MacKinnon & Bowes
2 Meridian Road,
Toronto, ON M9W 4Z7
Phone: (416) 465-7508, or Our Toll Free North America Wide # 1-800-268-6736.
Fax: (416) 465-6756
|Tina Graca, Lead Accountant|
Tina Graca joined the firm in 1992 as an accounting clerk. In a rather short period of time, Tina took over responsibility for and ran that portion of the business. Tina enjoys outdoor activities, archery, and spending time with her son. Tina is a recipient of the Ontario Funeral Service Association Award of Merritt for the Care of Canada's Fallen.
|Agustinie Ersando, Accounting Clerk|
Agustine joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2013. He was born and raised in the Philippines. He moved to Canada at age 13. He finished studies at Ryerson University in 2012 graduating with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. He enjoys playing sports, music, food, and different outdoor activities.
|John Reid, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
John Reid started with MacKinnon & Bowes in 2004 as a funeral directors assistant. John received his formal education at Ryerson where he obtained his certificate in Purchasing. John is an accomplished origami artist.
|Lance Semestra, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
Lance joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2006 as a co-op Student. Following his completion of High School, Lance joined the firm as a Funeral Directors Assistant. Lance enjoys working with families at their time of need & representing the company working for various Funeral Homes in the Greater Toronto Area. In April 2009, Lance received his Ontario College Certificate upon fulfillment of George Brown's College Vocation Program. Lance has other interests to go along with funeral services including Sports and Police Services. He was born and raised in Toronto, Ontario.
|Ron Gallo, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
Ron Gallo joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2005 as a funeral directors assistant and chauffeur. He is well known by our Toronto clients for his helpful and dedicated attitude.
|Ray Cocev, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
Ray Cocev joined the firm as a Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur. Ray is a graduate of University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Arts. Rays varied career experiences have been with large corporations such as Nestle, General Motors and Chrysler. Ray is an excellent Ambassador of our firm, and enjoys helping and interacting with families.
|Carlos Cruz, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Carlos started with the firm in 2005 as a funeral directors assistant. Carlos was born and raised in Colombia. He is fluent in English and Spanish. He enjoys the outdoors and travel.
|David McGruder, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
David McGruder joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2012 as a funeral directors assistant and chauffeur. David returned to Toronto after living in North Carolina. He is semi-retired after working in Materials Management and General Contracting.
|Tim Kane, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Tim Kane joined the firm in 2010 as a Funeral Directors Assistant. He was born and raised in Toronto. Tim enjoys spending time with family and travelling.
|Stewart Indig, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Stewart joined Mackinnon and Bowes in February of 2014. He has been working in the Funeral Profession for over 15 yrs. He enjoys working with and helping people. In his spare time he loves spending time with family. Stewart graduated from Concordia University majoring in Administrative Management and a minor in Accounting. Stewart enjoys spending time with his grandchildren and gardening.
|Brian Head, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
Brian Head joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2008 as a funeral directors assistant and chauffeur. He has had a career in Real Estate Sales for the past 26 years.
|John Infantino, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
John Infantino started with the firm in 2007 as a funeral directors assistant and chauffeur. John was born and raised in Toronto and is enjoying his semi retirement. John has a background in administration in the investment world. John is very proud of the service he provides to the families that he serves.
|John Orton, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
John Orton joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2010 as a funeral directors assistant. John enjoyed a 32 year career with General Motors in Oshawa, Ontario. John is active in his church in Oshawa.
|Brian Powell, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
Brian Powell joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 1998 as a funeral directors assistant. Prior to this he enjoyed a career with Rockwell International. Brain is well known in our profession having traveled extensively throughout Ontario in the service of our funeral home clients.
|Lucia Donohue, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Lucia joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2010 primarily in the Telephone Answering Division and has remained on in a variety of roles. Lucia enjoys helping people and has pursued opportunities in Theater and voice related performing. She has received a Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) in Theatre Studies from the University of Ulster, Coleraine, Ireland (with 2 terms on exchange at University of Waterloo; Canada).
|Carl Archibald, Funeral Directors Assistant & Chauffeur|
Carl Joined MacKinnon and Bowes in 2013 as a Funeral Directors Assistant and Chauffeur. Carl was born and raised in Jamaica and served as a Police Constable in the Jamaican Constabulary Force for 10 years. Since then he has been involved in various opportunities relating to the Security and Protection fields. We are delighted to have Carl join our firm and contribute his unique skills and experience.
|Achillo Briglio, Funeral Director's Assistant & Chauffeur|
Achillo was born in Italy and raised in Sault Ste. Marie Ontario. He joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2014. He is a licensed Real Estate agent and speaks fluent Italian. He attended Cambrian College for General Arts and Science.
|Brent Veldhuis, Funeral Director's Assistant|
Brent joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2013. He has attended Humber College in Toronto for Funeral Service Education. He enjoys working with other staff at MacKinnon & Bowes and hopes to obtain his Funeral Directors licence in the future.
|David Horn, Funeral Director's Assistant & Chauffeur|
David joined our firm in 2014. David retired from the RCMP serving in Alberta, Canada. He has spent the last several years in the field of Corporate Security Management. He enjoys working with people and Scuba Diving as a part time activity.
|Ben Snelgrove, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Ben joined our firm in 1981and worked at our location on Broadview Avenue. He was born and raised in Ontario but spent many years in Western Canada. He left our firm and pursued a career in the freight and transportation industry. Ben has numerous certificates of achievement for transportation and safe operation of machinery compliance. Ben returned to our company recently and we are very fortunate to be able to utilize the experience he has gained over the years.
|David Wheller, Funeral Directors Assistant|
David joined our firm in 2017. He is a reservist in the Canadian Forces and has taken the Paramedic course at the College level. We are very pleased to welcome David to our team and think he will be an excellent addition.
|William Gilmour, Funeral Directors Assistant|
William "Gil" Gilmour was born and raised in Rexdale, Ontario. He taught music for four years through the Braeburn Neighborhood Place. He has worked in the hospitality industry before leaving to spend some time in the Canadian Armed Forces. He looks forward to his journey in funeral services and hopes to attend Humber College for the Funeral Directors program.
|Candace Gravelle, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Candace joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2017. She attended Humber College in Toronto for Funeral Service Education. She has experience in working in Funeral Service at Funeral Homes in Toronto. She is a certified Cosmetologist. Candace also has significant experience in retail environments with a customer service focus. She enjoys volunteer work with noteworthy institutions like Sick Children's Hospital of Toronto and the National Day of Remembrance and Acton on Violence against women. We are delighted to have a women as capable as Candace on our staff
|Kevin Davenport, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Kevin joined our firm in 2017. He is a reservist in the Canadian Forces and is taking the Police Foundations course at the College level.
|Adam Sharp, Funeral Directors Assistant|
|Nigel Newton, Funeral Directors Assistant|
Nigel joined MacKinnon & Bowes in 2017 as a Funeral Directors Assistant. Born and raised in Chelmsford, Essex in England he moved to Toronto in 1994 working in the record business starting out promoting the MuchMusic Dance Mix 94 album then moving into digital media in 2005 to establish Canada's first social network for young women 14-24 for Vervegirl. Nigel continues to consult in digital media with a focus on mobile augmented reality, virtual reality, 360 video and smart video streaming services.
|John Jarvie, Funeral Directors Assistant|
John was born in Toronto, raised in Durham Region, primarily Whitby. Successfully completed two semesters of study at Humber College for Funeral Service. John enjoys writing & playing music, preferably on stringed instruments and enjoys recreational shooting (skeet, target, trap) John has a keen interest in aviation.
|David Vieira, Funeral Directors Assistant|
|Andrew Binx, Funeral Directors Assistant|
|Mackenzie McGrady, Funeral Directors Assistant|
|Corrie Atkinson, Funeral Directors Assistant|