Producer: Bill Flooks
Bill is a second generation Funeral Director who has been licensed by the State of New York for 30 years. Bill purchased Beecher Funeral Home Inc. in February of 2004 and became only the 3rd owner of this business started by Sam Beecher in 1928.A 1973 graduate of St. Nicholas of Tolentine H.S. in the Bronx, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from LaSalle College in 1977 and a degree in Mortuary Science in 1978 from the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City. In 1994 Bill was appointed as an Adjunct Professor of Embalming at A.A.M.I. and in 2001 he became the Director of Clinical Embalming. President of the Pleasantville Chamber of Commerce for ten years Bill is also member of the Pleasantville Lions Club. He is Co - Chairperson of the Development Advisory Board and sits on the Board of Directors for Hospice & Palliative Care of Westchester. Bill currently resides in White Plains with his wife Debbie and their three children, Billy, Liz and Jackie. He demonstrates community spirit by participating in local events and among the many organizations he supports, donates annually to the Dads Club of Pleasantville, Pleasantville Community Scholarship Fund, Pleasantville H.S. Football Team, Police Benevolent Association, Pleasantville Fire Department , Pleasantville Ambulance Corp. and Mt. Pleasant Seniors.