Kimberly Raven Palmerie RN, LEFD

Kim is a member of Phi Theta Kappa and a recent Cum Laude graduate of Lincoln College of New England having earned an Associate degree in Mortuary Science and has certification as a Crematory Operator. Kim has completed her apprenticeship under the supervision of Funeral Directors Mr. Sean Relihan and Mr. James Sanders and is a fully licensed Funeral Director

Kim is a graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Waterbury, CT  and has a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Nursing from Salve Regina University and has recently retired from her position as an RN at Waterbury Hospital on the Obstetrical Unit. She has over thirty years of experience caring for patients from in utero to Hospice.  Kim's personal philosophy is to give a bit of her heart to each family she serves and to carry a bit of them in her heart.  Heart to heart.

Kim is a lifelong resident of Prospect and looks forward to serving the families of Prospect and surrounding towns in her new profession of funeral directing.  Her goal is to  bring  compassion, knowledge and sincerity to those individuals who are mourning the death of a loved one by guiding the bereaved along the difficult journey  

Kim is a member of Prospect Congregational Church, a member of the PCC choir since childhood and a past deacon.  She is Vice President of M & C Vending and Vice President of Prospect Memorial Funeral Home.

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The charge for a direct cremation includes removal of remains, local transportation to crematory, necessary authorizations, and basic services of the staff. This charge includes the crematory fee and the Medical Examiner Fee in compliance with the State of Connecticut Law. It does not include the use of facilities and staff or any visitation or ceremony, public or private, prior to the cremation. If you want to arrange a direct cremation, you can use an alternative container. Alternative containers encase the body and can be made of materials like fiberboard or composition materials (with or without an outside covering). The containers we provide are unfinished wood boxes and fiberboard boxes. Additional fees may apply.
Prices effective as of April 7, 2020 but are subject to change without notice.

Proudly serving families of Prospect, Naugatuck, Waterbury, Beacon Falls, Cheshire, Bethany, Watertown, Oakville, Wolcott, Middlebury, Southbury, Danbury, Thomaston, Torrington, Oxford, Ansonia, Derby, Shelton, Hamden, Wallingford, New Haven, West haven, Hartford, Southington, and your community.

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COVID-19 CDC and DPH guidelines :

Funeral Services can be held within the funeral home, at the gravesite or in churches that are open.  CDC and DPH guidelines change frequently.  Please ask your funeral director for any updates.  

At this time we request all visitors to please wear their mask, wait for an attendant to call you into the building, your temperature will be taken by staff, maintain six foot distancing within the building and please express your condolences to the family without handshakes or hugs.