Our Staff

Brian Anderson 2016 copyBrian T. Anderson,  Type 3 Funeral Director
Brian has been a funeral director since 1980 when following his graduation from New England Institute, Boston he went to work with his father in the operation of their funeral home in Townsend.   Brian resides in Ayer with his wife, Annie and three daughters, Libbie, Julie, and Abigail. Brian continues his commitment to the community as a member of the Board of Directors on the Ayer Board of Senior Housing.  Board of Directors Ayer Industrial Development Finance Authority, Member of St. Anthony’s Church, Shirley as well as a member of its  Finance Committee and a member of the Board of Directors; Rollstone Bank & Trust, Fitchburg.


Michael D. Masciarelli Funeral DirectorMichael D. Masciarelli, Type 6 Funeral Director
Michael joined the Anderson Funeral Home staff in June of 2014. He brings 25 years of experience in funeral service which dates back to the 1980s.
Michael serves as a commissioner on the Parks Department for the Town of Lunenburg and for the past several years he has volunteered as a coach in Lunenburg Little League and Lunenburg Jr. Basketball programs. He is a member of St. Boniface Parish and the Fitchburg Knights of Columbus and serves on the Board of Directors for the Lunenburg Memorial Fund.  Michael resides in Lunenburg on Hickory Hills Lake with his wife, Betsy, and their two daughters, Gabby and Molly.


 Linda Quinones Office Assistant
Linda Quinones, Office Manager

Linda is the Office Manager for the Anderson Funeral Homes and Isabelle & Anderson Funeral Home. Her job includes many and varied responsibilities focused primarily on the support of the funeral directors and assistance to the families served by the funeral home. Linda is responsible for the editing, designing and printing of the materials supplied to our families during their time of need, including prayer cards, register books and portraits. Linda joined the firm in the Summer of 2012. She resides in Shirley with her husband Chris, and their daughters Caitlin and Annika.
Karen 2016
Karen L. Shorey, Assistant Office Manager
Karen holds the position of Assistant Office Manager. Her duties include specialized clerical work in support of the funeral directors and families served at the funeral homes. Karen graduated from Ayer High School and worked 29 years as the lead account manager at Courier of Westford before joining the firm in March 2016. She resides in Shirley with her husband, Larry and their son, Derek.


Alan 2016Alan H. Borneman, Registered Funeral Assistant
Alan joined the Anderson Funeral Home Group in May 2015 after serving thirty years as a Fire Fighter.
His position as a Registered Funeral Assistant has many and varied responsibilities including assisting the funeral directors in the conduct of funeral services, transfers of the deceased from residences or health care facilities and readying facilities for services to mention a few.
Alan resides in Townsend with his wife, Penney, and their four sons Brandon, Jared, Kyle and Joshua.

JessicaJessica L. Coulter, Registered Apprentice

Jessica joined the Anderson Funeral Home Group as a student assistant in September 2015. She is currently enrolled in the Funeral Service Management Program at Mt. Ida College in Newton.
She resides in Tyngsboro with her daughter Callie.