Scott has 20 years of experience in the Funeral Profession. He received his licenses in both Funeral Director and Embalming from Mount Royal College.
Scott is very active in the Community with Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, Drumheller and Area Health Foundation and other various groups.
Service to the family has always been foremost and will continue to be for Scott.
Sean Paul Grande
Partner, Funeral Director & Commissioner for Oaths
Sean was born in Drumheller and lived here until 1992 when he
moved to Calgary to attend Mount Royal College. It was during his time in
Calgary he worked in the restaurant and catering industry while attending
school. In 2000, Sean moved home to Drumheller. Sean completed his Certificate
in Practical Nursing in Continuing Care and worked with Drumheller Continuing
Care for a few years. In 2002, Sean joined Courtney-Winter's Funeral Chapel and
apprenticed as an Embalmer and has been a member of the care team ever since.
Sean was approached by friend and mentor Gus Hamilton (then
Manager of Courtney Winter's) to join the organization and perhaps become
involved in ownership down the road should he find his work gratifying. That
answer came in 2008 when Sean became a share holder in the company that
currently owns Courtney-Winters Funeral Home.
Sean finds great satisfaction in serving others. He enjoys his
work in embalming and ensures the needs of the families he serves are a
priority. He also enjoys working with such a capable and caring team at
In his spare time, Sean is a member and volunteer with various
clubs, committees and boards in the Drumheller area and is also a Commissioner
Funeral Director & Embalmer
Lisa was born in Durham, Ontario and moved with her family to
various communities throughout Canada before settling in Drumheller in 1976.
Lisa attended grades 2 through 12 in Drumheller and it was in grade 10 that
Lisa joined Winter's Funeral Home as a Work Experience student. She enjoyed her
work so much, at the age of 19 she entered the Humber College School of
Mortuary Science and graduated with a "Most Improved Award".
Lisa doesn't have one particular reason for entering funeral
service. She finds all aspects of her job equally important and derives deep
personal gratification from them all.
Lisa is married to Darryl Jacques. They live in the Drumheller
area and are the proud parents of 1 girl and 3 boys who keep Lisa busy in all
aspects of community activity. Lisa is on the Drumheller Minor Hockey
Association Board as Equipment Coordinator, she participates on parent
committees for 2011 Grad and in elementary school activities with her youngest.
Funeral Director & Embalmer
Maurice was born and raised in Bentley, Alberta. He has lived in
Drumheller for 29 years with a short time in the Edmonton area in between.
Maurice began his career in funeral service in 1977 working at Johnson Funeral
Home in Sylvan Lake. In 1981, he purchased what was then Winter's Funeral Home
in Drumheller and managed and directed it until 1994 when he started Memories
Funeral Home in Edmonton. After a short time in Edmonton, Maurice is back in
Drumheller, semi retired and working with the care team at Courtney-Winters.
Maurice entered funeral service as a result of a very difficult
personal experience. When he was 13, he lost a brother in a motor vehicle
accident. He remembers being impressed with how well his family was treated by
the funeral directors who assisted them with their service. By the time he was
15 he knew he would be a funeral director and he followed his dream. Maurice
gains personal satisfaction working with families.
In his spare time, Maurice is Treasurer for the Canadians Badlands
Passion Play and Trustee for Knox United Church, Drumheller.