D'Esopo East Hartford Memorial Chapel

30 Carter Street East Hartford, CT

Associates

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    Lionel Lessard Jr

    General Manager

    Lionel J. Lessard, Jr. is the general manager of the D'Esopo Funeral Chapels and oversees the quality of services provided to families in both locations. He is knowledgeable in all aspects of funeral service and is known for his dedication to his profession, as well as his active involvement in numerous community organizations. He has earned the distinction of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. This distinction is indicative of the completion of specified academic and professional programs that improve the standards of funeral practice. He currently resides in East Hartford with his wife, Christina.

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    Shane William Breen

    Funeral Director

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    George D'Esopo

    Consultant

    George has been a licensed funeral director for over 50 years and is a graduate of the McAlister School of Mortuary Science. An active participant in community affairs, George exemplifies the work ethic of his grandparents who started the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel in 1905. He has earned the distinction of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. This distinction is indicative of the completion of specified academic and professional programs that improve the standards of funeral practice.

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    Janet Klett

    Consultant

    Janet D'Esopo Klett, RN is a registered nurse with clinical background in geriatrics and public health. She currently serves as the Director of Community Service and Consultant for the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, assisting families with their bereavement needs. She has received local and national recognition for her work in the bereavement field. Janet is the granddaughter of the founders of the company.

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    Mike Klett

    Consultant

    Michael A. Klett, CFSP, is a licensed funeral director who graduated from the New England Institute of Mortuary Science. Mike has served on the Board of the Connecticut Funeral Directors and is active in many service organizations and community affairs. He is an associate member of the Wethersfield Volunteer Fire Department. He has also earned the distinction of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. This distinction is indicative of the completion of specified academic and professional programs that improve the standards of funeral practice. Mike is married to Janet, the granddaughter of the founder of the D'Esopo Funeral Chapel.