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About Us

The caring and experienced professionals at Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre are here to support you through this difficult time.  We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements.  You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one.  And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.

You are welcome to call us at any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance.  Or, visit our funeral home in person at your convenience.  We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.

Thanks to Evan Holt for the Drone Videography.

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Don Finlayson

Senior Funeral Director

Class 1 Funeral Director - License #202596

Born and raised in Toronto, Don started working at a funeral home at the age of 16, washing cars, cutting grass and just helping out as required. This role grew to include chauffeur services, and assistance during visitations and on funerals. As the end of high school approached, Don applied for and was accepted to Humber College to further follow the path of Funeral Service. He graduated in 1985 and passed his provincial licensing exams and became a Licenced Funeral Director. While at college, Don met fellow Funeral Service Education student Mary, now his wife of over 35 years. Together, Mary and Don have three children, and are very proud and actively involved grandparents. 

While off, Don enjoys as much time on the water in his boat, fishing, or underwater scuba diving as possible. Community and volunteering has always been a big part of Don's life. He has stayed very busy as a minor hockey coach, school parent council chair, a member of Lindsay Rotary, and is an executive member of the Knights of Columbus here in Lindsay. Don is very grateful to have been voted “Best Funeral Director” in Kawartha Lakes by the Community, and is proud to lead the team as they represent the award-winning Lakeland Funeral & Cremation Centre. 

Don has decades of experience, and is happy to sit and chat with those who have questions about pre-planning, or compassionately with those who have suffered a loss. Don and Bentley welcome all who are curious about how Lakeland can provide your family options others simply cannot offer.

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Brittany Campbell

Funeral Director

Class 1 Funeral Director - License #301951

Brittany was born and raised in Durham Region, and now resides in Kawartha Lakes. She graduated from Humber College and became a licensed Funeral Director in 2013. Most of her career has been spent in the GTA. Brittany has been with Lakeland since October 2021. Her compassion and empathy helps her families through their most difficult time. 

Brittany is married to her husband, Alex and they have two children together. They spend most of their time on Pigeon Lake in the summer; enjoying kayaking, boating, water sports and reading. Brittany has a very large family and they spend as much time as possible together. 

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Brittany MacInnes

Funeral Director

Class 1 Funeral Director - License #4750127

Brittany was born and raised in Lindsay, Ontario. Brittany graduated from I.E. Weldon Secondary School in 2021. She completed her Co-operative Education in grade 12 at Lakeland. She was accepted to Humber College and started the Funeral Service Education program in September 2021. She has been able to obtain immense experience by working at all three of Little Lake Cemetery's funeral homes: Lakeland, Highland Park and Mill Valley. Brittany graduated Humber College in 2023, and successfully completed her BAO examination. 

Brittany is very family orientated. She has four siblings, including a twin sister. She is a loving aunt to six nieces and nephews. In her spare time, Brittany spends her time with her family and friends and going on adventures with her German Shepherd, Gunther. 

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Zack Thibaudeau

Funeral Director

Class 1 Funeral Director - License #303364

Zack was born and raised in Peterborough, Ontario. He resides in Otonabee, Ontario with his wife, Katie and their two daughters. Zack enjoyed coaching minor hockey and continues his love of the sport by playing in a Peterborough Men's League and refereeing. Zack enjoys travelling with his young family.

Zack has been a licensed funeral director since 2017. He is also licensed as a crematorium operator. He is very compassionate, caring and goes above and beyond for every family that he serves.

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Lynn Burkholder

Administrator, After Care Specialist and Funeral Support


Lynn has been with us from the beginning, when Lakeland was purchased back in October 2015. She has over 15 years experience in the funeral industry. Lynn is usually the first person you speak with on the phone when you call the funeral home. She is an invaluable asset to our team helping anywhere she can; whether in the office, working with families to personalise their loved ones services or working on funeral services. In addition, Lynn meets with the executor(s) / next of kin, providing timely completion of government and related forms and notices, as well as valuable guidance on the steps involved in settling a loved one’s affairs.

Lynn was born and raised in Lindsay. She is married to her husband Jeff Tompkins, and they have two girls; Alaura and Caraline. In her spare time, she is usually at the stable riding, or enjoying her hobby of photography. Lynn is involved with the Lindsay Exhibition and Fenelon Fair as the Chairperson of the Light Horse Show Committees. She is a member of the Kawartha Lakes Concert Band, who practice weekly at Lakeland Funeral Centre.

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Comfort Dog

Bentley was adopted from the Humane Society of Kawartha Lakes in 2016 by Lakeland Funeral Centre. Bentley is a Wheaton Terrier Poodle mix known as a "Whoodle," making him a hypoallergenic and non shedding breed.

Bentley greets everyone at our front door, and is a delightful surprise who brings a sense of comfort and compassion to grieving families. Being comforted by a loving animal is known to provide both physical and mental health benefits.

You can follow Bentley on Facebook and Instagram

Facebook - Bentley, The Comfort Dog

Instagram - bentleythecomfortdog

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