In this difficult time, let our family help yours. Learn more about who we are and what we do in the bios below. 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.
Nolan and Abigail Adam
Nolan has almost 20 years experience in the funeral business, starting as a young man, working in the funeral home owned by his father. Nolan is married to Abigail and they reside in Penticton with their two wonderful children Emma and Noah.
Licensed Funeral Director
Brenda is the manager of the Summerland Chapel. Brenda and Bob, her husband of 38 years, have two adult children, Brett and his wife Ann, and Bree and her husband Adam. She is a committed and caring professional who is proud of her chosen career as a licensed funeral director and embalmer.
Funeral Director and Embalmer
Jessica loves working at Hansons because it is a very close team like a second family. She grew up in a military family and has been fortunate enough to have seen all of our beautiful country. She has chosen to make the Okanagan home. It is a wonderful place for her children to flourish. She has been dedicated to the funeral profession for over 7 years. Jessica appreciates everyday that families trust her and share the stories of their loved ones and entrust the Hansons team to take care of them.
Robert 'Bob' Carlton
Licensed Funeral Director
Bob has been a funeral professional for over a decade and has found it to be the most fulfilling work he has ever done. He is as passionate about his music as he is the families he serves and is known for his work singing at funerals and working with local bands such as Flashback. Bob and his wife Mar have called Penticton home for over 25 years. They have one adult son, David who is completing his PhD at Western in London, ON.
Nico has had the good fortune of working with teams in the funeral industry for over twenty years. Nico feels the funeral industry gives him the opportunity to serve the world, one family at a time.
Nico has been married to Joanne for over 40 years. They have three children and six grandchildren. Nico and Joanne are very involved with the Summerland Baptist Church, The Penticton Noontime Rotary Club, as well as other support roles in many communities in the Okanagan Valley.
Apprentice Funeral Director and Embalmer
Erin came into the funeral profession after a 10 year career as a licensed practical nurse, spending the last 5 years in that career working with mums and babes as a postpartum nurse. She is working towards obtaining her full license as a funeral director and embalmer while continuing to serve families to the best of her ability.
Advanced Planning Advisor
Greg has been a part of the team since October, 2018 when he and his wife, Karen, moved to the Okanagan. Greg came to us from Edmonton where he worked as a Funeral Director for nine years. Prior to that Greg was a Pastor with the Christian and Missionary Alliance for sixteen years.