Staff

We are members of the National, Pennsylvania, and Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association. Family members are associated with various civic organizations in the community, including the Rotary Club of South Hills, the Friends of the Carrick Library, and the Carrick Business Association. We are active in their churches. We sponsor athletic programs for the neighborhood youth. We support activities for senior citizens in local churches, as well as AARP, ElderAdo, and Golden Agers groups.

Staff

Thaddeus T. "Ted" Boron

Funeral Director – Deceased

Ted Boron has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 50 years. In 1954, he was hired as the manager of the E. C. Koontz Funeral Home. In 1968, he purchased the funeral home that is now known as the Boron Funeral Home, Inc. He is a U.S. Army veteran who served overseas during World War II. Ted has been active in Rotary International and received the Paul Harris Fellow Medal for his service to Rotary and the community. He was the founding President of the Carrick Business Association and first Chairman of the St. Basil Church Council. He was a Past President of the Allegheny County Funeral Directors Association and member of the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association and National Funeral Directors Association.


Lucy P. Boron

Funeral Director, Secretary-Treasurer

Lucy Boron has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 50 years, graduating Summa Cum Laude from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. She was awarded membership in Phi Sigma Epsilon


Thaddeus T. “Ted” Boron, Jr.

Supervisor - Funeral Director – President

Ted Boron, Jr. has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 25 years. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Honors Program at the University of Pittsburgh. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and was President of his class at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He was ranked Number One in his class and received The John Rebol Award, along with membership in the Mu Sigma Alpha, the Honor Society for the National Association of Colleges of Mortuary Sciences. Ted Jr. was a Board Member and Past President of the Carrick Business Association, and has also been a Board Member and Executive Board Member of the St. Albert the Great Church Pastoral Council. He volunteered for 11 years as an EMT – Paramedic and Supervisor for Baldwin Emergency Medical Services.


Edward D. “Ed” Boron

Funeral Director – Vice President

Ed Boron has been a licensed embalmer and funeral director for over 25 years. He graduated from Allegheny Campus and the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Sciences. In 1984, he received certification from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School for eye enucleation. He has been a Board Member of the Carrick Business Association and is active in St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin Parish.


John P. Lester

Funeral Director


John J. Gmiter, Jr.

Funeral Director

John J. Gmiter, Jr. has been a licensed Pennsylvania funeral director for over 35 years. He was a 1969 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. He previously owned the John J. Gmiter Funeral Home Inc. in the South Side.  He is fluent in Ukranian, Polish, Slovak, and Eastern European funeral customs.


Ronald Pilarski

Associate

Ron is a retired bank fraud investigator. He was an usher at the Civic Arena for twenty-two years and Past President of the Pittsburgh Umpires Association. He is proud to be associated with the Boron Family.


Patricia Farnsworth-Ickes

Associate


George Nixon, Jr.

Associate

George is a 1978 graduate from the University of Pittsburgh in Business and Finance.