Jeffrey E. Megna, CFSP
Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer (Type 3), Owner, Certified Funeral Service Practitioner
Jeff was born in Fall River, Massachusetts and grew up in Tiverton, Rhode Island. He began his career in funeral service as a registered apprentice funeral director and embalmer in 1981. He has forty years of practical experience in the funeral service industry; having worked in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts. He is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the States of Massachusetts and Rhode Island and is Certified as a Funeral Service Practitioner with the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. Jeff purchased F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home from David and Henrietta "Gidget" Roberts in October 2015.
Jeff earned an Associate in Science Degree in Funeral Service from the New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences, Boston, a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Rhode Island College, a Master of Education Degree from Cambridge College and completed graduate studies at Boston College, University of Rhode Island and Providence College respectively. He was awarded a Doctorate Degree in Education (Honoris Causa) from Mount Ida College at its final commencement ceremony in May 2018.
Jeff was the former Department Chair and Associate Professor of Funeral Service Education at the New England Institute at Mount Ida College prior to its closing in May 2018. In May 2014, Professor Megna was awarded the Ronald J. Lettieri Excellence in Teaching Award, Mount Ida College’s highest award. He continues to educate future funeral directors/embalmers as an Associate Professor at Cape Cod Community College at Bridgewater State University.
He is a member of the Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association, the National Funeral Directors Association, the American Society of Embalmers, and Pi Sigma Eta Funeral Service Honor Society. Jeff is a Third and Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus.
Jeff is honored and proud to continue serving Rowley and the surrounding communities in the 181 year tradition of the F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home.