Louis C. Parise (Funeral Director)

Louis (Chippy) became the sole owner of the business in 1980 after the death of his father. He graduated from Simmons School of Mortuary Science, Syracuse, New York on March 18, 1966. He is licensed in the states of Pennsylvania and New York. Louis is a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale. He serves on the board of the Willow View Cemetery Association in Clifford. He is a member of the Carbondale Chapter of UNICO and served as its president from 1975-1976. He is married to Susan E. Parise and has three sons Jason, Jeffry and Jonathan and five grandchildren Isabella, Nicolas, Elise, Dylan and Colin.


Jason C. Parise (Funeral Director)

Jason, the third generation of Parise's to become a funeral director, received his license in 1997. He is a graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse, New York. He is a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and the Carbondale Chapter of UNICO. He holds a Pennsylvania insurance license which is used for the firm's pre-planning/pre-funding program. He and his wife, Debbie and their two children, Isabella Ann and Nicolas Christopher reside in Jessup.


Jeffry S. Parise (Funeral Director)

Jeffry received his license in 2002. He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse, New York. He is a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale and the Carbondale Chapter of UNICO. He and his wife, Lynn reside in South Abington Township and he has two step children, Dylan and Colin.



Jonathan P. Parise (Funeral Assistant)

Jonathan graduated in 2005 from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service, Syracuse, New York, where he received the Mu Sigma Alpha Award in recognition of outstanding academic proficiency. He also attended Penn State University's Worthington Scranton Campus. He and his daughter, Elise Gianna reside in Olyphant.




Christopher J.Wade (Funeral Director)

Chris, the third generation of Wades to become a funeral director, received his license in 1995. Like his dad, he is a graduate of the University of Scranton and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, New York. Chris currently serves as the funeral supervisor of the business and is also employed as a Social Studies teacher at Forest City Regional High School. Chris is a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, the National Education Association, and the Pennsylvania State Education Association. He resides in Dickson City.