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Danielle Franchi Federico

Danielle Franchi Federico

Danielle Franchi Federico is the epitome of long term dedication to the A. Franchi Health Care’s commitment to excellence and care. As a young teen, Danielle began her career working through several positions in her family’s nursing homes. After graduation from Boston College, she continued her education and became licensed in Physical Therapy and Nursing Home Administration. Danielle is married and a mother of three. 

“From an early age, my father, Anthony Franchi, always instilled in me a strong work ethic and to take a hands-on approach every day in order to fully understand and appreciate all aspects of community living. My goal is to meet the needs of all residents, as well as staff members, and to fully engage in open communication and dialogue. My office will always be open to accomplish this, and I encourage all opinions and suggestions.”

Executive Director, Grove Manor Estates


Brendan Murphy

Director, Marketing

Brendan has many years in the Assisted Living industry, starting his journey here at Grove Manor in 2008 at the age of 16 years old.  Half of his life has been dedicated to senior living, and he has worn many hats in the industry before finding his calling in marketing. He finds it very fulfilling to work for such a great family business and loves every part of his job. He especially enjoys the residents, their families, and their stories. Brendan was born and raised in Braintree MA and currently resides in Rockland MA with his wife. 


“Assisted Living and helping others are all I have ever known. To know that I can help change someone’s life circumstances for the better is the greatest reward I could ask for.”


Lynne Street

Resident Care Director

We welcome Lynne Street as our new Resident Care Director!  Lynne has 37 years’ experience in nursing and previously served as Grove Manor’s Resident Care Director from 2010 to 2015.  Lynne lives south of Boston with her husband and has one daughter and one granddaughter. They also have a few “fur kids” who bring much joy to their lives as well.

Lynne is known for her attention to detail and dedication to getting work done.  She enjoys the nursing role associated with Assisted Living and Hospice.


“I am happy to be back as I have always considered the Grove Manor community my “home”.   It’s always been a warm and caring environment. I find that the Seniors have so much to offer and so many life experiences to share.  I’ve been privileged to meet many wonderful people, along with their families and share in their life stories.” 

Ellen Scott

Human Resources Director

Ellen is a long-term employee of A. Franchi Health Care.  

She began her career in 1975 at The Ellis Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Norwood.  She served as Human Resource Director there until November of 2022 when she began her position at Grove Manor Estates.

As Office Manager/Human Resource Director of Grove Manor, Ellen manages office operations and oversees recruitment, hiring and personnel policy.

Ellen lives on the South shore and has one son, two beautiful grandchildren and an 11-year-old German Shepherd “Jake”.   Her dream is to one day raise and breed German Shepherds.

“One of the most important elements of my job as Human Resource Director is to hire excellent candidates to work and care for the residents of Grove Manor Estates.  I have enjoyed getting to know the staff at Grove Manor and very happy to be a member of such a kind and dedicated team.“ 

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Mae Krajewski

Accounting Manager

Mae has worked for A. Franchi Healthcare for 36 years. She worked as a C.N.A. while obtaining her Health Care Administration degree and getting her Nursing Home Administrators license from Stonehill College.

After college, she ended up working in the accounting department and discovered that she loved it!  Mae is a very important member of the Grove Manor team and is much valued.


Laurie Knowles

Activities Director

Laurie has spent her career with seniors as a Physical Therapist Assistant.  She had practiced in the long-term care setting for over 40 years.  Laurie joined the Grove Manor Team as the Activities Director in 2020.
Laurie is a lifelong resident of Walpole.  She has one grown son and two adorable English bulldogs.  When Laurie is not at Grove Manor, you can find her on the beaches of Nantucket.


 “Three years ago, I decided to make a career change but still wanted to work with the senior population. I had the opportunity to come to Grove Manor as the Activities Director and I've never looked back. “ 


Emily Serafini

Food Services Director

Emily has been a valued employee of Grove Manor since 2012.  She began as a member of our Waitstaff and progressed as Cook, Dining Room Manager and now, Food Services Director.

Emily creates varied and nutritious menus that meet the needs of our residents. She is responsible for supervising the Dining Services operation, including ordering supplies and managing staff.  Our residents enjoy wonderful daily menu choices and many special occasions thanks to Emily’s skill and experience.

Emily lives in Braintree with her husband and 2 daughters.  In her spare time, she loves to spend time outdoors and to vacation with her family in Disney, Cape Cod and Maine.


“My job is always interesting and challenging. I love preparing healthy and interesting menus for our residents!”

Bob Richardson

Maintenance Director

Bob began his career at Grove Manor Estates in 2011.    As the Manager of Maintenance, Bob oversees all of the interior and exterior maintenance of our beautiful facility.  He also supervises the custodial staff and housekeeping staff.  From snow removal in winter to landscaping and flower beds in the summer, Bob is an important member of our team here at Grove Manor.

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