|The staff members at Potter Funeral Home are committed to providing your family with the finest funeral services and products available. They are available to help you 24 hours per day seven days a week. The staff is led by Paul Cichon who has over 35 years of experience as a licensed funeral director, and Brett Grant who has nearly 30 years of experience as a licensed funeral director. In addition, the staff includes licensed funeral directors Christopher Gromko and Max Christensen who are also committed to providing you the best service possible. All the staff of Potter Funeral Home are strong supporters of the local community:|
|Paul Cichon, President - Paul was born and raised in Willimantic, CT and has worked for the Potter Funeral Home virtually all his life. He is a graduate of the University of Connecticut and New England Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences in Boston. He has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1979.|
|Brett Grant, Vice-President – Brett was raised in Windsor Locks and has lived in Windham since 1975 when he married Dianne (Potter) Grant. He began work at the Potter Funeral Home in 1982. Brett is a graduate of New England Institute of Applied Arts & Sciences in Boston and has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer since 1984.|
|Christopher Gromko - Chris is a graduate of Briarwood College in Southington and has been a licensed funeral director since 1995. He has been employed by the funeral home since 1996 . Chris grew up in Norwich and lives with his wife and children in Canterbury.
Max Christensen- Max is a native of Vermont and graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a degree in Spanish Language. He then studied Funeral Science at Mount Ida College in Newton, MA, graduating in 2010. He began working for us in December of 2011 and finished his apprenticeship in September of 2012 and is a fully licensed funeral director and embalmer.
|John Griffin - John is a lifelong resident of Willimantic and is retired from the Willimantic Fire Department after 30 years as a professional fire fighter. He mans our front door now during calling hours and stands ready to help you in any way necessary.|
|Gail Nelson Smith- Nelson was born in Windham and is retired from the Connecticut State Police. He currently resides in Columbia and is an active member of the Masonic Fraternity. Nelson is a nephew of the late Russell W. Potter, founder of the funeral home. You will find him ready to assist you at the front door of the funeral home during calling hours and he also assists at funeral services.