Chief Operating Officer, Director of Community Development, Licensed Funeral Director
As Chief Operating Officer, licensed funeral director, Scott Lockwood is also the Director of Grief Services & Education at Windsor Chapel Funeral Homes. Prior to transitioning into funeral service, Scott was an ordained minister for 12 years and served congregations in both Alberta and Ontario. He still continues to maintain his ministry credentials and, along with his family, is very involved serving at his local church Parkwood Gospel Temple. In addition to his undergraduate education (Bachelor of Theology), Scott is an active member of the Association for Death Education and Counseling, an international association of nearly 1,800 clinicians and educators working in end-of-life care and bereavement. He has completed the association’s credential, the CT (Certification in Thanatology). Scott has always possessed a strong passion to help people, especially in their time of need. He is a gifted speaker and presenter and firmly believes that partnership in care and education is a powerful tool in the effort to help the community learn more about how to cope with death and the grief journey after loss.
Scott and his wife Kristen are proud parents to two boys Elijah and Maxwell.
Community Education and Grief Support
Chris was raised near the farming village of Merlin, Ontario. After graduating from Tilbury District High School, Chris attended St. Peter Seminary in London, receiving his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Master of Divinity. Following ordination as a priest in 2003, Chris served in communities throughout Southwestern Ontario, including; Belle River, London, Woodstock, Princeton, Simcoe, Waterford, Port Dover, Emeryville, Tecumseh and Windsor. Chris went on to pursue work as a Professor at St. Clair College where he taught in Liberal Arts, Social Service Worker and he worked as a Program Coordinator. He is currently working on a Master of Social Work at the University of Windsor. Chris is excited to be a part of the Windsor Chapel team where he can use his natural gifts in grief support and education. He enjoys traveling with his family to baseball parks through the Major and Minor league ball system. He enjoys photography and has a passion for social justice.