A lifelong resident of Welland, Roger attended local schools in the french community and received his funeral director license from Humber College in 1991. Roger worked alongside his dad in the funeral home for fifteen years before taking over the reigns on his dad's retirement in 2006. The Gervais family is proud and grateful to have served our community for over 50 years. Roger is married to Vickie and together they have two sons Danniel (Destanee) and Joshua (Alexandra) and they are blessed with three beautiful grandsons Maxton, Jarrett and Logan.
Managing Funeral Director / Senior Funeral Director
Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Beverley began her career at the Welland Funeral Home in 1998 with her internship in Funeral Services. Graduating in 1999 from Collège Boréal in Sudbury, Ontario with her Funeral Director's License, she became a full time member of our team. Over the years, she has had the honor of serving many of the families in our community. She embraces every family's uniqueness and effortlessly builds trust and relationships with every family she serves. Beverley speaks fluent french which is an asset to our french speaking families. She is married to Denis and they have 2 children; Mackenzie and Phoenix.
Tianna was born and raised in Welland. When choosing a
profession, being in a career that made a difference in the lives of others was
an unwavering must. While in her high school years at École Secondaire
Catholique Jean-Vanier she participated in the co-operative education program
at a funeral home in Fonthill. This experience cemented her desire to become a
Funeral Director. She moved to Toronto to study Funeral Services at Humber
College in 2013. Tianna continued to gain valuable knowledge and grew into a
Funeral Director through her internship. After graduation from Humber College
in 2016, Tianna returned to Niagara to be close to her family.
Tianna and her significant other Greg moved in together in 2019. They
have two fur-babies; Siris and Luci.
Tianna is passionate about helping others, and
wants to be able to make a difference in people’s lives when they need extra
care and attention, especially when someone experiences a death of a loved one.
She is honoured to serve families in Niagara and looks forward to continue her
role as a Funeral Director at The Welland Funeral Home.
Funeral Director Assistant / Aftercare Consultant
Jennifer was born in
St. Catharines.She moved to Welland in
2002, with her husband Steph.Together
they have two children Seth and Paige.Always looking to support her community, Jennifer has been involved with
multiple school parent councils, to help in the development of the schools and
students.Since joining our team in
2015, Jennifer has helped us in supporting our families with her compassionate
heart and her impeccable attention to details. Jennifer is excited to continue her journey
in funeral service, as she is currently enrolled in the Funeral Pre-Planner
course at Humber College.
Founder / retired Funeral Director
Armand (Dad) built the funeral home and opened the doors in 1966. With an exceptional work ethic and a dedication to serving his community he grew a successful business which we are honoured and grateful to carry on since his retirement in 2006. His values and vision for the funeral home have been instilled in us and we pride ourselves in serving every family with Integrity, Compassion and Exceptional Service. Because of him, our family has been serving local families for over half a century.
In Memory of Ghislain Bourget
1935 - 2015
Mr Bourget will always be remembered as a dear friend and valued employee of our funeral home. We miss his presence and wonderful sense of humour.
Funeral Director Assistant
Retiring from a career in sales in 2017, Cal joined our team at the funeral home in September 2019. He is an integral part of maintaining the funeral home inside and out and we greatly appreciate his strong work ethic and commitment. He enjoys golf, reading, gardening and indulges in all things pertaining to home repairs. He's a great addition to our family and has a genuine passion for helping the families we serve.
Support Staff / assistant
We welcomed Mackenzie to our team in 2019. Mackenzie is currently in grade 11 and has shown some interest in following in her mother's (Beverley) footsteps in the death care industry. She is fluent in French and English. A very empathetic young lady with a kind demeanor and a lovely addition to our support staff.