Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
Christopher P. Goulet, Sr.
President, Owner/Funeral Director
Chris started his career at the prestigious JS Waterman & Sons in Kenmore Square Boston in 1992 where he served his internship, gaining invaluable experience serving a diverse and multi-cultural community at the busy, metropolitan funeral home. Studying under Kenneth F. Bennett, Joseph F. Allen and other noted Funeral Directors of the day he was first exposed to traditional, Chinese Rite/ Buddhist funeral ceremonies. His passion and desire to be “of Service” to families who place their trust and confidence in him during life’s most difficult of times has led him to excel as a Funeral Director and to be respected by his peers in the industry.
Before merging with Lydon Chapel, Chris was a long-time Funeral Director and partner at Hamel, Wickens & Troupe Funeral Home, eventually buying the firm from the Hamel family. He looks forward to serving the many and changing needs of the community in the years ahead, all while embracing the heritage created by the Lydon, Hamel, Wickens & Troupe families of the past.
Vice President, Owner/Funeral Director
As owner and director of Lydon Chapel for Funerals, Michelle Lydon continues a family tradition that began more than 60 years ago, providing caring, compassionate assistance to one family at a time.
A licensed funeral director, Michelle is a graduate of Archbishop Williams High School, New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences and Fitchburg State College, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Services and an Associate’s Degree in Funeral Service. She is also a Justice of Peace who has had the privilege of officiating at more than 1,000 wedding ceremonies.
Michelle has a long history of community activism that includes spearheading the all-volunteer drives to refurbish the Collins Rest-a-While and Beechwood Knoll School playgrounds and as well as the restoration of the city’s Sailors’ Home Cemetery for Civil War veterans. In addition to serving Ten years as a commissioner on the city Parks and Recreation Board, Michelle’s civic activities include serving on the Quincy Educational Fund Committee and as Treasurer of the Quincy Democratic City Committee. She is a longtime member and officer of the Quincy Lions Club, having served as the organization’s president from 2009-2010.
Charles Phelan Jr.
Director of Community Relations
Manager of Asian Services & Community Development, Funeral Director Apprentice