Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.
James F. Nickel
Supervisor and Vice President of Nickel-Lochstampfor Family Funeral Home, Inc.
James "Jim" F. Nickel, a lifelong member of the Loysville community and graduate of West Perry High School and Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. Owner of the Nickel Funeral Home since the 1980's. He is married to Lou Ann. He has three children.
Paul T. Lochstampfor
President/ CEO/ Corp. Secretary and Waynesboro Supervisor/Funeral Director
Paul is the son of Rev. Dr. Edward and Irene Lochstampfor of Rouzerville, PA. He is a graduate of Brockton High School and holds a business degree from Franklin University, Columbus, OH and is a graduate of the Maryland Statewide Mortuary Science Program at Catonsville, Maryland. He has done continuing educational studies at West Chester State University, Eastern University and University of Massachusetts, Boston. He served his Pennsylvania student residence at the Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., West Chester and his internship a the Schneider Funeral Home in Hatboro. He served his Maryland Apprenticeship at the Evans Funeral Chapels in Baltimore. In addition to his Pennsylvania and Maryland licenses he also holds a West Virginia License. He is a certified crematory operator from CMS. He is past president of the Capital City Funeral Directors and is currently their VP.. He is a member of the Pennsylvania Funeral Directors Association where he serves on the convention golf committee raising funds for the Caring Place. He services on the Maryland State FDA Mortuary Disaster Team. He is a partner at Crosswalk Church, a member of the Rotary Club of Waynesboro, Rouzerville Lions Club, Waynesboro Fire Dept as well as many other community clubs and committees. His hobby is Little League Baseball Umpiring and he was in ducted in 2013 to the Youth Baseball Hall of Fame as an umpire in Copperstown, New York.
VP, CFO, Treasurer and Preneed Life Insurance Agent
Angella is the wife of Paul Lochstampfor owner. She is a graduate of Downingtown High School and hols a Bachalors Degree in Business, Major in Finance and Managment with a Minor in German from Towson State University, Towson, Maryland. She went on to earn her Master's Degree in International Business, concentration study in Iinternational Managment and Finance with her language of German. She is the daughter of Ralph and Nancy Buckles who live in New Holland, PA after Ralphs retirment from the VA Hospital in Coatsville. Angella has worked in managment for Boston/Hanover Shoes,starting her career and has worked for many corporations and government agency over the years. She earned her life insurance license in 196 and open Lochstampfor Family Services, Inc. with Paul as the Preneed insurance agency for the Funeral Home. In addition to all that she does at the funeral home she open in 2013 a new business financial consulting firm called Financial Change. She and Paul have two boys, Benjamin and Nathan Lochstampfor.
Ryan Berger - graduate of James Buchanan High School and the Maryland State Mortuary Science program. Licensed in Maryland and Pennsylvania. Serviced his Maryland internship with Stauffer Funeral Home, PA in Frederick. Also has worked for many other funeral homes. Has been associated with Lochstampfor Funeral Home since leaving Zimmerman and Sons Funeral Home, Inc. on a part time bases.
Jamie Nickel Baughman
Loysville Office Administrator
Jamie is the daughter of James Nickel and has been assisting her father for many years at the Loysville funeral home. Jamie is a 2007 graduate of West Perry High School. Her current task is helping manage the paperwork in the office. In addition she assists with services when needed. She is married and lives with her husband Jake Baughman in Landisburg with her many four footed children. she is a member of the church of god in Landisburg. She is our office Administrator.
Nathanal "Nathan" Lochstampfor is the youngest of Paul and Angella's boys. He helps on services and helps in the office with filing and other things. He is a Jr. at WASH and is looking to go to college to study business after high school.
Unlicensed Funeral Assistant Loysville
Robert "Bob" Crozier has been with the firm for over 17 years assisting Jim Nickel. He lives in Landisburg. He is a member of the Landisburg Vol. Fire Dept and St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Loysville.
Non-licenced Funeral Assistant in Waynesboro.
Seth Ward was home schooled and grew up in Ringgold Maryland. His is full time employed at Cumberland Valley Antithetical Services, Inc. in Zullinger. Seth resides in Waynesboro with his wife Christina and two children.
PA Licensed Hairdresser - Waynesboro
Cyrstal Rush has been a licensed hair stylist in the Waynesboro are for many years and assist the funeral home when families don't have hairdresser.
Dale is the newest of the staff and is married to Martha Weibley, He lives in Loysville, PA and is a retired state employee.
Bill is married and lives in the Landisburg/Shermans Dale area of Perry County. He is a member of New Life Assembly of God Church in Landisburg where he is active.
Gordon lives in Loysville and is a retired EMS from Carlisle area. He has been a member of the Nickel Funeral Home organization for many years. In addition to working for the funeral home in his retirement he also drives bus during the school year.
Joel lives in Landisburg area and has been with the Nickel organization for many years. His is a member of the Landisburg Church of God. He currently runs errands for the funeral home.
John lives in Loysville. He is married and is a member of Tressler Memorial Free Lutheran Church in Loysville. He also works part time for Faulkner Automotive. He enjoys golf and fishing.
Kim is a local Perry county hairdresser living in Elliottsburg. She also owns Kims Comfy Kennels.
Carl Nace is married and lives in Landisburg, PA with his wife. He is Fire Chief of the Landisburg Fire Dept. He is the former Sheriff of Perry County retiring in 2018
Unlicensed Funeral Assistant Loysville
Jake Baughman is the son-in-law of Jimmy Nickel. He is the husband of Jamie Nickel Baughman. He is also a graduate of West Perry High School. He fills in when needed does transfer calls and also helps during viewings.
Pastor William "Bill" Pipp
Bill is a retired pastor of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church. In his retirement for the past 12 + years he has served as the Senior Pastor of the Snyder's United Methodist Church. In addition to his role as pastor Bill has worked at the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home, Inc. and Ronan Funeral Home in Carlisle. Bill is also a graduate of Pittsburgh Mortuary School, in Pittsburgh, PA. He is married to his lovely wife Linda and has three great daughters and grandchildren whom he loves dearly.Bill is also a Chaplain for the Carlisle Police Department.
Vernon Ashway Sr.
Non-Licensed Staff Funeral Assitant
Vernon Ashway is a life long resident of Waynesboro. He is a member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church and currently is a member of the New Franklin Assembly of God Church, New Franklin, PA where he services on the church board.. He is married to his wife Vonnie and has four children. He is a life member of the Wayensboro Fire Department and Ambulance Squad. He is a retired truck driver and former Landis Tool Company employee.