South Calgary Funeral Centre and Crematorium

12700 Macleod Trail South Calgary, AB


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    Brett Watson


    Brett Watson started his career in funeral service in his hometown of Nipawin, Saskatchewan, in 1991. He graduated from the Alberta School of Mortuary Science (the precursor to Mount Royal University) under the instruction of Cincinnati School of Mortuary Science. Much of his career has been spent in Southern Alberta, managing numerous funeral homes including his current position at South Calgary Funeral Centre and Crematorium.

    Brett has served on various committees with the Funeral Service Association of Canada and with the Alberta Funeral Service Association, serving as president from 2003 to 2005. He is also accredited with the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practitioners. Additionally, Brett has instructed at Mount Royal University in various capacities since the beginning of the Funeral Service Education Program in 2000.

    When not assisting those who have suffered loss, Brett spends much of his time on his numerous hobbies: restoring antique vehicles and farm machinery, collecting antiques, archery, working on home renovations and horseback riding.

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    Stacey Ann Stinson

    Funeral Director

    Stacey Stinson became employed as a funeral director and embalmer at Foster’s Garden Chapel in June 2012. She completed her education at Mount Royal University and obtained her funeral director and embalmer certificate in 2010.

    Stacey finds great reward in being able to meet and serve families during challenging times in their lives. She is truly honored to help them plan a meaningful service customized to reflect their loved one’s life. Dedicated to service, Stacey brings her calming and patient approach to the Foster’s team. She prides herself on her high standard of integrity and customer service.

    A native Calgarian, Stacey graduated from Western Canada High School. Growing up she was a member of the Calgary Stampede Showband traveling to Expo ’86 in Vancouver, Expo ’88 in Australia and to the World Music Competition in Kerkrade, Holland, in 1989.

    Stacey now enjoys time spent with her family and friends, reading and being outdoors. She believes the George Sand quote, “There is only one happiness in this life, to love and be loved.”

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    Jacob W Walker

    Funeral Director

    Originally from Drumheller, Alberta, Jacob Walker has served families at South Calgary Funeral Centre and Crematorium since 2012. Jake received his education in funeral service and embalming from Mount Royal University. He feels he was meant for funeral service and could not imagine doing anything else, finding it rewarding to guide families through one of the most difficult times of life.

    When not assisting families at the funeral home, Jake can be found training for running events, gaming, playing drums or spending time with his family.