Our Staff

Travis Nicholson

Owner

A third generation Funeral Director, Travis joined the family business as a “Licensed” Funeral Director upon graduation from SUNY Farmingdale. Travis is a native of Massapequa and has lived in the community all his life.  He is a charter member and past board member of the Nassau Suffolk Funeral Directors Association. Active in the community, Travis is a member of the Massapequa Historical Society, the Kiwanis Club as well as the Chamber of Commerce.

Anthony Preziosi

Manager

Anthony is lifelong member of the Massapequa community. He received his degree in Mortuary Science from SUNY Farmingdale. Active in the community, Anthony is a member of the Nassau Suffolk Funeral Directors Association, Our Lady of the Island Knights Columbus Massapequa, former board member of the Great South Bay Homeowners Association as well as former state deputy for the New York State Knights of Columbus. Anthony currently attends and is board member of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Council in Massapequa Park.

Joseph McGuigan

Manager

Joseph hails from Wantagh. He is a graduate of SUNY Farmingdale as well as Nassau Community College. When he is not assisting families, Joseph coaches for the Wantagh Youth Lacrosse team and attends St. Frances de Chantal R.C. Church. Joseph and his wife, Karen, have three children, Joseph, Matthew and Emily.

Gina Manganillo

Licensed Funeral Director

Gina hails from Bayside. She is a graduate of American Academy Mcallister Institute of Mortuary Science where she was President of her graduating class and a recipient of the Thomas Quinn Award. Gina has been assisting families in their time of need for over 19 years, five of which have been with the Massapequa family.

Valerie Randazzo

Licensed Funeral Director

Valerie is a native of Massapequa. She received her Associates in Applied Sciences from Nassau Community College and is a member of the Nassau Suffolk Funeral Directors Association. Valerie and her husband, Craig, have one son, Logan.

Michael Carpinone

Licensed Funeral Director

Michael is a native of North Massapequa. He received his degree in Applied Science in Mortuary Science from Nassau Community College. Michael is a member of Our Lady of Lourdes, St. Rose of Lima. In his spare time, Michael enjoys exercising, fishing, dogs and cars.

Jessica Pearman

Licensed Funeral Director

Jessica is a native of Merrick. She received her degree in Mortuary Science from Nassau Community College, and also has her Bachelors in Sociology and Psychology from SUNY Geneseo. In her free time, Jessica enjoys exercising as well as spending time with her family and pets.

Marianne Kaspar

Office Manager

Marianne has been a member of the Massapequa community since 1966 and a member of the Massapequa Funeral Home family for over 25 years. She is a Parish Member of St. Rose of Lima in Massapequa. Marianne and her husband Thomas have two sons, Brian and Michael. Her compassion and giving spirit puts families at ease as they enter the funeral home to plan their loved ones services.