Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services.

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 239-417-5000 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.


Kim M. Borselli

Kim M. Borselli

Managing Partner


Kim M. Borselli was born in New Jersey and grew up working and managing funeral homes around the state. In 2001 he and his family moved to Broward county Florida where he managed cemeteries and funeral home in Broward and Dade Counties.

In 2014 he came to Naples, Florida as managing Partner for Fuller Funeral Homes.  His three children still reside in Palm Beach county attending college. Kim is a member of the Naples Networking group, the Naples Italian American Club Foundation, National Aging in Place Council (NAIPC), the Naples Interagency, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce,Business Network International (BNI) the Naples North Rotary Club, the Collier 100 club. Kim also is an active member and Vice President of the Nightingales Nurses Tribute Society and sits on the Board of Directors of the Avow Hospice Foundation.

A fourth degree member of St. Agnes Knights of Columbus assembly 14202, also a member of the Color Core and fourth degree council # 3084, screen and sound operator at Sunday 9am mass.


Email: kim.borselli@carriageserevices.com


Tim G. Miller

Tim G. Miller

Managing Partner, East Naples Location

Tim moved to Naples in 1959 and is a graduate of Naples High School, class of 1972. He graduated from Miami-Dade Community College in 1975 and shortly thereafter became a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the state of Florida. Additionally, he is a certified crematory operator and holds an insurance license for pre-funded funeral planning.

Tim managed the daily operations of Hodges Funeral Chapel in Naples for over 20 years until the funeral home was sold to a publicly traded corporation. He then obtained an Ohio embalmer and funeral directors license prior to moving to Cleveland, Ohio, where he was employed as Vice-President and General Manager of Busch Family Funeral Chapels, a family owned group of funeral homes located in the greater Cleveland area.

In 1998, Tim returned to Naples and affiliated with Fuller Funeral Home, where he was charged with the management responsibilities of our East Naples location as well as personally serving families in our community. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Naples Bay, NRI Foundation and is active in the East Naples Civic Association and many other civic organizations. Additionally, he has served his profession in various capacities with the Florida Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association, Funeral Service Foundation and is a Past President of the National Association of Approved Morticians. He is married to Kay and they have two children, Kristin and Scott, three grandchildren, and Kassidy, their King Charles Spaniel.

Jeffrey K. Tarvin CFSP

Jeffrey K. Tarvin CFSP

Funeral Director

HMC(AW) USN (Ret.)
Jeff was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and moved with his family to Naples, Florida in 1961. A 1976 graduate of Lely High School, he enlisted in the U. S. Navy, where he trained as a Hospital Corpsman and Aerospace Medicine Technician. For the next 22 years, Jeff held a number of positions at various military and non-military locations worldwide: the American Embassy, London, England; Office of the Attending Physician to Congress, Washington, DC; the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron (The Blue Angels); Naval Hospital, Guam; Naval Aerospace & Operational Medical Institute, Pensacola, Florida. Jeff retired from the Navy in September 1998, having attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer.

Following his military career, he attended the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, where as class president and clinical laboratory assistant, he graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Mortuary Science degree in 1999.

Following graduation, Jeff returned to Naples and affiliated with Hodges Funeral Chapel while completing Florida state licensure requirements. He received licensure as a Florida state funeral director and embalmer in March 2001. Recognizing growth potential, he moved to Milford, Ohio in April 2001 and received licensure as an Ohio state funeral director and embalmer in May 2002. Jeff returned home to Naples in September 2005 and affiliated with Fuller Funeral Home. He holds the professional designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) and is a certified crematory operator, and a member of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP). Jeff and his wife, Debra, have five grown children between them and reside in Naples.

Brian E. Laurent

Brian E. Laurent

Funeral Director

Brian began his career in funeral service in 1993. He is a graduate of the New England Institute in Boston and had worked in several well-established New England funeral homes. Brian moved to Marco Island and received his Florida Funeral Director/Embalmer's License and Human Crematory Operator certification. He began working at Hodges Funeral Chapel in Naples and joined Michael Fuller in establishing the Fuller Funeral Home Pine Ridge Road location in 1996.

Brian has been active in many community organizations in Boston and Naples, including Rotary International, Kiwanis, and Naples Young Professionals. He is on the Community Advisory Board with Avow Hospice and is a Third Degree Knights of Columbus and a member Cremation Association of North America and the National Funeral Directors Association. Brian currently lives in Naples and has two children, Brian Laurent, Jr. and Arianna Laurent. He is a member of the North Naples Kiwanis.

Roger De Franco

Roger De Franco

Funeral Director

Originally from Queens, New York, the son of Cuban parents of Italian decent, Roger moved as a child to Miami, Florida. After graduating high school, he relocated to Detroit, Michigan where he was heavily involved in business management. After 20 years, he decided to rejoin his widowed mother back in Miami in 2003. Since he always had a passion for funeral service, Roger went back to school and attended Miami-Dade College, where he graduated as a Funeral Director and Embalmer. After five years in the funeral industry, he feels blessed to have joined Fuller Funeral Home in 2014. Roger brings with him fluency in Spanish, an undeniable work ethic and compassion, as well as years of customer service. To Roger, helping families in their time of need is something that he was always meant to do. He relishes the opportunity to serve all the great people of Naples, especially the Spanish-speaking community of Collier County.

Charles Rooks

Charles Rooks

Funeral Director


             Coming from Rapid City, South Dakota, Charles Rooks, 61, joined the Fuller Funeral Home on March 1 as a Licensed Funeral Director. Charlie received a BA Degree in Criminal Justice from Chadron State College, Chadron, Nebraska in 1981. He became a police officer shortly thereafter and later became an insurance agent broker until 1986 when he enrolled in the University of Minnesota’s Mortuary Science Program in Minneapolis, MN. He graduated a year later with a BS Degree in Mortuary Science and returned to Pine Ridge, SD where he and his parents, the late Eugene & Willie Mae Rooks, opened the Sioux Funeral Home on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of which Charlie is an enrolled tribal member. He owned and operated this family funeral home until 2009. During this time period and developed a company that successfully built, bought and sold funeral homes in the Black Hills region of western South Dakota.  In October of 2015 Charlie went to work for SCI’s Hardage-Giddens Green Lawn Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Florida. With a desire to work in a less populated area, Charlie left Jacksonville and has now found working in Naples, FL at Carriage Services Fuller Funeral Home a very good fit.

            Charlie married Rose Szathmary of Yardville, NJ in 1979, and she has assisted him first hand over the many years with the family owned funeral homes they operated. They also enjoyed a very wholesome and happy family life with the 6 children they were blessed with. 


 



Debra J. Tarvin

Debra J. Tarvin

Administrative Assistant

Debra was born on the Naval base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba and grew up in small towns in Indiana, Pennsylvania and Illinois. She moved from Chicago to Orlando, Florida in 1996 where she worked in the corporate accounting department for a day labor service. In 1999, Debra moved to Naples and affiliated with Hodges Funeral Chapel. It was there that she met her husband, Jeff.

In April 2001, Debra and Jeff moved to Milford, Ohio where they worked until returning to Naples and affiliating with Fuller Funeral Home in September 2005.

Debra has a daughter, Valarie, and 2 grandsons, Austin and Teagan, who live in Texas; two sons, Michael who lives Denver and Carmie who live in Naples; and two step-sons, Kevin and Greg.

Ann Porter

Ann Porter

Administrative Assistant

A Collier County resident since 1976, Ann comes to Fuller Funeral Home with a distinguished background of service to the community. After completing her Master's in Education degree at the University of Florida, she worked in Naples and Immokalee as a mental health clinician and educator for many years. An adjunct instructor at Edison Community College for 16 years and a certified instructor in the DUI Counterattack Program for 20 years, Ann has also served in various positions with the State of Florida and the 20th Judicial Circuit Court. Her work with Hospice led her to become interested in funeral service. She has been an administrative assistant to the funeral directors and a licensed pre-need counselor at our East Naples location since its opening in 1999.

Ann and her husband, Tom, own an 80-plus-year-old house in Goodland. Between them, they have four grown children and nine grandchildren.

Albert Speach

Albert Speach

Crematory Operator / Funeral Director Intern

began my funeral service career in 1965 as an apprentice in Norfolk, VA. After one year I enlisted in the United States Air Force to serve our country. When I re-entered the civilian world I was employed as a sales associate with  Petroleum Equipment Company and from there moved on to sales associate for Sherwin Williams Automotive. In 1985, I was offered the opportunity to join the family business, Finity Apparel, in New York City where I eventually became COO. In 2002, we moved to Naples, FL where I immediately obtained my mortgage and real estate license. Eventually I held the position of President of the Bonita Springs/Estero Association of Realtors in 2010 and 2013. I began my position at Fuller Funeral Home in 2007. I am presently a Funeral Director and Embalmer Apprentice and also hold a Crematory Operator license


 



Michael F. Gordon

Michael F. Gordon

Crematory Operator



JamesJ. Limb

JamesJ. Limb

Operations Manager


James J. Limb graduated from Naples High School class of ’74 and then attended St. John Vianney Seminary College in Miami.  He married Nancy Hutter in 1977 and they have three children, Jimmy, Shannon and Greg. They currently have 7 grandchildren.  Jim is a founding member of St. William Catholic Church, St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and founding member of St. John’s Knights of Columbus.  He was instrumental in assisting with increasing enrollment and numerous fund raising activities at St. Elizabeth Seton School and St. John Neumann High School between 1985-2002.


Jim has been involved in the funeral industry  in South West Florida both part time and full time in various capacities over the past 25 years.  He has been associated with Fuller Funeral Home for over fifteen years in various departments.  He is currently the Operations Manager at the Fuller Cremation Center where he coordinates the logistics for each of the Fuller locations.



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