About Us

Focused on Your Needs
Who We Are and What We Do

Proudly serving Newmarket and the surrounding  area,  Taylor 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. 

Our Staff

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Funeral Home Manager Jason C. Ladd

Jason earned his funeral directors license in 1997. He has proudly served families of York Region for over 25 years. Jason joined Arbor in 2005. He is a Board Chair of Victim Services of York Region. 

jladd@arbormemorial.com

Pre Planning Director Jaime Prichard
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Funeral Director / Office Administrator Shannon Fletcher

Shannon was born in Scarborough, Ontario. She became a licensed funeral director in 2004 and has been with Arbor since 2002. 

sfletcher@arbormemorial.com

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Lisa Gidden

Lisa joined Arbor in 2009. She sits on the Board for Bereaved families of York Region. In 2018 she visited the Centre for Loss in Colorado to study Wolfelt’s Hierarchy of why we have funerals.

lgidden@arbormemorial.com

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.