About Us

Focused on Your Needs
Who We Are and What We Do

Proudly serving Fonthill and the surrounding Niagara region , Pleasantview Funeral Home & Cemetery will help you customize your arrangements, while respecting your faith, taste and budget. You can feel confident putting your trust in our compassionate professionals.

Featuring 50 acres of landscaped gardens,  mature trees and a tranquil pond complete with swans, our ground attract local wildlife and provides a peaceful atmosphere for loved ones to gather and reminisce.  Our Funeral Home adds the convenience of making all your arrangements at one location.

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.

 

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Our Staff

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Funeral Home Manager Mike Guttin

Mike has 25 years experience in the funeral industry. Mike has an appreciation for how funeral service has changed and what matters most to his friends and neighbours in the Niagara Peninsula.

mguttin@arbormemorial.com

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Office Administrator Brenda Winterbottom

Brenda’s career in funeral service started 21 years ago as the hairdresser for many funeral homes in St. Catharines. Her involvement in the industry changed 9 years ago when she became a receptionist.

bwinterbottom@arbormemorial.com

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Cemetery Branch Manager Joe Trigiani

Joe started his career with Arbor in 2007. He is fluent in English and Italian.

jtrigiani@arbormemorial.com

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Assistant Cemetery Branch Manager Nicole Milkovich

Nicole has been with Arbor since October of 2016. 

nmilkovich@arbormemorial.com

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Crematorium Operator Mark Schram

Mark has 29 years experience with Arbor. He and his wife Brenda are raising 3 wonderful children in Fonthill. He found a passion for fitness and enjoys playing tennis and golf.

Family Services Director Sean McKean

Sean’s career is built on his education and years of guest service management experience. When not meeting with families, he can be found with his family or at one of Niagara’s beautiful Golf Courses.

smckean@arbormemorial.com

Funeral Directors

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Senior Funeral Director Karen Guttin

Karen has 20 years of funeral service experience. She enjoys crocheting, cooking ethnic foods and travelling. Her greatest fulfillment comes from spending quality time with her children and husband.

Kguttin@arbormemorial.com

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Tim Lundy

Tim has 30 years of funeral service experience. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus. Tim enjoys music and is a fan of the New York Mets and the Buffalo Sabres. Tim enjoys supporting families.

Tlundy@arbormemorial.com

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Andrea Stubbings

Andrea was born and raised in Fonthill. She became a licensed funeral director in 2015. Andrea and her daughter enjoy spending time with family and friends, cooking and hiking with their dog Alli.

Astubbings@arbormemorial.com

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Rena Redfearn

Rena has 30 years of funeral service experience. While in her down time she enjoys walking, hiking, reading, and knitting. She is a strong supporter of the annual Rankin Cancer Run in St. Catherines.

Rredfearn@arbormemorial.com

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Bryan McMahon

Bryan grew up in Dunnville where he continues to live with his wife and 3 kids. He enjoys fishing, canoeing and playing music. He has spent many years in his community coaching lacrosse and hockey.

bmcmahon@arbormemorial.com

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Gerry Glaves

Gerry became a licensed funeral director in 2006. Gerry and his wife Desiree are raising their family of 3 children in Stoney Creek. He is involved with the Fonthill Lions Club.

Gglaves@arbormemorial.com

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Zachary Meyer

Zachary earned his funeral directors license in 2018. He was the recipient of the OACFP and Excellence in Funeral Service Education for his graduating class. He loves spending time with his family.

Pre Planning Directors

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Shannon McCarrell

Shannon joined Pleasantview on May 28, 2018. She is a member of Ontario Assosication of Veterinariann Technicians & runs the Southern Ontario Powerwheels Demolition Derby. 

smccarrell@arbormemorial.com

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Kristi Germain

Kristi started with Arbor in May 2017. She enjoys driving in demolition derbies & tending to her chickens. She is committed to ensure your memory is honoured & remembered exactly as you wish.

kgermain@arbormemorial.com

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Don Hogan

Don has been with Arbor for 30 years.

dhogan@arbormemorial.com

Pre Planning Directors - Licensed Cemetery and Funeral Pre Planner

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Maria Alexander

With 7 years at Arbor, Maria’s dedication & compassion leaves a lasting impression on families who are entrusted to her care.

malexander@arbormemorial.com

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Teide Dudman-Zimmermann

Teide joined Arbor in 2007. She is a wife and mom of 2. Teide attends St Kevin’s. She loves nature, scuba & squash. She donates time fundraising & partakes in research studies for a cure for Diabetes.

tzimmermann@arbormemorial.com

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Angie Aleo

Angie has been with Arbor since 2014. She is fluent in Italian. Angie enjoys Yoga and spending time with family, especially her granddaughter. Her core values are honesty, integrity and transparency.

aaleo@arbormemorial.com

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Funeral Director Gerry Glaves

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Funeral Director Tim Lundy

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Funeral Director Rena Redfearn

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Office Administrator Brenda Winterbottom

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Crematorium Operator Mark Schram

Funeral Director Andrea Stubbings

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.

Cemetery By-laws

Cemetery By-laws are the rules and regulations that govern the operation of the cemetery to help ensure its preservation and proper operation. They reflect accepted principles of cemetery management and our experience of over sixty years.

Download a copy of the Ontario Cemetery By-laws