Barthel Funeral Home

566 Queenston Road Cambridge, ON


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    Carly Lounsbury


    Carly has been a licensed funeral director since the 1990s. She is also a certified preceptor with the Bereavement Authority of Ontario and member of the Central Ontario Funeral Directors Association.

    Originally from Simcoe, Carly and her family live in the Forest Heights area of Kitchener. In her spare time Carly plays hockey, cheers on the Kitchener Rangers and is an enthusiastic soccer and hockey mom.

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    Janelle Marie Riedstra

    Funeral Director

    Born and raised in Stratford, Ontario, Janelle earned a bachelor's degree at McMaster University and a post-graduate degree from Humber College in 2008.

    After working 5 years in the children’s book industry in Toronto, Janelle became a licensed funeral director and embalmer, graduating from Humber College’s funeral services program in 2015. She completed an internship at Blake Funeral Chapel in Thunder Bay before joining our team.

    In her spare time Janelle enjoys dancing, playing piano, reading and writing.

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    Michelle Zimmerman

    Funeral Director

    Michelle has served the Cambridge community since 2012. She became a funeral director after acting as executor of 3 estates and experiencing firsthand the benefits of preplanned funerals. An empathetic and compassionate person, Michelle has a multi-faith background and patience in the face of tough challenges.

    Michelle and her husband are involved in various volunteer organizations, and she has been the food co-coordinator for the annual Cambridge MS Walk since 2013.

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    Amanda Marlene Pauline Zmija

    Funeral Director

    Amanda joined the team in 2012 at our sister chapels, Barthel Funeral Home and T. Little Funeral Home and Cremation Centre. Exceptionally committed to Cambridge families, she currently serves at both T. Little Funeral Home and Cremation Centre and Coutts Funeral Home and Cremation Centre.

    Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and their son. When she finds time, she loves to garden or get lost in a good book.