Tubman Funeral Homes

Tubman Funeral Homes
Park Lawn Corporation

Park Lawn Corporation

October 01, 2013 09:30 ET

Established Ottawa Based Funeral Operator Announces Exciting Business Expansion

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2013) - Tubman Funeral Homes is announcing an expansion to their current Eastern Ontario/Quebec operations through a partnership with Park Lawn Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PLC), a Toronto based cemetery and funeral operator.

Tubman Funeral Homes is an Ottawa based family business that has been providing compassionate professional services for over 90 years. Their eight properties in Ottawa, Nepean, Carp, Kars, Carleton Place, Almonte, Gatineau and Buckingham provide the flexible and supportive services that the current culture expects and appreciates.

"This partnership demonstrates how experts from across the bereavement sectors can come together to better serve their communities," says Julie Tubman, President of Tubman Funeral Homes. "We are thrilled to continue to grow our business with Park Lawn.

"I have cemetery and cremation property to be developed and they will bring their expertise to Tubman so we can better care for our community," adds Tubman.

"Our companies have known each other for over 4 years," adds Andrew Clark, CEO of Park Lawn Corporation. "Park Lawn has a long history of partnering with independent funeral home operators in the GTA and Quebec. We share similar goals and a high level of customer service. There is a strong emphasis on team culture and close connections with the community."

The partnership will also expand the Harmonia services in the Gatineau area. Harmonia is a unique and innovative service that will be offered to local customers that includes cremation memorial services and products.

Under the expansion, all new and existing relationships with customers and suppliers will remain the same with no changes to local staffing.

About Tubman Funeral Homes

Tubman Funeral Homes is an Ottawa based family business that has been providing professional and compassionate services for over 90 years.

About Park Lawn

Park Lawn Corporation owns and operates six cemeteries in the Greater Toronto Area and Services Memorables Harmonia in Quebec. Its common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:PLC)

About Harmonia

Harmonia is a Quebec-based operation that advocates a different approach to funeral planning with the focus on cremation, the paying of last respects to the deceased, and the perpetuation of their memories in a non-traditional setting. Harmonia is a wholly owned subsidiary of Park Lawn Corporation.

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