Who We Are
Our professional staff has years of experience caring for families from all walks of life. We are leaders in our profession, with dedication to service and professional integrity.
When we sit down with a family, our shared goal is to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one. We offer them a wide variety of services and products, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions. Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done their best to honor their loved one.
James J. Terry, Supervisor
Jim Terry founded the funeral home in 1997 . Jim attended West Chester University where he played tight end for the Golden Ram football team. He attended the American Academy McAllister Institute for Funeral Professionals, graduating in 1978, and became licensed in the state of Pennsylvania in 1979. A member of the Pennsylvania and National Funeral Directors Associations, Jim has served as president and director of numerous non profit organizations.
Jim and Nancy have two children and have resided in Downingtown since 1981. Their oldest son Brian is currently the certified cremation specialist for the funeral home operating the on-site crematory. Their youngest son Matt graduated from Downingtown East in 2009 and is currently attending Shippensburg University and competing in Track and Field.
Dennis W. Luminella Sr., Public Relations
Denny has been a part of the funeral home with Jim since its inception in 1997.
Denny assists with the administrative aspects of the business, along with assisting the Director with overall funeral services. Denny is involved with our families from the first call, throughout the funeral itself and after-care funeral service support.
Denny also owns and operates Lake Scrafford Memorials, LLC, a monument company in Downingtown.
A lifetime resident of Downingtown, Denny and his wife, Barbara, are members of St. Joseph Parish. In his spare time, Denny can be seen on the sidelines at Downingtown West football games, as a member of the staff, a position he has held for the last 20 years. Dennis is the father of two daughters, one son and the grandfather of five.
Nancy Terry, Continuing Care Coordinator
Nancy is the wife of Jim Terry and the mother of their two sons, Brian and Matthew. Nancy was formerly a business teacher at Downingtown Senior High School from 1981 until 1997 when she went to work with her husband in their newly formed business. Nancy is responsible for administrative duties and organizing the continuing care program.
Gregory C. Froio, Funeral Director
Born and raised in West Chester, Greg is a 2002 graduate of Henderson
High School, where he pitched four years for the Varsity Baseball Team.
He was also member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in East Goshen.
He earned his Applied Science Degree in Mortuary Science from
Northampton Community College in Bethlehem and received his Funeral
Director’s license in 2009.
Greg and his wife, Danielle, have been married for two years, and have a
son, Brayden Nicholas.
Greg is the son of Thomas and Kimberly Froio of West Chester. He has
four brothers, Vincent, Daniel, Anthony and Nicholas Froio and a sister,
Krista Houpt. He is the grandson of Deacon Larry Froio from St. Patrick
Catholic Church in Malvern and the late Susanne Froio and Nancy and
Clifford Howard of West Chester.