Although not licensed funeral directors, these members of our staff are vitally important toward the operation of our firm. These individuals make it possible for us to professionally coordinate funerals with the quality of service our community has come to expect from us.
|Robyn Chalmer, Financial Administrator|
Robyn joined our team in May 2010 as our financial administrator for both the funeral home and the furniture store. Robyn and her family have lived in this area since 1998.
|Pat Deacon, Funeral Director's Assistant|
Pat has been with the firm for over eight years where she handles many of the administrative duties at our Perth Chapel. She is also actively involved in assisting on many funeral services, both in the Perth and Lanark areas. Pat is very familiar with the families in the Lanark area as Patís family once owned the Young Funeral Home in Lanark, now a part of Blair & Son.
|Terry St. Pierre, Funeral Director's Assistant|
After retiring from the communications centre for the O.P.P. in Perth Terry joined our staff. On May 8th, 2008 Terry has been with us for 20 years. Terry takes care of our out town transfers and assists on many funerals. Terry enjoys the outdoors, and is an avid hunter.
|Colleen Porter, Office Administration|
Colleen joined us July 2012, taking on the responsibility of office administration for our Smiths Falls office. As an art major in college Colleen also brings an expert eye to our graphic designs for our personalization products that we offer families. Colleen is a Smiths Falls Civitan Member with her husband Claire Porter.
|Wayne Kearns, Funeral Director's Assistant|
After retiring from the Rideau Regional Wayne joined our staff in September of 2010. Wayne takes care of our out town transfers and assists on many funerals. Wayne enjoys golf, and time with his family.
|Fred Knapp, Funeral Director's Assistant|
Fred joined our staff in 2009. We are proud to have Fred join our staff. Fred takes care of our out town transfers and assists on many funerals. Fred is very active in his community of Elizabethtown-Kitley Twp. working on many volunteer projects and is a member of the Toledo United Church.
|Armand Fournier, Building Maintenance|
Armand joined us in February 2012 as building maintenance. Armand brings a wealth of knowledge from his home improvement business which he has operated for 25 years.
|Joan Adam, Office Administration|
Joan has been a member of the organization since 2002 where she assists in both the administrative and business office. Joan also assists with various funeral-related duties including assisting with taking memorial donations and assisting at services.
|Hilda Sproule, Receptionist|
Hilda joined the firm over 16 years ago and assists with preparation for visitation, and receiving memorial donations on behalf of the families we serve. Hilda is well-known in the Perth and Lanark Communities where she volunteers her time to many local charities and groups and enjoys time out on the golf course.
|Florence Doran, Reception Hostess|
Florence joined the firm in 2003; she is involved with the preparation and presentation of many post-funeral gatherings in our reception centre at the Perth Chapel. Florence also devotes many hours to the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 244 located in Perth.
|Ann Buchanan, Receptionist|
Following retirement as a school teacher with the St. John's Catholic Elementary School, Ann began working at Blair & Son in 2003. Annís primary role is assisting with visitation and taking memorial donations for many local charities. Ann still devotes several days a year as a supply teacher and is an active member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Perth.
|Mae Craig, Receptionist|
Mae joined the firm in 1974. She looks after not only reception duties at the Lanark Chapel but oversees building and ground maintenance. Mae and her husband George have been long-time residents of Lanark. She has been actively involved in many volunteer projects in Lanark and Perth including Branch # 244 Legion Ladies Aux. and colour party in Perth.
|Valerie Conboy, Reception Hostess|
Valerie became a member of our organization in 2005; with the inception of the Blair & Son Family Centre, Valerie takes care of the preparation and presentation of many post-funeral gatherings. Valerie is actively involved with the Perth Fair and Fair Board as well as various agricultural programs and initiatives in Lanark County.
|Donna Cadeau, Reception Hostess|
Donna joined our team in November of 2009, after working for the Unity Savings Credit Union for 18 years. Donna's primary role is assisting with visitation and taking memorial donations for many local charities. Donna loves spending time with her family traveling and golfing.
|Nancy Bennett, Reception Hostess|
Nancy joined our team in 2012 after retiring from 33 years in the flora industry. Nancy was born and raised in Smiths Falls. Nancy and her husband Hugh are active members at St. John's Anglican Church Smiths Falls, where Nancy teaches Sunday School.
|Heather Bovington, Reception Hostess|
Heather was born and raised in Perth. Heather attended both Queen Elizabeth School and Perth and District Collegiate institute while growing up. Heather is married to Mark Bovington and has three children. Staying at home to raise her children and helping with the care of other peoples children kept Heather busy for over twenty years. Heather's primary role is assisting with visitation and taking memorial donations for many local charities and occasionally assisting in our reception centre
|Brenda Watson, Office Administration|
Brenda joined our team in 2012 to help part time with office administration after she retied from her many years of service with the Perth Courier. Brenda and her husband Marty enjoy spending time with their family, gardening, hunting and fishing. Brenda also spends her time working with the residents at Perth Community Care.
|Debbie Hamilton, Building Maintenance|
Debbie is also responsible for the maintenance and cleanliness of our Smiths Falls facility. Debbie has a very full schedule with her cleaning business and raising two teenage sons at home.