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For more than 45 years, over five generations, our focus has been to provide the very best for our families in their time of need. We have worked steadily to provide you with every possible comfort in the funeral home, and to help you make arrangements that pay tribute to your loved ones in ways that preserve cherished memories and create new ones. And because nothing is more important than your peace of mind, we have constructed a private, on-site crematory at our Opossumtown Pike location, making us a full-service funeral home in Frederick County who can promise that your loved one never leaves our care.

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G. Douglas “Doug” Stauffer

G. Douglas “Doug” Stauffer

President

Doug has been a funeral director since 1973 and a licensed insurance agent since 1994. After graduating from Walkersville High School, Doug attended Frederick Community College and Tennessee Tech University, where he received a Bachelor's of Science Degree. After graduate school at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia, he earned a degree in Mortuary Science from John A. Gupton College in Nashville. 

Doug is a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association, National Funeral Directors Association, Cremation Association of North America, and the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practitioners. A long-time Board Member of Hospice of Frederick County, Doug formerly served on the Board of Directors for Frederick Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Order of the Good Samaritan, and is a member by invitation of the DCMC (Death Care Management Council). His hobbies include sports and listening to music of the 50s, 60s and 70s.


George D. Stauffer, II

George D. Stauffer, II

Vice President

George is licensed as both a funeral director and crematory operator. Originally from Athens, Tennessee, George graduated from John A. Gupton College in Nashville where he earned a degree in Mortuary Science. He and his wife, Courtney, live in Jefferson with their son Clay.

George is a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. He is a member of the Frederick County Fish and Game Club, the Jefferson Ruritan Club and Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Order of the Good Samaritan. In his spare time, he enjoys the attending his son’s sporting events, watching the Baltimore Ravens, and spending time in the great outdoors, including waterfowl and deer hunting, and training and working with his German Shepherd, Jello.


Courtney M. Stauffer

Courtney M. Stauffer

Director of Marketing

Courtney is a licensed funeral director, a certified cremation arranger and licensed insurance agent. Originally from Benton, Kentucky, she graduated from John A. Gupton College in Nashville, Tennessee where she earned a degree in Mortuary Science. She and her husband George D. Stauffer, II live in Jefferson with their son Clay. 

Courtney is a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association and the National Funeral Directors Association. She has previously served as chair of Hospice of Frederick County’s Development Council, and as a member of the Frederick County Chamber of Commerce’s Generation Connect Board. She is now the volunteer co-chair of the Mental Health Association’s Catoctin Affair and chair of Cocktails for a Cause—a fundraiser that benefits many nonprofits in the Frederick area. Courtney is also a member of the Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick and Frederick Memorial Hospital’s Order of the Good Samaritan. She enjoys being a football, lacrosse and basketball mom, cheering on the Ravens, watching Kentucky basketball and spending time with family and friends.


Randall L. Weagley, CFSP

Randall L. Weagley, CFSP

President of Operations

Randy has been a funeral director and licensed mortician since 1987. He is certified as a Funeral Service Practitioner through the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. He is also a proud graduate of the Dale Carnegie Institute. 

While managing a funeral firm in Laurel for 10 years, Randy served as President of the Laurel Lions Club, Chairman of the Baltimore-Washington Corridor Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors, and worked closely with many other local organizations. He spent an additional 11 years managing as many as 22 individual funeral homes and cemeteries before being promoted to President of Joseph Gawler’s Sons LLC, one of the oldest funeral homes in our nation’s capital. Gawler’s has served the families of many generations of Washington, DC residents, including presidents, Supreme Court justices, members of Congress, military leaders and foreign dignitaries.


Julie Condrasky

Julie Condrasky

Controller

A graduate of Frostburg State University, Julie earned her CPA certificate in 1985. After a 17-year career in public accounting with Sarfino & Rhoades in Rockville, she spent several years as Director of Finance with a medical staffing firm. In this position, she led management as they successfully sold the business to a public company, Medical Staffing Network, Inc. Julie lives in Mt. Airy, Maryland with her husband, son, and the family’s King Charles Cavalier spaniel, Jesse. She enjoys exercising, cooking and spending time with family— which includes supporting her son's travel baseball team.


Colleen Buehrer

Colleen Buehrer

Administrative Assistant

Colleen has been in the funeral profession for more than thirteen years. A Dean’s List student at Indiana University, she received an Associate of Arts in Business. After attending Midland College, she became a licensed funeral director in South Carolina. Colleen is a resident of Thurmont, Maryland and is a member of the Thurmont Lions Club. She has one daughter and two granddaughters.



Ashley E. Brown

Ashley E. Brown

Funeral Director

Ashley E. Brown is a licensed funeral director and certified cremation arranger for Stauffer Funeral Home. She is a 2009 graduate of CCBC with a degree in Mortuary Science and a 2005 graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, her special education certification and a minor in music. Ashley is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and was also one of fifty funeral directors under the age of 40 selected for Meet the Mentors.   She is a lifelong member of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Hagerstown, MD where she enjoys singing in the choir. When not working, Ashley enjoys performing on the stage at the Washington County Playhouse, traveling, working out and spending time with her family and friends. She was recently married and resides in Boonsboro, MD with her husband William Brown.


Robert E. Dailey III

Robert E. Dailey III

Funeral Director

Bob has been a licensed funeral director for more than 35 years. Born and raised in Frederick, Maryland, he graduated from Gov. Thomas Johnson High School in 1975, where he was co-captain of the school’s first state champion basketball team. After attending Randolph-Macon College, he worked as a third generation funeral director in his family's firm, Robert E. Dailey & Son Funeral Homes, P.A. After the Stauffer family purchased the firm in 2012, Bob joined the team at Stauffer Funeral Homes. Bob lives in Brunswick, Maryland, and has a son named Robert E. “Robby” Dailey IV.  In addition to being an avid golfer, Bob enjoys traveling to the Florida Keys to scuba dive and snorkel, and enjoys riding his Harley motorcycle.


D.J. Fenton

D.J. Fenton

Funeral Director

D.J. has been a licensed funeral director since 1980, a licensed insurance agent since 1996 and a certified crematory operator since 2012. A graduate of South Carroll High School, D.J. majored in Mortuary Science at Catonsville Community College. He is a member of the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association, Greater Mt. Airy Chamber of Commerce, and the Damascus Volunteer Fire Department where he serves as a firefighter and EMT. He is an avid golfer and 10-pin league bowler (with one 300 game to his credit.) D.J. and his wife, Linda, live in Mt. Airy.



Leah Housley

Leah Housley

Funeral Director

Leah has been a licensed funeral director since 1987. Born and raised in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, she earned her Associate degree from the Baltimore County Community College at Catonsville. For nearly 20 years, Leah worked at the renowned Joseph Gawler’s Sons Funeral Home in Washington DC, where she was the Vice President of Operations. She enjoys spending time with her husband, children, grandchildren and their menagerie of pets, including traveling in their RV, restoring old houses and furniture and enjoying the Chesapeake Bay



Shawn M. Johnson

Shawn M. Johnson

Funeral Director

Shawn has been a licensed funeral director since 2006. A resident of Frederick for more than 10 years, Shawn grew up in Altoona, Pennsylvania. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Point Park University, and is a 2005 graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Shawn enjoys spending time with his daughter, Landyn Paige, singing and playing guitar in various local bands, and running to keep in shape.


Jacqui Kreh

Jacqui Kreh

Funeral Director

Jacqui Kreh, a lifelong resident of Frederick County, is pleased to return to Stauffer Funeral Homes. Jacqui received her Master's Degree in Thanatology (the study of death, dying and bereavement) from Hood College in 2010, and has been a Maryland licensed funeral director/mortician for more than 13 years. She also is currently an adjunct faculty member at Hood College and teaches in the Psychology Department. Jacqui is an active volunteer with the Frederick County 4-H program and the Great Frederick Fair. She is a member of Brook Hill United Methodist Church and serves as a county council representative for the Middletown Middle School PTSA. She is looking forward to continue serving families in Frederick County with all of their funeral needs. Jacqui and her husband, Richard, have five children and they live in Middletown. In her spare time, she enjoys local theatre and spending time with her family.


Roger W. Miller

Roger W. Miller

Funeral Director

Roger is a licensed funeral director.  A graduate of Catonsville Community College, Roger has been a member of the funeral profession for more than 23 years. He lives in Thurmont, Maryland with his wife Tonyia. The couple have one son, Daniel. 



Raymond Peterson

Raymond Peterson

Funeral Director

Raymond has been a licensed funeral director since 1977. A graduate of Holy Rosary Grade School and Mount Saint Joseph High School in Baltimore, he majored in Mortuary Science at Catonsville Community College. Raymond is a member of the Knights of Columbus, Brute 1860, Seton Chapter of Grand Knights, Fourth Degree Knights, and Bishop McNamara #384 Assembly. He and his wife, Martha, have four children, Justin, Christopher, Mary, and Helen.



Lanny R. Savage

Lanny R. Savage

Funeral Director

Lanny is a licensed funeral director and a member of the Cremation Society of North America (CANA). A graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science, Lanny has been involved in the funeral profession for more than 30 years. He lives with his wife, Judy, in Thurmont, where Lanny is a member of the Thurmont Lions Club and the Thurmont Methodist Church. Lanny and Judy have a son, Gregory, and three granddaughters.


Jeffrey Titcomb

Jeffrey Titcomb

Funeral Director

Jeff has been a licensed funeral director since 1984 and a licensed insurance agent since 1994. A native of Rockville, Maryland, Jeff attended Saint Mary’s Grade School and Our Lady of Good Counsel High School in Wheaton. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati, and his Associate’s from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Sciences. Jeff is active in his church, serving as an usher, lector, Eucharistic minister, member of the Parish Council, co-founder of the former Men’s Club and member of the Board of Directors for Stephens Ministry for the Bereaved in Montgomery County. Jeff and his wife Debby, live in Damascus where they enjoy the outdoors and traveling at every opportunity.



Kelly Zimmerman

Kelly Zimmerman

Funeral Director, CFSP

Kelly Zimmerman, CFSP, having received her Mortuary Science degree from CCBC in 1993, is a staff funeral director with Stauffer Funeral Home.  She is a licensed Pennsylvania Funeral Director and holds her Maryland Insurance License.

Kelly is a member of the National Funeral Director’s Association, Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practitioners and past President of the Maryland State Funeral Suppliers Association.

Having sung on the choir and served on the Staff Parish Relations Committee, she is a 4th generation member of Emmanuel United Methodist Church in Hagerstown and attends Mt. Nebo United Methodist Church in Boonsboro.

She is a member and past treasurer of the PTA at Boonsboro Elementary where her two daughters attend.

Kelly, her husband, two daughters, dog, cat, guinea pigs and fish have lived in the Boonsboro community since 2001.  She enjoys being a dance mom, entertaining family and friends and relaxing with a good book.


Sharon Barrick

Sharon Barrick

Front Desk Team



Imogene Martin

Imogene Martin

Front Desk Team



Evelyn Summers

Front Desk Team



Raven

Raven

Grief Therapy Specialist

Raven joined us in 2014 after extensive therapy training. Her presence is calming and reassuring to our families at one of life’s most difficult times, and her gentle, affectionate nature brings comfort and companionship to our visitors. Whether she’s by the side of a family making arrangements or sitting with a group of children at a funeral service, she’s happiest when she’s helping. After a long day, you can expect to find her napping and waiting for the next visitor who needs a little extra comfort.



Steeler

Steeler

Steeler joined us in 2015 as a dedicated comfort dog giving incredible comfort to not only Hospice patients and their families, but to the Hospice volunteers and staff. Through his visits with Hospice patients we are constantly reminded of Steeler’s ability to heal. He has become an important piece to the Hospice mission and if you ever meet him he will  “steal” your heart. In addition to serving his community through his work at Hospice of Frederick County, you'll find him comforting families at the funeral home from time to time as well.