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BAILEY Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PA is family-owned and operated right here in Baltimore, MD. Since our funeral home opened its doors in 2009, we’ve treated every family we have served like they were a part of our family. Other companies may offer similar services, but our services are the best, and come with a personal touch.


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“Show me the manner in which a nation cares for its dead and I will measure with mathematical exactness the tender mercies of its people, their respect for the laws of the land, and their loyalty to high ideals.”

Sir William Gladstone 
Dr. Mark E. Bailey, Ed.D., CT, CPAI, CFSP

Dr. Mark E. Bailey, Ed.D., CT, CPAI, CFSP

President

     Dr. Mark E. Bailey is the owner of the Bailey Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PA. Dr. Bailey opened the Bailey Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PA in 2009. Dr. Bailey is a Mortician, Funeral Director, Thanatologist, and Suicidologist. Dr. Bailey is licensed as a Mortician in Maryland, a Funeral Director in Pennsylvania, and a Funeral Director in the District of Columbia.    

     Dr. Bailey is currently the president of the Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors. Dr. Bailey served in the Maryland State Police and is actively serving our country in the US ARMY (Reserves).

     Dr. Bailey has graduated from the following colleges: Hood College, Arapahoe Community College, Community College of Baltimore County, Coppin State University, The Johns Hopkins University, and The Grand Canyon University. Dr. Bailey's doctoral dissertation is entitled, "How Funeral Director's Experience Burnout: A Phenomenological Study."  Dr. Bailey's dissertation has been cited in the two professional journal publications: Death Studies and the American Journal of Health Behavior. 

     Dr. Bailey has served as the Co-Director of Mortuary Affairs for the Temporary Mortuary Affairs Center during Covid-19.

     Dr. Bailey is a Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), a program that recognizes lifelong learning in funeral service. Dr. Bailey received the "Dr. Dana G. Cable Outstanding Thanatology Student Award for 2020" at Hood College. Dr. Bailey earned the distinct recognition of Certified in Thanatology (CT) from the Association for Death Education and Counseling. Dr. Bailey is a member of the American Association of Suicidology and a "Certified Psychological Autopsy Investigator". 

     Dr. Bailey has earned numerous awards from his work with the Maryland State Police and the US Army. Dr. Bailey has earned four Governor's Citations for his work in the community. Dr. Bailey has also received the Baltimore County Police Award for "Valor".  

     Dr. Bailey was selected to be a Professor of Mortuary Science at the University of the District of Columbia for the 2021-2022 school year. Dr. Bailey will be teaching various subjects related to mortuary science.     

     Dr. Bailey's goal is to create a positive and "homey" atmosphere for our families, allowing comfort and healing to come naturally. 

Telephone: 1-410-609-0009

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Rebecca D. Edmiston

Rebecca D. Edmiston

Vice President, Supervising Mortician

     Rebecca is the Vice President and Supervising Mortician for the Bailey Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PA. Rebecca was instrumental in forming the foundation of the funeral home. She manages the daily operations of the business. Rebecca graduated from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science (PIMS) in 2020. Rebecca was awarded the MU Sigma Alpha award for her graduating class at PIMS. Rebecca is a  licensed mortician and serves as the crematory representative on the Office of Cemetery Oversight. 

Telephone: 1-410-609-0009

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Haley B. Hensler

Haley B. Hensler

Licensed Apprentice Mortician

     Haley is serving in her fourth year at the funeral home. Haley began her career at the funeral home as an intern and matriculated into the position of Licensed Apprentice Mortician. Haley is currently a student at the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science pursing her degree in mortuary science. 


Sapper Bailey

Sapper Bailey

Emotional Support Dog

Sapper is a 6 year-old beagle who loves to cuddle, sleep and play. Sapper helps our families feel comfortable and calm when dealing with difficult times. 


Elizabeth T. Edmiston

Elizabeth T. Edmiston

Funeral Assistant

     Elizabeth has been with Bailey Funeral Home and Cremation Service, PA since 2013, helping the families of Baltimore Highlands and the surrounding area during their time of need. Elizabeth is a new mother to her new son, Kaleb, and she is back to work with us on a part-time basis. 


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