Chris Putrino is Manager of Allen Memorial Home and has been with the funeral home since 1980. Born and raised in Endicott, Chris is a part of the community graduating from Union-Endicott High School and SUNY Canton’s Mortuary Science Program. He is a member of the Duca Degil Abruzzi Lodge #443, Endicott, Order Sons of Italy in America. Chris takes his profession extremely seriously and is a proud member of the National Funeral Directors Association, the New York State Funeral Directors Association and the Broome County Funeral Directors Association. Chris is married and has four sons.
Daniel Balles has been in funeral service since 1979 and a Funeral Director at Allen Memorial for almost 25 years. Born and raised in Endicott, he attended Seton Catholic High School in Binghamton and then went on to study at SUNY Canton. He is a also a member of Broome County Funeral Directors Association. Daniel is a member of Winding Rivers Paddle Group and enjoys kayaking, hiking, backpacking and gardening in his free time. He is married with two grown children.
Matthew Rollo is a Funeral Director at Allen Memorial and has been with the funeral home since 2001. Born and raised in Endwell, he attended Maine-Endwell High School and SUNY Canton. Matt is a member of Broome County Funeral Directors Association and is married with two children. When he is not working he enjoys playing golf and hockey.
Michael Romeo is the Manager of Celebrations on the Avenue and has been with the funeral home since 2015. Born and raised in Endicott, he attended Union-Endicott High School and Broome Community College. Michael is a member of the Duca Degil Abruzzi Lodge #443, Order Sons of Italy in America and is President of the Oak Hill Avenue Improvement Corp., d/b/a Little Italy Endicott. He attends St. Anthony of Padua Church.
Chris Barker is proud to be joining the Allen Memorial Home staff in 2021. He is a graduate of Binghamton High School, Broome Community College, and Simmons Institute of Mortuary Science in 2013. Chris became licensed as a NYS Funeral Director in 2014 and a Pennsylvania State Licensed Funeral Director in 2016. Chris currently is the Vice President of the Broome County Funeral Directors Association and a member of the New York State Funeral Director Association. During his free time Chris enjoys golfing and hiking. Chris is married and has one son.
Monica L. Usiak, CFSP, is the office manager of the Allen Memorial Home. She is a native of Binghamton, NY, having graduated from Chenango Forks High School, and currently resides in Hillcrest, NY. She attended Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse, NY and was valedictorian of her graduating class, and inducted into Mu Sigma Alpha for her academic achievements. Monica has been a licensed New York State funeral director since 2005. She is a member of the Continuing Education Committee of the Broome County Funeral Directors Association and a member of the New York State Funeral Directors Association. Monica enjoys riding her horse, Quincy; motorcycling, and boating. Monica has one daughter who is married and lives in upstate NY.
Jerry assists with the upkeep of the grounds, facility and fleet. He was raised and graduated from Vestal, and resides in Endwell. Besides working at the funeral home, he is a volunteer with the Endwell Fire Department, enjoys spending time with family and camping. Jerry is married and has a grown daughter.
Patrick has been a staff assistant at Allen Memorial Home since 2018. He is a lifelong resident of Endicott and a graduate of Maine Endwell High School and Broome Community College. In addition to his work at the Allen Memorial Home, Patrick coaches the varsity golf team at Chenango Valley High School and is a Coaching Education Program instructor for USA Hockey. Patrick enjoys time with his family and fishing.