Meet the Staff

Meet the Staff

We are nothing without our dedicated staff. If you take a few minutes to get to know us online, when you walk through our doors and see familiar faces, it will make your experience with us that much better.
David J. Petaccio, Sr., Senior Director (N.J. Lic. No. 3796)
 
David J. Petaccio, Sr. is the owner and Senior Director of the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals. He graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. David earned his degree in Mortuary Science from American Academy McAllister Institute in New York City and has been a licensed funeral director for over 30 years. David is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and the New Jersey Funeral Directors Association. He also has his insurance license and is a Notary Public.
 
David and his wife, Marianne, have lived in Mount Laurel since 1992 and have 2 sons, David and George. In his free time, David enjoys spending time with family, fishing, and going to the beach at Ocean City
David J. Petaccio, Jr., General Manager
 
David J. Petaccio, Jr. is the General Manager of the Mount Laurel Home for Funerals. David grew up helping his father at the funeral home. He is in charge of overseeing the day-to-day operations of the funeral home, as well strategic planning, special events and community outreach. David earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Dickinson College, in Carlisle, PA, as well as a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from The George Washington University, in Washington, DC. He leverages an extensive background in finance, marketing, and management consulting. Prior to his current role at the funeral home, David worked in the private, public, and non-profit sectors, including finance roles at 2 Fortune 500 companies. David is passionate about carrying on his father’s tradition of serving the residents of Mount Laurel, and the surrounding towns, and making a difference in the community.
 
In his free time, David enjoys exercise and reading, and he volunteers with a number of organizations in the community.
George J. Petaccio, Funeral Intern
 
George Petaccio is currently serving as an Intern at the funeral home, as he pursues his Funeral Director's License.  George graduated from Flagler College, in Saint Augustine, Florida, with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration.  He then earned a degree in Mortuary Science from Mercer County Community College.  George grew up working alongside his father, at the funeral home, and is excited to carry on his legacy of service to the community.

In his free time, George enjoys fishing, bow hunting, weight lifting, and playing guitar.
Joseph M. Gigliotti, Funeral Director (N.J. Lic. No. 4834)
 
Joseph M. Gigliotti is a funeral director. He graduated from Holy Family University and Mercer County Community College. He has been a licensed funeral director for 23 years and is licensed in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Joe also has his insurance license, Crematory Operators Certificate and is a Notary Public. He is a member of National Funeral Directors Association, Cremation Association of North America, Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and the New Jersey Funeral Directors Association.
 
Joe resides in Cinnaminson and is married with three children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, going to the Pocono Mountains, and playing hockey.
John P. Napoli, Funeral Director (N.J. Lic. No. 5054)
 
John P. Napoli is a funeral director. John graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Business Management before earning his degree in Mortuary Science from Mercer County Community College. He obtained a Crematory Operators Certificate in 2013 and has been a licensed funeral director since 2014.
 
John resides in Blackwood and is married with two children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, weight training, sushi dinners, and going to the beach.
 
Lisa McDermott, Funeral Director (N.J. Lic. No. 5135)
 
Lisa McDermott is a funeral director. Lisa graduated from Neumann University with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management, before earning a degree in Mortuary Science from Mercer County Community College. She has been a licensed funeral director since 2016. 
 
Lisa resides in Audubon with her daughter. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and she is an avid runner and workout enthusiast.
Chester, Therapy Puppy
 
Chester is our therapy puppy. He provides comfort to the families we serve, during arrangement conferences and services. Please notify our staff if you would like Chester to be present for your family's services.
 
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