Owner, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer
Bob began his ministry in funeral service working with the late John Carey in 1995. He grew up in the Ohio City area of Cleveland, and attended Urban Community Elementary School and Cleveland Central Catholic High School. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from John Carroll University and an Associate Degree in Funeral Arts and Sciences from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Bob is an In-Sight Certified Life Celebrant and a Certified Crematory Operator.
In addition to his responsibilities at the funeral home, Bob is an active member of St. Augustine Parish often volunteering his time as a Sign Language Interpreter. He currently serves as the Program Administrator for Catholic Charities Disability Ministries, Diocese of Cleveland.
He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus, National Catholic Partnership on Disability, National Catholic Office for the Deaf, International Catholic Deaf Association, Cleveland Embalmers Association, Cuyahoga County Funeral Directors Association, Lorain County Funeral Directors Association, Ohio Funeral Directors Association, and the National Funeral Directors Association,
In his spare time he enjoys watching the Cleveland Indians, the performing arts, and spending time with his three dogs.