Licensed Staff


Ian Martyn, Licensed Funeral Director/Owner
Email: imartyn@martynfh.com
Office Phone: 705-472-8810 (North Bay) or 705-744-7400 (Mattawa)


Ian is a proud fifth generation funeral director in the Martyn family. He was born in North Bay in 1965 to the late Anne (Heighton) and George Martyn. Ian is married to Jody Sloan, also a funeral director, and together they have two sons and two daughters; Zachary, Jacob, Sloan and Rowan. Ian graduated from West Ferris Secondary School and went on to graduate from the Funeral Service Education Program at Humber College. In 1990, after five years of practical experience in funeral service in Toronto, Ian joined the family business. He has served as the President of the Northeastern Ontario Funeral Service Association, is an active member of St. Andrew’s United Church, the North Bay Rotary Club, has volunteered with Big Brothers, is an associate member of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #23 and is currently Co-Chair of the Fundraising Committee for the Nipissing Serenity Hopsice. Ian is a true "canoe-head" and outdoor enthusiast, who loves adventure and spending time with his family.


Kirk Elliott, Licensed Funeral Director
Email: kelliott@martynfh.com
Office Phone: 705-472-8810 (North Bay) or 705-744-7400 (Mattawa)

Born and raised in New Liskeard, Ontario. Kirk married Sue Jemmett (formerly of New Liskeard) in 1979. They reside in North Bay and have two daughters Shauna, who is married to Nathan,  & Ashley. Kirk, a graduate of the Funeral Service Education Program, Humber Ccollege,  has been a licensed funeral director since 1977. He is a long time member of the Martyn Funeral Home staff, and is very active in funeral service. He served as Past President of the Ontario Funeral Service Association in 1997-1998, and is a former Chairman of the Public Awareness Committee of OFSA in which he participated in the development and implementation of the largest media campaign ever conducted by the association. Kirk was elected to and served on the Board of Funeral Services of Ontario, serving a term as chairman . Kirk is an active member of the United Church, volunteering on several church committees. With a keen interest in photography and woodworking, he has spent several years expanding his woodworking and photography skills.


Jody Sloan-Martyn, Licensed Funeral Director
Email: jmartyn@martynfh.com
Office Phone: 705-472-8810 (North Bay) or 705-744-7400 (Mattawa)

Jody graduated from Widdifield Secondary School before graduating with honours from the Funeral Service Education Program at Humber College, Toronto. She received her Ontario Funeral Director's Licence in 1998, after apprenticing with Martyn Funeral Home.  For the next couple of years she was employed with Giffen-Mack "Scarborough Chapel" before returning to her hometown of North Bay. Jody has varied and extensive experience in funeral service, having worked with many multi-cultural faiths. She began working for her family's funeral transfer service at the age of fourteen, and later for their monument company. Jody has had training in Perinatal Bereavement, and implemented the "Continuing Care"  program for Martyn Funeral Home families. Every fall Jody organizes the annual Martyn's Memorial Christmas Tree Program, which has helped raise funds for Nipissing Serenity Hospice, among other local charities. She has also served as a volunteer on the Bereavement Committee for Near North Palliative Care Network.  Jody is married to Ian Martyn, and is a very proud and busy mom to son Jacob, daughters Sloan & Rowan, and step-son Zachary.


Mac Bain, Licensed Funeral Director
Email: mbain@martynfh.com
Office Phone: 705-472-8810 (North Bay) or 705-744-7400 (Mattawa)


Mac graduated from West Ferris Secondary School in 1982, and went on to study Funeral Service Education at Humber College in Toronto. After graduation from Humber in 1985, Mac joined the staff at Martyn Funeral Home, where he had apprenticed the year before. He was formerly the Vice-Chair of the Board of Funeral Service and was a Past President of the North Eastern Ontario Funeral Directors Association.

Mac Bain is a fourth term Councillor (first elected in 2003) and is a member of the General Government of Council. Mac also sits on North Bay-Parry Sound District Health Unit (former Board Chair), the Federation of Northern Ontario Municipalities (Past President), the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (Director), he is the Municipal Lead for AMO's Waste Resources Liaison Committee, was the former Chair of the North Bay Hydro Distributing Company and was a Board Member of Waste Diversion Ontario.

He really enjoys time with his wife, daughters and three grandchildren. When time permits Mac likes to golf, work on home improvement projects and vacations away with his wife!

 


Amy Doyle, Licensed Funeral Director
Email: adoyle@martynfh.com
Office Phone: 1-705-472-8810

Amy was born in Hamilton, Ontario, the daughter of  John Doyle (Sheryl), and the late Darlene (nee Skinulis) Doyle.  She graduated as Valedictorian from French River District Secondary School in 1999.  Amy began her career in funeral service at Park Lawn Cemetery, Crematorium & Mausoleum in Sudbury where she became a licenced Cremation Operator, and worked for 6 years before deciding to go back to school to study Funeral Services Education at Humber College in Toronto.  She completed her apprenticeship at Martyn Funeral Home in 2008, and after graduating from the Funeral Service Education program in 2009, she joined the Martyn Funeral Home staff.  In the fall of 2009, Amy received the Northeastern Ontario Funeral Service Association Award.  She enjoys playing baseball, volleyball and spending time with her family and friends.