About Us

Theresa Boal

Theresa Boal

Owner/Operator, Licensed Funeral Director

A lifetime resident of Westernport, Theresa is a fifth-generation funeral director. She spends her time with her husband, son, and three dogs. Theresa is a 2011 graduate of the Pittsburgh Insitute of Mortuary Science and also holds a degree from Frostburg University.


Jordan Thompson

Jordan Thompson

Licensed Funeral Director

Jordan is a lifetime resident of Cumberland. She began working at Boal's in the summer of 2018. She is a graduate of the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and Point Park University. Jordan enjoys spending her free time with her boyfriend, and two dogs.


Tim Kady

Tim Kady

Funeral Assistant

Tim is a lifelong resident of Westernport. He assists with daily tasks around the funeral home. He enjoys spending his off time with his wife, Tammy, and chatting with anyone he sees.


Mark Kady

Funeral Assistant

Mark is a lifelong resident of Westernport. He assists with daily tasks around the funeral home with his brother, Tim. Mark likes to spend his free time with his great-niece and great-nephew.



Boal Family History

•1901- David & Eliza Boal purchased the business from the late John Dawson of Barton David & Eliza Boal

•1901- David & Eliza Boal founded Boal Funeral Service in Barton, Maryland

•1926- David Boal, a graduate of the National School of Embalming in Pittsburgh, established a business in Westernport, Maryland

•1928- Ellsworth Boal, a graduate of Eckels College of Embalming in Philadelphia, became associated with his father

•1937- Fay Boal Hill, a graduate of Eckels College of Embalming in Philadelphia, was the first female funeral director in the Boal family

•1937- The Boal family purchased the Collins Home on Church Street in Westernport- which is still the main part of the building today

•1950- F. Wayne Boal II (David Boal’sgrandson), a graduate of Eckels College of Embalming, becomes associated with the funeral home

•1954- David Smith Boal, founder of Boal Funeral Home, dies at the age of 79

 •1971- The Boal’s celebrate 70 years of service by renovating and updating the Westernport funeral home

•1978- F. Wayne “Beaver” Boal III, a graduate of Mortuary Science from Catonsville Community College, becomes the fourth generation funeral director of the Boal family

•1997- The Barton funeral home was newly constructed on land adjacent to the original structure, dedicated to David and Eliza Boal

•2001- The Westernport facility is renovated and a new addition of a chapel is added

•2001- Boal Funeral Home celebrates 100 years of service to the community

•2011- Theresa Boal, daughter of F. Wayne “Beaver” Boal III, graduates from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and will become the fifth generation funeral director and second female in the family

•2019- F. Wayne "Beaver" Boal III retires, putting full ownership of the funeral home to his daughter, Theresa.

•Current- Theresa Boal is the owner and operator of Boal Funeral Home. Staff includes Jordan Thompson; Funeral Director, Tim Kady; Funeral Assistant and Mark Kady; Funeral Assistant.


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David & Eliza Boal

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Ellsworth Boal

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F. Wayne Boal II

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Fay Boal Hill

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