By the Division of Professional Licensure

Date: December 3, 2013

Place: Room 1 D

1000 Washington Street,

Boston, MA 02118


12:30 – 1:00- Closed Session

Review Cases – Closed Session – Investigatory Conference – Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 112 § 65C

1:00 – Open Session

Discuss evacuation plan

  1. Read and accept public minutes of the November 26, 2013 meeting.
  2. Apprentices – review applications
    1. Aida R. Lopes, Ross C. Hancock, Hannah M. Praiano, Peter N. Masuzzo, Robert J. Hutchins II, Kerin E. Foley, Phillip M. Holden,
  3. Funeral Assistants – review applications
    1. Carlos M. Lopez, Nicholas J. Swindell, James P. Acciardo Sr, William R. Kostanski
  4. Swearing in: Type 6s:
    1. Sarah A. Stopyra, John B. Anderson, John E. Erb,
  5. Type 3 Applicant:
    1. Phillip R. Short
  6. Correspondence
    1. Inquiry regarding memorialization services
    2. Letter from Marlborough Board of Health re:operation of the William Short Funeral Home under the Widow’s Clause
    3. Letter requesting reinstatement from Manolito Diaz
  7. Review CEU Application
  8. III. Robert Mundry request for reinstatement
  9. Board Discussion
    1. Type 3 downgrades to a Type 6 and the need to appear before the Board
  10. Topics not reasonably anticipated by the Chair 48 hours in advance of meeting:


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