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Charlie Evans

Charlie Evans

President of Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services

Charlie Evans, President of Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services attended Towson University majoring in business administration and then, following in his father’s footsteps, attended Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, which is considered the leader in Mortuary Science education.  Charlie grew up in the family business.  He started going with his father on house calls at the age of 12 and has worked in the business on the professional side since 1974 assuming the responsibilities of running and managing the family business since 1982.  Evans has a rich family tradition and is well respected as a highly reputable funeral home.


He and his family live in Harford County.  He enjoys rescuing turtles and spending time at his beach house in North Carolina.



Sue Carlozo

Sue Carlozo

Corporate Business Manager

Sue Carlozo is the Corporate Business Manager of Evans Funeral Chapel, having served in that capacity since 1999.  In joining our team, Sue brought with her 28 years of public accounting and administrative experience.  She is responsible for the day to day operations for all of the Evans locations.  She works with various organizations to plan after care events and is instrumental in implementing the Annual Service of Remembrance which has been held every December since 2003.  

A native of Baltimore, Sue, her husband Joe and her cat KC make their home in Harford County.  She is an avid Oriole and Penn State fan and enjoys baking and driving her sports cars.  



Ashley A. Anders

Ashley A. Anders

Funeral Director, Crematory Operator

Ashley was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland where she graduated from Parkville High School in 2008. She attended the Mortuary Science Program at Catonsville Community College of Baltimore County. Ashley joined the Evans organization in 2014, served her apprenticeship, completed the Maryland state requirements and is now a licensed funeral director.

When Ashley is not serving her community or helping families, she can be found in her kitchen cooking, eating and hosting events for her family and friends.



Duane A. Bartley

Duane A. Bartley

Care Center Manager

Duane was born and raised in Harford County. He was a graduate of Edgewood High School and the Mortuary Science program at Catonsville Community College of Baltimore. Duane began working with the Evans organization in 1985 where he worked as a licensed apprentice and received his funeral director license in 1987. Duane took a hiatus in his funeral service career and pursued an education in Molecular biology. He worked as a lab director for Johns Hopkins University for 14 years. Duane returned to the Evans organization in 2004 and is currently the Care Center manager.

In his spare time he enjoys working outside in his garden and yard at his home in Annapolis that he shares with his partner of many years.



Tiffany Cohn

Tiffany Cohn

Location Manager Hereford/Monkton, Funeral Director

Tiffany was born and raised in Maryville, Tennessee. She is a graduate of William Blount High School and attended Hiwassee College in Madisonville, Tennessee with a nursing major. After moving to Maryland in 2002 she enrolled in the Mortuary Science program of Catonsville Community College and graduated with an associate degree. Tiffany joined the Evans organization in 2007 and served her apprenticeship while in school and became a licensed funeral director in 2008. She is a member of the National Funeral Directors Association, Hereford Zone Business Association and the Hereford Community Association.

She resides in Reisterstown with her husband, daughter and their two Italian greyhounds. When she is not helping the community professionally, she enjoys competing in CrossFit competitions, spending time with her family and friends. 



Taylor L. Evans

Taylor L. Evans

Funeral Apprentice

Taylor was born and raised in the Bel Air community and is a 2011 graduate of C. Milton Wright High School. She attended Harford Community College majoring in Psychology. Taylor is currently a part of the fifth generation entering into the family business. She is a 2018 graduate of Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and will begin her apprenticeship this spring.

Taylor resides with her parents in Street and in her free time enjoys horseback riding, hanging out at the beach, spending time with her cats, Penelope and Oliver and her dogs, Zoey, Kringle, Marshall and Gabby.



Robert W Groves, Jr.

Robert W Groves, Jr.

Location Manager Bel Air/Forest Hill, Pre-need Manager, Pastor

Robert W Groves, Jr. 

Bob was raised in Baltimore, a graduate of Baltimore Polytechnic High School and Mortuary Science Program at Catonsville Community College of Baltimore. Bob has been a licensed Funeral Director in Maryland since 1981.

Served as an Embalmer for the State Anatomy Board of Maryland and also lead the bone donation program for the Maryland Tissue Bank.

Bob also was an instructor of Embalming and Restorative Art for the CCBC Mortuary Science program for over 10 years.

Bob joined the Evans organization in June 1990 as a pre-need counselor; in December 1997 he became a licensed Life Insurance Agent in the State of Maryland.  In October 2000 Bob received his Certified Preplanning Consultant through the National Funeral Directors Association. Over the years he has helped establish Evans Funeral Chapel as a National leader in Pre planning.

Bob received his bachelor degree in Theology from Andersonville Baptist Seminary in 2000 and is currently the Lead Pastor of Living Hope Ministries.

Bob currently manages our Pre planning side of Evans Funeral Chapel and is the location manager of our Bel Air/Forest Hill establishment.

Bob chose his career in funeral service because he has always desired to help people.

He resides in Harford County with his wife Bernice. 



Nicholas J. Hassani

Nicholas J. Hassani

Funeral Director

Nick was born and raised in Northern Baltimore County. He is a 2009 graduate of Dulaney High School and attended Towson University and University of Maryland, studying Agriculture. After years of study in the agricultural sector, he sought out a way that he could better serve his hometown community. Nick enrolled in the Community College of Baltimore County Mortuary Program and proudly graduated in 2017 at which time he obtained his Maryland funeral directors license. Nick joined the Evans organization in 2014.

He currently resides in the northern part of Baltimore County with his family. When he is not helping the community professionally, he can be found hiking the local trails, skiing in western Maryland and spending time with his family.



Nicoll C. Hellmann

Nicoll C. Hellmann

Floral Manager, Lead Designer

Nic grew up in Harford County. She was a 1991 graduate of North Harford High School and 1994 Harford Community College. Nic joined our team in 2010 as the manager and lead designer of The Flower Cottage when it opened its doors. She has worked in the floral industry as a designer for 25 years. 

Nic and her husband have been residents of Fawn Grove, PA for 18 years. In her spare time she enjoys playing softball, long distance charity bicycle rides, playing with her dogs, Hoss and Hugo. 



Francis S. Karczmarek

Francis S. Karczmarek

Preneed Counselor/Funeral Director

Fran was born and raised in Rosedale, attended St. Clement’s Parochial School and graduated from Overlea High School in 1966. He attended the University of Baltimore and graduated from Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 1973 at which time he obtained his Maryland funeral directors license. Fran has been a licensed funeral director in Maryland for over 40 years. He obtained his preneed insurance license in 1999. Fran joined the Evans organization in 2015 as a preneed counselor and funeral director. He served in the United States Army as a Sergeant with Military Honors. 


Fran has resided in the Nottingham community with his wife Kathy for the last 31 years. In his spare time he enjoys working on his train garden and gardening in his backyard.



Scott LeBrun

Scott LeBrun

Funeral Director, Crematory Operator

Scott was born and raised in Baltimore and is a 1997 Archbishop Curley High School graduate. He had a desire to serve families in the community in which he was raised and this brought him to join the Evans organization in 1999. Scott graduated the Mortuary Science program at Catonsville Community College of Baltimore in 2001 at which time he obtained his funeral license. In 2014 Scott became a licensed crematory operator.

He resides in the Abingdon community of Harford County with his wife and daughter. In his spare time Scott enjoys the season of Halloween, ghost tours, and spending time with his family and friends.



Cori L. LeMaitre

Cori L. LeMaitre

Funeral Director, Crematory Operator

Cori was born and raised in Baltimore County and is a graduate of Loch Raven High School and Catonsville Community College Mortuary Science Program.  She has been a licensed funeral director for over 30 years. Cori has been with the Evans organization since 2008, working at the Forest Hill location and has been a Certified Crematory Operator since 2014.

When she’s not serving families, she enjoys working around the house, gardening, vacationing and spending time with family and friends. She and her husband Bob live in the Nottingham area and have twin daughters, Ciera & Rachael and a son, Brad.



James M. Lynch

James M. Lynch

Preneed Counselor

Casey was born and raised in Baltimore and is a graduate of Archbishop Curley High School where he was a standout athlete in soccer class of 1996. Casey is a graduate of the Mortuary Science program of Catonsville Community College of Baltimore, he has worked in funeral service for over 20 years in various capacities.

 Casey is currently our lead preneed counselor. 

He resides in the Nottingham area of Baltimore County. In his free time he is an avid Ravens and Orioles fan. Casey also plays in various recreational soccer leagues.



Amanda A. Matthews

Amanda A. Matthews

Supervising Crematory Operator

Amanda was born and raised in North Baltimore County. She was a 1991 graduate of Hereford High School and joined the Evans team in 2003. She has been a certified crematory operator since 2005 and became a supervising crematory operator in 2014.

Amanda and her family reside in Northern Baltimore County. In her free time Amanda enjoys being outdoors.



Condrae’ L. McFadden

Condrae’ L. McFadden

Funeral Director

Rae was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina where he graduated from Spring Valley High School and obtained an Associate Degree in Mortuary Science from Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service in Atlanta, Georgia. Rae moved to Maryland in 2000. He is licensed in both South Carolina and Maryland; a member of the National Funeral Directors Association and is currently working on becoming a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner through the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. He and his wife and daughter reside in the Rosedale area. They both enjoy traveling and spending time with family. Rae is a compassionate, family-oriented man who values most his relationship with God.


Nikita M. Ogard

Nikita M. Ogard

Funeral apprentice, Life Celebrant, Certified Crematory Operator


Nikita was born and raised in Minnesota. She is a 2006 graduate of Monticello High School. Nikita attended St. Paul Community College and Minneapolis Community and Technical College majoring in Business. She is a 2018 graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where she became certified as a life celebrant, certified disaster responder, and a certified crematory operator. Nikita joined the Evans organization in the spring of 2018 as an apprentice.

Nikita and her family reside in the Forest Hill community. In her spare time she enjoys reading and taking care of her son.



Thomas J. Shaw

Thomas J. Shaw

Care Center Director

Tom was born and raised in the Wyoming Valley community of Northeastern Pennsylvania. He is a 1978 graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School, attended Luzerne County Community College and graduated from Simmons School of Mortuary Science in 1983. In 1985 Tom received his funeral director license in Pennsylvania and in 1998 was appointed the Luzerne County Deputy Coroner by the late Dr. George Hudak. He joined the Evans organization in 2006 at which time he obtained his Maryland funeral directors license. 

In Tom’s spare time he enjoys being with his children, grandchildren and the outdoors. He is an avid Steelers fan but the organization doesn’t hold that against him. 



Kelly A. Stiemly

Kelly A. Stiemly

Administrative Assistant

Kelly grew up in Timonium and is a 1990 graduate of Dulaney High School. She joined the Evans organization in 2004 and is currently our Administrative Assistant at the Parkville establishment. Kelly resides in Nottingham area with her family as a proud mother and grandmother. 

 She enjoys boating and horseback riding in her spare time with her family, and is a member of the Wilson Point Men’s Club.



Brian A. Willem

Brian A. Willem

Funeral Director, Grief Counselor, Life Celebrant

Brian was born and raised in Baltimore, and is a 1985 graduate of Calvert Hall College High School. He graduated from the Mortuary Science program of Catonsville Community College of Baltimore in 1992 at which time became a licensed funeral director. Brian is a member of the Disaster Mortuary Operational response Team (DMORT Region III) and the Maryland Medical Reserve Corps for the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. He currently holds a Ph.D. in Biblical Counseling Masters in Divinity and Bachelors in Christian Studies all from Louisiana Baptist College. He is an Advisory Board Member for the American Association of Grief Counseling since 2005. Brian is a funeral life celebrant, certified grief counselor for Evans Funeral Chapel & Cremation Services and currently facilitates a grief support group in the White Marsh area. 

Brian resides in the Nottingham area with his wife and family. In his spare time Brian enjoys traveling, hiking, a food connoisseur, and an outstanding standup comedian. 



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