Joe is a 1977 graduate of Conneaut High School. He went on to study at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and graduated cum laude in 1983. He returned to his home town and mentored under his father and funeral home founder, Raymond R. Raisian. An avid golfer, motorcycle enthusiast and Lake Erie boater; Joe is very involved in his community, serving on various boards within the churches and the City of Conneaut.
Dana L. Raisian graduated from Conneaut High School in 1979 went on to work at local banks for a short time. She and Joe married in 1983 and she and Joe started a family. While being a stay at home mom, Dana began working along side Joe at the funeral home as Administrative Assistant. She is involved in various clubs and organizations in the Conneaut community.