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Assistive Team

Get to Know Our Funeral Assistive Team

Mike DeToy

Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home employs many different people in positions that are vital for serving our families with the best care available. There are funeral assistants, limo drivers, hearse drivers, car washers, flower runners, food servers, cleaning & maintenance crew members. They all form a solid team that makes your loved one’s final life celebration seamless and as stress-free as possible.

Get to Know Our Team

John Auberger

John T. Auberger

Funeral Assistant, Driver

Over a span of 26 years, John served the residents of Monroe County as legislator and president, and then as supervisor for the Town of Greece.

Brenda Bauer Gotham

Funeral Assistant

Brenda came to Bartolomeo & Perotto with a background as a retired human resources professional. 

Curtis Birthwright

Curtis Birthwright

Funeral Assistant, Driver

In 2016, Curtis’s mother-in-law’s funeral services were held at Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home. At the request of his wife, Curtis spoke at the funeral.

Mike DeToy

Michael J. DeToy

Funeral Assistant

As someone who enjoys helping and working with people, Mike came to work as a funeral assistant after serving 22 years as a police officer in the Brockport Police Department.

Paul Fuenstueck

Paul Fuenfstueck

Driver

Paul is retired from a 30-year career in security. He has known the Perotto family for over a decade and decided to come on board as a limo and hearse driver.

John Harnischfeger

John Harnischfeger

Funeral Assistant, Driver

The stories behind the people that come to work at Bartolomeo & Perotto Funeral Home are sometimes quite intriguing. Who knew we would have a State and National Federation Natural Powerlifter record holder working as a Funeral Assistant and Service Driver?

Ralph Palumbieri

Ralph Palumbieri

Funeral Assistant

Ralph is a long-standing Greece resident, graduating from Greece Olympia High School in 1973. He attended Monroe Community College and received an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice.

Mark Polizzi

Mark Polizzi

Funeral Assistant, Driver

Mark was a paralegal at a foreclosure firm for ten years. He holds a degree in physical education from MCC, a degree in business management from Empire State College, and graduated from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service.

Christopher Ruggieri

Funeral Assistant

I’m used to providing guidance with students and this has helped me with my role here. It allows me to be there for so many people I know in the community and for some new acquaintances as well during a hard time in their life.

Bob Scarciotta

Bob Scarciotta

Funeral Assistant, Driver

Working at the funeral home started out as something to fill time in retirement but turned into much more. He found it very rewarding to be able to help people at what is one of the hardest times in their lives.

Larry Thomas

Larry Thomas

Funeral Assistant, Engraver

Larry retired in 2004, after 30 years at the Veterans Administration Rochester Outreach Clinic where he worked as a mental health therapist and a vocational rehabilitation therapist.

Debra Valle

Debra Valle

Funeral Assistant

After years of working in retail, Debbie also became one of many Kodak retirees. After working at Kodak for 27 years, she teamed up and helped run her husband’s business, Valle Baseball, Inc.

Tim O'Connor

Funeral Assistant

Tim is one of many retired Kodak employees in Rochester. He worked as an electrician for 41 years. Tim enjoys supplementing his retirement as a Funeral Assistant at the funeral home. He started out “filling in” for an employee on leave and it didn’t take long to realize that he was a permanent fixture with the organization.

Jillian Cordts

Jill Cordts

Funeral Assistant

Jill is an integral part of the Ogden/Spencerport Community. She is very involved with the Spencerport Area Chamber of Commerce, recently stepping down as president.

Thomas Meier

Thomas Meier

Funeral Assistant

Tom is retired from a 27-year career in emergency services with Waterbury Fire Department in Waterbury, Connecticut. He held the title of Fire Captain for many years

John Page

John Page

Funeral Assistant

Many people in the Spencerport area remember John as the previous co-owner of Page Appliances, Inc. For his entire career, he and his brother ran the store and sold home appliances in the Village of Spencerport. He is retired now and working as a funeral assistant for the funeral home.

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