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Our Staff

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Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

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the Talk of A Lifetime


Kimberly Raven Palmerie

Kimberly Raven Palmerie

RN and Funeral Director President/ Co-Owner

Kim is Co-Owner of Prospect Memorial Funeral Home. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer, a member of Phi Theta Kappa and a Cum Laude graduate of Lincoln College of New England having earned an Associate degree in Mortuary Science and has certification as a Crematory Operator. 


Kim is a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Waterbury, CT and has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing from Salve Regina University and is now retired from working as an RN at Waterbury Hospital on the Obstetrical Unit. She has over thirty-five years of experience caring for patients from in utero to Hospice.  Kim believes her new profession of funeral director is truly an extension of her many years of nursing.  Each patient, client and family will always have a place in her heart.


Kim is a lifelong resident of Prospect and looks forward to serving the families of Prospect and surrounding towns in her new profession of funeral directing.  Her goal is to bring compassion, knowledge and sincerity to those individuals who are mourning the death of a loved one by guiding the bereaved along the difficult journey.  Both her professions combined culminate in a career of care of the human along life's journey from beginning to end.


Kim is a lifelong resident of Prospect with her husband, Mike, of thirty-seven years, and their four children and five grandchildren. She is a member of Prospect Congregational Church, a member of the PCC choir since childhood and a past deacon. She volunteers her nursing experience in various boards and for Chesprocott.



Michael Palmerie Jr

Michael Palmerie Jr

Treasurer and Co-Owner

Mike is Treasurer and Co-Owner of Prospect Memorial Funeral Home.  He graduated from Holy Cross High School and attended Mattatuck Community College, Waterbury, CT majoring in business.  Mike grew up in the close-knit Town Plot section of Waterbury and continues to be part of the community.


Mike lives in Prospect with his wife, Kim, of thirty-seven years, and their four children and five grandchildren.  He is a member of the Town Council for Prospect, previously was the Chairman of Prospect Board of Recreation and Parks and continues to be active in town functions.  Mike is also a member of the Waterbury Chamber of Commerce and other administrative boards for Waterbury area businesses 



Joe Paternoster

Joe Paternoster

Lead Attendant



Jerry Burr

Jerry Burr

Attendant



Richard Blanc

Richard Blanc

Attendant



Michael Palmerie III

Michael Palmerie III

Attendant



Michael Clark

Attendant



Olivia Neubaum

Apprentice Funeral Director



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