Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met.


Erin D. Jennings

Owner & Managing Director

Erin began her career in Funeral Services in 1993.  In 1995, she attended Funeral Services Education, Kingstec Community College, Kentville, NS and successfully graduated in June 1996.   Upon completion of college, she began working at Brenan’s Funeral Home in Saint John, NB, her native city, where she obtained her New Brunswick Funeral Director and Embalming licenses.  For about a decade she proudly served families for Brenan’s in Saint John.  In 2003, Erin moved to Halifax, NS, obtained her Nova Scotia licenses, and briefly worked for a local funeral home.  In 2004, she took a position with Dalhousie Medical Science, where she worked as the resident cadaver embalmer.  In March of 2005, she partnered with her former Brenan’s employers, Bill and Stephen MacMackin of Select Community Funeral Homes, and together they purchased J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd.  For the past 14 years, Erin has owned and operated J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd in the community of Spryfield, a suburb of Halifax, NS.  Over the 14 years, Erin has worked with The Funeral Service Association of Nova Scotia, serving as President.  She was also the government appointee to the Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers of Nova Scotia, where she served a term.  She is a member of Funeral Services Association of Nova Scotia, Funeral Services Association of Canada, The National Funeral Directors Association, along with the Spryfield Business Commission, where she also is a past director.  Erin’s passion is to serve her community and families with dignity and respect, offering diversity and choices for all.  For 25 years, she has served each family as if they are her own.




Donald A. Cameron

Senior Funeral Director & Embalmer

Don started his career in funeral services in 1984, in Glace Bay, with his family. Ambulances were owned by funeral homes back in those days, so he was to be multi-trained to work on the ambulance service, as well as at the funeral home, giving him experience on many levels.  Don’s family has had decades of involvement in the funeral profession, dating back as far as 1903, and he comes from a long-line of funeral directors and embalmers.  Before moving to Halifax in in 1996, Don also worked as pathology assistant in Cape Breton.  Once in Halifax, Don continued his career as a funeral service professional.   He has always lived in the community of Spryfield, constantly getting to know the people of the community.  Don began working with J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. In 2009, where is is currently the Senior Funeral Director.  With true dedication to his career, Don is always there for the families, remembering their names, along with the names of their loved ones and the details of the services he provided.  He is involved in the community,  being a choir member in his church, a dinner theatre actor, a volunteer with many of the local churches, and helping with fund raising activities  He and his wife also run a bowling league in the community.



Courtney Peddle

Funeral Director & Embalmer

Courtney began her career in Funeral Services in 2002 at the age of 17 as a co-op student and it didn’t take long for her to realize this was her vocation. She began part-time employment with Brenan’s Funeral Home in her native city of Saint John, NB.  She attended NSCC-Kingstec, and graduated from the Funeral and Allied Health Services Program in 2005. Upon graduation, she continued her employment with Brenan’s, obtained her Funeral Director and Embalming Licenses and for 12 collective years served her community in New Brunswick.  In May of 2020, Courtney and her family made the move to Halifax where she will continue to proudly serve her new community.