Staff

“In a compassionate, safe and flexible environment, we create meaningful experiences for anyone at anytime coping with death”

We are privileged to have been able to serve many families at a critical time in their lives. Every individual and every family deserves the professionalism, respect and compassion that Tubman offers.

We believe every funeral should be as unique as the person whose life it acknowledges. A funeral needs to also provide the environment for those who are grieving to share their loss and to begin to heal. At Tubman, we guide you and counsel you to meet your needs and we know that the choices you make at this time are very important to your emotional and psychological well-being.

Throughout the year there are regular bereavement seminars, informative sessions and Holiday Help (strategies for coping with the holidays as well as a memorial tribute). Our care for your family does not end when the funeral is over.

We will help you in your grief journey.

Julie Tubman

“Each day we are entrusted to care for loved ones, for their families, and for their friends. We are invited into lives to guide, to counsel, and to help people with the pain of loss, to help them understand, cope and begin to heal. I know I have helped people. It’s as simple and as complicated as that.”

Bruno Carchidi

“Everyone’s grief journey is unique and cannot be judged. I feel privileged to know that we are there to support them during a very special time in their lives. I also feel that it is very important for our team to deliver compassionate care and provide a meaningful customer service experience for surviving family members and their guests.”

Beverley Saunders

“Being a Funeral Director is a vocation, not a job, for me. Doug Manning put it perfectly when he said,‘the calling of the funeral director is to be there no matter the time, or the conditions; to be there with words of comfort and concern, to be there to give quiet guidance through the storm; to be there for the final tribute that honours a life. There is no higher privilege.'”

Brent Gannon

“Being a Funeral Director is helping people through one of the most difficult times in their lives in a caring and compassionate manner. By treating each family member in the manner which I would like to be treated, I ensure that I am providing the highest standard of care.”

Stephanie Joly-Paquette

“Helping other’s in a time of need comes naturally to most. Being a funeral director gives us that opportunity on a daily basis to not only help a individual but a family. Being given this opportunity is one of the most rewarding feelings at the end of the day.”

Melissa Wagner

“I help families. They can depend on me and my team at Tubman to provide them with all of the care and services they need in their time of grief.”

Steve O'Keefe

“At the end of the day, we are here to make it easier for families to share their stories and memories, and to serve each family to the best of our ability. I believe each family should be treated as if they were the first family that we have had the honour of serving.”

Teri Boda

“When a loved one dies, people don’t know what to do or where to turn, but we do. Making a difference in their lives and hearing their genuine ‘thank you’ and knowing it’s heartfelt is why I do what I do.”

Emily MacDonald

“It is a privilege to be entrusted with the care of families and their loved ones at a difficult time. I help families make an informed decision that is right for them. I ensure I am giving our families the best care possible by treating them with the same respect, empathy and compassion I would expect for my own family.” ​

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