Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens

2401 Southwest 64Th Avenue Fort Lauderdale, FL


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    John N Lilli

    General Manager

    John has served families in New York and Florida since the late 1980s. Originally from Frankfort, New York, he now lives in Fort Lauderdale. John is a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church and enjoys spending time with his family and participating in community events.

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    Cynthia Messina

    General Manager

    Cynthia has been part of the Dignity Memorial team since 1995. A charter member of the St. Andrew Council of Catholic Women, a board member and advisory committee member of Coral Springs Regional Chamber of Commerce, and a volunteer with the Veterans Coalition of Coral Springs, Cindy values community service. She and her husband have been married since the late 1990s.

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    Paul Lawrence Moss

    General Manager

    Since the late 1990s, Paul has provided comfort to families in Palm Beach County. Born and raised in New Brunswick, Canada, Paul came to Boca Raton to attend Lynn University, where he earned a mortuary science degree. After working many years in the West Palm Beach area, Paul became a location manager with the Dignity Memorial network. This allowed him to be closer to his wife and 2 boys. When he is not working, Paul finds time to be involved in his son’s sporting activities and the Boy Scouts.

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    Mark J Petratis

    General Manager

    Mark has been a resident of South Florida since February 1994. He is a 1992 graduate of the University of Nebraska Omaha with a Bachelor of Science degree. Continuing his education at Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, Illinois, Mark graduated in 1994 and has since been a licensed funeral director and embalmer.

    Mark is a member of the Pompano Beach Kiwanis Club, Pompano Beach Elks Lodge #1898, Knights of Columbus John A. Hill Council No. 4955 of Pompano Beach and he also volunteers at Pompano Elementary School. He is also a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

    Married since the 1990s, his wife is also a funeral director and they live in Coral Springs, Florida.

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    Jessica Martinez

    Funeral Director

    Since 2013 Jessica Martinez has provided compassionate care to families in the Miami area. Jessica Martinez earned her degree in mortuary science from Miami Dade College in 2014. She is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial® team, guiding you through one of the most personal times in life. When she is not serving families, Jessica enjoys spending time with her friends and family, watching movies and tango dancing.

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    Arthur Smyly Tompkins

    Funeral Director

    Since 2012, Arthur has provided compassionate care to families in the Davie and Fort Lauderdale area. Arthur earned his mortuary degree from Miami Dade College in 2013. He is proud to be a part of the Dignity Memorial team, guiding families through one of the most personal times in life. When he is not serving families, he enjoys traveling, bike riding, and spending time with his family.