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Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 239-417-5000 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Michelle Callahan

Michelle Callahan

Managing Partner, East Naples Location

Michelle began her interest in the funeral profession at an early age in life. She is the 3rd generation of a long line of funeral directors and embalmers. She attended Morehead State University and Mid America College of Funeral Service earning a Bachelor Degree in Mortuary Science. Michelle was the former Co-Owner of Brashear-Callahan Funeral Home in Viper, Kentucky and has been fortunate to have managed major funeral homes in Georgia and Florida. She is the proud mother of one daughter, mother-in-law, and Nana Shell to two grandchildren. Michelle holds the honor of the title Kentucky Colonel, former member of the Dania Beach Lions Club and new resident of Naples, Florida.


Tim G. Miller

Tim G. Miller

Location Manager, East Naples

Tim is a longtime resident of Naples. He graduated from Naples High School in 1972 and later from Miami-Dade College with a degree in Mortuary Science in 1975. He worked for a local family owned funeral home until 1994 when it was sold. He and his wife went to Cleveland, where he worked as a General Manager, for a large family owned business until he returned to Naples in 1994. He helped open Fuller Funeral Home in East Naples and continues to serve families as the Location Manager. He has served the funeral profession on various Boards, finance committees and as President of the National Association of Approved Morticians.

Tim is very active in Rotary and is a Paul Harris Fellow. Tim volunteers with several other local civic organizations and foundations and has served in an executive position with most. His hobbies and interests include fishing, and boating. His family is very important to him, including his wife Kay, children, Scott and Kristin, and grandchildren, Zachary, Katie and Mason.


Dannette A. Azpeitia

Dannette A. Azpeitia

Funeral Director

Dannette was born and raised in Miami, FL before moving to Naples in 2017. Dannette graduated from Southwest Senior High School and went on to attend Miami Dade College graduating with an Associate degree in Mortuary Science. She earned her Funeral Director/ Embalmer License in 2019.

Dannette brings many qualities to the families that she serves. She has an inherent work ethic, sharp organizational skills, patience, compassion and years of customer service experience. Dannette is also fluent in Spanish making all of her attributes making her a great asset to this profession.  

Being the newest Funeral Director with Fuller Funeral Home, Dannette is excited to work together with her colleagues to provide exceptional service to the families of Naples where she now calls HOME.


Elizabeth Maines

Elizabeth Maines

East Naples

Elizabeth was born in Naples, Florida and is a graduate of Lely High School. She has degree in Computer Science and previously worked in the Hospitality and Service industry before coming to Fuller in 2016. 


James Frick

James Frick

Admin Assistant

Born and raised in the Suburbs of Washington DC of Maryland, from a family of 10 siblings. Majority of my professional life I have been in the Hospitality business working for the Marriott Corporation from the Head Quarters in Washington DC to their hotel chains between the Marriott and the Ritz Carlton. For a period of ten years owned and operated a furniture store in Alexandria, VA, until my move to South West Florida 12 years ago.  After living in seven different states throughout my life, I knew I would eventually would end up here in the state of Florida. 


Judy Margrey

Judy Margrey

Ambassador

Judith 'Judy' Margrey was a born and brought up in Rhode Island. She moved to Naples, Florida  24 years ago for the sunshine and relaxation and has called it home ever since.  She spent her first 18 years in Naples as a Merchandise Manager for two private country clubs in the golfing industry.  After retiring, Judy was called to Fuller Funeral Home as an Ambassador and has served in this role for the past 5 1/2 years.  "I believe it is a ministry that I have been called to do. I enjoy it very much."


Mitch Peters

Mitch Peters

Ambassador

Mitch joined the Fuller pre-need staff 1997 and then became a Fuller Ambassador for the opening of the East Naples location in 1999 following many years in the hospitality business, as entertainment director, for both Hilton and Marriott hotels. Still active in the music business, Mitch plays for many corporate and private events in the South Florida area, including services for Fuller Funeral Homes.


Stanley W. Lane

Stanley W. Lane

Ambassador

Stanley is a graduate of Drexel University earning a BS degree. He served our country in the US Army as a 1st Lieutenant. He is also the Founder of Eagles Fly for Leukemia with the Philadelphia Eagles Football team in 1973, in which they have raised over 12 million dollars for pediatric research and patient treatment.

At The Children’s Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Stanley became the Founder of the first Ronald McDonald House and Founder of the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey in 1983 at Cooper Hospital in Camden New Jersey. There are now more than 365 Ronald McDonald Houses in the World today.

Stanley is a local member of the finance committee of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Naples, Florida, Member of the board of directors for Terrace Two Condo Association and Treviso Bay in Naples, Florida, and member of the insurance committee for Treviso Bay Master Homeowners Association.

He is married to Christine Lane, MSW, LCSW, father of three children, 4 grandchildren, and a proud Ambassador at Fuller Funeral Home East since January 2020.


John Lwoff Jerome

John Lwoff Jerome

Ambassador

John was born in Duvalierville, Haiti. He moved to the United States in July of 2007. He took ESL at Lely High School from 2008 – 2009. John continued his English at Lorenzo Walker from 2010 – 2011. John attended Edison Community College from 2011 – 2013.

John is fluent in English, Creole and French.

He is a member and Sunday School teacher at the Haitian Independent Church of God in Naples, Florida.

He is married and is a father of one daughter.

John works full time as a Suture Operator at Arthrex and as an Ambassador at Fuller Funeral Home East since March 2015.


Denise C. Bolton

Denise C. Bolton

Advanced Planning Specialist- East Naples

Denise was born in Mobile, Alabama and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana.  She lived in Jacksonville, Florida and currently resides in Naples, Florida for over 25 years.

Founder and CEO of Denise Carol Modeling Inc. in Jacksonville, Florida for over 22 years, she graduated from Jones College with A.S. Degree and Florida State College.  Denise left the fashion modeling business and moved to Virginia Beach, Virginia where she attended Regent University.  Denise holds a Master of Divinity and Masters of Arts in Pastoral Ministry from Regent University as well as… four units of Clinical Pastoral Education from Naples Community Hospital.  For over 20 years, she has served as an On-Call Chaplain at Naples Community Hospital and was the Volunteer Chaplain Coordinator for Physician Regional for over 9 years.  As a minister, she serves the community as a chaplain with a background in Senior Living, Hospice, and Funeral Service.

In 2017, Denise received her Florida State License for Advanced Funeral Planning. She enjoys meeting with families, as they plan their life’s celebration. 


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Fuller Funeral Home East Naples
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4735 Tamiami Trail East
| Naples, FL 34112
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Tel: 239-417-5000
| Fax: 239-417-5001

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