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Steven Matis Funeral Director/Manager, N.J. Lic. No. 4129

Steven began his career in funeral service in 1987, working part time for several funeral homes in the surrounding communities where he grew up in northern New Jersey. He continued working in various capacities during his college career, including while in Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended mortuary school. Steve is a 1993 graduate of The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, graduating with a bachelor degree. Steve became a licensed funeral director in 1994. He began his career in Ocean County, working and managing funeral homes in Toms River, Lakewood and Manahawkin. In 2005, he and his wife, Heather moved to Galloway Township, while he continued to work in Ocean County. In 2010, they were able to continue family ownership of Parsels Funeral Home, by purchasing the funeral home from Heather's parents. They are now residents of Absecon and enjoy living and participating in the community events Absecon and surrounding communities have to offer.

Currently, Steve is a member of the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association, The National Funeral Director Association, the Rotary Club of Absecon and Galloway Township, Lion's Club of Absecon, the 9/11 Memorial Committee of Abseocn and through the funeral home, Absecon Business and Commercial Development. He is a third degree knight with the Knight of Columbus, Council 6342, Absecon. As well, he and his family are members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Absecon.

 

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Heather L Matis Office Manager

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Maria (Mia) MacDonald Assistant

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Jessica Romanowski Assistant

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Leigha Juraszik Assistant

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Todd Sacco Assistant

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Bill Wilson Assistant

Steven Matis

Funeral Director/Manager, N.J. Lic. No. 4129
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Steven began his career in funeral service in 1987, working part time for several funeral homes in the surrounding communities where he grew up in northern New Jersey. He continued working in various capacities during his college career, including while in Cincinnati, Ohio where he attended mortuary school. Steve is a 1993 graduate of The Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, graduating with a bachelor degree. Steve became a licensed funeral director in 1994. He began his career in Ocean County, working and managing funeral homes in Toms River, Lakewood and Manahawkin. In 2005, he and his wife, Heather moved to Galloway Township, while he continued to work in Ocean County. In 2010, they were able to continue family ownership of Parsels Funeral Home, by purchasing the funeral home from Heather's parents. They are now residents of Absecon and enjoy living and participating in the community events Absecon and surrounding communities have to offer.

Currently, Steve is a member of the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association, The National Funeral Director Association, the Rotary Club of Absecon and Galloway Township, Lion's Club of Absecon, the 9/11 Memorial Committee of Abseocn and through the funeral home, Absecon Business and Commercial Development. He is a third degree knight with the Knight of Columbus, Council 6342, Absecon. As well, he and his family are members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Absecon.

 

Heather L Matis

Office Manager
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Maria (Mia) MacDonald

Assistant
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Jessica Romanowski

Assistant
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Leigha Juraszik

Assistant
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Todd Sacco

Assistant
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Bill Wilson

Assistant
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