David A. Poisson
Funeral Director/Registered Embalmer/Certified Cremationist/DNA Specialist/Notary Public
David A. Poisson, Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home and Crematory's Managing Funeral Director, is also a graduate of the New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences and a native Rhode Islander. He brings over 25 years of experience in the funeral industry and provides the latest technical aspects to the funeral home.
David is a veteran of the United States Army and has served his country in the 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea and served during the Gulf War. He was the recipient of the Multi-Cultural Leadership Award presented by Arthur Schlesinger, an aid to John F. Kennedy. He is a Licensed Funeral Director and Registered Embalmer in three states and is a past and present member of many New England Funeral Directors Associations. David is the Managing Funeral Director and a Certified Cremationist for Rushlow-Iacoi Funeral Home and Crematory in Westerly, RI and also assists with funerals and cremations at Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory and the Serenity Cremation Center, both located in Coventry, RI. He was a volunteer for the Rhode Island Medical Examiner's Office in the aftermath of the Station Nightclub Fire.
He is a proud member of the Westerly Veterans of Foreign Wars, Amancio-Falcone-Gaccione Post #8955 and serves as their Surgeon, the Westerly Knights of Columbus, Council #21, the H.W. Merrill American Legion Post #16 of Westerly, the Greater Westerly-Pawcatuck Chamber of Commerce, the Calabrese Society of Westerly, and the Westerly Armory. David, along with his wife Lindsay and son Theodore are residents of Westerly, RI and are all well known within the community. The Poisson family are all avid baseball fans.