Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met. We are here for you.

Stephanie graduated from the American Academy McAllister Institute in New York in 2010. She was a registered intern and received her training with the William G. Basralian Funeral Home in Oradell.  Her preceptor was William G. Basralian. She credits him with teaching her the skills of embalming and making funeral arrangements.  Stephanie is a licensed Funeral Director and manager of Direct Cremations LLC.  

Another valued member of the Direct Cremations LLC family is Robert DeSevo. Robert is a licensed Funeral Director and Stephanie’s father. Stephanie considers Jim and her father, Robert, as mentors with a combined 100 years of experience in funeral service.

Together, Stephanie and Robert have proudly served thousands of families with their loved one’s arrangements and look forward to helping other families in the years to come.