Our Staff

When the time comes for you to plan a funeral, it helps to work with someone you can trust to take care of what needs to be done...the way you want to do it. That’s what we have to offer you whether you’re planning ahead for your own funeral service or taking care of someone you love.

We realize the importance of everyone’s personal wishes and traditions and will work with you to create the funeral experience you want - from traditional services to anything that is possible today. Our funeral arrangers are experienced and compassionate professionals who will listen to what you have to say and take pride in making sure each and every detail is handled with care for you and your family.

Our staff is here to serve you and your family. Contact us and let us help you.


Pusateri Funeral Homes Incorporated has served Wayne County since 1975
In 1975, the Pusateri family settled in Lyons, New York purchasing the first of three businesses, the Boeheim Funeral Home. Pusateri funeral services were expanded to other communities in 1981 and 1982. The Pusateri Funeral Home was established in Clyde, New York in 1981. The incorporation of Pusateri Funeral Home was complete upon the purchase of Schultz Funeral Home in Newark, New York in 1982.


Tom Pusateri, Owner

Tom Pusateri, owner and director, was born in Lockport, New York. He attended the University of Minnesota graduating in 1964 with a degree in Anatomy. Then, in 1966, Mr. Pusateri graduated from Simmons Mortuary School with his funeral director’s license.

Tom Pusateri resides in the Village of Lyons and is the father of three children Chris, Erin and Maria.

As a member of the International Order of the Golden Rule, Tom has provided funeral services to communities in Wayne County for over twenty-five years. He is a dedicated figure throughout the area involved in the local Chamber of Commerce, Rotary, Elks Club and American Legion. Mr. Pusateri also serves as a lector and Eucharistic minister at St. Michael’s Church in Lyons. Tom is also a member of the Ontario -Wayne -Yates Funeral Directors Association as well as the Monroe County Funeral Directors Association.




Christopher Pusateri, Business Manager

Christopher is an Attorney at Law with the Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina P.C. law firm located in Rochester, New York. He graduated from the Albany Law School of Union University and concentrates his practice in the area of commercial litigation.

Christopher assists in the management of the Pusateri Funeral Homes and is the son of the owner, Thomas Pusateri.



Terry Safford

Terry Safford is retired from the State of New York and General Motors. Mr. Safford owned a local tavern in Newark and currently works part time for a florist. Mr. Safford resides in Newark where he is a member of St. Michaels Church.



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