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 Italian American Club Foundation, Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, the Naples North Rotary Club, the Collier 100 club. Kim also is an active member of the Nightingales Nurses Tribute Society and sits on the Board of Directors of the Avow Hospice Foundation.

A member and treasurer of St. Agnes Knights of Columbus council 14202, also a member of the Color Core and fourth degree assembly # 3084.


Email: kim.borselli@carriageservices.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), is a certified crematory operator, a member of the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP), and a member of the Naples (downtown) Kiwanis. 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.

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.

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



David Stallings

David Stallings

Funeral Director


David is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, ME with a B.A. in History and of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science with an A.A.S. in Mortuary Science. Upon moving to Naples in 1994, he served his internship and was then engaged as a licensed Funeral Director with Johnson-Pittman Funeral Home. He then worked with Mike Fuller at Fuller Funeral Home for several years before accepting a position in Bonita Springs.


After 15 years, he is pleased to be back in Naples and serving the community he calls home. He brings 25 years of experience, as a Funeral Director, Embalmer and as a long-time resident of the community. He is looking forward to getting involved in Naples organizations focused on serving the community. David’s wife, Heather is a teacher at Calusa Park Elementary School and his daughter, Madison is a Senior at Lely High School.



Morgan McWilliams

Morgan McWilliams

Apprentice Embalmer

Morgan grew up in the small community of Wellston, Ohio. He was raised up into the funeral profession, as his father, Tom, graduated Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science the year Morgan was born, in 1991. Shortly after, his parents became business owners of what today is McWilliams Funeral Home, located in their hometown of Wellston. Morgan enjoyed helping the family business by completing non-licensed tasks such as mowing the lawn and upkeep of the landscape, washing the company hearse and family car, and setting up for visitation and funeral services. He has a deep passion for helping others during the loss of a loved one and his parents have taught him the importance of integrity, compassion, and reputation in the funeral industry.

As many other fellow Ohioans, he decided to move to Florida in 2014. It was in Naples where he met his wife Amber. When he is not working, Morgan enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog Kloe, playing the piano, and attending church at New Hope Ministries. Currently, Morgan serves as an Embalmer Apprentice and Funeral Assistant at our Care Center.


 



Philip J. Chiappini

Philip J. Chiappini

Funeral Director

Philip J. Chiappini comes from the New England area. He was born in Framingham Massachusetts where his entire family is from. He was a 1973 graduate of Framingham South High School and he attended Massachusetts Bay Community College. Phil graduated from the New England Institute of Anatomy in Boston. Graduating in 1977 he opened the Phillip J. Chiappini Funeral Home Framingham in 1979.

In 2001 he and his wife Susan moved to Naples, Florida. Philip remained in the funeral business and in 2018 he joined Fuller funeral home as our Pre-planning specialist. Phil and his wife live in North Naples and are members of St. Agnes Catholic Church.



Thomas Kleck

Thomas Kleck

Ambassador

Tom was born & raised in NW Pennsylvania. He worked as a licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer in that area for approximately 10 years.

Tom joined Fuller Funeral Home as a funeral assistant in 2010, after he retired from his Plastic’s machinery business in Indiana & moved to Naples. 

Tom is married to his wife Judy for 51 years & has 2 grown children & 6 grandchildren. 

He is an active member of St. Agnes Catholic Church & St.Agnes KofC.

Tom is also a CDD board supervisor & active resident in the Esplanade Golf & C. C. neighborhood.



Michael J.  Queenan

Michael J. Queenan

Ambassador

Michael was born in Ealing, England and moved to New York where he lived for 18 years. He graduated from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska with a Bachelor of Arts. He spent 45 years in the retail automobile business as a sales manager and general manager. He later retired and moved to Naples, Florida. Some of his hobbies include golf, biking, and reading. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Agnes Church.



Robert Powell

Robert Powell

Ambassador

I grew up in Monett, Missouri which is a small town in the southwest part of the state. After high school graduation, I attended Missouri Southern College in Joplin, MO. After college, I moved to Tulsa, OK where I lived for nearly 30 years. That is where I met my wife, Brenda and we have been married since 1999.

I had a full time career in the men’s clothing retail industry for over 42 years. During that time, I was very fortunate to have worked for several outstanding family stores. Because I enjoy giving good customer service, I thoroughly enjoy assisting families in their most difficult time of grief at Fuller Funeral Home.  



Joan Hayden

Joan Hayden

Administration



Julie Morgan

Julie Morgan

Ambassador

I am originally from the Midwest. Funeral service has been a part of my life helping design and work in a funeral home that I was part owner. In 2008, after being a Snow Bird for several years, I decided to relocate here to the Naples area. Like most, I enjoy what the warm climate here has to offer. I am a golfer and love the beautiful courses Southwest Florida offers.



Lee Burwinkle

Lee Burwinkle

Ambassador

Lee Burwinkel has lived in Naples for thirty years. He is currently married and has one son and two grandsons living in Iowa. After fifteen years working in men’s clothing for a private company, he attended Worsham Mortuary School and became a funeral director. He retired early to care for his ill wife. He has now returned to the funeral business as an ambassador for Fuller Funeral Home.



Frank Rich

Frank Rich

Administration

Frank was born in Youngstown, Ohio and moved to Naples in, 2007. “My goal was to retire in paradise, but I decided why wait for retirement, do it now”.

Frank a cosmetologist was active in the Hair Industry as a salon manager and color educator for a major hair coloring company, before moving to Naples.

While working at Fuller he also works as a Certified Nursing Assistant for a Home Health Care Company.

When not working Frank enjoys the beach, the sand and the water.  “Life is better when there is sunshine, it puts a smile on the faces of people.”




Edward Healy

Edward Healy

Ambassador

Edward Healy was born in Cleveland, Ohio and grew up in Willowick, Ohio. He worked as a machinist for 30 years before retiring to Naples, Florida in 2009 with his wife, Sandy. He started working at Fuller Funeral Home in 2016 as a Funeral Assistant. He enjoys living in Florida because of the warm weather and takes advantage of it by spending his days off at the pool.



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