Foundation Partners Group Acquires Benito and Azzaro

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Foundation Partners Group in Orlando, Florida, has acquired Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel in Santa Cruz, California, according to a news release.

“Gary Benito and Vince Azzaro have built a strong reputation for impeccable customer service and meaningful experiences for families in the Santa Cruz market,” says Bob Bukala, president and CEO of FPG. “They are well-known throughout the area for their commitment to excellence and attention to detail.”

“This transition will enable our firm to carry forward our mission to ‘create beautiful farewells’ with more innovation and resources than ever before,” says Gary Benito, co-owner of Benito and Azzaro. “I’m very excited by the new service offerings such as the ShareLife multisensory experience that we will now be able to offer our families.”