Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.
We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.
Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 413-445-5988 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.
Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.
Managing Partner & Funeral Director
Mr. John W. Bresnahan is the Managing Partner of
Devanny-Condron Funeral Home, as well as a 41 year registrant with the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Embalming and Funeral
Directing. He also holds a lifetime designation as a Certified Funeral Service
Practitioner, which is bestowed to him by the American Academy of Professional
Funeral Service Practice. He earned his baccalaureate and Master's Degree in
Business Administration, and for nearly 20 years, Mr. Bresnahan was a visiting
professor in the Funeral Services Dept. at the former Mount Ida College in
John serves as a member of the Board of Soldier On, Inc., a
position he has held since 2005. He continues to serve as its Board President.
Additionally, he serves as the 2nd Vice President of the
Massachusetts Funeral Directions Association and is a Board Member of the
United Cerebral Palsy of Western Mass. .
In 1978, he married his high school sweetheart, the former
Jane P. Bruce. Together John and Jane are the proud parents of Liam, Meaghan,
Patrick and Norah. They are also the very proud Grammy and Grandpa to their 8
All of his life, John has been a Pittsfield man and truly
embraces his roots in the Berkshires. He is proud to be an active member of our
community and will continue to honor the memories of the families he has helped
over the years.
Funeral Director & Embalmer
Raised in Douglas, MA, Caroline is a graduate of Douglas
High School. She was selected to be a part of the Twelfth Year Program and began
her college education at Quinsigamond Community College as a high school
senior. While working as a funeral home apprentice in Worcester County,
Caroline went on to obtain her Associates Degree from the Funeral Service
program at Mount Ida College in 2014 where she was recognized as a member of Pi
Sigma Eta, a National Funeral Service honor society. She earned her funeral
director’s license in July of 2015.
To pursue their careers with Devanny-Condron Funeral Home, Caroline
and her husband Korey moved to Pittsfield in 2017. They are pleased to have
been able to start a life together in a community they have grown to love.
As an avid hiker and outdoorswoman, Caroline proudly joined
Berkshire Mountain Search and Rescue upon her move to the Berkshires. BMSAR is
a not-for-profit, volunteer based search and rescue team in Western Massachusetts.
Caroline is an animal lover and is compassionate. She is
dedicated to ensuring the best level of care for the families she works with.
Originally from Lewiston, ME, Korey graduated from Leavitt
Area High School and went on to attend University of Southern Maine and Mount
Ida College. He graduated from the Funeral Service program at Mount Ida in
2015 with the designation as a member of Pi Sigma Eta.
First working as a funeral home apprentice in Portland, ME
and in Worcester, MA, Korey moved to Pittsfield in 2017 and earned his funeral
directors license in 2018.
Korey and his wife Caroline became proud Pittsfield homeowners
in July of 2018. His favorite hobbies are woodworking and spending time with
their two rescue dogs, Clayton and Luna.
Korey also enjoys giving back to the community. Together
with his wife, they have spent many holidays volunteering at the area food
Korey is kind-hearted and willing to help anyone who needs
it. He is a true asset to our community.
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