Belvedere Funeral Home Team

Faye Doucette
"B.A. B.Ed. C.F.S.P. Lic. Emb and Funeral Director

Faye, a founding partner of Belvedere Funeral Home, is President of Belvedere Funeral Home and has been involved in funeral service since 1993. She obtained a teaching certificate from Prince of Wales College in 1965 and taught high school Mathematics at O'Leary High School and Colonel Gray Senior High School. She went on to complete her B.A. and B.Ed. at UPEI.

Faye graduated from Mount Royal College in Calgary with a Certificate in Funeral Directing and Embalming with Honors, and is a Licensed Embalmer, Funeral Director and Certified Crematory Operator. She presently serves as Past President of the Funeral Association of Canada and Past President of the Prince Edward Island Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association. She has served as General Chair Person and Director of the Atlantic Provinces Funeral Directors and Service Convention.  On November 16, 2010 Faye earned the designation CFSP (Certified Funeral Service Practioner) granted by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.

Faye's husband, Eric, predeceased her in 1998. She lives in Sherwood and has four daughters and nine grandchildren. Faye is a charter member of the Rotary Club of Stratford, enjoys reading and being with people. She is an active member of St. Pius X Church.



Shawn MacLean
C.F.S.P. Lic. Emb. and Funeral Director

Shawn has been involved in funeral service since 1991. Shawn served families at MacLean Funeral Home before joining Belvedere Funeral Home staff in 2004. He went on to graduate from Western School of Funeral Service, Red Deer, Alberta, with a Certificate in Funeral Directing and Embalming, and became a Licensed Embalmer and Funeral Director in 2006. He is a Certified Crematory Operator. Shawn has served as General Chairman of The Atlantic Provinces Funeral Directors and Service Convention. He presently serves as Registrar for The Prince Edward Island Funeral Directors and Embalmers Association. On September 23, 2012 Shawn earned the designation CFSP  (Certified Funeral Service Practioner) granted by The Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.

Shawn and his wife Donna live in Stratford and have two children, Cloe and Ryan. Shawn and his family enjoy camping, spending their spare time in Prince Edward Island's beautiful camp grounds and other points of interest. They attend St. Mark's Presbyterian Church.





Craig Bryanton
Lic. Emb. and Funeral Director

Craig has been involved in funeral service since 1987 serving the people of the Montague area with Fergusonís Montague Funeral Home before joining Belvedere Funeral Home staff in June of 2011. Craig became a licensed embalmer and funeral director in 1993 and became a Certified Crematory Operator in 2011.

Craig and his wife Donna live in Stratford. Craig enjoys curling, strolling PEIís beautiful beaches and touring the Maritime provinces with Donna.













Nathaniel Lamoureux
Lic. Emb. and Funeral Director

Nathaniel joined the Belvedere Funeral Home team in 2013. He is a graduate of Canadian College of Funeral Service. Nathaniel successfully completed his apprenticeship and became a licensed funeral director and embalmer in 2016. His prior work experience in geriatrics and adults with special needs developed his passion in caring for others. Nathaniel believes that funeral service is an extension of the healthcare field and is passionate about creating a meaningful funeral experience for grieving families.

Nathaniel also has a great love for music. As a drummer, he has toured and played with many great Canadian artists such as The Trews, Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar), Jason McCoy, Joel Plaskett, and Holly McNarland, and currently plays drums for Tim Chaisson, Andy Brown, and Vintage 4.0.

Nathaniel and his wife Jill live in Stanhope and have two beautiful girls, Jolie and Amia. As a family, they enjoy PEI's beautiful beaches, listening to music, walks in the National Park woods, dinner with friends, and spending time with family.




Willard MacKay
Lic. Emb. and Funeral Director

Willard has been a part-time member of the Belvedere Funeral Home team for many years coming when needed to allow us all to have a holiday. His contribution is much appreciated by everyone. Willard has served the people of New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island for many years as a funeral director and embalmer. Willard and his wife Ellen live in Mirimichi, NB where they are enjoying a well-deserved retirement with lots of travel and some work at Belvedere.













Diane Gay
Office Administrator

Diane joined Belvedere Funeral Home in the fall of 2013, bringing with her extensive experience from a variety of business backgrounds, including software development, government health care, transatlantic shipping, distribution management and veterinary clinic administration and assistance.

Diane graduated from Champlain College with a diploma in Information and Technology and later acquired her Executive Management Diploma from McGill University.

Diane and her husband live in Hope River on a small farm with their family of creatures. They love nature and the great outdoors and enjoy working on their property in their spare time.







Arlene Brown
Receptionist

Arlene is the wife of Alan Brown, mother of Darren and Heather and grandmother of Hannah.

Arlene has been a member of the Belvedere Funeral Home team for the past 10 years as receptionist-secretary and previously at another funeral home for 21 years. She attends Park Royal United Church and is a member of the senior choir. Arlene has been very involved with the United Church Women's organization and has been a volunteer at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for the past several years. Her interests include music, reading, volunteering and travelling.










Autumn Evans
Receptionist

Autumn has been an administrative assistant for the past 6 years. She has joined the Belvedere Funeral Home team in 2015. Autumn and her husband Rodney live in Cornwall with their two daughters, Kailyn and Ava.

Autumn is an active board member with the Central Region Sport and Recreation Council. She enjoys spending time with her family.













Judy Arbing
Reception Hostess

Judy has joined the Belvedere Funeral Home team very recently to serve families as our reception hostess. Judy brings years of experience in serving people and is a welcome addition to the Belvedere team.



















Mike Doucette
Vehicle Detailer

Mike has been with the Belvedere Funeral Home team since 1996, helping out where needed. Mike is a full-time paramedic with Island EMS but is very much a part of our team. Mike spends most of his time making sure we look good! He takes very good care of all our vehicles for which we are most appreciative. He says the garage is "his office". Mike is married to Elaine and lives in Charlottetown.
















Helen MacRae

Helen has been with us ever since the beginning. Helen serves as our official organist/pianist. Helen has a wonderful gift of music. Her ministry of music is very much appreciated by all the families she has served as it is by all of us at Belvedere Funeral Home. On behalf of everyone, thank you Helen for sharing your gift all these years.












It is our goal to provide a warm, homelike atmosphere in which to gently support those needing our services at a very difficult time in their lives. We at Belvedere Funeral Home are "caring individuals dedicated to serving the people in our community".

"DIGNIFIED SERVICE WITH WARMTH AND COMPASSION"