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Our Staff

Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Darren Growen

Funeral Director & General Manager

Darren came to us from London, Ontario. He started his career with Reynolds Funeral Home 'Turner Chapel' in May of 1996 after completing year one of the Funeral Service Education Program at Humber College. He finished his second year as an intern with us and then successfully completed the Board of Funeral Services licensing examinations and received his Funeral Director's Licence in 1997.

Darren is an excellent funeral director and highly regarded by the families he serves.

He is married to LeeAnne and together they have 3 boys. Now living in Gravenhurst, he spends time with family and occasionally finds time for a round of golf.


Helen Nancekievill

Funeral Director

Helen comes to Cavill Funeral Home from southern Ontario. She has been a licensed funeral director since 2012. She enjoys being outdoors in Muskoka, be it by foot, by boat, or by snowmobile.

Isabelle Holmes

Funeral Director - Intern

Isabelle was born and raised in Gravenhurst. She began her career with Cavill-Turner Funeral Home while completing her Gravenhurst High School co-op placement. She is currently enrolled at Humber College for the Funeral Service Education program. "Izzy" as she is known, will become a licensed funeral director in July of 2020.

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