Staff

Our dedicated staff are here to provide support, compassion, and information to help you through your journey of grief and the celebration of your loved one’s life.



david L. Mailhot

location manager/Funeral Director

David was born, raised, and educated in Lewiston, Maine. He and his family always knew since a young age that helping people was his natural calling. He is a 1998 graduate of the New England Institute of Funeral Service on the Mount Ida College campus in Newton, Massachusetts. After college, he served his apprenticeship at Dolby & Dolby/Dorr Funeral Chapels in Windham and Gorham. He became licensed in 2000 and was most recently working at The Fortin Group Funeral Homes in the Lewiston/Auburn area.

David brings 23 years of funeral service experience with him to the Family First Funeral Homes & Cremation Care team and looks forward to sharing his knowledge with others as he grows and leads within the team.

David resides in Lisbon with his wife Melinda, their son Chase, their dog Haylee and their cat Ajax. He enjoys kayaking, playing and watching basketball with his son, traveling, and going fishing.



Thomas C. "Tommy" Newhall

Staff Tactician / Licensed Funeral Director

Tommy has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1993 and has had more than 25 years of funeral service experience. He graduated from New England Institute at Mount Ida College. During the span of Tommy’s funeral service career he has managed several funeral homes and owned and operated his own in Massachusetts.

Tommy is passionate about helping and supporting families create a memorable celebration honoring the life of their loved one. He is devoted most to helping all who may need it during this difficult process.

In addition to the families he supports, Tommy also holds in high esteem the greater communities in which they come from. Through volunteering and holding days of appreciation he recognizes and honors the work put forth by Police, Fire and Rescue as well as other public safety providers that keep us safe. As well, Tommy holds a special place in his heart for the men and women serving and those that served courageously and faithfully.

Tommy’s top priorities are to make families feel well cared for and to make sure all wishes and details for their loved ones are carried through with the utmost dignity and respect.

Outside of work, Tommy enjoys participating in various local organizations. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, The Lyons Club and the Elks. He resides in Winthrop, Maine with his wife Robin and their three daughters, Teagan, Brigid “Bridie” and Rilee Kate at Tea-Bri-Lee Farm.

He enjoys his tractor, farm work, riding horses and is a loyal fan of the Boston Red Sox.

“People will forget what you said, People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how You made them feel.”


Vicki Bode

office manager


Nicole Osborn

Licensed Funeral Attendant


Peter Lamarre

Licensed Funeral Attendant


Ralph Butts

Maintenance / Grounds