Our Staff at A. Carr & Son Funeral Home
With the highest respect for honoring the memory of your loved one and the wishes of your family, A. Carr & Son Funeral Home's funeral service professionals and office staff are dedicated to serving and supporting you through your grief. Our expertise and ability to accommodate almost any request allows us to guide you through the funeral or pre-need planning process with respect, care, compassion, and understanding, to create a truly meaningful service.
Eric C. Keyser, owner of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, is the fourth generation of funeral directors in his family. Upon his licensure in 1974, Eric joined his father in the business. He is recognized as a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP) by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP), and an active member of the Kingston and Port Ewen communities. Eric and his wife Beth live in Kingston and enjoy spending time with their children and grandchildren.
After completing his year of internship and passing his state and national exams, Luke Keyser joined the family funeral homes in 2010, making him the fifth generation of funeral directors in the Keyser family. A graduate of Kingston High School, Luke attended Siena College, and went on to graduate from The American Academy McAlister Institute for Funeral Education. Following in the footsteps of four generations before him, Luke has decided to devote his life to serving members of the community in their times of need. Luke and his wife Meghan live in Kingston.
Licensed funeral director Paul Geary joined the staff of Keyser Funeral & Cremation Service, Inc. and A. Carr & Son Funeral Home in December 2011. A lifelong Kingston resident, Paul has been a funeral director in the Kingston area since 1995, when he obtained his funeral directing license from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service. Paul is an active member of St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Church in Kingston, where he serves as a lector, choir member, and Eucharistic Minister. He is also a member and past president of the Kiwanis Club of Kingston and serves on the board of Ulster County Cerebral Palsy. He is involved with the Ancient Order of Hibernians, where he is treasurer and past president, and enjoys playing the bagpipes with the AOH. Paul and his wife Carol live in Kingston and enjoy visiting their two sons and daughters-in law, and their three grandchildren.