Manon Bourbeau was born and raised in Ottawa and is fluently bilingual. While still in high school, she chose the funeral industry as her career, and in 2000 obtained her funeral director’s licence. After working in funeral homes in both Northern Ontario and Ottawa, she joined Beechwood in 2005. Although Manon is heavily involved with the areas set aside for the Military and the Ottawa Police, as the National Military Cemetery Coordinator and OPS Memorial Service Cemetery Liaison, she is able to help all families from all walks of life. An avid runner and a student of taekwondo, Manon spends a lot of her free time being active. Manon is married and the proud mother of a young son.