Our knowledgeable staff are passionate about providing families guidance and support during the funeral planning process and well after the funeral. Together, we can honor your loved one’s life while beginning your grief journey.

 

 

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Thomas L. Ferry President/Retired

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Patrick Ferry Vice President/Licensed Funeral Director

Patrick Ferry is a 5th generation funeral director. He grew up in Meriden, graduating from Maloney High School (Go Spartans!) Class of 1999. Patrick then attended UConn graduating in 2003 with a bachelor’s in accounting. After obtaining his CPA and working in the Accounting (KPMG LLP) and Finance (Travelers Insurance) field in Hartford for almost 10 years, Pat decided it was the right time for a career change. He and obtained his mortuary degree in 2013 from McAllister Institute in NYC and joined John J. Ferry & Sons that same year. Patrick and his partner Claire have two children Parker and Ella. They currently reside in Southington where Claire is a kindergarten teacher. In his spare time, Pat enjoys landscaping, craft beer and watching the NFL.

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Daniel T. Ferry Vice President/ Licensed Funeral Director

Dan was raised in Meriden where he still resides with his wife Emily and their three children, Gavin, Scarlett and Landon and their two dogs, Rosie and Lily. In June of 2010, he joined his father, Thomas L. Ferry III in the family business. He is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. Dan is a member of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and the Kiwanis Club of Meriden.

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Craig Boyce Licensed Funeral Director

Craig is a lifelong resident of Middletown. He graduated from Middletown High School in 1976 where he met his high school sweetheart Verna. They have three children: Stephanie, A.J. and Ethan. Craig coached his daughter in Middletown Youth basketball and was involved in local Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops with his sons. In 2000, Craig graduated from Briarwood College with a degree in Mortuary Science. Craig joined our team as a Licensed Funeral Director in 2001. Craig is a Red Sox and Dallas Cowboy fan! When he is not working, Craig spends time with his family and their beloved dogs, Owen and Mookie. He is a member of the Order of the Gold Rule Funeral Homes, the National Funeral Directors Association and the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association.

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Kimaira Serpa Licensed Funeral Director

Kimaira joined the John J. Ferry & Sons as an experienced funeral director and embalmer in 2009. She earned her Mortuary Science Degree in 2000 from the Briarwood College and is a member of the CT Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, an organization dedicated to the exceptional business etiquette in the funerary profession.

Kim is a native of Puerto Rico and a long-time resident of Meriden, where she and her husband Robert Carrero raised two wonderful children, Yesenia and Kyle. She serves as a Notary Public and as Vice President in the Board of Directors for the Casa Boricua among other organizations. Kim has dedicated her life to bringing families together when they’re at their most vulnerable through her skills, compassionate nature and love for her community.

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Allison C. McCormick Licensed Funeral Director

Allison graduated from Southington High School class of 2014 and Lincoln College of New England in 2017 with an associate degree in Mortuary Science. She completed her apprenticeship at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home in 2018 and subsequently started her career as a licensed funeral director and embalmer with our team.

She lives in Southington and loves her dog, Mya. Her family is of utmost importance to her. She is a member of the Order of the Golden Rule Funeral Homes, the National Funeral Directors Association, the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and is an active participant in activities for the Meriden Senior Center.

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Veronica D'Auria Licensed Funeral Director

Veronica graduated from Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in 2016 and Goodwin College in 2019 with an associate degree in Funeral Service. She has experience in the funeral industry and worked as an intern for us in 2018 and officially joined our team in 2020 as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

She lives in Manchester and loves to spend time at home with her boyfriend and two kittens, Maple and Hazel. Veronica looks forward to creating a lasting relationship with the Meriden community and its residents during their time of need and beyond.

Thomas L. Ferry

President/Retired
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Patrick Ferry

Vice President/Licensed Funeral Director
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Patrick Ferry is a 5th generation funeral director. He grew up in Meriden, graduating from Maloney High School (Go Spartans!) Class of 1999. Patrick then attended UConn graduating in 2003 with a bachelor’s in accounting. After obtaining his CPA and working in the Accounting (KPMG LLP) and Finance (Travelers Insurance) field in Hartford for almost 10 years, Pat decided it was the right time for a career change. He and obtained his mortuary degree in 2013 from McAllister Institute in NYC and joined John J. Ferry & Sons that same year. Patrick and his partner Claire have two children Parker and Ella. They currently reside in Southington where Claire is a kindergarten teacher. In his spare time, Pat enjoys landscaping, craft beer and watching the NFL.

Daniel T. Ferry

Vice President/ Licensed Funeral Director
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Dan was raised in Meriden where he still resides with his wife Emily and their three children, Gavin, Scarlett and Landon and their two dogs, Rosie and Lily. In June of 2010, he joined his father, Thomas L. Ferry III in the family business. He is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University and the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. Dan is a member of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and the Kiwanis Club of Meriden.

Craig Boyce

Licensed Funeral Director
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Craig is a lifelong resident of Middletown. He graduated from Middletown High School in 1976 where he met his high school sweetheart Verna. They have three children: Stephanie, A.J. and Ethan. Craig coached his daughter in Middletown Youth basketball and was involved in local Cub Scout and Boy Scout troops with his sons. In 2000, Craig graduated from Briarwood College with a degree in Mortuary Science. Craig joined our team as a Licensed Funeral Director in 2001. Craig is a Red Sox and Dallas Cowboy fan! When he is not working, Craig spends time with his family and their beloved dogs, Owen and Mookie. He is a member of the Order of the Gold Rule Funeral Homes, the National Funeral Directors Association and the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association.

Kimaira Serpa

Licensed Funeral Director
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Kimaira joined the John J. Ferry & Sons as an experienced funeral director and embalmer in 2009. She earned her Mortuary Science Degree in 2000 from the Briarwood College and is a member of the CT Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association and a member of the Order of the Golden Rule, an organization dedicated to the exceptional business etiquette in the funerary profession.

Kim is a native of Puerto Rico and a long-time resident of Meriden, where she and her husband Robert Carrero raised two wonderful children, Yesenia and Kyle. She serves as a Notary Public and as Vice President in the Board of Directors for the Casa Boricua among other organizations. Kim has dedicated her life to bringing families together when they’re at their most vulnerable through her skills, compassionate nature and love for her community.

Allison C. McCormick

Licensed Funeral Director
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Allison graduated from Southington High School class of 2014 and Lincoln College of New England in 2017 with an associate degree in Mortuary Science. She completed her apprenticeship at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home in 2018 and subsequently started her career as a licensed funeral director and embalmer with our team.

She lives in Southington and loves her dog, Mya. Her family is of utmost importance to her. She is a member of the Order of the Golden Rule Funeral Homes, the National Funeral Directors Association, the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association and is an active participant in activities for the Meriden Senior Center.

Veronica D'Auria

Licensed Funeral Director
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Veronica graduated from Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts in 2016 and Goodwin College in 2019 with an associate degree in Funeral Service. She has experience in the funeral industry and worked as an intern for us in 2018 and officially joined our team in 2020 as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

She lives in Manchester and loves to spend time at home with her boyfriend and two kittens, Maple and Hazel. Veronica looks forward to creating a lasting relationship with the Meriden community and its residents during their time of need and beyond.