Jeffrey E. Megna, CFSP
Licensed Funeral Director/Embalmer (Type 3), Owner, Certified Funeral Service Practitioner
Jeff began his career in funeral service as a registered
apprentice funeral director and embalmer in 1981. He has over 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 holds lifetime certification as a Funeral Service Practitioner with the Academy of Professional
Funeral Service Practice.
He earned an Associate in Science Degree in
Funeral Service, with honors, 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 (closed in May 2018). In May 2014, Professor Megna was
awarded the Ronald J. Lettieri Award for Excellence in Teaching (Mount Ida
College’s highest award granted). He served as Program Coordinator and Associate
Professor in the Funeral Service Program at Cape Cod Community College.
He is a member of Pi Sigma Eta Funeral
Service Honor Society, Massachusetts Funeral Directors Association, National
Funeral Directors Association, the American Society of Embalmers, and is a Third and Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus.