Meet Our Team

Experience the Difference

With over 75 years of combined experience, our team of funeral directors and staff will guide you through the process of making funeral arrangements for your loved one. We are available 24 hours a day to answer your questions. Call for an appointment and see what makes our family-owned and operated funeral home stand apart from the rest.

Michael D. Hall

Owner/Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Michael D. Hall is the owner and manager of Naples Funeral Home. He was born and raised in Bergen County, New Jersey. Michael began his funeral directing career as a teenager. He attended The American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City and was a licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer in New Jersey and New York. Michael is a licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer in Florida. Michael is dedicated to serving families in their time of need and is very knowledgeable in the customs and rituals of all religions and heritages. He feels honored to be able to serve the Naples community. Michael is a member of St. Peter the Apostle Church. He is married to Gina Hall.

Gina Hall

Latin Community Coordinator

Gina brings immense comfort to our Spanish-speaking families by assisting the directors with funeral arrangements. In addition to Spanish, Gina is conversationally fluent in Italian and Portuguese, and has even picked up some Creole from our Haitian community! She was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. Gina hosted her own television entertainment show on Telemundo from 2004 until 2010, and currently works with Alzheimer's and dementia patients. Listen for our ad on 96.9 La Playa!

Bryan J. Ellison

Operations Manager / Funeral Director

Bryan J. Ellison is the operations manager of Naples Funeral Home. He was born and raised on Long Island,NY. Bryan attended The American Academy McAllister Institue of Funeral Service in New York City and is a licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer in Florida and New York. Bryan is compassionate and caters to familes specific needs and cultures. He has worked in the funeral industry for over 10 years and takes great pride in being able to assist families through the most difficult time in their lives. Bryan was a member of Chabad in Ewing,NJ.

Stephen LaPointe

Funeral Director

Stephen joined the staff of Naples Funeral Home in May of 2024 after relocating to SW Florida with his wife. He was born and raised in the North Country region of New York on the Canadian Border where he worked as a Funeral Director for 40 years in Plattsburgh, New York. Stephen is a graduate of the Mortuary Science program at the State University of New York at Canton. He is currently a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in both Florida and New York. Stephen is experienced in serving families of all faiths and is sensitive to the needs of every family he serves. He is a lifetime Fourth Degree member of the Knights of Columbus and was a parishioner of St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh, NY.

Jeffrey A. Macasevich

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Jeffrey joined the staff at Naples Funeral Home in May 2021. Complete bio coming soon.

Aaliyah Timmons

Office Manager

Brandy Mace


Brandy Mace is a licensed apprentice and current funeral services student at St. Petersburg College. Originally from Rochester, New York, Brandy has been in Southwest Florida since 2010 and looks forward to serving the Naples community as she begins her career in funeral services.

Solomon Sheard

Support Staff

Our Support Staff

Often the first to connect with our families, our caring support staff are on-call, twenty-four hours a day, to bring your loved one into our care.

In Memoriam: Richard L. Anderson 1933 - 2021

Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Richard L. Anderson, a licensed funeral director / embalmer from Wisconsin, graduated from Wisconsin Institute of Mortuary Science in 1960. He moved to Florida and became a Florida licensed funeral director and embalmer in 1980. Richard was part of the Naples Funeral Home family since 1992. He served his country in Korea. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, and a member of the American Legion, Moose Lodge #1782, Elks Lodge #2010, Sons of Norway, and a past member of the Kiwanis Club of Golden Gate. Richard was well-experienced with Veterans Benefits, honors, services and burials.