Our Staff

As animal lovers ourselves, we realize pets are important family members too. Pets are unconditionally loyal companions that profoundly touch our lives. Because pets bring us immeasurable happiness, love and joy, it can be devastating to lose such an adored friend. 

Rick Harris Jr., Licensed Funeral Director & President
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: richardfharris@harrisfuneralhome.com

Rick was inspired to pursue a career in funeral service during his early years, following in the footsteps of his father and grandfather. A resident of Webster, Rick graduated from West Irondequoit High School in 1997 and excelled in sports such as, wrestling and soccer. He received his A.A.S in Mortuary Science from the State University of New York at Canton in 1999; and has been a NYS Licensed Funeral Director since 2000. Rick and his family are parishioners of Christ the King Church, and volunteer at St. Josaphat's Ukrainian Catholic Church. When he’s not working, Rick loves to play all sports and works out on a daily basis. Rick also enjoys getting on his stand up paddle board on Conesus Lake, boxing, golf, and beach volleyball. Rick has been married to his wife, Amanda since 2014 and in 2016 they welcomed into the world their identical twin boys, Hudson & Holden Harris.  Lastly, Rick is a Certified Funeral Celebrant and former President of the Rochester Genesee Valley Funeral Directors Association.


Susan Drew, Pet Care Coordinator & Head Administrative Assistant
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: susanm@harrisfuneralhome.com

Susan is a resident of Hamlin. She graduated from Rush Henrietta High School and has an Associate’s Degree in Hospitality Travel & Tourism. She has over 20 years in the customer service. Susan has been with the Harris Funeral Home and Pets at Peace since 2009. She  has a daughter, Ann Marie,  & their two dogs Gizmo & Daisy. When Susan is not working she loves spending time with her family, traveling, cooking, kayaking, and the Adirondacks.


Larry Klimek, Pet Care Specialist
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: larryk@harrisfuneralhome.com

A resident of Irondequoit, Larry graduated from West Irondequoit High School in 1997. Larry has been married to his wife Jennifer since 2003. Larry has over 16 years of working in customer service. Being an avid animal lover, Larry joined the Pets at Peace team in April 2015. During his free time, Larry enjoys watching sports, especially the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees, being outdoors and spending time with his family and friends and beloved dogs Nala & Snickers. Larry and his wife Jennifer are members of CTK.


  Angelo DelMonte Jr. - Pet Care Specialist
  Phone: (585) 544-2041
  Email: angelo@harrisfuneralhome.com

  A graduate of Webster High School, Angelo joined Pets at Peace in 2015 after 10+   years as general manager of a local Rochester business.  With a passion for     helping others, Angelo believed that working at Pets at Peace was a great opportunity for him to assist others during difficult times.  A former bowler and an avid animal lover, Angelo and his Westie Pita reside in Brighton, and can be found traveling as well as spending time with many close friends.


Mike Smith, Pet Care Specialist
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: info@harrisfuneralhome.com​

Mike is the oldest of nine children. He was born and raised here in the Rochester and graduated from Honeoye Falls-Lima HS in 2005. After high school he went to Finger Lakes Community College and graduated with a degree in Horticulture. While there he played on the men’s soccer team. After attending Finger Lakes Mike went to Monroe Community College and received a degree in Construction Technology and currently works with his father full time installing and maintaining underground irrigation systems. Mike has been a part time team member since Pets at Peace opened in 2009.

Jan Glende, Pet Care Coordinator Assistant & Administrative Assistant
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: Jan@harrisfuneralhome.com​

Jan grew up in Penfield,NY,graduated from Penfield High School in 1971 and currently lives in West Webster. She has a diversified background in senior healthcare, marketing and advertising.  For over 8.5 years she now follows her passion of working in the funeral home and is a certified Celebrant. She is pleased to be part of the Harris team. She is married 40+ years to her husband, Milt. Together they raised 5 children. Outside of work she volunteers for several organizations, loves to garden, play guitar, golf, go fishing and spend time with her family and friends.