History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

historical picture of bagozzi twins funeral home in solvay ny

Established in 1931 by Silvio and Fiori Bagozzi, Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home represents three generations of family service to Central New York. The Bagozzi family has prided themselves on exceptional customer service, sincerity and the belief that the “little things” matter. Over the years, we have received multiple awards for “Exemplary Service in Customer Satisfaction” by J.D. Powers and Associates.

Our heritage is one of vision, and a reputation of quality, sincerity, and trust for three generations, serving all of Central New York.

Our Valued Staff

  • Stephen 'Si' Bagozzi

    Stephen 'Si' Bagozzi President/Owner/Licensed Funeral Director

    Si is the President and Licensed Manager of Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home. He was born, raised and resides here in CNY. He is a graduate of West Genesee High School, Onondaga Community College and Simmons Institute of Funeral Service. He is the third generation of his family to have committed to funeral service and is a member of the New York State Funeral Directors Association, Central New York Funeral Directors Association, Solvay Tigers AC, Solvay-Geddes Community Youth Center, Tyrol Club of Solvay and Greater Camillus Chamber of Commerce, amongst others. He is dedicated to exceeding the expectations of the families we serve. Married to Debbie since 1995, they have been blessed with three pretty awesome children, Alexa, Erica and Stephen.

  • Kristen (Bagozzi) Gullotto

    Kristen (Bagozzi) Gullotto Administrative Assistant

    As the Administrative Assistant at Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home, Kristen (Bagozzi) Gullotto is the encouraging voice on the phone and the gracious smile during the day. She is the “behind-the-scenes” expert on what needs to get done for every family we are privileged to serve. Born and raised in the Central New York area, she's one of seven children born to Stephen D. and Da-Laine Bagozzi. Kristen and her husband; Dan reside in Clay, New York and have two grown children; Isabella and Daniel. Kristen enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

  • Stephen Haresky

    Stephen Haresky Funeral Assistant

    Stephen is a lifetime resident of Fairmount and graduated from West Genesee High School. He retired from CNY Centro after 37 years of service. Steve has been part of the Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home family since 1992. Steve and his wife, Donna, enjoy spending time with their children, Brenda, Brian, Gina and Ashley, along with their five grandchildren. A longtime communicant of Holy Family Church, Steve loves classic cars and antique car restoration.

  • Ronald Benedetti

    Ronald Benedetti Funeral Assistant

    Ron is a lifelong resident of Solvay and communicant of St. Cecilia Church and a US Army Veteran. He retired from Chrysler Corp-New Process Gear following 33 years of service. Since retiring, he has served the Village of Solvay as a former trustee and served exceptionally as former mayor of the Village of Solvay. Ron has three children, Kim, Kara and David and five grandchildren. He loves to play golf and is also an active member of the Tyrol Club of Solvay and many other local clubs and organizations.

  • Dominick Talarico

    Dominick Talarico Funeral Assistant

    Dominick has been a NYS Licensed Funeral Director for over forty years and is a member of the CNY Funeral Directors Association. He was a Logistics Manager with Batesville Casket Company for over twenty years before retiring and joining Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home. He is an associate of Arquette & Associates, Realtors as a licensed Real Estate Agent in Camillus. Dominick is a communicant of Holy Family Church in Fairmount and a member of The Knights of Columbus. He is a longtime resident of Camillus with his wife Donna and their son, Anthony.

  • Thomas Tarolli

    Thomas Tarolli Funeral Assistant

    Tom Tarolli is a life long resident of Solvay and worked at Syracuse University for twenty eight years before retiring.
    Tom is presently on the Board of Directors at the Tyrol Club of Solvay, lifelong member of the Solvay Fire Department with over 30 years, member of the Hilltop Club, former Third Ward trustee and served as Deputy Mayor in the Village of Solvay. Also, he has traveled on numerous Mission trips in several countries. Tom loves to golf and loves to attend all his grandchildren’s sporting events. He is married to Gail and they have three children and seven grandchildren.

  • Nathan Flask

    Nathan Flask Funeral Assistant

    Nathan Flask, born and raised in Camillus, NY. He is a graduate of local education at West Genesee High School in 2012 and an alumni of Onondaga Community College, where he also furthered his baseball career. He went on to pursue a profession in baseball working as the Assistant Director of Turf Management for the Syracuse Mets Organization. Following his other passion in adult beverages, one can also find Nathan working behind the bar part time at Wolff’s Biergarten in Downtown Syracuse. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, playing golf, beach volleyball and working on his newly purchased home. Nathan enjoys attending Mass as a Parishioner of St. Cecilia’s, but ultimately serving his community with Bagozzi Twins Funeral Home is what brings him the most fulfilment.

  • Christopher Borell

    Christopher Borell Funeral Assistant

    Chris graduated from Solvay High School in 1964. He retired from National Grid as a consumer representative. He is a member of the Tyrol Club of Solvay and the Solvay Tigers A.C. He and his wife, Michele, have three children and two grandchildren. He enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, cooking, fine dining and is an avid golfer and harness racing enthusiast.

Our licensed funeral directors are here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to answer your questions or to help begin planning a service for a loved one. We are always honored to assist you, whatever your needs or wishes may be.