Gregory B. Chubenko
Licensed NJ Funeral Director #4322
Licensed FL Funeral Director #F449738
Licensed PA Funeral Director #FDL000590
As a child, Greg always new he wanted to be a funeral director. Standing next to his father, an Orthodox Priest while servicing many families, he got his calling at an early age. Growing up in a small family in Carteret, our family was always dedicated to our community. Greg strived in school, was a top athlete and became an All State Football Player. After receiving a full scholarship to the University of Connecticut, he decided to follow his passion and come home to what he was meant to do. He was a Cume Laud Graduate of the American Academy McAllister Institute of Mortuary Science in New York City.
Greg started his internship in 1995, at the Skrocki Memorial Home in Perth Amboy, and went on to work at many other various funeral homes learning to be the best at what he is today. After receiving his license in 1997, Greg along with the help of his father, became the proud owners of the CHUBENKO FUNERAL HOME in Port Reading. Shortly there after, we were offered a great opportunity the succession of the LEON J. GERITY FUNERAL HOME in Woodbridge Township today known as the GERITY & CHUBENKO FUNERAL HOME, and in October of 2021 became the proud new owners of the GUSTAV J. NOVAK FUNERAL HOME in Perth Amboy. Greg is very active in all aspects the family business, as well as in the community serving on many boards, including Carteret Planning Board, Ukrainian Orthodox Church of America, Ukrainian American Citizens Club, St. Demetrius Mens Club, Past President of the Carteret P.B.A Local #47, Charter Member of the Carteret F.O.P. Lodge #90, member of the Theodore Roosevelt Lodge F&AM #219 Carteret, 32nd Degree Shriner A.A.S.R. Valley of Central Jersey, Order of the Royal Arch, The American Irish Association of Woodbridge Township, Past President of the Middlesex and Somerset Funeral Directors Association and a long standing trustee of the Middlesex 200 Club. Greg is also very active in the local community in fundraising as well as supporting all law enforcement. In 2019, Greg was honored to be awarded the Silver Life Membership Card from the Woobdridge P.B.A.local 37, which is only given out twice a year by the N.J. State P.B.A. Since becoming a licensed funeral director in 1997, Greg has served the needs of the families he serves with dignity and trust that his parents have instilled in him since his birth.
Greg and his wife Tania are local residents with their three children. They enjoy hunting, fishing, attempting to play golf, the Jersey Shore and in the cold months enjoy visiting Florida.