Our knowledgeable staff are passionate about providing families guidance and support during the funeral planning process and well after the funeral. Together, we can honor your loved one’s life while beginning your grief journey.

 

 

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Albert Bloomfield Managing Partner

• Third generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Managed two family operated Jewish Funeral Home locations in New Jersey.
• Al is a board member of JCRC of Greater Washington and a member of Bender JCC of Greater Washington.
• While working in New Jersey Al began to offer memorials and monuments and has produced its own monument division.

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Sydnie Rivenburgh Funeral Care Coordinator - Pet Care Specialist

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Max Bloomfield Media Content Manager - Pet Care Specialist

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Edward Sagel Managing Partner

• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Graduated from Towson State University, also attended mortuary program in Atlanta, Georgia.
• With the help of the Shulman Rogers Group, Edward Sagel Funeral Direction was founded in 1994.

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Ron Rivenburgh Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

• Licensed Funeral Director in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
• Veteran of the US Navy.

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Roxie Bloomfield Registered PAL Therapy Dog

• Registered PAL (People. Animals. Love) Therapy Dog.

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Wendy Shipley Forever Faithful Pet Manager Wendy@foreverfaithfulcares.com

• Born in Indiana, lived there for 6 months, and her Army Brat upbringing allowed her to travel all over the US and Europe
• Graduated from the University of Maryland College Park. Go Terps!
• Former Docent with the Oakland Zoo, and believes that education and understanding of animal behaviors help make pet relationships better
• Loving Mom of Oliver, a mellow Maine Coon mix, and Veronica, a feisty Tortoishell kitten

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William Brasaemle Crematory Operator - Pet Care Specialist

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Fran Thomas Pet Care Specialist

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Daniel Bloomfield Funeral Care Coordinator - Pet Care Specialist

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Jamie Zuelsdorff Crematory Operator and Pet Care Specialist

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Stefanie Custer Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

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Lisa Vandewalle Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

• Raised in Wisconsin and Southern California.
• Graduated from the Community College of Baltimore County with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 2019.
• Lisa has been with the firm since 2015
• Lisa is dedicated to her profession and recognizes the true gift in helping to honor a life well lived. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading a new book, spending time with friends and relaxing at home.

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Tisha Reid Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

• Tisha’s love of helping people is intrinsic to her career.
• In her free time, Tisha loves to listen to music, read classic novels by her favorite author Jane Austen, and trying new recipes.
• Tisha has been with Sagel Bloomfield since its inception.

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Scott Massing General Manager - Rockville Location

• Born and raised in Texas.
• Scott started his career in Funeral Service in 1997 and moved to Maryland in 2010.
• He has been with our firm since its inception.

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Bryan Staniewski Pet Care Specialist

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Benji Sagel Comfort Dog

• Loves to eat and take walks.

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Kailah Matthews Pet Care Specialist - Receptionist

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Keely Aranibar Apprentice Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

  • Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a double major in Marketing & Psychology
  • Attending CCBC Catonsville for Mortuary Science
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Lived in New York City for 4 years
  • Loves travelling around the world to get a glimpse of different cultures and traditions, trying new cooking recipes, long walks with my King Charles Spaniel and Photography

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Angela Eiss Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

• Born in New York State and came to the Washington area in 2002.
• Graduated from The University of the District of Columbia with a degree in Mortuary Science in 2017.
• Has decades of hospitality industry experience that enable her to be creative when personalizing funeral services.
• She is dedicated to serve our families and the community through her passion for the funeral industry.
• Angela is family-oriented and loves cooking, swimming, and reading English literature in her spare time.

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Alyson Taylor Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist

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Linda Fox Lehman Controller

• Over 30 years of Finance and Accounting Experience.
• Graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA in Accounting.
• Long-time member of Temple Beth Ami, Rockville, MD.
• Enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and reading.

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Daniel Simons General Manager - Woodbine Location Dan@foreverfaithfulcares.com

• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Born and raised in up-state New York.

Albert Bloomfield

Managing Partner
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• Third generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Managed two family operated Jewish Funeral Home locations in New Jersey.
• Al is a board member of JCRC of Greater Washington and a member of Bender JCC of Greater Washington.
• While working in New Jersey Al began to offer memorials and monuments and has produced its own monument division.

Sydnie Rivenburgh

Funeral Care Coordinator - Pet Care Specialist
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Max Bloomfield

Media Content Manager - Pet Care Specialist
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Edward Sagel

Managing Partner
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• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Graduated from Towson State University, also attended mortuary program in Atlanta, Georgia.
• With the help of the Shulman Rogers Group, Edward Sagel Funeral Direction was founded in 1994.

Ron Rivenburgh

Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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• Licensed Funeral Director in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
• Veteran of the US Navy.

Roxie Bloomfield

Registered PAL Therapy Dog
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• Registered PAL (People. Animals. Love) Therapy Dog.

Wendy Shipley

Forever Faithful Pet Manager
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• Born in Indiana, lived there for 6 months, and her Army Brat upbringing allowed her to travel all over the US and Europe
• Graduated from the University of Maryland College Park. Go Terps!
• Former Docent with the Oakland Zoo, and believes that education and understanding of animal behaviors help make pet relationships better
• Loving Mom of Oliver, a mellow Maine Coon mix, and Veronica, a feisty Tortoishell kitten

William Brasaemle

Crematory Operator - Pet Care Specialist
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Fran Thomas

Pet Care Specialist
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Daniel Bloomfield

Funeral Care Coordinator - Pet Care Specialist
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Jamie Zuelsdorff

Crematory Operator and Pet Care Specialist
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Stefanie Custer

Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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Lisa Vandewalle

Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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• Raised in Wisconsin and Southern California.
• Graduated from the Community College of Baltimore County with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science in 2019.
• Lisa has been with the firm since 2015
• Lisa is dedicated to her profession and recognizes the true gift in helping to honor a life well lived. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading a new book, spending time with friends and relaxing at home.

Tisha Reid

Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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• Tisha’s love of helping people is intrinsic to her career.
• In her free time, Tisha loves to listen to music, read classic novels by her favorite author Jane Austen, and trying new recipes.
• Tisha has been with Sagel Bloomfield since its inception.

Scott Massing

General Manager - Rockville Location
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• Born and raised in Texas.
• Scott started his career in Funeral Service in 1997 and moved to Maryland in 2010.
• He has been with our firm since its inception.

Bryan Staniewski

Pet Care Specialist
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Benji Sagel

Comfort Dog
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• Loves to eat and take walks.

Kailah Matthews

Pet Care Specialist - Receptionist
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Keely Aranibar

Apprentice Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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  • Born in Cochabamba, Bolivia
  • Graduated from Virginia Tech in 2013 with a double major in Marketing & Psychology
  • Attending CCBC Catonsville for Mortuary Science
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Lived in New York City for 4 years
  • Loves travelling around the world to get a glimpse of different cultures and traditions, trying new cooking recipes, long walks with my King Charles Spaniel and Photography

Angela Eiss

Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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• Born in New York State and came to the Washington area in 2002.
• Graduated from The University of the District of Columbia with a degree in Mortuary Science in 2017.
• Has decades of hospitality industry experience that enable her to be creative when personalizing funeral services.
• She is dedicated to serve our families and the community through her passion for the funeral industry.
• Angela is family-oriented and loves cooking, swimming, and reading English literature in her spare time.

Alyson Taylor

Licensed Funeral Director - Pet Care Specialist
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Linda Fox Lehman

Controller
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• Over 30 years of Finance and Accounting Experience.
• Graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a BSBA in Accounting.
• Long-time member of Temple Beth Ami, Rockville, MD.
• Enjoys spending time with family and friends, travelling and reading.

Daniel Simons

General Manager - Woodbine Location
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• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Born and raised in up-state New York.