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 Co-Owner

• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Graduated from Towson State University, also attended mortuary program in Atlanta, Georgia.
• Began his career at Danzansky Goldberg, a few months later the Goldberg family decided to sell their interest in the company.
• With the help of the Shulman Rogers group, Edward was founded Edward Sagel Funeral Direction in 1994.
• In 2014 Edward was given the opportunity to purchase both Danzansky Goldberg and Sagel Funeral Direction.

 

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Albert Bloomfield Co-Owner

• Third generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Managed two family operated Jewish Funeral Home locations in New Jersey.
• Co-purchased Edward Sagel Funeral Direction and Danzansky Goldberg Memorial Chapels in 2014.
• 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 which has now become its own monument division.

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Daniel Simons General Manager - Woodbine Location dan@goinghomecares.com

• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Born and raised in the Finger Lakes Region of 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 Sagel Bloomfield since its inception.

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Andrew Linthicum Director of Advanced Planning

• Licensed Funeral Director in Maryland, DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
• Licensed insurance agent in Maryland and Virginia.
• Extensive management career of 30 years in funeral care and 8 years in cremation management.
• Active in multiple community organizations.
• Certifications include:

  • Certified Funeral service practitioner
  • Certified Pre-need Consultant
  • Certified Crematory Operator



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Alyson Taylor Licensed Funeral Director

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Angela Eiss Licensed Funeral Director

• Born in New York State and came to Maryland 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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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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Lisa Vandewalle Licensed Funeral Director

• Raised in Wisconsin and Southern California.
• Graduated from the Community College of Baltimore County with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences for Mortuary Science in 2019.
• Began her career as an assistant to the Funeral Director in 2015 at Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg.
• 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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Shawn Banks Care Team Supervisor

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Andy Kulpinski Funeral Care Coordinator

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Bryan Staniewski Funeral Care Coordinator

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Jimmy McKoy Funeral Care Coordinator

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Steve "Shlomo" Fantl Licensed Funeral Director

• Licensed Funeral Director in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
• Steven has been with Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg for 3 years.
• He is a very active member in the Jewish community.
• He loves to spend time off with his family.

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Kurt Blake Licensed Funeral Director

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Michelle Patino Assistant to the Director and Obituary Writer Specialist

• Born in Rockville, Maryland but my parents and family are originally from Colombia, South America.
• Loves music, dancing, cooking, reading and spending time with her family. She enjoys helping people, making people laugh and working with others.

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George Clapp Crematory Supervisor

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William Brasaemle Crematory Technician

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Annah Potts Funeral Assistant

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Angie Burton Office Coordinator

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Max Carazo Funeral Care Coordinator

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Edwin Vega Funeral Care Coordinator

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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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Debbie Sagel Director of Social Media

• Also works in the Assisted Living Field.
• Has two cats.

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Max Bloomfield Media Content Manager

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Daniel Bloomfield Funeral Care Coordinator

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Walter Simon Funeral Assistant

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Zoila B Facility Comfort

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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

Co-Owner
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• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Graduated from Towson State University, also attended mortuary program in Atlanta, Georgia.
• Began his career at Danzansky Goldberg, a few months later the Goldberg family decided to sell their interest in the company.
• With the help of the Shulman Rogers group, Edward was founded Edward Sagel Funeral Direction in 1994.
• In 2014 Edward was given the opportunity to purchase both Danzansky Goldberg and Sagel Funeral Direction.

 

Albert Bloomfield

Co-Owner
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• Third generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Managed two family operated Jewish Funeral Home locations in New Jersey.
• Co-purchased Edward Sagel Funeral Direction and Danzansky Goldberg Memorial Chapels in 2014.
• 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 which has now become its own monument division.

Daniel Simons

General Manager - Woodbine Location
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• First generation Licensed Funeral Director.
• Born and raised in the Finger Lakes Region of 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 Sagel Bloomfield since its inception.

Andrew Linthicum

Director of Advanced Planning
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• Licensed Funeral Director in Maryland, DC, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
• Licensed insurance agent in Maryland and Virginia.
• Extensive management career of 30 years in funeral care and 8 years in cremation management.
• Active in multiple community organizations.
• Certifications include:

  • Certified Funeral service practitioner
  • Certified Pre-need Consultant
  • Certified Crematory Operator



Alyson Taylor

Licensed Funeral Director
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Angela Eiss

Licensed Funeral Director
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• Born in New York State and came to Maryland 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.

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.

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 Applied Sciences for Mortuary Science in 2019.
• Began her career as an assistant to the Funeral Director in 2015 at Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg.
• 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.

Shawn Banks

Care Team Supervisor
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Andy Kulpinski

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Bryan Staniewski

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Jimmy McKoy

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Steve "Shlomo" Fantl

Licensed Funeral Director
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• Licensed Funeral Director in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
• Steven has been with Sagel Bloomfield Danzansky Goldberg for 3 years.
• He is a very active member in the Jewish community.
• He loves to spend time off with his family.

Kurt Blake

Licensed Funeral Director
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Michelle Patino

Assistant to the Director and Obituary Writer Specialist
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• Born in Rockville, Maryland but my parents and family are originally from Colombia, South America.
• Loves music, dancing, cooking, reading and spending time with her family. She enjoys helping people, making people laugh and working with others.

George Clapp

Crematory Supervisor
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William Brasaemle

Crematory Technician
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Annah Potts

Funeral Assistant
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Angie Burton

Office Coordinator
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Max Carazo

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Edwin Vega

Funeral Care Coordinator
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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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Debbie Sagel

Director of Social Media
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• Also works in the Assisted Living Field.
• Has two cats.

Max Bloomfield

Media Content Manager
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Daniel Bloomfield

Funeral Care Coordinator
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Walter Simon

Funeral Assistant
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Zoila B

Facility Comfort
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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.