Michael B. Kenney , Superintendent
Michael is a dedicated professional of Cemetery & Crematory management with forty years of experience. He has served as the Superintendent of Linwood Cemetery-Crematory since 1998.
Michael is a member of the New England Cemetery Association, and has completed over twenty five years of certified continuing education in cemetery management in conjunction with the Universities of Massachusetts & New Hampshire. He is also a long standing member of the Massachusetts Cemetery Association, and served as a director from 2010 through 2018. Michael is a caring family man whom has spent the majority of his life caring for the loved ones of the families that he has served. His duties include managing the overall operations of the cemetery & crematory, and he works diligently to maintain the high standards of excellence set forth by his predecessors.
John Camarato, Assistant Superintendent
John has been a member of our staff here at Linwood for over thirty two years. John has preformed every task possible since. John oversees all cemetery functions including burial & cremation interments, mausoleum entombments and the overall maintenance of the forty five acres of cemetery grounds here at Linwood. He also oversees cremations operations as well.
David Lang, Operations Coordinator
David recently joined our team. He is responsible for maintaining all burial & cremation records. He performs all of our booking functions, as well as planning and schedule cemetery events. David also coordinates with Funeral Directors to schedule burial interments & chapel services.
Richard Ward, Sales Director
Richard recently joined our team. He is a former funeral director from the Portsmouth NH area. He has been involved in pre-need and at-need sales for over thirty years.
Michael Praiano, Cremation Operations
Mike is responsible for the overall operation of our crematory. Mike has received extensive training in cremation operations from the sole manufacture of all of our cremation equipment “Matthews Cremation”. Mike is a certified cremationist and performs his duties with care and compassion.
Additional staffing includes Joseph Gallant and Michael Simonds. All of whom are certified cremationist. They all play a big role in cemetery & crematory operations. We also employ seasonal employees to assist in the overall maintenance of the cemetery grounds.
Board of Trustees
- Benjamin Bixby
- Ellen Small Davis
- Laura McGregor
- Milton S. Smith
- David A. Splaine
- Gordon Stone
- James Tzitzon
- Joan Kimball
- Karl Arakelian
- John Katsaros
- Kingsbury Davis
- Highaz Der Bogosian