Once you request the services of Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home or Sullivan Funeral Home, we will immediately put our experienced funeral professionals to work for you. A single, dedicated individual will stay in contact with you every step of the way and guide you through the decision-making process. He or she will carefully explain your options, make recommendations at your request, take care of all the small details, and ensure that you and your family’s personal touch is always present.

The staff is composed of funeral directors and support staff.


Steven N. Perlmutter

Licensed Funeral Director, Manager
NJ Lic. No. 3539


Steven graduated from the University of Delaware with a BA in Psychology and Sociology. He graduated from Simmons Institute of Mortuary Science in Syracuse, New York in 1978. He purchased Sullivan Funeral Home in Roselle in 1981 and Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home in Clark in 1997 and is the Manager of both. He is a member of the New Jersey State Funeral Director’s Association and the National Funeral Director’s Association. He is a member of the FMBA and an Honorary Life Member of the PBA in Roselle. He was a Former Commissioner of the Roselle Board of Health for 12 years. He is a Past President and Former Board Member of the Roselle Senior Citizens Housing Assoication for 16 years. He was Past President of the Roselle Recreation and Past President of the Roselle Boy’s League. He was a Past President of the Roselle Catholic High School Men’s Association. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #3946 in Roselle, where he also served as Grand Knight for 2 terms. He is also a Fourth Degree Knight in the Gilmary Shea Assembly. He is a Past President and member of the Advisory Board of St. Joseph the Carpenter Church. He is a Past President of the Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter Parish Council. Steven is also a member of the Union Elks, the Gran Centurions in Clark, the Deutscher Club in Clark and the Kiwanis Club in Clark. He is a communicant of St. Agnes Church in Clark and a member of their Holy Name Society.


 

Matthew S. Perlmutter (son, second generation)

Licensed Funeral Director
NJ Lic. No. 4785


Matthew is the newest member of our staff. He attended Centenary College in Hackettstown after graduating Roselle Catholic High School. He then attended the American Academy of McAllister Institute in Manhattan where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 2007. He also received other honors, including the Dr. John McAllister Award, the Silvio J. Failla Award from the Hudson County Funeral Director’s Association and the New York State Funeral Director’s Award of Merit. He was also inducted into the Mu Sigma Alpha Society.


The following personnel, though an integral part of our daily service to our families, are unlicensed and not qualified to make funeral arrangements, embalm, or conduct funerals.


Casey J. Sawicki

Funeral Assistant


Casey joined our staff after his retirement in 1995. He has been a valuable member of our staff ever since. He served in the US Navy during the Korean War on the USS Cotten. He is a member of the Tin Can Sailor’s Association. He is a communicant of the Church of St. Joseph the Carpenter in Roselle, where he is also a member of the Guard of Honor. He is also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #3946 in Roselle. Casey and his wife Irene spend countless hours volunteering their time to the Food Bank, "750" Club, Fish Fry, Golf Outing and anywhere a helping hand is needed.


 


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
 
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
 
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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