Paul grew up in Lowell and is a 1993 graduate of Lowell Catholic High School. He graduated from the Funeral Institute of the Northeast in 2007 and received his Funeral Directors License that same year. Paul joined the staff of Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home in 2004 and purchased the funeral home from Richard P. Burkinshaw in 2010. Paul has a keen eye for detail and strives to provide each family with individual dignity and personal care.
Paul is a Corporator for the Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, a Corporator for Lowell General Hospital, a member of the Chelmsford Police Foundation, Inc., the Greater Lowell Chamber of Commerce, and the Chelmsford Parade Committee. Paul currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chelmsford Business Association and T.O.P.I.C. (Table of Plenty in Chelmsford). He is also a member of the Lafayette Club in Lowell, AHEPA Hellas Chapter 102 of Lowell where he currently serves as Vice President, the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association.
He lives in Chelmsford with his wife Jennifer (Lebaropoulos) and their two daughters, Briana and Katherine. In his spare time, Paul enjoys traveling with his family.
A Funeral Director and Embalmer since 2009, Jerelyn joined the staff of Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home in 2015 with 10 years of experience in funeral service. She is a natural caregiver and feels so grateful to be in a profession where kindness, compassion and sincerity are key elements to success.
Jerelyn is a proud native of Chelmsford having been raised and educated in town, graduating from Chelmsford High School in 1998. She pursued higher education graduating from UMASS Lowell in 2002 with a degree in Psychology. Her passion for funeral service led her to attend FINE Mortuary College graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2009.
She currently resides in Chelmsford with her loving husband, Glenn and their precious daughter, Fiona.
Jerelyn is a member of the Board of Directors of the Chelmsford High School Alumni Association and an Associate Board Member of the Chelmsford Council on Aging. She is also a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Jerelyn is a former board member of the Power of Flowers Project and the Dracut Garden Club.
Licensed as a funeral director and embalmer since 2011, Dan is a fourth generation funeral director. Joining the staff in 2017, Dan brings 11 years of funeral service experience to Blake Chelmsford Funeral home.
Originally from Maynard, MA, Dan is a graduate of Saint Anselm College, Class of 2009 and Fine Mortuary College, Class of 2011.
Kathy grew up in Charlestown, MA and is a 1978 graduate of North Cambridge Catholic High School. She came to Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home in 2009 after spending 17 years at home raising her family. During that time she was an active volunteer in the local schools.
Kathy is a communicant of St. Mary Parish, where she taught in their Religious Education Program for 10 years and also served as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion.
She lives in Chelmsford with her husband Dave, their two sons, Jeff & Kevin, and their Golden Retriever, Jackson, who most days can be found napping in the office.
Kathy is responsible for all administrative duties and assisting families with insurance settlements and Veteran’s benefits. She is also a Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Bob grew up in the Highlands section of Lowell. He and his wife Carol Ann settled in Chelmsford where they raised their three daughters, all of whom reside in town. Bob & Carol Ann later moved to the Westlands neighborhood where Bob lives today.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed for many years as a manager at the Internal Revenue Service.
Bob has been a Funeral Attendant with Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home since 2000 where he frequently assists with visitation and funerals. Bob has been a faithful parishioner of St. Mary Parish in Chelmsford for many years, In his spare time, Bob loves to golf and is an important part of the foursome at many local golf tournaments Blake Chelmsford Funeral Home helps to sponsor.
Bruce is a retired teacher from the Acton-Boxborough School System and is a Corporator for the Lowell Five Cents Savings Bank. For many years, he has been the on-air voice of the Chelmsford Lions where he enjoys broadcasting the weekly football games.
A member of Vesper Country Club, Bruce serves on several committees there and is an avid golfer. Bruce is also a key contributor as part of the foursome at several local golf tournaments that Blake Funeral Home helps to sponsor.
He has been a Funeral Attendant with Blake Funeral Home since 2007 where he frequently assists with visitation and funerals.
Bruce and his wife Ronna currently live in Ayer.
After retiring from Raytheon Corporation, Ken joined the staff of Blake Funeral Home as a Funeral Attendant where he frequently assists with visitations and funerals.
Residents of town since 1974, Ken and his wife, Jeanne, are parishioners of St. Mary Parish.
Ken enjoys golfing and is a member of Mount Pleasant Golf Club in Lowell which makes him another valuable member of the foursome in several local golf tournaments Blake Funeral Home is proud to help sponsor.
John is a lifelong resident of Chelmsford and resides in the Westlands section of town with his wife Sarah and their four children.
He has been a Licensed Funeral Assistant with Blake Funeral Home since 2014.
John is also the Fire Prevention Captain for the Chelmsford Fire Department.
Neil is a Grocery Manager at Market Basket in Lowell. He has been a member of our staff for several years assisting with visitation and funerals, and recently became a Licensed Funeral Assistant.
Neil lives in Dracut with his wife Kelly and their two children, Taylor and Andrew.
Mark is a lifelong resident of Lowell where he lives with his wife Lesley (Dalton).
He is the Plant Services-Director for the Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsborough. Mark is a member of the Lowell High School Athletic Hall of Fame where he serves on the Board of Directors.
Mark has been a Funeral Attendant for several years assisting with visitation and funerals.