John M. Taylor Funeral Home

147 DUKE OF GLOUCESTER ST ANNAPOLIS, MD

Associates

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    Michele P Kutta

    Manager
    License #: FD MD-M00348

    Licensed to practice mortuary science in Maryland, Michele has been a mortician since the 1980s and our manager since 2001. She is a 1976 graduate of Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn and Catonsville Community College. Michele is past president of the Maryland State Funeral Directors Association, a member of the Assistance League of the Chesapeake and the Annapolis Business Association, and she supports Operation Paperback. When she is not at work, Michele enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time outdoors with her husband.

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    Myelin T Klobert

    Funeral Director
    License #: FD MD-M01322

    Licensed to practice mortuary science in Maryland, Myelin was born on the West Coast and spent most of his life in Pennsylvania and Vermont before joining the U.S. Army in 1994. Following his military service and his 1999 graduation from San Francisco College of Mortuary Science, Myelin earned a bachelor's degree in business administration at Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. He relocated to Maryland and has served at our funeral home since 2008.

    Myelin served with the Maryland Army National Guard in Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom from 2007 to 2008. He is a member of American Legion Post 7 and Veterans of Foreign Wars. Recently married, he and his wife enjoy the city life and walks with their dachshund, Oscar.

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    Michael C Saffran

    Funeral Director
    License #: FD MD-M00938

    Mike is a 1985 graduate of Archbishop Curley High School. He studied accounting at Essex Community College and Towson University, and mortuary science at Catonsville Community College. He became a licensed mortician in 1991. 

    Mike also earned a degree in culinary arts at Baltimore International College. He shares his interest in food and cooking as a volunteer in the culinary arts department at George Washington Carver Center for Arts and Technology. He is also a volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America, serving as advancement chairman for Troop 303, where he earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1981 and an Eagle Palm in 1982. Mike is co-chairman of the Rosedale Soccer Board, a member of the Eastern Area Soccer League Board and a certified soccer referee for the United States Soccer Federation. As an active member of Saint Clement Mary Hofbauer Church (Rosedale), he has been an usher and part of the maintenance committee.

    In his spare time, Michael enjoys watching the Baltimore Orioles and Aberdeen IronBirds, fishing, crabbing, collecting model trains and spending time with his family. He lives in eastern Baltimore County with his wife, Sharon; daughter, Brianna; and 2 sons, Michael Jr. and Luke.