For Immediate Release - August 11, 2011

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers Takes Action against Three Individuals Involved in Stanetsky Case

BOSTON - August 11, 2011 - The Board of Registration of Funeral Directors and Embalmers ("Board") announces recent enforcement actions against the following individuals:

Jane D. Salk, Brookline:

The Board and Salk entered into a Consent Agreement whereby Salk agreed that a Reprimand be placed on her license to practice as an Apprentice Embalmer. Salk also agreed to complete eight continuing education credits. The Consent Agreement resolved allegations regarding Salk's role in the wrongful interment and disinterment of a Boston woman in August 2010 by Stanetsky Memorial Chapels Funeral Home in Brookline.

Katherine J. Roan, Lynn:

The Board and Roan entered into a Consent Agreement whereby Roan agreed that a Reprimand be placed on her license to practice as a Type-5 Funeral Director. Roan also agreed to complete an additional eight continuing education credits. The Consent Agreement resolved allegations regarding Roan's role in the wrongful interment and disinterment of a Boston woman in August 2010 by Stanetsky Memorial Chapels Funeral Home in Brookline.

Paul J. Glennon, Needham:

The Board accepted a Voluntary Surrender Agreement from Paul J. Glennon, Jr., whereby Glennon agreed to permanently surrender his Type-4 Funeral Director's license. The Voluntary Surrender Agreement resolved allegations regarding Glennon's role in the wrongful interment and disinterment of a Boston woman in August 2010 by Stanetsky Memorial Chapels Funeral Home in Brookline.

The remaining related cases, involving Bruce M. Schlossberg, Kim L. Perry and Stanetsky Memorial Chapels (Brookline), are scheduled for an adjudicatory hearing in December 2011.

Consumers are urged to visit the Division of Professional Licensure's website at http://www.mass.gov/dpl and select the check a license option to determine whether a professional they are considering doing business with is licensed and in good standing.

The Division of Professional Licensure is a regulatory agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation. The agency is responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance and the integrity of the licensing process for approximately 365,000 licensees across trades and professions under the jurisdiction of 31 boards of registration.