About Us

Focused on Your Needs
Children’s Book Drive

We’re accepting gently used books in support of literacy in our community.

Please drop off your donation and we will distribute them to the Cathy Wever School Rotary Lending Library.

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Who We Are and What We Do

Proudly serving the communities of Hamilton, Stoney Creek and Burlington, L.G. Wallace Funeral Home 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're happy to provide the use of our spacious Community Room at no charge for local non-profit meetings. Call for details.

Language specialist available in Serbian

Our Staff

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Funeral Home Manager Paul Shedden

Paul is a Hamilton native, became a licensed funeral director in 1996 and has enjoyed many years with Arbor. He volunteers with Tastebuds breakfast program and with minor hockey both as a coach and referee. 


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Assistant Funeral Home Manager Kelly Van Louwe

Kelly joined Arbor in 1988. He was raised and went to school in the East End. He volunteers at Wentworth Heights nursing home. Kelly enjoys hiking and cycling on the local rail trails. 


Office Administrator Karen Mino

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Funeral Director Lynne Atkinson

Lynne became a licensed funeral director in 1996. She is involved with the Cancer Assistance Program, the Veterans Service League, and Theatre Burlington. Lynne enjoys the outdoors, music and travel.


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Funeral Director Lacey Paz

Lacey graduated from Humber College's Funeral Service program in 2018. Originally from Nebraska, she came to Canada in 2016 and has found an appreciation for Tim Hortons, poutine and the long winters. 



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. Arbor's Accessibility Policy is available upon request.