New York State Funeral Directors Association

We pause and reflect on the family and friends of NYSFDA who have passed away. May our cherished memories fill some of the void left by their departure, and may they rest in eternal peace as they live on in our hearts.


In Remembrance 2021

Howard Boniface, 77, passed away on January 23, 2021. Howard was a long time and beloved employee of NYSFDA member firm Wm. J. Rockefeller Funeral Home Inc. in Rensselaer, NY.

Joseph R. Noll, 68, passed away on January 22, 2021. Joseph was the owner of NYSFDA member firm Macken Mortuary in Rockville Centre, NY.

Joanne Cady Nulton, passed away on December 26, 2020. Joanne was the wife of NYSFDA Past President Malcolm Nulton.

Larry Stanimer, 70, passed away on December 16, 2020. Larry was the father of NYSFDA member and Region 3 Director Edd Stanimer of Johnston & Stanimer Funeral Home.

John Anthony Barry, 77, passed away on December 13, 2020. John was the owner of NYSFDA member firm Barry Funeral Home in Rome, NY.

John P. Plonka, 70, passed away on December 10, 2020. John was the owner of NYSFDA member firm Buck Funeral Home Inc. in Norfolk, NY.