We consider it a privilege and an honour to serve families in their greatest time of need, when a loved one dies. Our objective is to treat you like family, by giving you our attention, compassion and expertise to assist in arranging and carrying out a funeral that is fitting for your loved one and suits your traditions, tastes and budget.

Life Stories

Eleanor Showell

Eleanor (Knapp) Showell June 13, 1944 – November 18, 2020 After a courageous 9 month battle with cancer, passing peacefully at home with her family by her side holding her tight.  It is with great sadness in our hearts we announce the passing of our amazing,...

Madeline “Madge” Weppler

Madeline "Madge" Elizabeth was born at home, on the family farm in Brant Township, on February 20, 1924, to parents Herman and Lena (Addilff) Lorenz. She was one of six children, along with siblings Ellie, Edna, Rene, Mel, and Eldon. In her teenage years, Madeline was...

Don Knechtel

Donald Marvin Knechtel of Peabody, formerly of Wellington County, passed away at Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound on Monday, November 23, 2020 in his 64th year. Beloved father of Tanith McCarthy of Peabody. Loving grandfather of Tyrelle Rafferty, Devonte Nicely,...

Lloyd Mannerow

Lloyd Henry was born at home, in the kitchen, on the 8th of Elderslie, on January 6, 1938, during a snowstorm, to parents George and Essie (Dailey) Mannerow. What an entrance! 🙂 He joined older siblings Isabelle (1932) and Ken (1934). When Lloyd was 2, the Mannerow...

Paulina Parish

https://youtu.be/arl5lrB5jNo Paulina Gertrude was born in Hoek, Holland on September 12, 1932 to parents Marinus and Maria Johanna (vanHoeve) Dieleman. Her younger brother Abe was born in 1934 before the family immigrated by boat to Canada in 1935. The Dieleman family...

Agnes Byers

Agnes Alice was born at home, on the farm in Sullivan, on March 29, 1933. Her first night was spent in a shoebox, near the woodstove, to stay warm. She was the last addition of William and Anna (Kaufman) Povelofskie's family. Agnes joined older siblings Florence...

Wallie (Frances) McCurdy

Wallie (Frances) McCurdy Frances Joan was born in Barrie, Ontario on May 17, 1929 to parents Frank and Annie (Gilchrist) Livingston. She was the youngest of five children, joining older siblings Ray, George, Howard and Helen. Frances spent her youth growing up in...

Betty Strong

Betty Joyce was born on January 17, 1924 in London, England to parents George and Elizabeth (Burgess) Smedley. In 1928, Betty was joined by her younger brother, Lawrence "Larry". While growing up in England, Betty spent a lot of time with her maternal...

Marion Long

Marion Edythe was born at home, on the farm, in Sullivan Township on December 29, 1929 to parents James Elwood and Edythe Taylor (Merriam) Weeden. She joined older sister Eileen (1928) and was later followed by James (1931), who died in infancy, Leonard (1933)...

Nancy Bell

Nancy Elaine Bell was born in Lindsay, Ontario on June 8, 1944 to parents George Arnold and Phoebe (Burtchael) Bell. In time she was joined by two younger brothers. The Bell family soon relocated to Windsor where Nancy completed both her public and high school...

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