Our Staff

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

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.

Telephone: 1-717-762-6312

Email: lochstampforfh@gmail.com


Angella Lochstampfor

Angella Lochstampfor

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 coproations and goverment 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.

Telephone: 1-717-762-6312

Email: lochstampfor@pa.net


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,


Nathanel Lochstampfor

Non-Licensed Staff

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.

Telephone: 1-717-762-6312


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.  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.

Telephone: 1-717-762-6312


Darwin Hess

Non-Licensed Staff Funeral Assistant

Darwin Hess is a life long resident of Waynesboro.  He is a member of the Calvary Assembly of God Church.  He is married with two children.  He is the owner of his own cleaning company with his wife.  He works part time for Food Line in Waynesboro.

Telephone: 1-717-762-6312


Paul Minnich

Non-licnesed Funeral Assistant in Waynesboro.

Paul Minnich is a retired US Army Veteran serving over 20 years.  Upon his retirement in the military he worked as head of Antrim Twp. maintenance until he was vested.  He then drove dump truck for many years as well as operated his own mowing company.   He is married to his wife Milinda and have two grown sons.  Paul is also a grandfather.


Robert Crozier

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.


Seth Ward

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.


Crystal Rush

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.


Hugh Burka

Unlicensed Funeral Assistant Loysville

Hugh lives in landisburg and has helped a long time friend back home with funeral services.  Hughs been employed here for a few years . Hugh is married  to  Maureen Burka and has a dog Rusty that he adores.


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