Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 586-977-7300 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Paul R. Calcaterra

Paul R. Calcaterra

President

Paul was born and raised in Detroit. After graduating high school, he attended Michigan State and Wayne State University, receiving his Mortuary Science Degree. He is a second generation funeral director raised in a family dedicated to funeral business. He is a member of San Francesco & St. John Vianni Parish. His many memberships include Past President of Americans of Italian Origin, Past President of San Francesco Orphans Club and Bowling League, and Past President of Italian American Chamber of Commerce. Paul and his wife Suzan now reside in Shelby Township. Their children include Paul M., Bonnie, David, Christine, Kim and Kelly. He is a proud Papa to his grandchildren.

Email: wecare@bcfhsterlingheights.com


Mark A. Neal

Mark A. Neal

Managing Partner / Funeral Director



Rick L. Garofola

Rick L. Garofola

Location Manager / Licensed Funeral Director

Rick was born and raised in East Detroit (Eastpointe). After graduating from Walsh College with a Bachelors in Finance, Rick attended Wayne State University to pursue his Mortuary Science degree. He proceeded to graduate as Valedictorian of his class in 1987.  He has dedicated over thirty years to helping families in their time of need. Rick is an active member of the Catholic Church, and a member of the Knights of Columbus with his Third and Fourth degree. Rick resides with his wife, Lisa, and their two daughters, Kristie and Gina

Telephone: 1-586-977-7300

Email: wecare@bcfhsterlingheights.com


Matthew K. Manzella

Matthew K. Manzella

Licensed Funeral Director

Matthew was born in Lapeer and raised in Armada. He is a graduate of Armada High School and the Macomb Academy of Arts & Sciences. Following high school, Matthew attended Wayne State University earning degrees in Psychology and Mortuary Science, becoming a licensed funeral director in 2011 and joining the funeral home in 2017.

 He is very compassionate and pays close attention to the small details, not just the large, ensuring families receive the best experience.

 Matthew, his wife Rebecca and daughter Ophelia, reside in Mount Clemens where they are active members of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys spending time with family and friends and working on projects around the house. 

Telephone: 

Email: wecare@bcfhsterlingheights.com


Joseph Richard Tabbi

Joseph Richard Tabbi

Funeral Director-Pastor

Joe was born in Detroit and raised in St. Clair Shores. He started his career with Bagnasco Funeral Home in 1962 and was an owner from 1983 until 1995.  Joe graduated from the Wayne State University Department of Mortuary Science. He also attended Burien School of Bible and Lake Charles Bible Seminary and received his Doctorate of Theology. Joe is now the Pastor of the Family Life Community Church in South Lyon, which is a member of the Michigan District of the Assemblies of God. He is a Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Sarasota Academy of Counselors. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and is a Life Member of D.A.V., the American Legion and the V.F.W. He is involved in many activities in the St. Clair Shores Metro East Area. He is a Life Member of the Shorewood Kiwanis and the recipient of the Hixson Award. Joe is also affiliated with the Detroit Tigers organization. Joe and his wife Joann are the parents of daughter Gina Marie and son Richard. He is the proud grandfather of Angelina, Christopher, Adriana Marie and Valentina.

Email: wecare@bcfhshores.com


Donald J. Kulaszewski

Donald J. Kulaszewski

Licensed Funeral Director



Brian Carl Moler

Brian Carl Moler

Accounting Administrator / Directors Assistant

Brian was born in Grosse Pointe Woods and raised in Detroit and Harper Woods. He graduated from Bishop Gallagher High School in 1987. He then attended Macomb Community College. He started working in the funeral business in December 1988. Brian currently handles most of the accounting functions of our funeral homes in addition to being well versed in just about everything else that we do!  Brian is a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles.

Brian and his wife Janet now reside in Metamora, MI. Their children include Kayla, Tyler, Shelby and Zachary.

Email: wecare@bcfhsterlingheights.com


Amanda LePage

Administrative Assistant - Full Time



JoAnne Dunn

Administrative Assistant - Part Time



Bob Reige

Bob Reige

Preneed Counselor / Funeral Assistant


Telephone: 1-586-746-4209


Vince Carver

Funeral Assistant



Bill Cucinello

Funeral Assistant



Lou Fischione

Funeral Assistant



Richard Koscielski

Funeral Assistant



Ron Maniago

Funeral Assistant



Manny Moceri

Funeral Assistant



Jim Salassa

Funeral Assistant



Donna Zacharius

Funeral Assistant



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