Meet the Staff


    Thomas M. Norato
    RE/FD, CFSP, General Manager

    Thomas M. Norato is a 1964 graduate of Mount Pleasant High School, Providence, RI. He is a graduate of New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA receiving his diploma in Mortuary Science in 1966. Tom has been associated with four generations at Nardolillo Funeral Home beginning in 1967. Tom is a member of Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice and is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), qualifying yearly with the Academy; member and past President of Rhode Island Funeral Directors Association; member and past Policy Board member of National Funeral Directors Association; member of the Rhode Island Medical Examiner’s Commission, Rhode Island State Board of Examiners and Advisory Board of Catholic Cemeteries; former member of the National Funeral Directors Association Governance Committee and Advocacy Committee, which is responsible for analyzing federal legislative and regulatory issues and recommending policy positions to the NFDA Policy Board.