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Steven W. Eline, Owner
Office Phone: 410-239-8163

A life long resident of Hampstead, Steve graduated from North Carroll High School in 1983. Following in his father's footsteps, he joined the family owned and operated business that same year.

Steve graduated from Catonsville Community College with a degree in mortuary science in 1985. Upon graduation, he became responsible for the daily operations of the funeral home.

Steve is a proud member of The Hampstead Lions Club, Carroll Hospice Dash, The Maryland State Funeral Directors Association, The National Funeral Directors Association, The Cremation Association of North America, Hampstead Main Street Merchants Association and the Hampstead Business Association. Steve sits on the board of directors for the Hampstead Cemetery Association and the Main Street Merchants Association serving as secretary treasurer. He is a member of Piney Branch Golf and Country Club.

His loving wife of 20 years, Lisa Eline, is the owner and operator of Petals Flowers & Gifts. Their children, Connor and Sarah, are involved in many local activities. The family resides in Hampstead, Maryland.

Jeffrey B. Eline, Owner
Office Phone: 410-833-1414

Carrying on the tradition his great-great-grandfather started in 1863, Jeff is a fifth generation owner of Eline Funeral Home.  A lifelong resident of Reisterstown, Jeff graduated from Franklin High School and then went on to acquire a bachelors degree from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre PA.  After a stint in broadcast television, Jeff joined his father in the business in 1991.

Jeff is past president of the Reisterstown/Glyndon/Owings Mills Chamber of Commerce.  He lives in Reisterstown with  his wife two kids.  When he's not playing guitar he's producing films or doing card tricks.

Stephen M. Jenkins, Manager/Funeral Director
Office Phone: 410-833-1414

Steve has been a funeral director for over 35 years.  He started his long career at Loring Byers Funeral Home in Randallstown and joined Eline Funeral Home in 2000.  As manager, Steve works side by side with Jeff Eline, owner, overseeing the daily operations of the business.  

Steve grew up in the Pikesville area and now lives in Hanover, PA with his wife Rose.  He is father to three sons, of whom he is very proud.  Steve is a Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Reisterstown and a 30 year member of the Reisterstown Lions Club.

Wanda L. Lemmer
Office Phone: 410-239-8163

Wanda joined our funeral home  in February 2008. She is a 1985 graduate of Catonsville Community College with an AA degree in mortuary science.

She was raised in Westminster, Maryland and is now living in Hampstead with her husband, Bob, who is a retired insurance underwriter. They attend Hampstead Baptist Church  and also Crosswind Church in Westminster.   Wanda enjoys cooking, trying new recipes and attending Southern Gospel music concerts.

Her son, David, lives with his family in New Windsor, Maryland and her stepson, Robert, is a physical therapist in Sumter, South Carolina.

Wanda is a collector of mourning jewelry and other historical items

Alan C. Purvis
Office Phone: 410-239-8163

Alan joined our staff in July 2007.  He brings over 30 years of experience as he served his apprenticeship between high school and college.
A native of Charlottesville, VA,  Alan is a 1978 graduate of Charlottesville High School and in 1982 was graduated with honors from John Tyler College in Chester, VA, where he earned an associate degree in Mortuary Science.
He was associated for fifteen years with the Hill and Wood Funeral Home in Charlottesville as a funeral director.  He moved to Maryland in 1993 and worked in Baltimore for several years.  He has been working as a funeral director in Carroll County since 1998.
He is a member of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association and a member and past president of the Tri-County Funeral Directors Association of central Maryland.  He is a member of Westminster Lodge #2277 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks and the Hesson-Snider Post #120 of the Sons of the American Legion in Taneytown.  His hobbies include golf, birdwatching, reading and travel.

His wife, Natalie, is a licensed psychiatrist.  Alan and Natalie reside in Westminster.

Richard Verfaillie, Funeral  Director
Office Phone: 410-239-8163

Corinne E. Nachajski, Funeral Director
Office Phone: 410-833-1414

Corinne (Corey)  E. Nachajski  started in April of 2019. Born in Philadelphia and raised in Reading PA, Corey worked for 25 years at the Reading Hospital as a Nurse’s Aide, Phlebotomist and in the billing department.   After caring for her dying father, Corey felt she could help others through the journey of death and decided to enroll at Northampton Community College in Bethlehem, PA in the Mortuary Science Program.  

She graduated in 2004 with an Associate Degree in Applied Science.  She moved to southern York County in 2005 to work for a funeral home.   While in PA, she also served as President of York County Funeral Directors Association for five years.  She is a licensed Maryland State Funeral Director and a member of the PA Funeral Directors Association and National Funeral Directors Association.  

She resides in York, PA with her husband, Rich and her canine baby, Zoe. She belongs to St. Joseph Catholic Church on Kingston Rd.  She enjoys going on vacation and spending time with her daughter, “son” (daughter’s husband) and her two beautiful grandchildren.  She feels very fortunate that they live close by so she can see them often, spoil them constantly and attend sporting and school events.

Rose M. Jenkins, Office Manager
Office Phone: 410-833-1414

Working as Office Manager since 1998, Rose oversees the daily office operations of the funeral home.  She comes from a strong family business background and understands the importance of personal service.  She is compassionate and dedicated to the families we serve.  

Rose grew up in Reisterstown but has since moved to Hanover, PA.  She enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.  Rose is married to Steve Jenkins and they have three sons.

Tiffany Cohn, Funeral Director
Office Phone: 410-239-8163

MaryJo D. Hazelbaker
Office Phone: 410-833-1414

MJ received her A.S.B. degree in funeral service from The Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and her B.S. from Point Park University.  During her undergrad she mentored for ‘Strong Women, Strong Girls” and volunteered for “Cribs for Kids”.

Post-graduation, MJ moved to Baltimore from her hometown in Pittsburgh, PA to temporarily work for Donate Life, where she gained valuable experience.  She recently joined the staff of Eline Funeral Home, Reisterstown as a funeral director apprentice and is looking forward to meeting the community!

When she isn’t at the funeral home, MJ can be found hiking or kayaking with her energetic dog, Khoe, exploring the city with her friends or she is painting.  MJ’s near future goal is to publicly share and display her art.  

MJ joined our team in September 2018.  

MJ has completed all of her necessary requirements to become a funeral director and is now a Licensed Funeral Director.

Bill Goretsas

Bill has been part of the team at Eline's for many years. He is a retired employee from Baltimore County and graciously gives his free time to serve the community in many ways. He provides assistance during the visitations and services for the families we serve.

He, along with his wife, are actively involved with the North East Social Action Program in Hampstead.

His wife, Phyllis, can often be found with Bill at visitations and services giving support and encouragement to our visitors and families. They have three grown children and four grandchildren. They are both long time residents of Hampstead.