Angela McGraw, Funeral Director
Angela was raised in Delran, where she attended high school and graduated in 2014. Throughout high school, Angela was a member of the Delran Golden Regiment Marching Band, where she played clarinet and mellophone. She also participated in her school’s concert and jazz band playing the french horn and trumpet. After graduating, Angela attended school at the University of Delaware as a pre-med major where she was a member of the Pride of Delaware, Fightin’ Blue Hen Marching Band playing mellophone.
After losing her mom during her freshman year of college to stage IV inflammatory breast cancer, Angela decided to switch back to her original career path and follow in her brother, Stan’s, footsteps to become a funeral director. Angela started working as a funeral attendant in July of 2016 before starting her internship with us in January of 2017. She attended Mercer County Community College, where she graduated in December of 2017. After passing the State Board of Mortuary Science Exam of New Jersey, the National Board Exam for Funeral Service, serving the full two years of her internship and satisfying all the State Board of Mortuary Science of New Jersey’s requirements, Angela received her funeral directors license in January of 2019.
For the past 13 years, Angela has volunteered heavily with the American Cancer Society. Just over the past few years, she was able to raise over $17,500 for cancer research. This will be her third year serving as the Event Lead for the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Cinnaminson event. She has also gotten the Falco, Caruso & Leonard Funeral Homes involved by creating a team for our staff. Angela has also attended the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Greater Philadelphia & Southern NJ.
Angela currently lives in Philadelphia with her boyfriend, Matt, and their cat, Felix.
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Thomas P. Hickey, Funeral Director
Thomas joined our family at Falco/Caruso & Leonard as an attendant in December of 2018 while he attended mortuary school at Mercer County Community College. In March of 2019 Thomas became our registered intern under the preceptorship of Andrea Meyers. After graduating from the funeral service program at Mercer County Community College, Thomas was awarded with his Certificate of Proficiency in Funeral Service. In May of 2021, Thomas was licensed as a practitioner of mortuary science by the State Board of Mortuary Science of NJ and now serves as a licensed funeral director with us.
Prior to attending mortuary school Thomas earned both his associate and bachelor’s degree (summa cum laude) in Psychology from Burlington County College in 2013 and Rider University in 2015, respectively.
Thomas was born in Willingboro to Bonnie L. Hickey (née Gerth) and Michael J. Hickey; he has a twin brother, Matthew R. Hickey, and an older brother Michael C. Hickey. Thomas grew up in Medford Lakes where he attended Nokomis and Neeta Schools and actively participated in community activities such as the Medford Lakes Colony Camp and the Canoe Carnival (with membership in one of the float-groups, The Unlikelys for several years). In 2011, Thomas graduated from Shawnee High School in Medford.
Since August of 2019, Thomas has lived in the residence above our funeral home in the Cramer Hill neighborhood of Camden; he has two beloved cats, Katyusha and Mr. Littleman.
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Ron was born and raised in Camden where he attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated in 1967. He then attended Spring Garden Institute where he received his Associates Degree for Consumer Credit Management in 1969.
Ron was then drafted into the Army where he served from 1969 to 1971, during which he spent 13 months in Korea. After returning home, Ron worked in the sectional center of the Pennsauken Post Office from 1972 to 1974. He then worked as a Pennsauken police officer from 1974 to 2000 before retiring and starting as a funeral attendant with us in 2001.
In his spare time, Ron enjoys watching his grandsons play baseball and basketball.