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All of our directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field. We are proud to have them on our team.


Patrick Grondin, Owner/Funeral Director & Embalmer
Email: phgfc@sasktel.net
Office Phone: 306-642-5551 & 306-648-2633
Fax: 306-642-4175

Patrick and Elan Grondin and family purchased Piché-Hawkins Funeral Chapel in Assiniboia and Gravelbourg  on September 1, 2007. Patrick was born (February 2, 1966) and raised in Biggar. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with an Economics Degree in 1988 and received his Embalmer and Funeral Director’s Certification of Qualification in 1992.  He worked at his father’s funeral home for  25 years, including being General Manager from 1990-2006.  Patrick and Elan were married July 18, 1992 and have four children. Alyssa was born July 19, 1995; Patrick Jr. was born January 8, 1998; Victoria was born September 24, 2002; and William was born June 22, 2004.  Patrick is actively involved in the community, being on many local boards and clubs and coaching sports.

Elan Grondin, Owner/Funeral Director
Email: phgfc@sasktel.net
Office Phone: 306-642-5551 & 306-648-2633
Fax: 306-642-4175

Patrick and Elan Grondin  purchased Piché-Hawkins Funeral Chapel in Assiniboia and Gravelbourg  on September 1, 2007. Elan was born (April 15, 1966) and raised on the family farm near Landis. She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with an Education Degree in 1990. She received her Funeral Director’s Certification of Qualification in 2001. Elan had been a full time schoolteacher until their move to Assiniboia. She is now working full time at the funeral home, substituting in the local schools and very active in the community.  Patrick and Elan were married July 18, 1992 and have four children. Alyssa was born July 19, 1995; Patrick Jr. was born January 8, 1998; Victoria was born September 24, 2002; and William was born June 22, 2004.

Renee Lethbridge, Funeral Director/Embalmer
Office Phone: 306-642-5551 & 306-648-2633
Fax: 306-642-4175

Renee was born on September 26, 1990, in Lafleche, SK to Paul and Aline (nee Clermont) Dumont. She attended Mathieu Elementary and Lafleche Central School, both in Lafleche and graduated in 2008. Renee took the Funeral Service program through SIAST and graduated in December, 2009 with honors. Her internship took place at Piche-Hawkins-Grondin Funeral Chapels and Renee received her Funeral Director and Embalmer License in February, 2011.

Sam Hawkins, Funeral Director/Purple Sheild Representative

Sam was born in Gravelbourg, SK and attended school at Standon, Bateman, Gravelbourg and Western Christian College in Weyburn. He graduated from Oklahoma Christian College with a degree in teaching (B.S.E) in 1973. He spent two years teaching at Western Christian College and a year in Victoria, BC. Sam married Paulette (nee Fournier) Pinsonneault in 1998.Sam purchased the funeral home in Gravelbourg from Claude Piche in 1982. He obtained his funeral director and embalming license in 1984. In 1992, Sam and Claude became partners and built the Assiniboia Chapel.  Sam is currently our Purple Shield Representative and Pre-planning counselor.

Claude Piche, Funeral Service Professional

Claude was born and grew up in Gravelbroug, SK. In 1968 he got his Embalmer and Funeral Directors license and purchased the funeral home in Gravelbourg in 1969. Claude married Marion, and together they have two children, Desiree and Stephan. In 1982 Claude sold the funeral home to Sam Hawkins in 1992 Claude became partners with Sam Hawkins and they built a funeral home in Assiniboia.

Ken Berner, Funeral Service Professional

JoAnn Girardin , Funeral Service Professional

Cheri Rotheisler, Funeral Service Professional

Proudly Serving the Communities of Assiniboia and Gravelbourg and Surrounding Area
306-642-5551 Assiniboia Chapel | 601 Highway 2 North | Assiniboia, SK S0H 0B0 | Fax: 306-642-4175 | Email: phgfc@sasktel.net 306-648-2633 Gravelbourg Chapel | 100 5th Avenue East | Gravelbourg, SK S0H 1X0 | Fax: 306-648-2478 | Email: phgfc@sasktel.net 306-642-5551 Assiniboia Chapel | 601 Highway 2 North | Assiniboia, SK S0H 0B0 | Fax: 306-642-4175 | Email: phgfc@sasktel.net 306-642-5551 Assiniboia Chapel | 601 Highway 2 North | Assiniboia, SK S0H 0B0 | Fax: 306-642-4175 | Email: phgfc@sasktel.net 306-642-5551 Assiniboia Chapel | 601 Highway 2 North | Assiniboia, SK S0H 0B0 | Fax: 306-642-4175 | Email: phgfc@sasktel.net