About Us

Focused on Your Needs

Who We Are and What We Do

Proudly serving the French and English communities of Winnipeg, St. Boniface and surrounding areas for over 100 years, Desjardins Funeral Chapel will help you customize your arrangements, while respecting your faith, taste and budget. You can feel confident putting your trust in our compassionate professionals.

We are proud to be a part of this community. Our helpful, dedicated staff are passionate about supporting families, local associations, religious organizations and cultural groups, and we are honoured to host a series of free memorial events throughout the year.  As well, we are happy to provide the use of our spacious Community Room at no charge for local non-profit meetings.

Our Staff

Funeral Home Manager

Joanne Talbot

Joanne joined Arbor in 1992.  She serves with the Manitoba Funeral Service Association and has volunteered with MADD, Hike for Hospice, Children's Wish and many other local charities.


Funeral Director - Directeur Funéraire

Christine Vocadlo

Christine has been with Arbor since August of 2014. She is the primary embalmer for Desjardins and Glen Lawn.


Funeral Director

Amber Bluhm

Funeral Director

Ken Goertzen

Apprentice Funeral Director

Ginette Goulet

Ginette has been with Arbor for 2 years. She is bilingual in French and English. Ginette serves on Kids Fishing For A Cure as treasurer and is involved in many other kids fishing events.


Office Administrator

Guy (Joe) Jocelyn Loyer

Guy (Joe) has been with Arbor since August 2014. He worked at Glen Eden Funeral Home from August 2014 until January 2019, when he transferred to Desjardins Funeral Home. He speaks French and English.



Arbor Memorial Inc. (“Arbor”) is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We are committed to meeting the needs of people with disabilities by preventing barriers to accessibility and meeting the accessibility requirements under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (“AODA”) and the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (“AMA”).