History & Staff

We have years of experience caring for families, from all walks of life. Each family comes to us because they know we are leaders in our profession, dedicated to excellence in service, and have the highest integrity.

When we sit down with a family, we have just one goal: to create a fitting, memorable and affordable service for their loved one. Together, we explore the wide variety of services and products available, as well as a wealth of creative ideas and suggestions.

Together, we'll design a memorial or funeral service that suits their needs now, and in the future. Families who come to us know that years from now, they will have deep peace-of-mind because in coming to us, they've done their best to honor their loved one.

Our Mission 

Bringing traditions from the past, embracing them with values from the present, leading the way into the future to bring our families the best in complete funeral service.

Our Philosophy 

No two funerals are the same. Each family we serve has unique and important needs that we strive to satisfy. By working closely with your family we can arrange a funeral ceremony that will express the special, one-of-a-kind relationship that you shared with your loved one and help enrich the memories that you will cherish forever.

We do our best to deliver service beyond expectation. Whether you come to us when your loved one has died, or when you want to make your arrangements in advance, we provide you with services tailored to your needs and desires. The staff members in our eight locations are your caring friends and neighbors, and ready to serve you and your family.

Maintaining a tradition of quality service is our top priority. It is our privilege to uphold that tradition while helping you in your time of need.

Our Valued Staff

  • Tom  Helfenbein

    Tom Helfenbein Retired Funeral Director

  • Kirk  Helfenbein

    Kirk Helfenbein Funeral Director / CEO

  • Chad Helfenbein

    Chad Helfenbein Funeral Director / Certified Crematory Operator

  • Ryan Helfenbein

    Ryan Helfenbein Funeral Director / Certified Preplanning Counselor

  • Jason  Fellows

    Jason Fellows Funeral Director

  • Susan  Burleson

    Susan Burleson Funeral Director

  • Chris Fontana

    Chris Fontana Funeral Director

  • Stacey Barrow

    Stacey Barrow Financial Administrator

  • Kerry Legg

    Kerry Legg Funeral Concierge

    Your Funeral Concierge, Kerry Legg, is your personal assistant in offering guidance after the loss of a loved one. Your initial conversation with Kerry will be in 3 – 7 days after a passing of a loved one. This is to introduce herself and develop a plan in navigating the process and procedures after a passing. She provides you the assistance necessary in navigating the processes and procedures in transferring assets, closing accounts, Social Security, insurance claims, survivor benefits and much more. Kerry will help generate checklists, prioritize your “must do’s”, and offer guidance in the next steps.
    She can be reached directly at 410-604-3862 or [email protected]

  • Kristal Abrams

    Kristal Abrams Planning Administrator

  • Valerie Von  Den Bosch

    Valerie Von Den Bosch Office Manager

  • Lauren  Hodges

    Lauren Hodges Office Manager

  • Jim  Lewis

    Jim Lewis Funeral Assistant

  • Gary  Connolly

    Gary Connolly Funeral Assistant

  • June  Clark

    June Clark Hostess

  • Kim  Ruth

    Kim Ruth Hostess

  • Bob Connolly

    Bob Connolly Funeral Assistant

  • Sam Tibbitt

    Sam Tibbitt Funeral Assistant

  • Jeff Morton

    Jeff Morton Funeral Assistant

  • Glenn Taylor

    Glenn Taylor Funeral Assistant

  • Jennifer Chance

    Jennifer Chance Funeral Director

  • Allen Schauber

    Allen Schauber Funeral Assistant

  • Carroll Younger

    Carroll Younger Funeral Assistant

  • Douglas Cox

    Douglas Cox Funeral Assistant

  • George Comegys

    George Comegys Funeral Assistant

  • Larry Hastings

    Larry Hastings Funeral Assistant

  • Richard Strong

    Richard Strong Funeral Assistant

  • Bob Hartnett

    Bob Hartnett Funeral Assistant

  • Jack Bossert

    Jack Bossert Funeral Assistant

  • Melissa Martelli

    Melissa Martelli Funeral Assistant

  • John Renshaw

    John Renshaw Funeral Assistant

  • Pam Phebus

    Pam Phebus Administrative Assistant

  • Justin Britcher

    Justin Britcher Funeral Director

  • John R. Merceron

    John R. Merceron Funeral Director