Passionate and Empathetic Florida Licensed Funeral Director/Manager offering expertise in funeral planning and helping families make difficult and emotional decisions. Funeral Director and/or manager seeks a full-time position at a funeral home in the Tampa Bay or Pinellas County areas. Caring funeral director totally driven to deliver exceptional and professional service to families in need. Committed to coordinating funeral services and offerings seamlessly to simplify the funeral and burial process for grieving families exceeding their expectations and personalizing services. Patiently counsels families in personalization and funeral options. Excels in building long lasting relationships. Dynamic funeral director offering over 35 plus years
Caring and sensitive
Strong communication skills
FTC compliance understanding
Funeral industry regulations knowledge
Clean driving record
Funeral Home ManagerApril 2010 to April 2013 Curlew Hills Memory Gardens - 1750 Curlew Road Palm Harbor, Florida 34683
Conducted hundreds of funerals, visitations and memorial services over the course of three years including active duty military killed in action, priests etc.
Conducted hundreds of funerals, visitations and memorial services over the course of three years.
Secured hundreds of positive customer testimonials on Angie's List and through surveys mailed in by families I have served through superb client service.
Had a high at-need sales numbers as well as securing pre-need from those families which I have served.
Formed lasting relationships with clergy of all different religions.
Funeral Home ManagerDecember 2004 to February 2010 SCI - Largo and Bradenton, Florida
Conducted hundreds of funerals, visitations and memorial services over the course of several years.
Involved in pre-need and cemetery day to day operations
Built relationships with various clergy of all religions
Secure hundreds of positive customer testimonials and built referrals through superb client service.
Funeral Home manager/general managerJuly 1999 to February 2005 Alderwoods Group - Naples, Fort Myers and Port Charlotte, FL
Conducted hundreds of funerals, visitations and memorial services over the five plus years
Promoted funeral service , outer burial containers and flowers.
Built strong, lasting relationships with several clergy
Funeral Home ManagerOctober 1996 to November 1999 SCI - Bradenton, Florida
Conducted more hundreds of funerals, visitations and memorial services over the course of three years.
Met with families of deceased to discuss funeral service requests, disposition of remains and pricing.
Built strong and long lasting relationships with several clergy and families
Owner/ManagerOctober 1981 to February 1997 Anthony R. DeMarco Funeral Home - Endicott, New York This funeral home was owned by my grandfather prior to his death in 1993. I continued his legacy based on truth, honor, dignity and passion. I did everything and anything that a funeral director needs to do to maintain a funeral home. He made me realize that my vocation was not a "job", it is a passion!
Hudson Valley Communtiy College1981Troy, New York Associate of Applied Science: Funeral Director/Embalmer with a minor in Gerontology
I am a member of LIADO, which is a not for profit organization made up of Italian-American women.
I enjoy and share in many churches and their activities.
I am the president of the Florida West Coast Funeral Professionals Association (formerly the Pinellas County Funeral Home Association).