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.

 

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 30 years.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Joe Lewis

Ron Francis

Romain Vandendriessche

Dave McLean
 After retiring from the Haldimand OPP as Detachment Commander, Dave joined the Smith Funeral Chapel in April of 2016.  Dave and his wife Rita live in Port Dover and Dave serves as President of the Haldimand-Norfolk Literacy Council. 
Donna Simmons

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