Our Valued Team
Victor is a 4th generation funeral director and has been running the family business along with his father and brother Paul since 1995.
Victor graduated from Revere High School and attended Mount Ida Colledge. He and his wife Carrie and have three children; Victoria, Victor Jr., and Nicholas.
During his spare time, he enjoys boating and spending time with his family.
After serving in the United States Navy for five years, Paul returned home to join the Revere Fire Department and also become a 5th generation Funeral Director. He currently holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from Assumption University and is enrolled in a Funeral Services program at North Shore Community College.
Paul has 3 sons with his wife Bianca, and enjoys spending free time taking day trips with the family.
Joel joined Buonfiglio Funeral Home in 2017. Born and raised in Northern California, Joel graduated from the San Francisco College of Mortuary Science and started his funeral career in the central valley of CA. He wanted to further his education in the profession so he moved to Newton in 2005 to attend Mount Ida College where he received his Bachelors Degree in Mortuary Management. While at Mount Ida Joel met his wife, Samantha, where she was receiving her degree in veterinary science.
The two currently live on the North Shore raising their twins Connor and Makenzie and their dog Porter. He enjoys traveling to see his family and the annual tribal trip of The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians, of which he is a member. On his days off he likes spending time with his wife and kids going on adventures in and around the city of Boston. In his free time he is outdoors with his children doing everything from riding bikes, to yard work and sporting events.
Paul Buonfiglio Jr. took over the business in 1972 after the unexpected death of his father. After more then 3o years of owning and operating the Funeral home, he has semi-retired. Still Living in Revere with his wife Mary, (Mancini) they enjoy spending the winter months in Florida.
A Woburn native and UMass Boston alum, Marianne has dedicated her entire professional career to helping others. Graduating with a degree in sociology, she previously worked with homeless families and adults with developmental disabilities before transitioning into deathcare in 2016. When she’s not at the funeral home holding things down behind the scenes, Marianne can be found doting on her two nieces and nephew, cuddling with her cats or planning her next great adventure.
Beverly Bruno Collins graduated from New England Institute and became a licensed Funeral Director in 1967. She worked for her father “Larry” Bruno for many years before taking over their Bruno Funeral Home. She successfully operated her families business until eventually merging with the Buonfiglio Family in 2004.
Revere High School and Boston University graduate, Karen Malpica is the outreach coordinator of Buonfiglio Funeral Home. Karen is in charge of reaching out to members of the community and working with families who may face a language barrier. Her responsibilities include communicating with families, responding to inquiries from families about our services, answerings questions about pre-planning, while making it as easy as possible to provide the needed information about end of life issues that families need.
Karen enjoys working with members of the community because she feels passionate about being able to provide assistance and making the process as easy as possible for families. “It is a privilege to work with the Buonfiglio Funeral Home, to connect with the community, our neighbors and start to build even more genuine relationships” said Karen. In her free time, Karen enjoys being in the outdoors with family and friends, organizing camping trips and going on hikes for the day. Being the eldest of four children, Karen is family oriented and loves to be around the good company of others.