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., - Owner and Licensed Funeral Director
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.


Courtney Trawitz, Head Pet Care Coordinator
Certified Pet Bereavement Specialist                                                                                                      Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: courtney@harrisfuneralhome.com

Courtney grew up in Pittsford and is a graduate of Pittsford Mendon High School.  She received a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from SUNY Geneseo in 2004 and a Master of Science in Sport Administration from Canisius College in 2006.  After nearly fifteen years working in hospitality, sales, and marketing for a professional sports team, Courtney made the decision to pursue a new career path.  She is thrilled to be a member of the Pets and Peace team that is dedicated to offering an unparalleled level of care and compassion for your pet.  A resident of Penfield, Courtney enjoys hiking with her beloved dog - Miles, reading, cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

Tera Boccacci, Assistant Pet Care Coordinator
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: tera@harrisfuneralhome.com​

Tera Boccacci, a resident of Brockport, NY.   She graduated from Greece Athena High School in 2008 and has attended Hochstein school of music, MCC, and Medaille College.  After volunteering with animals at the local shelter since age 15, she decided to explore a career working with animals as a veterinary receptionist and also volunteered with Sea Turtles in Texas.  She has several pets of her own including her dog Oberon, cat Bella, and corn snake Saphira.  Outside of work she loves singing, horseback riding, traveling, reading, catching up on her favorite television shows, and spending time with her animals, family, and friends.


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 dog, 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 resides in the town of Brighton, and can be found traveling as well as spending time with many close friends.

Anthony Fantigrossi, Pet Care Specialist and Maintenance Director
Phone: (585) 544-2041
Email: tony@harrisfuneralhome.com​

Tony grew up in Irondequoit and is a graduate of East Ridge High School and Monroe Community College. In 2006, Tony retired from the Monroe County Sheriff’s department after 27 years of service and joined the Harris Funeral Home in 2009.  He currently is a resident of Penfield-Webster with his wife and three sons.  Tony is a parishioner of St. Rita’s church in Webster and is involved with event planning for the annual St. Rita fiesta. He also volunteers his time at Camp Good Days and Special Times.  In his free time, he loves to fish, golf, bike, and watch his sons play sports.  He also is an avid sports fan.