Our Staff

Louis G. Pillari
Licensed Funeral Director
Louis Pillari is a Licensed Funeral Director in New York and Florida with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of Funeral Service and is the Founder of the Oyster Bay Funeral Home. He has lived within the community for his entire life. He is an active parishioner and works closely with St. Dominic RC Church in Oyster Bay, as well as St. Gertrude RC Church in Bayville. In 2010 he and his wife Corinna were named as the Honorees of The Canivan Gala & Auction for their dedication and commitment to the Parish, Schools, and Children of St. Dominic. He is a member of the Nassau-Suffolk Funeral Directors Association, Oyster Bay Knights of Columbus Council 1206, Italian-American Citizens Club of Oyster Bay, Oyster Bay Chamber of Commerce, the Oyster Bay Civic Association, Nassau Country Club, as well as being an Exempt Volunteer Firefighter with the Bayville Fire Company where he has served as Funeral Committee Chairman. He is the past Head Coach of the St. Dominic High School Roller Hockey Team, and has been a Volunteer Referee and Coach with the Oak Neck Athletic Council. Lou is happily married to his lovely wife Corinna, who is also a member of our staff. He has two children, Alexandra and Louis Jr. He enjoys golf, platform  tennis, fishing, and skiing. Lou is an extremely compassionate person who's sincere caring and professional mannerisms are well known throughout the community that he serves. 

Melissa Schmidt
Licensed Funeral Director
melissa@oysterbayfuneralhome.com

Corinna Pillari
Office Administrator
corinna@oysterbayfuneralhome.com

Diane C. dePoto Ferris
Certified Grief Recovery Specialist