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.
  • Grew up in Annapolis Maryland
  • 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.
  • Learning Spanish language and dance this year
  • Likes to read business books and articles, marketing and business opportunities for the death care industry 
  • Enjoys tennis and pickleball

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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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Wendy Shipley Forever Faithful Pet Manager Wendy@foreverfaithfulcares.com

  • Certified Pet Loss Professional.
  • Trained with Colleen Ellis to become Pet Loss & Grief Companioning Certified.
  • Serves as the Membership Manager on the Board of the Pet Loss Professionals Alliance.
  • Works closely with Karen Klima of Lifting Others Up a Pet Loss Support Group.
  • 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 spicy Tortoishell cat.

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Kevin Day Crematory Supervisor

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Jordan Prendergast Pet Cremation Specialist

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Jon Katz Pet Cremation Specialist

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William Brasaemle Pet Cremation Specialist

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Fran Thomas Pet Care Specialist

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Armani Stewart Pet Care Specialist

- Born & raised in Washington DC

- 1 of 12 children

- Aspirations include helping people and the world in any way/shape possible, singing and living life to the fullest!

- Loves to laugh and make people laugh and smile

- Foodie

- Loves Animals

- Massive Fear of Mascots – yes mascots petrify me.

- Pet Care Specialist

- Graduated with a GPA average of 4.25

- Jack of all Trades, you name it, I can probably do it, if not I’ll figure it out.

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Evita Shumate Pet Care Specialist

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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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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
  • Loyal friend and companion

  • Very relaxed for client families to pet

Edward Sagel

Managing Partner
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  • First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
  • Grew up in Annapolis Maryland
  • 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.
  • Learning Spanish language and dance this year
  • Likes to read business books and articles, marketing and business opportunities for the death care industry 
  • Enjoys tennis and pickleball

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.

Wendy Shipley

Forever Faithful Pet Manager
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  • Certified Pet Loss Professional.
  • Trained with Colleen Ellis to become Pet Loss & Grief Companioning Certified.
  • Serves as the Membership Manager on the Board of the Pet Loss Professionals Alliance.
  • Works closely with Karen Klima of Lifting Others Up a Pet Loss Support Group.
  • 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 spicy Tortoishell cat.

Kevin Day

Crematory Supervisor
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Jordan Prendergast

Pet Cremation Specialist
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Jon Katz

Pet Cremation Specialist
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William Brasaemle

Pet Cremation Specialist
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Fran Thomas

Pet Care Specialist
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Armani Stewart

Pet Care Specialist
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- Born & raised in Washington DC

- 1 of 12 children

- Aspirations include helping people and the world in any way/shape possible, singing and living life to the fullest!

- Loves to laugh and make people laugh and smile

- Foodie

- Loves Animals

- Massive Fear of Mascots – yes mascots petrify me.

- Pet Care Specialist

- Graduated with a GPA average of 4.25

- Jack of all Trades, you name it, I can probably do it, if not I’ll figure it out.

Evita Shumate

Pet Care Specialist
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Daniel Simons

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

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
  • Loyal friend and companion

  • Very relaxed for client families to pet