Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service

113 Lake Road East Congers, NY


  • Joseph P Damonti

    General Manager

    Joseph P. Damonti is the general manager of the 3 locations of Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service, Inc. in New City, Congers and Stony Point. The youngest of 3 boys, Joseph was born in the Bronx and raised in Valley Cottage. He is a 1983 graduate of Nyack High School and received his associate degree in mortuary science from SUNY Farmingdale in 1986. After completing his residency in Queens, Joseph returned to Rockland County in July 1987 to serve his community at Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service, Inc. as a director. Joseph's hard work, selflessness, compassion and devotion to the funeral industry led him to promotion in 2001 as general manager.

    With a great work ethic, Joseph has been a natural team player and genuine caregiver to families over the years. With the respect and support of his staff, Joseph has elevated the standard of service to ensure that the families of Rockland are served with dignity and compassion. Under Joseph's leadership, Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service, Inc. has become the premier funeral home in Rockland County. His keen interest in bettering the lives of others led Joseph to become involved in the community and his kindness and consideration radiate to those around him. Joseph lives in New City with his family.