Our Family Caring For Yours
Dedicated & Caring Staff
Our employees will go the extra mile
When you lose someone special to you, adding the burden of planning a funeral can feel overwhelming. Bartolomeo & Perotto is built on a strong foundation of customer service. Our employees will go the extra mile to make this process as easy as possible during a challenging time.
We often get asked “How do you do what you do?” Taking some of the onus off the grieving has it’s rewards. It is our honor to care for your loved one, and help celebrate a life well-lived.
Get to Know Our Team
Funeral Director since 1966 - Retired
As the nephew of the founders, George & Frances Bartolomeo, Phil was immersed in funeral care early on.
President, Funeral Director since 1988
Mike attended Canton College for Mortuary Science. After completing his residency he earned his funeral director’s license.
Vice President, Funeral Director since 1994
After graduating from high school at the Aquinas Institute, Dave earned a horticulture degree from Cornell University.
Director of Operations & Personnel, Funeral Director since 1995
Bill attended the Aquinas Institute, class of ’85. From there he studied at SUNY Canton College in Canton, NY.
Meghan Hagenbach Schmitt
Funeral Director since 2014
Meghan is a native of Rochester and a Brighton High School grad, class of ’03. She received a bachelor’s degree from Niagara University.
Joseph P. Capuano
Funeral Director since 1978
Joe is a native Rochesterian. After high school he studied at Monroe Community College, following with a degree from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service.
Funeral Director since 2005
Joe graduated from Cardinal Mooney High School, class of ’76. He worked at Eastman Kodak for 25 years, 1978 – 2003.
Keith H. Lawton
Funeral Director since 1996
Keith comes to us from Syracuse, NY. He graduated from the Simmons Institute of Funeral Services. After spending most of his life in the Syracuse area, working there for 20+ years, he decided to make the move to Rochester and join the Bartolomeo & Perotto family in July 2020.
Though originally a Syracuse native, Andrea has called Rochester “home” for over 25 years. With a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts/Graphic Design at Oswego State College, and years of Marketing experiences under her belt.
Accounting, Business Administration
Heather is an only child, born in Rochester. Soon after she was born, her family moved to Guntersville, Alabama where she spent her growing up years. She graduated from Berry College in Rome, Georgia.
Stacy has been a great addition to the team at Bartolomeo & Perotto since 2018. She was born in Albion but raised in Greece, NY. She graduated from Greece Athena High School in 1994.
Before spending several years as a certified medical assistant, Christine served in the United States Air Force.
Jim has a long history with the Perottos, dating back to grammar school with Michael and David. Because of this, the funeral home was always on his radar.
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.
Therapy Dog, Available upon request.
It was a sunny June day in 2015. Our morning staff meeting at the funeral home was in for a surprise. Owner, Michael Perotto showed up with a jubilant, blonde fluffball of fur at his side. He announced that his new puppy would be a part of our team.