About Us

At O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Home, we take great pride in what we do.

We are committed to:

  • Help families make well-planned preparations in their time of need.
  • Provide a peaceful and soothing environment where people gather to commemorate the life of a loved one.
  • Honor longstanding religious and cultural traditions.
  • Offer personalized and affordable services and products.
  • Reach out to the greater community.

We believe the success of any business requires dedication and professionalism. In our business, in particular, it also requires a great deal of kindness, compassion and attention to detail. You’ll find these qualities in each and every member of our staff. Put your trust in us to make this experience as comfortable and worry free as possible.


Robert T. Rothwell

O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Director

Robert T. Rothwell has served the Long Island community for many years. His reputation as a funeral director committed to the families he is privileged to serve remains unparalleled. He is recognized as a knowledgeable and responsible resource in planning and making arrangements for a service that not only honors the life of the deceased, but is keeping with the wishes of the family. Robert is highly regarded by those who have worked with him. He is a source of comfort and strength ensuring that families are treated with kindness and genuine concern at a most difficult time. The esteem in which Robert is held attests to the caliber of a man dedicated to his chosen profession. As a compassionate and caring individual, Robert recognizes that every life matters, every life is unique, and every story deserves to be told with dignity and respect.

Kenneth T. Rothwell

O'Connell-Rothwell Funeral Director

Ken RothwellKen has been there to assist families through some of the most tragic disasters of modern times.

Whether it is the incomprehensible loss of a child, or the impact of a national tragedy he has found the time to bring solace to others. Ken worked closely with families of victims of the Flight 800 disaster volunteering to transport remains from Long Island to a home in Pennsylvania. He learned a great deal during the aftermath of this crash; and the experience enabled him to assist other families following the horrific loss resulting from the World Trade Center tragedy on 9/11. His dedication and tireless efforts earned him special recognition from the Governor of New York and the Nassau/Suffolk Funeral Directors Association. In our community, Ken has served as Captain in the Southampton Fire Department, Exulted Ruler of the Southampton Elks Lodge and Financial Secretary to the Knights of Columbus. He is a member and Lector at the Basilica Parish of the Sacred Hearts in Southampton.



O'Connell-Rothwell Home
30 Little Plains Road
Southampton, New York 11968

Serving you and your family
in your time of need.

Contact Us...

By Phone: (631) 283-0098
By Email: info@rothwellfuneralhomes.com