John E. Day Funeral Home in Red Bank, NJ

Meet Our Staff

Our staff provides excellent funeral planning services

We have years of experience caring for families from all walks of life, cultures and faiths. Our unsurpassed staff and our family provide kind, caring, professional service. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession who are dedicated to excellence in service, adhere to the highest funeral industry standards, and have exceptional integrity. We consistently earn phenomenally high customer satisfaction survey results.

Our licensed, professional staff is here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please call 732-747-0332 anytime. We will even come to you to make arrangements in the comfort of your home.

Prompt, compassionate service is always just a phone call away, where and when you need it.

Ted Sidun

Ted Sidun


Ted Sidun, grandson of John E. Day, joined John E. Day Funeral Home as a Licensed Funeral Director in 1990. Ted graduated from the University of Denver with a BSBA and attended the University of Pittburgh's Semester at Sea program and the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York City.

Ted is very active in the community and is involved in many organizations: He is a member of the Knights of Columbus, a former member and on the Board of Directors of the Keyport Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce, and a member and supporter of St. George's by the River Episcopal Church in Rumson.

Ted and his wife Jennifer have two daughters, Liza and Reese. He enjoys biking, swimming, tennis, skiing, scuba diving, sailing and kitesurfing.

NJ Lic No. 4026

Deanna Megill

Deanna Megill

Licensed NJ Funeral Director

Deanna Megill has been with John E. Day Funeral Home since June 2006. She graduated from Long Branch High School and earned an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts from Brookdale Community College. She graduated from Mercer County Community College with an Associate's Degree in Applied Sciences and a certificate in Mortuary Science and transitioned from being an intern to a Licensed Funeral Director/Administrator.

Deanna was born and raised in the Long Branch community. She enjoys spending time with her best friend and sister, Lori, and with her family, and loves her cat, Tulip. Within the funeral home, Deanna volunteers her time at the MCSPCA in Eatontown and JBJ Soul Kitchen in Red Bank. Around Christmas she donates boxes to Operation Christmas Child, a program that gives to children in need around the world.

“I love the families I serve, I feel so grateful to be able to help them in any way that I can. It is a privilege when people who were strangers to me yesterday, entrust their loved ones into my care…it is the greatest form of mutual respect and trust. The families I serve are aware that I am available to them at all times and that their loved ones are being treated as if they were my own relative.”

NJ Lic. No. 4789

Kellie Caposello-Bender

Kellie Caposello-Bender

Licensed NJ Funeral Director

Kellie has worked at the John E. Day Funeral Home, starting as an intern in 2009 and becoming a Licensed Funeral Director in 2011. She graduated from Raritan High School in 2006, received her Bachelor's degree in Business Management from Kean University graduating Magna Cum Laude and graduated from American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service. 

Kellie resides in Tinton Falls with her husband, Jonathan, their daughter Livia Annalyse and goldendoodle, Jameson. She is a parishioner at St. Anselm's Roman Catholic Church and a member of the Red Bank Rotary Club. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, visiting wineries and biking. 

Bright, young and energetic, she assists families with compassion, dignity and care. Kellie is passionate about the funeral profession and is honored to serve all families. She is grateful for the opportunity to provide meaningful services to those who call upon the John E. Day Funeral Home.

NJ Lic No. 4934

Cy Sidun

Cy Sidun

Licensed Funeral Director emeritus

Cy started his career as a mechanical engineer before attending the McAllister School of Embalming in New York, where he graduated first in his class. He purchased the funeral home from his father-in-law, John E. Day, in 1958 and managed and operated it as president until 1986.

Cy is very active in his community: He is a member and president of the Red Bank Lions Club, a life member of the Red Bank Elks Lodge #233, a life member of the Red Bank Knights of Columbus Council #3187 and a member of the American Legion Post 168.

Cy has six children, five sons and one daughter. Two of his sons have chosen to follow him into funeral service and work along with him today. Cy has been married to his second wife Carol Shaheen since 1987.

Cy is an avid snow skier and bicyclist. He is a member and supporter of Rails to Trails Conservancy, the Appalachian Trail Conference, the American Museum of Natural History and Adventure Cycling.

"After all the years I have spent in the funeral service business, I still enjoy serving my families."

NJ Lic. No. 2295

Douglas Day Sidun

Douglas Day Sidun

Licensed Funeral Director Emeritus

In Loving Memory Of

Douglas Day Sidun

November 26, 1956-October 23, 2016

Doug, a grandson of John E. Day, has been with the John E. Day Funeral Home since 1981. He graduated from the University of Denver in Colorado before attending the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in New York.

Doug was an active member of his community. He was a member and past President of the Red Bank Kiwanis Club; a member of the Knights of Columbus, Fair Haven Council; a member of the Monmouth and Ocean County Funeral Director's Association; a member of the Chamber of Commerce; and a communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church in Red Bank.  

"Each and every family I serve in our community reminds me how individual we all are in what we need as we grieve for a loved one. My commitment to each family is to learn more about them and that loved one. The end result should always be a meaningful and memorable final tribute.

Doug has  three daughters. His hobbies are water skiing and snow skiing.  

NJ Lic No. 3602

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John E. Day Funeral Home
85 Riverside Ave
| Red Bank, NJ 07701
Tel: 732-747-0332

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