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All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field. We are proud to have them on our staff.

Collin Bourgeois, Licensed Director, General Manager
Office Phone: 705-753-0350
Fax: 705-753-0362

Collin Bourgeois is well known as much for his volunteer work and humanitarian efforts. He holds a diploma in Funeral Services from Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology (1979) and was awarded an honorary diploma in Health Sciences from College Boréal in 2014. He has served as General Manager of a most successful funeral home in Sudbury for 21 years. He is presently chair of the board of directors of the West Nipissing General Hospital, was the founding chair of the West Nipissing Community Health Center and was elected mayor of the Municipality of French River in the fall 2006 elections.
  Collin Bourgeois has a strong sense of civic responsibility and feels compelled to help others around him, and he invests this same commitment to others in his work. As a funeral director, he works to appease the suffering of families living through a difficult time. According to Collin, when families feel confident their Funeral Director will take care of all the details, that lightens their burden: that's why a Funeral Director who is reliable and sensitive to people's needs is so important.  
  Collin is approaching with great enthusiasm this time of his life, which brings him to West Nipissing as the owner of his own funeral home, and as an involved member of this community.

Yvon Brais, Licensed Director
Office Phone: 705-753-0350
Fax: 705-753-0362

Born and raised in Cache Bay, Yvon attended Franco-Cité and then pursued his education in funeral services. Well known in his community, he shares his passion for music at Ste-Thérèse d’Avila Church, Cache Bay where he has been the organist and choir director for over 20 years.
Graduate of the Funeral Services Education program at Collège Boréal and a fully licensed Funeral Director since 2001, Yvon is compassionate and caring. He is meticulous in his work and has been bringing comfort to grieving families for many years.

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