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Our Staff

Our Staff


Louise Basso-Luca
Receptionist

Louise is a 1989 Liberal Arts Graduate from Catholic University. She has been with Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home for over 8 years. She enjoys the many aspects of the job, both telephone and some computer work. She also enjoys meeting a diverse clientele due to the central location of Hines-Rinaldi. Louise also enjoys spending time with her teenage daughter, watching movies and going to the gym.

Dwaine Butler
Maintenance Porter/ Funeral Assistant

Dwaine has been with Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home for over 4 years. He takes the utmost pride in maintaining the spacious funeral home as the appearance of our building and vehicles are of high importance. He enjoys assisting the families in their time of need. Dwaine's passions outside of work lie in his collection of classic cars and his children.

John Chaplin
Community Outreach

John Chaplin, CFSP (wife Catherine) of Laytonsville, MD, a licensed Mortician, Certified Funeral Service Practitioner. He has an AA degree and mortuary science degree, Magna Cum Laude from the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service in NY. Active in the Bethesda Chevy Chase Rotary Club & Chamber, Montgomery Hospice, Academy of Professional F. S. P., National Funeral Directors Assn. & Bethesda Presbyterian Church.

James "Jim" Denham
Preneed Counselor/Funeral Director

Jim is a lifelong resident of Silver Spring, Maryland. He attended Montgomery Junior College and Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He became a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in 1968 & he has served the community in all areas of funeral service. Now licensed as an agent for Forethought Preneed Insurance, specializing in pre need arrangements, he has entered another facet to serve the community.

Ascia Durant
Funeral Director

Ascia joined our family in 2011. She is a graduate of the Mortuary Science Program at Catonsville Community College. Ascia became licensed in 2013 and is honored to assist families during their time of bereavement. She likes spending time with family and listening to music.

Neva FinGado
Supervising Mortician/Funeral Home Manager

Neva obtained her A.S.B. degree from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science and her B.S. in Funeral Service Management from Point Park College in Pittsburgh, PA. She is licensed to practice funeral service in MD, PA, VA and DC. Neva joined the company in 2006 and is active in the Chamber of Commerce, Montgomery Hospice and her church, All Saints’ Church, where she serves as a Eucharistic Minister.

Robin Gasiorowski
Administrative Assistant

Robin has been with the company for over 29 years. Approximately 19 of those years she worked with various cemeteries, Central Processing Centers, & as a Regional Trainer. Robin loves spending time with her family, friends, & congregation. Her joys are baking, enjoying nature, and teaching Bible Students on a volunteer basis.

Gary Gise
Preparation Supervisor

Gary M. Gise has been in the Funeral Industry since 1983 and has been with the company since October 2005. He received his Certificate of Proficiency in Mortuary Science from Catonsville Community College in 1985. He currently serves as the Preparation Supervisor at Hines-Rinaldi and holds a Funeral Directors license in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.

Tom Gunzenhauser
Funeral Support

Thomas Gunzenhauser has been with Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home for over 5 years. Graduated from Northern Virginia Community College with an Associate in Food Service Management/Nutrition. He enjoys involvement in the administrative portion as well as service to the Funeral Directors. The hobby of his life is spending time doing Genealogy on his family.

Anne Marie Hutzenbiler
Funeral Director

Anne Marie holds an Associate of Mortuary Science Degree from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer. She has worked in Washington, DC metropolitan area funeral homes since 1986 and accepted her position at Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home in 2010. Anne Marie also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Ecology (Dietetics) from the University of Maryland.

Gerianne Kenny
Funeral Director

Gerianne has worked in funeral service for over 26 years. She received her A.A.S. in Mortuary Science from the University of the District of Columbia in 1983. She has worked as a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in MD for almost 15 years. She has also held a license in Arizona, and still holds one in NJ. She recently moved back home to MD, joining the Hines-Rinaldi family in August, 2012.

Amanda Ludewig
Funeral Director

Amanda earned her Associates Degree from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science in 2002. She is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in both MD and PA. Amanda moved to MD after graduating. She has been a licensed Funeral Director for 10 years and has just recently rejoined the staff of the Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home. She is honored to be back where she loves helping the families we serve.

Michele Vetula
Funeral Director

Michele earned her Associate Degree in Mortuary Science from the Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science. She went on to obtain her Bachelor of Science Degree in Specialized Professional Studies in Funeral Service from Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA. She has been a licensed funeral director and embalmer for 12 years and has been with Hines-Rinaldi Funeral Home since March of 2009.