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Peter A. Stefan

Peter A. Stefan

Funeral Director, President W.H. Graham Corporation

Peter A. Stefan, son to hardworking Greek and Albanian immigrant parents,  is a first generation funeral director with over 40 years of experience in the funeral industry; he is a member of the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association and an honorary member of Pi Sigma Eta.  Mr. Stefan is also a very active member of the Worcester community, and has been involved with numerous local organizations, such as, the P.I.P. Shelter, Aids Project Worcester, the Nigerian American Organization, the Veteran's Shelter, and many more.


Alfred J. Lauretano

Funeral Director, Notary Public

Alfred J. Lauretano is a funeral director and embalmer with over 20 years of experience in the funeral industry. He is also a Veteran who has served in the U.S. Marine Corp. from 1978-1982.  Mr. Lauretano also serves as a notary public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 


Peter Golov

Funeral Director, Pre-Planning Services

Peter S. Golov is a fourth generation Jewish Funeral Director with over 35 years experience in helping families celebrate the life of their loved one with compassion and dignity. Peter’s great-grandfather Jacob Stanetsky, a Lithuanian immigrant founded Stanetsky Memorial Chapels in the West End of Boston, MA in 1892. Jacob and his son, Manuel, later moved the family funeral business to the Grove Hall section of Dorchester, MA in 1934. They were both actively involved in the Boston Jewish Community for many years. The business was eventually moved to Brookline, MA by Manuel’s son- in-law, Arnold Golov in the mid 1950’s. Jacob Stanetsky instilled in each generation of his family that we treat every client that comes to us as if they are part of our own family.

In 1980 at the age of 18, Peter started working at Stanetsky Memorial Chapels learning all aspects of funeral service. He worked with his father, Arnold Golov, his two brothers, Manuel and James Golov, his brother-in-law, Robert W. LeVine and his uncle, Benjamin Birnbach. The Stanetsky family always followed a high standard towards families set by Jacob Stanetsky, Manuel Stanetsky and Arnold Golov.

Since 2011, Peter has been working for Graham Putnam & Mahoney Funeral Parlors in Worcester, MA and the surrounding communities as a Funeral Director and Insurance Agent. He continues to serve the Jewish Community. Peter continues using his great-grandfather’s principles today.


Tammy Nelson

Registered Apprentice

Tammy Nelson is a registered apprentice in funeral directing and embalming, and is a graduate of the funeral service program at the New England Institute at Mount Ida Colllege.


Edgardo Franceschi

Registered Apprentice



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