Michael A. Assalley
Owner | Licensed Funeral Director | Advanced Planning Consultant
Michael A. Assalley is the owner of Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home in Taylorville, and Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Homes in Morrisonville, Panama, and Sorento.
Michael graduated from mortuary school at Carl Sandburg College in 2014, with honors. He then worked for Butler Funeral Homes in Springfield as a school intern, licensed funeral director apprentice, and as a licensed funeral director until May 2017, when he acquired the four funeral homes from Perfetti Funeral Homes, Inc.
Michael is a licensed funeral director and embalmer, certified celebrant, and a licensed advanced planning consultant. He is a parishioner of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville, as well as a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council 2120. Michael currently sits on the Board of Directors for The Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce and DowntownTaylorville.org, is Vice President of the Christian County United Way, and a member of the Sigma Phi Sigma professional fraternity.
Michael has resided in Taylorville since 2011, with his wife, Lauren; daughter, Ila; and son, Vincent.