First Memorial Funeral Services & Garden of Memories

4725 Falaise Drive Victoria, BC V8Y1B4

Associates

  • Kevin Charles Lewis

    General Manager

    Kevin was born and raised in Fredericton, New Brunswick. After spending time helping out at a local funeral home in high school, he decided to pursue a career in funeral services. He graduated from Kingstec in Kentville, Nova Scotia, in 1998. Kevin began his career in New Brunswick, working in many funeral homes throughout the province. Throughout his career Kevin has been honoured to serve thousands of families. He has an ongoing passion for providing compassionate, personalized service to every family he meets.

    When Kevin is not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughters and their dog, Chloe. Throughout the year you may see Kevin around town at the hockey rink or attending dance performances, cheering on his daughters. When they find time, Kevin and his family enjoy camping, spending time outdoors and travelling to new places.

  • Kristine Josiane Ethier

    Funeral Director

  • Erik Albert Oakley

    Funeral Director

    Originally from the coastal community of Nanaimo, Erik moved to the beautiful vibrant city of Victoria where he continues his studies with the Canadian College of Funeral Services. After attending the memorial service of a lost friend, Erik discovered the value of celebrating a life well lived. He is inspired by Mahatma Gandhi, who said, "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others." Erik's professional growth is developed with the everlasting memories he creates with community families.

  • David Nicholas Williamson

    Manager

    David is a third-generation funeral director who has proudly served the Victoria community since 2011. From an early age David understood the importance of caring, empathy and respect for others. His work reflects those values. His philosophy is that “everyone is someone’s father, mother, son or daughter and they deserve our utmost respect and care.” Being able to help families through one of the hardest times in their lives is his driving force.

    As a native of Vancouver Island, the outdoors has always been a big part of David's life. He feels blessed to have such a beautiful island to explore and enjoy.