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Staff members of Engle-Shook Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of the utmost importance to our staff.

Our Team

Eric E. Shook, CFSP

Eric E. Shook, CFSP

Licensed Funeral Director - Embalmer/ Owner

Email: eric@engleshookfuneralhome.com
Phone: (419) 447-1221

Eric E. Shook, and his wife Jennifer R. (Crabill) Shook, purchased the funeral homes in January of 2004 from Phil and Rayella Engle. Eric and Jennifer are both life long residents of the Tiffin area. They have a daughter, Camryn, and a son, Troy. They are members of the St. Mary's Catholic Church in Tiffin.

Eric is the son of Jeff and Darlene Shook of Tiffin and a graduate of Calvert High School. He later graduated from Terra Community College with an Associates Degree in Business Management. After graduating from Terra he went to the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Mortuary Science which enabled him to obtain his Funeral Director's and Embalmer's License's. Eric also has obtained the highest certification in the funeral field with his C.F.S.P. (Certified Funeral Service Practioner). Eric is one of a very few in Ohio who has obtained this elite classification.

Eric maintains a very active role in the community and his memberships with the Ohio Funeral Director's Assoc., the St. Francis Earth Literacy Center Board, the Tiffin Rotary Club Foundation Board, the Tiffin Charitable Foundation Board, and serves as the President of the Tiffin Calvert Foundation. Eric is also is the Chairman of the 2013-2014 Tiffin Seneca United Way Campaign.

Jennifer Shook

Jennifer Shook

Owner / Office Manager

Email: jennifer@engleshookfuneralhome.com
Phone: (419) 447-1221

Jennifer Shook, Eric's wife, has been a lifelong resident of Tiffin. Daughter of Ken and Patsy Crabill of Tiffin, Jennifer is a graduate of Columbian High School. She then went on to graduate with an Associates Degree from the University of Cincinnati in Early Child Care Education and then later received her Bachelor's Degree from Bowling Green State University in Child and Family Community Services.

Once Eric and Jennifer purchased the funeral home she decided to take on the career path of working in the funeral field. The opportunity of being able to help families through a difficult time really appealed to her. While working at the funeral home Jennifer then decided to begin her apprenticeship to become a funeral director. With in the year to come she will be a licensed funeral director.

Jennifer is a member of St.Mary's Church, Y-Wives, Cotillion Club and on the St. Francis Home Auxiliary Board.

Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, daughter, Camryn, and son, Troy. She also enjoys spending time at her parents farm, playing Bunco with her friends, taking walks and playing sand volleyball.

Phil Engle

Phil Engle

Licensed Funeral Director

Phone: (419) 447-1221

Jeffrey Courtad

Jeffrey Courtad

Pre-Arrangement Specialist / Funeral Director

Email: jeff@engleshookfuneralhome.com
Phone: (419) 447-1221

Jeff is a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer who is a graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science. He specializes in pre-arrangements for the funeral home. Jeff and his wife Wendy, have four children Shelby, Sydney, Hally, and Ayden.

Karen Crabill

Karen Crabill

Secretary

Phone: 419-447-1221

Karen was born and raised in Seneca County. She lives in rural Tiffin with her husband, Robert. Karen and Robert have two adult children, Robert who resides in Florida and Debra of Tiffin.

In her spare time Karen enjoys spending time with her five grandchildren, traveling and baking.

Donald Stover

Donald Stover

Funeral Assistant

Phone: (419) 447-1221

Don has worked for the funeral home since 1995. He and his wife Christine, have lived near Old Fort for most of their lives.

Don is retired as a loan officer with the Farm Credit System and enjoys his new career serving as needed. Christine is retired as a registered nurse at the Old Fort Medical Family Practice. Don also enjoys working outside on the farm in his spare time.

Don has three grown children, Diane (Dave) Stallings of rural Attica, Beth (Jason) Garcia of Naples, Fl and David (Amber) Stover of rural Tiffin. They have six grandchildren.

Don and Christine are active church members at the Old Fort United Methodist Church where they have been involved in the music program for many years. Don is a member of the Tiffin Masonic Lodge #77. He is also a member of the Old Fort Lions Club where his is a past president, past treasurer, and has nearly thirty years of perfect attendance. Don is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and is a veteran of the United States Army.

Jerry Schlick

Jerry Schlick

Funeral Assistant

Phone: (419) 447-1221

Jerry has worked for Engle-Shook Funeral Homes since 2004. He and his wife Barb reside in Tiffin. They have two grown daughters and two grandchildren.

Jerry is a graduate of Calvert High School and Bellarmine College in Louisville, Ky. He has a Masters Degree in Education from B.G.S.U. He taught thirteen years at Tiffin St. Mary’s and currently teaches at Seneca East.

He is a member of St. Mary’s Church, the Knights of Columbus and the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He currently is President of the Seneca East Education Association and Vice-President of Northwestern Ohio Education Association.

Ted Rombach

Funeral Assistant

Phone: (419) 447-1221

Larry Wagner

Funeral Assistant

Phone: (419) 447-1221