OUR STAFF

Thomas Dean, Co-owner
NJ Lic. No. 3596

Tom Dean came into the family business in 1978, following in the footsteps of his father, Norman. Along with his wife, Bonnie, he raised three children: Courtney, Kristen, and Travis in Denville; where all three still reside. He is a well-known fixture in town, participating in numerous parade plannings, the National Day of Prayer, supporting Denville Little League teams, and donating his time to many other community projects. Tom believes that treating all people with dignity and respect is the key to being a successful funeral director.







David Milne, Co-owner
NJ Lic. No. 4301
PA Lic. No. 000681

Dave started his funeral career with Norman Dean Home For Services, serving his apprenticeship and continuing on as a licensed funeral director. Dave graduated from Northampton Community College with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science and a Certificate in Funeral Management. Originally from Media, PA, Dave has lived and worked in Denville for over 18 years. He lives in the Indian Lake section of town with his wife Tracy and their daughters, Jordyn and Mackensey. Dave is a member of Kiwanis, Indian Lake Community Club and a Hub soccer coach. In his spare time, he enjoys wakeboarding, boating, traveling, and all the local activities Indian Lake and Denville offer. Because he lives and works in Denville, Dave is able to serve people with whom he has a personal relationship, and feels that this connection is a strong motivator in his desire to provide excellent service every day.



Rebecca Romanowsky,
Licensed Funeral Director, CFSP
NJ Lic. No. 4752

Becky joined the staff of Norman Dean Home For Services in 2012. From a young age, Becky knew she wanted to work in funeral service. She has always summed it up to a calling, not a job. She started her career in funeral service in 2003 after graduating from the College of St. Elizabeth, Convent Station with a BA in Psychology. In 2005, she graduated from The American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service. Becky feels fulfilled in her work knowing that she helps others through difficult times and she cherishes the relationships she makes in the process.  She strives to create unique, meaningful and memorable experiences for every family she serves. Becky enjoys traveling, home renovations, entertaining and spending time with family and friends; especially her twin sister and nephews who live in Denville. She and her husband Brian enjoy sailing, the outdoors, and donating their time to charitable causes. They reside in Hanover Township.


KrystalAnn Cherico,
Licensed Funeral Director
NJ Lic. No. 4977

KrystalAnn is the newest addition to our staff, joining us in December 2014. She has boundless energy and brings a new enthusiasm to our workplace. She graduated from Mercer County Community College with degrees in Applied Science and Business Management, and a Certificate in Funeral Service. KrystalAnn enjoys forming bonds with the families she serves, and believes that funeral service is more than a career- it’s a calling.

Part-Time Staff

We have several staff members who work tirelessly both with the public and behind the scenes. Mike Koshinski oversees our landscaping, property maintenance and IT systems. Tom Sacco Jr. keeps our facilities clean and ready for each service. Harry Fahrer, Ronald Gounaud, Donald Gounaud, Christopher Holleritter, Howard Olsen, Ronald Young, and Don Vnenchak all contribute in numerous ways to make the funeral process easier for the families we serve. They are a priceless support system for our directors and office team.


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