Our Staff

Kevin F. Cavanaugh - President and Funeral Director
Kevin was born and raised in Watervliet was a 1978 graduate of Watervliet High School and received his Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 1980 from Hudson Valley Community College. He went on to serve his apprenticeship with the Lasak & Gigliotti Funeral Home in Albany. Kevin opened his first funeral home at the age of 21 in his hometown of Watervliet at the former Nealon Funeral Home. In 1984 he purchased the Robert F. Dufresne Funeral Home in Latham.  Kevin has resided in Latham since 1984 and has 4 wonderful children and is actively involved in their activites. He is a communicant of Our Lady of the Assumption Church and St. Ambrose Church in Latham. Kevin spent many years volunteering at the Colonie Elks Lodge #2192 and he served as Exalted Ruler in 1992-1993.  He is a member of the Latham-Colonie Knights #3394, a honorary life member of the S.W. Pitts Hose Company in Latham, the  N.Y.S. Funeral Directors Association and the Capital District Funeral Directors Association.