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

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

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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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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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Alyson Taylor Licensed Funeral Director

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Tisha Reid Licensed Funeral Director

• 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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Angela Eiss Licensed Funeral Director

• 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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Lisa Vandewalle Licensed Funeral Director

• 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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Ron Rivenburgh Licensed Funeral Director

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

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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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George Clapp Crematory Supervisor george@foreverfaithfulcares.com

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Shawn Banks Operations Supervisor-Woodbine

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Jordan Prendergast Crematory Operator

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Keely Aranibar Apprentice Funeral Director

  • 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 Phtography

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Kailah Matthews Receptionist

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Jimmy McKoy Funeral Care Coordinator

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Damon Roark Funeral Care Coordinator

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William Brasaemle Crematory Operator

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Joseph Bloomfield Funeral Care Coodinator

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Sammy Sagel Funeral Care Coodinator

• Grew up in Frederick, Maryland.
• Student at Towson University.
• Avid Business reader.
• Baltimore Orioles and Ravens fan.

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Sydnie Rivenburgh Funeral Care Coordinator

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Ben Rivenburgh Funeral Care Coodinator

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Max Bloomfield Media Content Manager

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Daniel Bloomfield Funeral Care Coordinator

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Roxie Bloomfield Registered PAL Therapy Dog

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

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Benji Sagel Comfort Dog

• Loves to eat and take walks.

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.

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.

Daniel Simons

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

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.

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

Alyson Taylor

Licensed Funeral Director
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Tisha Reid

Licensed Funeral Director
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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.

Angela Eiss

Licensed Funeral Director
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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.

Lisa Vandewalle

Licensed Funeral Director
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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.

Ron Rivenburgh

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

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.

George Clapp

Crematory Supervisor
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Shawn Banks

Operations Supervisor-Woodbine
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Jordan Prendergast

Crematory Operator
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Keely Aranibar

Apprentice Funeral Director
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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 Phtography

Kailah Matthews

Receptionist
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Jimmy McKoy

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Damon Roark

Funeral Care Coordinator
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William Brasaemle

Crematory Operator
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Joseph Bloomfield

Funeral Care Coodinator
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Sammy Sagel

Funeral Care Coodinator
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• Grew up in Frederick, Maryland.
• Student at Towson University.
• Avid Business reader.
• Baltimore Orioles and Ravens fan.

Sydnie Rivenburgh

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Ben Rivenburgh

Funeral Care Coodinator
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Max Bloomfield

Media Content Manager
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Daniel Bloomfield

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Roxie Bloomfield

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

Benji Sagel

Comfort Dog
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• Loves to eat and take walks.