ABOUT US

Welcome to Chapel Memorial Funeral Home. Family owned and operated professional full
service funeral home that has been in business for over 60 years. We are located in Waterbury
but we offer services to families in and around all surrounding towns.

 

James E. “Buddy” Jones (1920-1995), was the founder and owner of this esteemed, premier
establishment. He spent his life being fully committed to being of service to others in his
community where he lived and worked.

 

Our professional and caring staff takes pride in providing the highest quality and also affordable
service. As a premier funeral home, we are dedicated to providing each family we serve the
personal attention they deserve. We serve our families with compassion, understanding and
empathy while retaining a high level of professionalism. Each service is customized to meet the
needs and desires of the family and loved one. We are here to guide you through the entire
process with understanding and concern, as we do understand that this is one of lifes most
difficult times. We offer superior service and will ensure that every detail is met with dignity,
integrity and professionalism while honoring all faiths, customs and traditions.

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James Perkins

Assistant Manager

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Valerie Jones-Perkins

Art Director

Our Staff

 

Mr. Lillard Lewis

 

Mr. Calvin Dunbar

 

Mrs. Annette Hadley

 

Mr. Jeffrey Hunter Sr.

 

Mr. Vinny Ferguson

 

Mr. James Jackson

 

Mrs. Salena Dunbar

 

Ms. Latoya Bond

 

Ms. Sherry Fann

 

Ms. Astrid Acevido

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OUR VISION

As one of the premier African American funeral homes in the Waterbury area, individualized attention is given to each person who comes to Chapel Memorial. We pride ourselves on the affable and courteous way that we serve our families during the entire funeral planning and after care services for their loved one. We specialize in a variety of services including traditional, non-traditional and cremation services for all types of religious denominations.

WHAT WE DO

This family owned and operated, funeral home offers compassion, understanding, and sympathy while still retaining a high level of professionalism. Each service is customized to meet the needs of the individual. Valerie Jones-Perkins and her staff will guide you through the entire process with understanding and concern, as we do understand that this is one of life’s most difficult times, we will ensure that every detail is met with dignity. Valerie Jones-Perkins, along with her staff, is always available to assist.

CHAPEL MEMORIAL STAFF:

Valerie Jones-Perkins (Owner / Funeral Director / Embalmer)
Lillard R. Lewis Sr. (Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer)
Annette Hadley
Jeffrey Hunter Sr.
Vinny Ferguson
James Jackson
Bernice Eason
Latoya Bond
Gino Grant
Calvin Dunbar
Salena Dunbar

Astrid Santiago Acevedo