Our Staff

MitchellMitchell B Steinhorn

A resident of Amherst, New York, is a Kadimah School graduate (`88), Williamsville North (`92) & alumnus of Buffalo State College.  Mitchell earned his funeral service degree in 2001 and received his Funeral Director’s license in 2003.  He also holds inactive Funeral Director licenses in New Jersey and Massachusetts.   For the last 20 years Mitch has also been a volunteer firefighter (Life member) of the East Amherst Fire Department & certified Emergency Medical Technician. Mitch has served as a former Vice President and is a current board member of Temple Beth Tzedek, as well as being active with many other local synagogues.


Leon R. Komm

Leon R. Komm, Licensed Funeral Director, founded Amherst Memorial Chapel more than 20 years ago. He opened this beautiful facility with the promise to be Western New York's most trusted choice for Jewish funerals. Building on the foundation of his motto Respect, Reliability & Compassion, he has been assisting families in their time of need. Leon continues on with the day-day operations and works with Mitchell on all services.