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All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field. We are proud to have them on our staff.
|Gerry Lougheed Jr., Managing Director|
Gerry Jr. is a native Sudburian who graduated from Humber College in 1976 with the highest Board of Funeral Services exam grade in all of Ontario. As well as being a Funeral Director and the Vice President of Lougheed's Limited, Gerry Jr. is extremely involved in the Sudbury Community, in particular with the Bereavement Foundation of Sudbury, the Northeastern Ontario Regional Cancer Centre, the Maison Vale Hospice and the Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers. He is a recipient of two honourary doctorates and the Order of Ontario. Gerry Jr. enjoys horseback riding and cycling, and is a regular and popular contributor to Sudbury South Side Story newspaper.
|Geoffrey Lougheed, Funeral Director|
Geoffrey Lougheed continues the Lougheed legacy of dedication and service. He graduated as School President from St. Charles College in 1977, and graduated from Funeral Service Education at Humber College with honours as the top overall student in Ontario in 1978. Since graduating, he has worked with Lougheed's Limited, currently serving as Vice President of Operations.
|Colette Blais Lougheed, Funeral Director|
Colette is married to Geoffrey and is a native Sudburian who graduated from Ecole Secondaire MacDonald Cartier in 1977, and from Humber College of Applied Arts in Funeral Services Program in 1980. She worked as a licensed Funeral Director at Co-Operative Funeral Home from 1979 to 1985, and since 1985 has been a licensed Funeral Director with the Lougheed and Jackson and Barnard Funeral Homes. Colette is a lifetime member of St. Jean de Brébeuf Church.
Colette is a past member of the Club Richelieu Feminin de Sudbury, a lecturer, educator, and facilitator of Funeral Services in the Sudbury Community, a board member of the Sudbury-Manitoulin Childrens Foundation, and currently sits on the Advisory Board of Collège Boréal's Formation en Services Funéraires. Colette has been a Licensed Practical Examiner for the Board of Funeral Services in Ontario.
Colette (née Blais) Lougheed est née et a grandi dans le quartier du Moulin à Fleur à Sudbury. Après avoir obtenu son diplôme de l'Ecole secondaire MacDonald-Cartier, elle a étudié au Humber College, à Toronto où elle a complété son éducation en services funéraires. Mariée à Geoffrey Lougheed depuis plus de 20 ans, elle est directrice de funérailles autorisée depuis une trentaine d'années, mettant son expertise au service des personnes endeuillées. Colette est gérante du Salon Funéraire Lougheed Chapelle Hanmer/Capreol.
|Catherine Coe, Funeral Director|
Catherine was born and raised in Sudbury. After graduation from Lockerby High School, she attended Humber College where she obtained her Funeral Director's License. She is currently on the Board of Regents for Huntington University, Grief and Support Committee for the Maison Vale Hospice, Past President of the Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers, Past President of the Northeastern Ontario Funeral Association, Past Board Chair for Special Events for the Sudbury Theatre Centre, Past Director of the SPCA Advisory Board, member of the Animal Care Review Board of Ontario and a former member of the Business & Professional Women's Group. Catherine has been with Lougheed's since 1991.
|Marie Marcotte, Funeral Director|
Marie was born and raised in Sudbury. She attended Collège Boréal and graduated in 2006. She and her partner, Kevin, are the proud parents of two wonderful boys. Marie enjoys fishing, swimming, reading, and being with her family.
Née à Sudbury Marie est diplomée du programme de Formation en services funéraires du Collège Boréal. Elle travaille pour la famille Lougheed depuis 2007.
|Richard Martel, Funeral Director|
Richard Martel, better known as "Rick", was born and raised in Azilda. He graduated with distinction from the Funeral Services Program at Collège Boréal in 2006 and was the recipient of the Lougheed Bursary. Rick enjoys hiking, tennis, jogging, and spending time with his wife Kathleen (nee Balicki) Martel.
Né à Azilda. En 2006, est diplomé avec distinction du programme de Formation en Services Funéraires au Collège Boréal. Richard travaille aux Salons Funéraires Lougheed depuis 2006.
|Renee Schilkie, Funeral Director|
Renée Schilkie was born and raised in Chelmsford graduating from E.S.C Champlain High School and attending Collège Boréal in the Funeral Services Program, graduating in 2006. She married her husband Jordan in 2007 who is also from Chelmsford. After working 3 years in Ottawa for Kelly Funeral Home, she moved back home to start a family; a beautiful baby girl Alexis born in 2008 and a son Jared born in 2014 and started working for the Lougheed Family in May of 2009. Renée enjoys spending time with family & friends, reading, golfing and fishing.
Mariée à Jordan Schilkie, nous avons une petite fille, Alexis nee en 2008 et un fils Jared nee en 2014. Renée vient de Chelmsford. Après avoir gradué du Collège Boréal du programme de Formation en Services Funéraire en 2006, elle a travaillé à Ottawa pendant 3 ans et est récemment revenue à Sudbury. Renée travaille pour la famille Lougheed depuis le mois de mai, 2009.
|Jeff Shrigley, Funeral Director|
Jeff was born and raised in Sudbury and attended Humber College in 2010 after graduating from Lockerby Composite Secondary School. He decided to return to Sudbury to start his internship in May of 2011. Jeff is happy to be back home and he enjoys spending time with his spouse Sarah, spending time with his family, playing sports, listening to music, giving back to the Community and is a huge Hamilton Tiger Cats fan. Jeff is the past President of the Rotaract Club of Sudbury, current member of the Rotary Club of Sudbury Sunrisers, past Joe MacDonald Youth Football League Executive Member and Equipment Manager, Serves dinner at the Elgin Street Mission and was a dancer in the 2016 Dancing With The Easter Seals Stars. Jeff has a real passion for sports and was the Running Backs Coach with the Sudbury Gladiator’s Varsity Football Team. Jeff was the recipient of the Northeastern Ontario Funeral Service Association Award for the Highest Overall Average among Funeral Directors in Northern Ontario and a Sudbury 40under 40 Award Winner.
|Katie Johnson, Funeral Director|
Katie was born and raised in Sault Ste. Marie. She attended Humber College in 2009 and obtained her funeral directors license in 2011. She worked for 3 years at the G.H. Hogle Funeral Home in Toronto. Katie moved to Sudbury in 2013 and joined our team. She is a member of All People's United Church and a board member of NESPN - North Eastern Suicide Prevention Network. She is a past member of the Education Committee for the Board of Funeral Services. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, cooking, yoga, reading and spending time with her family and friends.