Staff

Since opening our doors in August of 2000, Jason is pleased to expand his staff to include a second licensed funeral director; Bert Hooftman and several director’s assistants; Joe Lewis, Ron Francis, Dave McLean, Romain Vandendriessche, John Wright, Michele Bach & Donna Simmons.

 

Jason Smith
Born and raised in Simcoe; a Graduate of Simcoe Composite School and an active member of the Norfolk Golf & Country Club.  Jason has over 25 years of funeral home experience.
Bert Hooftman
Long time resident of Delhi, Bert is an active member of the Masonic Lodge and has been a Licensed Funeral Director for more than 40 years.
Patty Smith
Patty was raised in Simcoe and now resides in Bloomsburg with her husband Terry.  Together they have 2 daughters, Kayla & Miranda.  Patty spent 34 years as a Banking Advisor with RBC.  She has volunteered her time with many charities.  She is passionate about helping others and enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and most of all, her grandchildren.
Michele Bach
Michele is a long time Norfolk resident.  Michele worked at Norfolk General Hospital for over 20 years and now resides in Waterford with her husband Peter.  She has been a volunteer with the CIBC Run for the Cure for the past 10 years and has a passion for sewing & design.  Michele joined our staff in 2013.
Joe Lewis

Ron Francis

Romain Vandendriessche

Betty Smith
Betty is a retired employee of Calbeck’s grocery store in Simcoe and is also Jason’s mother.  She has lived locally with her husband Don for more than 45 years.
Donna Simmons

Norris Smith
Retired from full time teaching, Norris is a lifetime area resident who has taught High School in both Waterford & Simcoe for many years.
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