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Tim Thomas : Director of Operations

Tim Thomas

Director of Operations

Tim Thomas is a certified Crematory Operator and the Director of Operations for Colonial Pet Cremation Services. Every day, Tim services our pet families and veterinary clinics, ensuring the gentle care of your loving companion. Tim's strong work ethic drives his dedication to serve your needs.

Tim and his wife Alison have two beautiful daughters and are pet parents to two Rottweilers, Blaze and Maranda. Tim believes pets are like family and he enjoys helping families honor the life of their pet.

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Christian Noernberg : Pet Care Specialist

Christian Noernberg

Pet Care Specialist

Christian joined Colonial Pet Cremation Services as Pet Care Specialist in November of 2016. Christian is dedicated to ensuring all pets are treated with the utmost professionalism and respect. He makes sure that your pet is treated as if it was his own.

Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Christian now lives in Elmsford, NY with his girlfriend Erika and new baby CJ.

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Matthew J. Fiorillo : President/Owner

Matthew J. Fiorillo


Matthew J. Fiorillo is the owner of Ballard-Durand Funeral & Cremation Services and a licensed funeral director in New York State and Connecticut.

Matthew earned the title of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) from the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice, Inc. This professional designation is the highest you can achieve in funeral service.

Matt is committed to serving families and their pets with excellence, integrity, and care. His golden doodle Lulu serves as the only "Comfort Dog" in all of Westchester County.

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Lulu : Comfort Companion


Comfort Companion

Affectionately called the firm’s “Comfort Companion,” Lulu provides families with unconditional love and support, as well as a subtle distraction from their grief.

A fixture at both funeral homes, Lulu is often seen lounging around the office and is only introduced to families upon their request. Lulu will gladly take up her post in the main hallway of the home and welcome visitors in.

Outside of her duties, Lulu is a cheerful family dog, and loves cuddling with her family at home, going for walks, and playing in the yard.

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