About Us

Focused on Your Needs
Who We Are and What We Do

Proudly serving Ajax, Pickering and the surrounding area since 1944,  McEachnie 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 are happy to provide the use of our spacious Community Room at no charge for local non-profit meetings. Call for details.

Regional Manager - North & Eastern Ontario & Atlantic Canada

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David McEachnie

David has been a licensed funeral director since 1978. He is a past master of Doric Masonic Lodge #424 A.F. & A.M. G.R.C.. David is a member of the British Institute of Embalmers. 

dmceachnie@arbormemorial.com

Our Staff

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Funeral Home Manager Derek Minor

Derek has been a licensed funeral director since 2005.

dminor@arbormemorial.com

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Assistant Funeral Home Manager Chris Massabki

Chris has been a licensed funeral director since 1993.

cmassabki@arbormemorial.com

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Sr. Funeral Director & Director of Community Relations Scott McEachnie

Scott has been a licensed funeral director since 1983.

smceachnie@arbormemorial.com

Cemetery & Funeral PrePlanners

Funeral Directors

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Gwyneth Bryant

Gwyneth has been a licensed funeral director since 2020.

gbryant@arbormemorial.com

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James Dessler

James has been a licensed funeral director since 2002.

jdessler@arbormemorial.com

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Lindsay MacFarlane

Lindsay has been a licensed funeral director since 2010.

lmacfarlane@arbormemorial.com

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Ashley Ventura

Ashley has been a licensed funeral director since 2006.

aventura@arbormemorial.com

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Nicholas Vukovic

Nicholas has been a licensed funeral director since 2000.

nvukovic@arbormemorial.com

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Michael Dickinson

Michael has been a licensed funeral director since 1987. 

Mdickinson@arbormemorial.com

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Gerard McKenna

Gerard has been a licensed funeral director since 2008.

Christine Pitcher

Christine has been a licensed funeral director since 2016.

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Anjanette “Angie” Elliott

Angie has been a licensed funeral director since 1995.

Funeral Director Assistant

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Bob Milne

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Brad Somerville

Aftercare Specialist Delores Casey
Website/Printing Specialist Hilary Mason

Website/Printing Specialist Corinne Gerbis

Administrators

Administrator Cathy Reeves
Office Administrator Christina Smith
Accessibility

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.