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 610-269-6567 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.


James J. Terry

James J. Terry

Founder

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 , Jim has served as president and director of numerous non profit organizations in the Community. Jim enjoys golfing, boating and deep sea fishing with his two sons. 

Jim and Nancy have two children and have resided in Downingtown since 1981.

Email: James.Terry@carriageservices.com


Dennis  W. Luminella  Sr.

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 Luminella Memorials, 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.

Gregory C. Froio

Gregory C. Froio

Funeral Director

Born and raised in West Chester, Greg is a 2002 graduate of Henderson
High School. 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 live in Glenmoore with their son Brayden and daughter Gianna.

He is a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Chester Springs and is a 2nd Degree Knight of Columbus.

Greg is the son of Kimberly and the late Thomas Froio of West Chester. He has
four brothers, Vincent, Daniel, Anthony and Nicholas Froio and a twin sister,
Krista Houpt. He is the grandson of the late Deacon Larry Froio from St. Patrick
Catholic Church in Malvern and the late Susanne Froio and Nancy and
Clifford Howard of West Chester.

Email: Gregory.Froio@carriageservices.com


Jennifer Hudzina Bussetti

Jennifer Hudzina Bussetti

Accounting Administrator / Funeral Director

Upon graduating from Nothampton Community College with a Mortuary Science degree in 2007, she came seeking an internship and has been with the funeral home ever since. After receiving her funeral director license in 2008, Jenn was a full-time director until the birth of her son in 2012. Since then, she has stepped into the role of Accounting Administrator and handles the daily bookkeeping and office management.

Jenn and her husband, Roman, have been married since 2009 and live in Spring City with their two daughters, Claira and Brynn.

Email: Jennifer.Bussetti@carriageservices.com


Alyson Waldron

Alyson Waldron

Funeral Director

In 2012, Alyson received her Bachelors of Science in Funeral Administration with a Business Minor from St. John's University, New York. She then followed to American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service, New York, and received her Associate Degree of Mortuary Sciences, graduating Cum Laude. Alyson became a Pennsylvania Licensed Funeral Director in 2014, and has worked full time in the industry since. Alyson joined the James J. Terry Funeral Home in June 2017.



Nancy  Terry

Nancy Terry

Public Relations

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 public relations within the community. Nancy is a volunteer for Safe Harbour and Bridge of Hope.

Nicole Humphries

Nicole Humphries

Administrative Assistant

Nicole started working at the James J. Terry Funeral Home in 2016. She is one of the friendly voices you will hear when you call the funeral home.


Bill Lojewski

Bill Lojewski

Funeral Assistant

Bill is a long-time employee of the James J. Terry Funeral Home. You will most likely see him in the parking lot or greeting you at the door. He is always willing to offer a helping hand.



Jack Helm

Jack Helm

Funeral Assistant

Jack began working with the James J. Terry Funeral Home in 2016 after retiring as the Athletic Director for Downingtown High School East and West.


Kelly Burns

Kelly Burns

Funeral Assistant

Kelly started working at the James J. Terry Funeral Home in 2014. You would usually see him either lending a helping hand in the parking lot or greeting you as you enter the funeral home.


Michael DiIoia

Michael DiIoia

Funeral Assistant

Mike began working at the James J. Terry Funeral Home in 2016.


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