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Devanny-Condron Funeral Home in Pittsfield, MA

Meet Our Staff

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.

John W. Bresnahan

John W. Bresnahan

President - Funeral Director & Embalmer

Mr. John W. Bresnahan is the President of Devanny-Condron Funeral Home, as well as a 42 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 Newton.

John serves as a member of the Board of Soldier On, Inc., a position he has held since 2005.  Additionally, he serves as the 1st Vice President of the Massachusetts Funeral Directions Association and is the 2nd Vice President 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 9 wonderful grandchildren.

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.   

Telephone: 1-413-445-5988


Caroline Sullivan

Caroline Sullivan

Managing Partner - Funeral Director & Embalmer

Caroline moved to Pittsfield in March of 2017 to pursue a career with Devanny-Condron Funeral Home. She is so grateful to have been able to start a life and put down roots in a community she loves. She became the Managing Partner of the funeral home in February of 2022.

She earned her Associates Degree in Funeral Service from the former Mount Ida College in 2014.

As a lover of the outdoors and an avid hiker, 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. More recently, she began leading a walking club with the Ralph J. Froio Senior Center and is a co-leader with a grief group at South Congregational Church.

She is a member at Radiance Yoga in Pittsfield and can often be found trail running around Dalton and along the Appalachian Trail or working out in her garden. 

She is attentive to detail and is dedicated to ensuring the best level of care for the families she works with. 

Telephone: 1-413-445-5988


Lisa Scace

Lisa Scace

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Lisa Scace graduated from the former Western New England College in Springfield, MA and after 19 years of working in Human Resources, she decided to pursue her dreams and returned to school to study Mortuary Science.  A third generation funeral director, Lisa graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Mortuary Science A.A.S. Program at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY.  She began her apprenticeship at Devanny-Condron Funeral Home in 2009 and upon completion of her training and employment at another local funeral home, she returned as a Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer to Devanny-Condron in 2014. 

She has been an active member of First Baptist Church in Pittsfield, serving on many Boards and Committees and most recently volunteered as a Youth Group Advisor.  Lisa currently serves as Vice President on the Board of Lenox Children’s Center.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family, working in her perennial flower garden, kayaking, and loves to partake in a good spin class.  She has two grown daughters and she resides with her husband in Lenox, MA.  

Telephone: 1-413-445-5988

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Devanny-Condron Funeral Home
40 Maplewood Avenue
| Pittsfield, MA 01201
Tel: 413-445-5988
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You are welcome to call us any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance. Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.

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