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1292 Pelham Street
P.O.Box 556
FONTHILL, ON L0S 1E0
(905) 892-5762
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We understand how difficult it is to lose a loved one. Our compassionate and caring team work hard each and every day to make sure that the members of our community and beyond are taken care of during such a difficult time. For advice on what to do when a loved one is dying, making funeral arrangements, pre-arranging your own funeral, or anything else, please feel free to contact us, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Tina Sidler, Manager / Funeral Director

Tina became interested in funeral services in her high school years and  moved to Toronto in 1990 to enroll into the funeral service program at Humber College. Tina became a Licensed Funeral Director in 1993, graduating with an award of excellence in embalming. While living in Toronto, she also gained much experience working part time for the University of Toronto (anatomy department) and MacKinnon & Bowes transfer and embalming service. She left the Morse and Son Funeral Home, Niagara Falls in 2008 to work along side Jim Pedlar and purchasd the James L. Pedlar Funeral Home. Tina is very dedicated to her profession and honoured to serve the families in Fonthill and the surrounding area with care and compassion. Aside from the funeral home, Tina and her husband Fred enjoy hikes with their four rescue dogs. As a member of Therapy Tails Niagara, Tina is able to take her dogs to local nursing homes and schools for those who have special needs. She is a proud member of the Fonthill Lions Club, Welland Chamber of Commerce, the Pelham Business Association, the Niagara District Funeral Service Association and the Ontario Funeral Service Association.

Vanessa Shannon, Funeral Preplanner & Aftercare

Licensed Funeral Preplanner Vanessa Shannon has been assisting families in the community with funeral preplanning since 2009.  Her passion is to help spare families of the emotional and financial burdens that death can bring.  Vanessa meets with families at the funeral home or in the comfort of their residences. She also conducts complimentary workshops in the community to teach others about preserving memories and planning ahead.  Born and raised in Welland, Vanessa resides in Niagara Falls with her husband Geoffrey and son Liam.   If you have any questions about preplanning, please contact Vanessa today and she will be more than happy to assist you.    

Meghan Mooren, Funeral Assistant

Meghan Mooren, Funeral Assistant

Meghan is new to our team as of January 2018, she will be pursuing a career as a licensed funeral director in her near future. She is a great comfort to those around her. Meghan has lived in Fenwick with her parents and her brother all her life, herself and her family are members of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Fenwick, as well as her dad and her brother are active firefighters at the Fenwick Fire Department. In her spare time she enjoys walks with her dog, movie marathons and spending time with family and friends. Meghan is a great addition to our team.

Paul Furtney, Funeral Assistant

Paul works with us as a funeral director’s assistant. There are not too many people he greets during visitations that he does not already know. He and his wife Bonnie have lived in the Pelham area all their lives. Paul is an active member of the Pelham Community Church in Ridgeville, where he sings in the church choir, in both quartets and as a soloist. Paul retired from Rich Products in Fort Erie in 2007. His enjoyment for greeting people and love for gardening can be seen, as there is always a friendly caring face at the door and our grounds immaculately kept.

Bill Farion, Funeral Assistant

Bill has worked with James L. Pedlar Funeral Home for over 15 years as a funeral director’s assistant. He retired from the Niagara Regional Police Force in 1997. Prior to that Bill was with the Pelham Police Department for 7 years. He is a very active member of the “Fabulous” Fenwick Lions Club for over fifty years and also acts as “Fenwick Flossy“ on Ground Hog Day and various parades. Bill and his wife Sharon have lived in Fenwick for over 50 years where they have raised their family. Bill is also a member of Fenwick United Church and Sparrow Lakes Golf Club.

Condor , Comfort Dog

Condor is an 11 year old Belgium Malinois we rescued in 2014. His friendliness and loving nature can be seen first hand by all who meet him. Condor comforts those feeling sad and has won the hearts of many families we have served.  



Proudly Serving Fonthill and the Surrounding Area

(905) 892-5762 1292 Pelham Street | FONTHILL, ON L0S 1E0 | Fax: (905) 892-4334 | Email: pedlarfh@cogeco.ca