Our Staff

Staff members of P & K MacDonald Funeral Home are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff of licensed funeral directors.

Peter K. MacDonald
Funeral Director / Embalmer

Email: peter@pkmacdonald.ca

Phone: (902) 752-8866

Peter is the owner.  He graduated from Dalhousie University (B.Sc.) in 1986. Peter earned his licensed funeral director's license in 1987 and embalmer's license in 1988.  He has the distinction of having served as the last president of the former Nova Scotia Licensed Embalmers and Funeral Directors Association and as the first president of the Funeral Service Association of Nova Scotia. He believes "The Funeral" is a methodology that is to be applied individually, to meet the needs of each client served. He is married to Jane and they have a son, Christopher.

Gerard MacDonald
Funeral Director Assistant

Email: info@pkmacdonald.ca

Phone: (902) 752-8866

Gerard is the senior Funeral Director Assistant, having joined us in 1995 following retirement from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation after 33 years of service. Gerard is also well-known as having been a co-owner of the former MacDonald Brothers Ambulance Service, Metro Mid-Town Taxi, Westway Pontiac and several other business ventures. He believes in the discipline of daily exercise, walking several kilometers each morning and skating each day when the ice is in the rink. Gerard resides in Linacy.

Lynn Ballantyne
Office Assistant

Email: info@pkmacdonald.ca

Phone: (902) 752-8866

Lynn joined us in December 2020 following  several years with Scotsburn Ice Cream, Truro, after a full career at  Scotiabank, New Glasgow.

She is married to, Kevin. They have three children and seven grandchildren.