At A Life Tribute Funeral Care, we provide personalized service options that allow you to honor your loved ones in a way that is both meaningful and healing. We hope to provide support and caring while delivering memorial services that celebrate life and help families find the peace they deserve.
If you’re seeking an honorable celebration of life in Largo, Gulfort & Tampa and the surrounding areas, we invite you to learn more about where we came from, our vision, and the dedicated people behind our work.
A History of Caring
When we sit down with a family, we have just one goal: to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one. Together, we explore the wide variety of services and products available, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions.
Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done their best to honor their loved one.
ALifeTribute Funeral Care is the largest funeral home in the Tampa Bay area serving nearly 1,200 families per year. A LifeTribute is a locally owned and operated full service funeral home specializing in offering families the greatest value for their dollars. ALifeTribute opened its doors in February 1999 and is now the 12th largest funeral home in Florida. We are proud of our success and we attribute this success to providing families the greatest peace-of-mind available anywhere, at a price they can afford.
Our Staff’s Dedication to Respectful Care
A funeral or memorial service should provide family members and loved ones with the chance to reflect, remember, and celebrate a life well-lived. We weave these actions into personalized funeral services, and further into the amenities our modern funeral home provides.
We approach every memorial ceremony with compassion. Our goal is to create exceptional services that meets the wishes of the deceased while making a difference in the community. With the help of our innovative Funeral Directors, managers, counselors, and funeral attendants, we provide healthy first steps on the road to healing.
The dedicated staff at A Life Tribute Funeral Care are available when you need them. Call (800) 409-8197 to speak with us.
Licensed Funeral Director & Embalmer / Director of Operations
John was born in Bellefonte, PA, but grew up in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in Wildlife Management and worked for the State of Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources - Fish and Wildlife Division as a Conservation Aide and Marine Police Officer. He moved to Pinellas County in 1980 and worked for the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy until 1985 when he left to help his father run a custom wood door manufacturing company. He graduated from St. Petersburg Junior College in 1995 with an Associate Degree in Funeral Services and in 1997 he passed the Pennsylvania State Board Exam for funeral directors and is currently licensed as a Funeral Director/Embalmer in both states. As a funeral director he has been serving the Tampa/St. Petersburg area for over 17 years. He lives in St. Petersburg with his wife Patty and has four adult children and seven grandchildren. He enjoys kayaking, fishing, hunting, and most sports.