About Us

Focused on Your Needs

Who We Are and What We Do

Proudly serving Kingston and the surrounding area,  Gordon F. Tompkins Funeral Home - Township 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. 

Member of Bereavement Services of Kingston. Our vision is a community where support is available to people experiencing loss and grief. No one needs to face their grief alone.

General Manager, Ottawa, Kingston & Belleville

Eric Thompson

Eric Thompson is a third generation Funeral Director with Arbor Memorial. He graduated from Humber College in 2005 with an honours diploma in Funeral Service Education.  He is currently working as the General Manager of Ottawa, Kingston & Belleville. With over 12 years working for Arbor, he has become a leader in providing responsive, respectful and meaningful end-of-life services. Eric has a passion for serving and giving back to the community. He is involved with Rotary International, Chamber of Commerce, Sales and Ad Club, and an active member in the local Baptist church.


Our Staff

Branch Manager

Tim Bailey

Ian Moore – Director of Community Relations

Director of Community Relations

Ian Moore

Funeral Director

Amelia Davis

Amelia has been a funeral director for 5 years and with Arbor for 6 years. She is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion #496 and volunteers at various events in her local community. 


Mackenzie Connors – Pre-need Director

Pre Planning Funeral Director

Mackenzie Connors

Mackenzie has been a licensed funeral director for 2 years and currently specializes in funeral preplanning. She volunteers at Proviedence Care Hospital and with multiple golf committees in Kingston. 


Funeral Director

Daniel Dutcher

Zena Murphy-Hinch – Administrator

Office Administrator

Zena Murphy-Hinch

Zena has been with Tompkins for almost 11 years. She attends St. Linus Parish in bath, where she volunteers. She has been chair of the St. Linus Cemetery for six years. 



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”). 

As part of our commitment, we strive to achieve barrier-free accessibility at all Arbor locations nationally.

If you would like to provide feedback regarding Arbor's Accessibility Services, please visit the "Contact Us" section of this website. Alternatively, you can contact the location Manager by telephone or mail. Please click here to view Arbor’s Multi Year Accessibility Plan.