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 203-933-1217 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.
Funeral Director - Managing Partner
grew up in Farmington, Connecticut and graduated from Farmington High School in 1999. She
then attended Eastern Connecticut State University in Windham, Connecticut where she
earned her B.A. in Biology in 2005. After graduating, Jodie pursued a
career in Veterinary Medicine, sitting for the Veterinary Technician National
Board Exam in 2006, then working as a Certified Veterinary Technician for 10
years. Stemming from having a great uncle who was a Funeral Director,
Jodie always had an interest in funeral service. This drove her to further her
education and attend Lincoln College of New England, where she graduated Summa
Cum Laude and earned her A.A.S degree in Mortuary Science in May 2017. During
her time at Lincoln College of New England, Jodie was on the President’s List
every semester for maintaining a G.P.A. above 3.7, and was president of the
school’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. She is also the former
President of the college’s Mortuary Science Club, and earned an award of
distinction from the Mortuary Science Department for her contributions to the
program. After graduating from Lincoln College, Jodie completed a 1 year
apprenticeship at D’esopo Funeral Chapel in Wethersfield, Connecticut and earned the
credential of Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer on October 12, 2018.
She began her career as a Licensed Funeral Director at Keenan Funeral Home in
December 2018 and is excited to serve the community. Jodie is a member of
CANA (Cremation Association of North America) and is a Certified Crematory
Operator. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and is
usually up for anything. In her spare time she can be found beach combing
at her “happy place” in Newport, Rhode Island, or cuddling with her furry best friend, her
Funeral Director Consultant/Pre Need Counselor/Life Planning
Jamie joined our team with a focus on helping families navigate some of life's most difficult challenges. For the past 22 years, Jamie has provided information and guidance and has assisted thousand of families in protecting and keeping what they have earned. He also is a frequent guest speaker at various community seminars and workshops discussing topics such as funeral planning, Medicaid, and Veterans Pension Benefits.
Funeral Director/Embalmer Apprentice
Christine grew up in Ansonia, Connecticut and is a graduate
of Emmett O’Brien High School. Having a variety of interests, Christine was
always studious, and yearned to learn new things. Before pursuing mortuary
science, she studied Electrical Engineering at Gateway Community College as
well as Criminal Justice at Naugatuck Valley Community College. After seeing
the positive impact that a funeral service had on her family, Christine was
inspired to become a funeral director. She earned her A.A.S. in mortuary
science from Lincoln College of New England in 2016. She began her apprenticeship
at Keenan Funeral Home in March 2019 and is very eager and excited to serve the community.
Andrea relocated from Queens, NY 28 years ago. She has extensive background in Bookkeeping, Accounting and Administrative functions. She has served as a Special Education Parent Advocate for CPAC and is an active member of The Northford Women's Club GFWC CT for over 23 years serving as President, 1st VP, Programs Chairperson and currently their Newsletter Chairperson. She has also served on the board of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Connecticut Inc. as Corresponding Secretary and Assistant District Director. Andrea lives in the New Haven area with her husband of 26 years and two children.
been a life long resident of New Haven, Connecticut. She is a graduate of Hillhouse High School
and attended Quinnipiac University. She
was the owner/operator of Flower Affair in West Haven, Connecticut for 42 years
before retiring. Betty is married to her
husband Tony and has two sons. Their son
Joseph (Jennifer) have twin boys Joseph & Jack and son Vincent (Karyn) have
a son Dylan, whom all reside in Milford, Connecticut.
“Tony” was raised in Ansonia, Connecticut
and moved to New Haven when he married his wife Betty. He is a graduate of Ansonia High School. Tony spent many years in the retail furniture
and appliance industry. Most recently he
was a concierge and security officer for local office buildings. Tony is married to his wife Betty and has two
sons and three grandsons.
Nancy grew up and currently lives
in West Haven with her husband Jim and son Matthew. She has been a professional Cosmetologist
since 1986, and partner of Hair Forever Hair Salon in Milford since 1992. She began styling hair for local funeral
homes ten years ago which brought about her interest in pursuing other avenues
of the funeral home business. The opportunity
to work with families, attention to detail during their time of grief and
making sure everyone is satisfied is very rewarding. She enjoys spending time with her family and
Charlie has been a West Haven
resident since the mid 1950’s. He is a
United States Army Veteran, who has been involved in city politics supported
the West Haven Animal Shelter and W.H.E.A.T.
He volunteers at A.S.D. and his motto is “Treat people with kindness,
because behind every face is a story that could use a little more love.”
Elisa was born and raised in the
New Haven area. She attended St. Mary’s
High School and graduated from Albertus Magnus College. She has worked for a
law office for the last 24 years serving the Hispanic community as an
Interpreter. She lives with her husband
Mark, daughters Marisa and Cecelia and her Rottweiler Titus.
Ray is a life-long resident of Connecticut. He resides
in West Haven and is a devoted family man, especially when it comes to his four
grandchildren. He worked/owned Ross Copy & Print in West Haven for 37 years.
Ray looks forward to continuing to serve the needs of the community through his
work at Keenan Funeral Home.
Spencer is a 2018 graduate of Xavier High School in MIddletown, Connecticut. He currently attends UConn in Storrs, majoring in Finance and plays trombone in the Marching band.
Emily is a Junior at Mercy High School in Middletown, Connecticut. She plays the clarinet for the school band and is also on the Mercy Softball Team.
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