2004, bringing 26 years of experience as a funeral director from his position in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe graduated from The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and the National Foundation of Funeral Service. He served on the Board of Trustees for 18 years for Hospice of Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. Joe is an active member of Unity of Fort Lauderdale Church, the Florida Funeral Directors Association, the Ohio Funeral Directors Association, The Executives' Association of Fort Lauderdale, Kiwanis of Oakland ParkĀ and the Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Chamber of Commerce. "I feel blessed to have the privilege to help families create a unique and meaningful tribute to their loved ones."

Rohaema Smith

Rohaema Smith

Funeral Director, Managing Partner

Rohaema Smith was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, W.I. and is a first generation Funeral Director. She started her career in the funeral industry in August 2001. She received her Associate of Science Degree in Funeral Service from Miami Dade College. Rohaema then furthered her education in Business Management and earned her Bachelor's from American Intercontinental University, graduating summa cum laude.

Tarin Armstrong

Tarin Armstrong

Administrative Assistant



Albert Goater

Albert Goater

Funeral Ambassador



Mark Rodd

Mark Rodd

Funeral Ambassador



Paul Guralchuk

Paul Guralchuk

Funeral Ambassador



Randy Nitzky

Randy Nitzky

Funeral Ambassador



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