Pasquale Folino

A licensed funeral director, Folino is Vice President and an owner of Thomas L. Neilan & Sons Funeral Homes at 12 Ocean Avenue in New London and at 48 Grand Street in Niantic. Folino became a funeral director/embalmer in 1988 after completing professional schooling at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He joined Neilan Funeral Homes in 1991 and became a partner of the firm in 2002.

Pasquale currently serves as president of the Connecticut Funeral Directors Association, representing over 220 funeral homes and funeral directors statewide. He is recognized as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) through the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.

In his local community, Folino has served on the Board of Directors of Hospice of Southeastern Connecticut and the American Cancer Society Board of Directors for the Eastern Region of Connecticut; Folino, has served as President of the following organizations: Waterford Rotary Club, New London Lions Club and the Sons of Italy.

Folino lives in Waterford, Conn. with his wife, Angela, and their three daughters. He enjoys cycling, reading and coaching his daughters' youth soccer teams.