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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 586-777-0557 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.


Bill Bagnasco

Bill Bagnasco

Vice President

Bill was born in Detroit and raised in Grosse Pointe Park. Bill is a third generation family member in funeral service and has worked for over 35 years. Bill is actively involved in many charities as a member of the Italian American Delegates, Italian Cultural Center, Sterling Heights Chamber of Commerce, and the Jefferson Yacht Club. He resides in Grosse Pointe and along with his two daughters Samantha and Elena. They are members of the St. Joan of Arc Parish in St. Clair Shores.

Email: wecare@bcfh.com


Paul R. Calcaterra

Paul R. Calcaterra

President

Paul was born and raised in Detroit. After graduating high school, he attended Michigan State and Wayne State University, receiving his Mortuary Science Degree. He is a second generation funeral director raised in a family dedicated to funeral business. He is a member of San Francesco & St. John Vianni Parish. His many memberships include Past President of Americans of Italian Origin, Past President of San Francesco Orphans Club and Bowling League, and Past President of Italian American Chamber of Commerce. Paul and his wife Suzan now reside in Shelby Township. Their children include Paul M., Bonnie, David, Christine, Kim and Kelly. He is a proud Papa to his grandchildren.

Email: wecare@bcfh.com


Bruce R. Francis

Bruce R. Francis

Funeral Director

Bruce R. Francis was born in Detroit, raised in Roseville. A 1970 Graduate of Lutheran High School-East and a 1984 graduate on Wayne State University School of Mortuary Science, Bruce has been in the funeral business for over 40 years and is a very compassionate person who has dedicated his career to assisting families. Bruce and his wife Patty and their son Kyle reside in Warren. His interests include Motorsports and family activities.

Joseph Richard Tabbi

Joseph Richard Tabbi

Funeral Director-Pastor

Joe was born in Detroit and raised in St. Clair Shores. He started his career with Bagnasco Funeral Home in 1962 and was an owner from 1983 until 1995. The funeral home bore his name (Bagnasco-Tabbi) from 1983 until 2007. Joe graduated from the Wayne State University Department of Mortuary Science. He also attended Burien School of Bible and Lake Charles Bible Seminary and received his Doctorate of Theology. Joe is now the Pastor of the Family Life Community Church in South Lyon, which is a member of the Michigan District of the Assemblies of God. He is a Member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and the Sarasota Academy of Counselors. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and is a Life Member of D.A.V., the American Legion and the V.F.W. He is involved in many activities in the St. Clair Shores Metro East Area. He is a Life Member of the Shorewood Kiwanis and the recipient of the Hixson Award. Joe is also affiliated with the Detroit Tigers organization. Joe and his wife Joann are the parents of daughter Gina Marie and son Richard. He is the proud grandfather of Angelina, Christopher, Adriana Marie and Valentina.

Email: wecare@bcfh.com


Linda Calcaterra-Hill

Linda Calcaterra-Hill

Sterling Heights Office Manager

Linda was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1947 to Louis and Mercedes Calcaterra. She moved to Grosse Pointe Woods at the age of three and attended our Lady Star of the Sea School. She has been a resident of Harrison Township for over 30 years. She is sister to Louis III of Las Vegas, Nevada and Laurice of Michigan and Lee, also of Las Vegas, Nevada. Linda was married to the late Kenneth Hill. She is a proud mother and grandmother a.k.a. "Grammy Cracker" to a son, Joseph Murray, his wife Dana, and children Zach and Ariana and a daughter Reena and her children Zach, Philip, and Michael. She is a member of Shepherd's Gate Lutheran Church and also attends Living Hope by the Bay Lutheran Church. Linda began working for the family business, Frank J. Calcaterra Funeral Home, on 7 mile and Kelly in 1980.

Email: wecare@bcfh.com


Brian Carl Moler

Brian Carl Moler

Accounting Administrator

Brian was born in Grosse Pointe Woods and raised in Detroit and Harper Woods. He graduated from Bishop Gallagher High School in 1987. He then attended Macomb Community College. He started working in the funeral business in December 1988. Brian currently handles most of the accounting functions of our funeral homes in addition to being well versed in just about everything else that we do!

Brian and his wife Janet now reside in Metamora, MI. Their children include Kayla, Tyler, Shelby and Zachary.

Email: wecare@bcfh.com


Ambassador Staff

Ambassador Staff

Our caring, compassionate Ambassadors come from throughout the area and are a very important part of the care we provide to the communities we serve. Our ambassadors include Vincent Carver III, Bill Cucinello, Kim Dunn, Ron Garofolo, Sue Delisi, Richard Koscielski, Sharon Macks, Ron Manaigo, Manuel Moceri, Jacqueline Moody, Lou Fischione, Bob Reige, Katie Janes , Amanda LePage, Jim Salassa, Bob Schmidt, Rich Skladawowski, Vito (Bill) Spagnolo .Donna Zacharias.,  Sharon Macks, and Beth Dolan.

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