Our Staff

Bruce J. Troy- Licensed Funeral Director & Owner. Bruce graduated from Hudson Valley Community College and joined the Burnett & White Funeral Home in 1998. Bruce has served his community as Past President of the Rhinebeck Rotary, Past President of Rhinebeck Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Sepasco Lake Association, a present member of the Red Hook Golf Club Board of Directors and a present member of St. Christopher's Church in Red Hook, the NYSFDA, and NFDA. Bruce is married to Eleanor and they have three children, Erin, Clare and Patrick.,,,,and there future confort dog: Digger!!

Eleanor T. Troy - Non-Licensed, Funeral Assistant & Owner. Following her distinguished 25 year career in Public Health as a Nursing Supervisor, Eleanor joined her husband, Bruce at Burnett & White Funeral Home in 2013. Together they have been owners & operators since 2004. Eleanor is the firms office manager and is not a licensed funeral director. She is a tremendous asset to the company. She is the current Bereavement Coordinator at St. Christopher's Church and along with her family are parishioners. 

Clare A. Troy- Non-Licensed, Office Manager & Funeral Assistant. Clare graduated from Siena College in 2017 with her Bachelors in Business Management. Soon after, she joined her parents at Burnett & White Funeral Home. Always having a passion for the business, Clare is currently attending American Academy of McAllister Institute of Funeral Science and working full time at her family's firm.  Clare coaches both Field Hockey and Girls Lacrosse for Red Hook High School. 

Although our name, Burnett & White Funeral Homes, is relatively new, we have owned and operated the Burnett, Rockefeller & Hand Funeral Home in Red Hook and the White Funeral Home in Rhinebeck as independently owned family businesses for more than 35 years. The history of our funeral homes dates back to the mid 1800’s when service was foremost and families always came first.

It is our sincere hope that you will find the information contained in this site to be meaningful and helpful.

We are a full service, locally owned and operated funeral home with two locations serving Dutchess County, Ulster County, and Columbia County in the following Hudson Valley communities:

Clinton Corners
                                                                                                      Pine Plains                                                                                                    Gallatin   Rhinebeck

Hyde Park
Kingston                                                                                            Livingston                                                                                                      Red Hook                                                                            

Please let either of us know if we can be of any assistance to you.

Bruce , Eleanor & Clare Troy