Bloomfield, NJ includemetoonj@gmail.com

Our Board

ANGIE KOENEKER, MS, CCLS
CERTIFIED CHILD LIFE SPECIALIST

Angie has been a Certified Child Life Specialist for over nineteen years. She has experience working with children and families facing acute illness, chronic illness and bereavement. Angie has worked with children experiencing loss in a funeral home setting for over three years. In addition to being a Certified Child Life Specialist, Angie recently completed her Grief Support Specialist Certificate through The University of Wisconsin. Angie lives with her family in Bloomfield, NJ.

JENNIFER JOHNSTON, MD
FAMILY PRACTICE
PHYSICIAN

Jennifer Johnston, MD is a graduate from The University of New Mexico, School of Medicine. Jennifer completed her residency at Ventura County Medical Center, Ventura California, specializing in Family Practice Medicine. She is currently on staff at Clearwater Valley Hospital and Clinics, where she is a Family Practice Physician. Jennifer has a specific interest in trauma informed care and helping children and families cope.

IZABELA VAN TASSEL, DIRECTOR VAN TASSEL FUNERAL HOME

Izabela graduated with highest honors Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, NJ with AAS degree in Funeral Service and Certificate of Proficiency. She received 2011 Award for Academic Excellence in Funeral Service Program Funeral Service Foundation. She was a Scholarship essay contest recipient, NJSFDA Scholarship recipient and Bergen County Funeral Director Association Scholarship recipient. Izabela also graduated Felician College, Lodi, NJ with a B.S. degree in Business Administration Summa Cum Laude. She is a Member of International Honor Society in Business Management and Administration, Sigma Beta Delta and Member of NJ Collegiate Business Administration Association Honor Society. She is a Notary Public, holds Bereavement Support Group Facilitator Certificate of Ministry. Izabela is also a Licensed Cosmetologist and Hairdresser.

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