Our Mission

Funeraria del Pilar was opened to serve the Spanish community in times of need. The philosophy and spirit for which we are identified includes a high standard of excellence in providing a helpful, thorough, sensitive, and personalized service in a calm, relaxed, home-like setting.


There’s no greater indication of success than the direct words of those we’ve served. Read what customers and families have had to say about us, our services, and our commitment to the highest standards when it comes to meeting your needs.


We believe  that our commitment to families is firmly rooted in our proud history. We invite you to read our story and learn more about the experienced professionals who are here to support and guide you in your time of need.


We’re dedicated to providing personalized, professional and compassionate services to help lighten your burden and support you through the difficult times that follow the loss of a loved one. We’re honored to assist you in your time of need and would like to assure you that we’ll do everything in our power to make your experience a meaningful one. Here you can explore our unique history, meet our experienced staff, connect with our local community, and hear what our customers have had to say.

Our Staff

John A. Adamcewicz

Owner/Funeral director / Embalmer

John was born in New Britain, CT and graduated from Berlin High School in 1992. He attended Mount Ida College in Boston, MA and graduated from Briarwood College in Southington  in 1994 with an Associates in Applied Science.

He has been a licensed funeral director/embalmer for 26 years holding licenses in the states of Connecticut, North Carolina and Mississippi.  John has worked for several funeral homes over the years in Connecticut and bought Bacon Funeral Home in Willimantic in January 2019. With his experience in funeral service, he provides valuable knowledge to the families he serves. In March 2021 Funeraria del Pilar was opened to serve the needs of the Spanish community. In his spare time John loves sports and plays the guitar.

Tracy Moretti Torrejon

Owner / Business Manager / Funeral Assistant

Tracy graduated cum laude from Smith College.  Prior to becoming a co-owner of Funeraria del Pilar she was an executive with Accenture Business Consulting.  She also held many leadership positions in a variety of nonprofit organizations over the last 25 years. Tracy is committed to serving Funeraria del Pilar families with respect and integrity.  She provides bilingual support to our Spanish-speaking families and is experienced in Latino burial traditions.