Meet Our Staff

Providing our signature personal care for you and your family takes a dedicated staff. Each member of our team upholds our tradition of service as part of our Lawton-Turso family.

John E. Lawton, Manager
NJ License # 3905

John joined the family profession in 1982 and now carries the tradition as the fourth generation to serve Hoboken and Hudson County. Earning his accreditation from American Academy McAllister Institute, John has faithfully served on call for families for over 35 years and understands how to provide caring comfort during the grieving process. In addition, his attention to detail will ensure your wishes are arranged with dignity and will welcome all who come to pay their respects.

Jon Cohen
Administrative Support

Jon joined Lawton-Turso Funeral Home in 2001 and provides vital office and logistical support to handle the needs of clients and their families. While managing crowds or carefully crafting memorial and prayer cards, Jon makes sure the you and your guests are treated like family.

Lizbeth Konopka, CFSP (NJ #3060) & Mario Barquin (NJ #3993)

Since needs arise at any hour, Lawton-Turso Funeral home relies on its directors to manage the care and quality of your needs in the event John Lawton is unavailable. Most of all, with a combined experience of over fifty years, all families can feel comfort knowing they are in very capable hands.

Emily Lawton & John W. Lawton

Representing the fifth generation of service, Emily and John continue to pursue their studies while waiting to join their father in providing compassionate care to clients and their families.

Nick Detrizio & Martin Nathan

Finally, Nick and Martin’s familiar faces always welcome guests like family.  Guiding visitors to guest books, offering cards, and always on hand with tissues, Nick and Martin make sure everyone can comfortably share in a loved one’s life.Lawton-Turso Funeral Home, 633 Washington Street, Hoboken, New Jersey