Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met. We are here for you.

R. Michael Gallaway, Owner / Manager

was born and raised in Bernardsville, Graduated from Bernardsville High School class of 1995. Graduated from Monroe Community College with both a Liberal Arts degree in 1998 as well as a Criminal Justice degree in 1999. Michael Attended and graduated from St. Petersburg Junior College Police Academy class of 2001. He worked as a Police Officer for the City of St. Petersburg and the City of Treasure Island, Florida. Michael graduated from Simmons Institute of Funeral Service class of 2007 with a associate degree in Occupational Studies. He is a New Jersey Licensed Funeral Director as of 2008. He is the licensed Manager and President of both the Funeral Home locations. Michael is also a member of the Congdon-Overlook Masonic Lodge in Bernardsville, NJ and a member of the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church.

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Michael J. Badolato, Owner / Director

graduated from Randolph High School in 2004, County College of Morris in 2007. Michael started working in the funeral business in 2006 when he started working at Tuttle Funeral Home in Randolph as an apprentice. He enrolled in the mortuary program at Mercer County Community College and graduated in 2010. He became a New Jersey licensed funeral director as of 2012. Michael joined the Gallaway and Crane Funeral Home in 2013 as a director. Michael and his wife Kristin recently moved to Bernardsville, NJ in 2015. In January of 2019 Michael became part owner of the funeral home. 

Part Time Staff

Peter Nastacio*, Paul Wry*, Gil Kelly*, Tom Badolato*, Joe Benoit*, John Fleming*, Ray Gizienski*, and Ken Warman*

*An asterisk denotes a staff member that is not a licensed funeral director.
Not all employees are qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm or conduct funerals.