Our Staff

We have a very loyal, dedicated and experienced staff.  Here is a brief history of us in
the community.

Tom & Laurie Merritt
Tom and Laurie Merritt are the present owners of Merritt Funeral Home and the fourth
generation.  Tom received his Funeral Director License in 1986,  married Laurie in 1989
and both work side by side in the business. 

M. Andrew Gauthier
Drew has been a licensed Funeral Director since 2016 but has worked in the industry since
2013.  He enjoys volunteering in the community, playing hockey and spending time with

Ross Killins
Ross is one of our Funeral Directors Assistants.  Raised in the area, a retired dairy farmer
in Caistor, became one of our valuable staff in the early 1970's.  Ross keeps the
atmosphere warm with his country style and charm.

John Ganann
John  is one of our Funeral Directors Assistants.  John has lived in the area for many years
and has just retired as our local Fire Chief.  His care, compassion and dedication of being
Fire chief is reflected here in the care he has for our families. 

Rodger Vaughan
Rodger is the newest of our Funeral Directors Assistants.  Long-time area resident,
growing up on a farm in the area.  Prior to his recent retirement, he was a school
teacher in the area for many years which shows in his care and compassion for others.