Edna Shaw
B: 1915-09-18
D: 2016-10-19
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Shaw, Edna
Leendert (Len) Benschop
B: 1933-09-23
D: 2016-10-19
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Benschop , Leendert (Len)
Katharine Heinzel
B: 1926-10-25
D: 2016-10-18
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Heinzel, Katharine
Douglas Miller
B: 1930-01-27
D: 2016-10-17
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Miller, Douglas
Ronald 'John' Melkert
B: 1959-12-31
D: 2016-10-15
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Melkert, Ronald 'John'
Kevin Wilson
B: 1962-04-18
D: 2016-10-12
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Wilson, Kevin
Florence Kinsman
B: 1928-11-03
D: 2016-10-12
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Kinsman, Florence
Shirley "Marilyn" Wright
B: 1937-02-27
D: 2016-10-11
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Wright, Shirley "Marilyn"
Alvin Morrison
B: 1954-05-12
D: 2016-10-11
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Morrison, Alvin
Jerry Kennedy
B: 1939-05-05
D: 2016-10-10
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Kennedy, Jerry
Audrey Palmer
B: 1927-05-02
D: 2016-10-10
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Palmer, Audrey
David William Bickford
B: 1968-05-18
D: 2016-10-10
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Bickford, David William
Sharon Donaldson
B: 1949-04-27
D: 2016-10-10
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Donaldson, Sharon
Electa "June" LeRiche
B: 1939-07-06
D: 2016-10-09
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LeRiche, Electa "June"
Wilhelmina Zuidema
B: 1923-07-08
D: 2016-10-08
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Zuidema, Wilhelmina
Gail Vanderwater
B: 1953-12-29
D: 2016-10-07
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Vanderwater, Gail
Beatrice McFarlane
B: 1922-01-19
D: 2016-10-06
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McFarlane, Beatrice
Margaret Jaynes
D: 2016-10-05
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Jaynes, Margaret
Katherine "Kathy" Cowan
B: 1962-07-11
D: 2016-10-02
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Cowan, Katherine "Kathy"
Gwendolyn Searle
D: 2016-10-01
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Searle, Gwendolyn
James Wilson
B: 1931-04-07
D: 2016-10-01
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Wilson, James


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Over the year’s funeral and burial options have changed drastically. What matters most is that you acknowledge the passing of a loved one in a way that is most meaningful and helpful in your healing.

For over three generations our family's simple philosophy of dignified service and giving people what they want has made us trusted by more families than any other funeral home in the area. The difference is in the details. Celebrate a lifetime of memories and let us take care of the rest. – Rushnell Family Services

NEVER PAY THE HST WHEN YOU PRE-PAY YOUR SERVICES AT ANY OF OUR LOCATIONS!! If you are looking at pre-paying your services, it will not only lock in those prices, but you will save the full HST amount!!


We are pleased to provide this service to you and the families we serve. The current funerals entrusted to our funeral homes are listed here. If you are unable to visit the Funeral Home, you can still be with the family in thought by signing the online guest book, expressing your condolences or share your most memorable recollection about the deceased. You can also place a memorial donation, send a floral tribute or be reminded of the anniversary of a death.

We are constantly enhancing and updating the information in this medium and hope that you find it helpful and convenient. If you have any questions or would like to share any suggestions on how we could improve this site, we value and encourage input. We are here to continue to provide the highest standards for our community and to the families that we serve.


Simply go to our pre-arrangement section. You will find a large amount of helpful information in this section . After reading that information, you can click on the " Pre-arrange Online" heading. A guideline will come up to help you do an online pre-arrangement. Follow the instructions, and e-mail or fax the sheet to us.

How to Compare Funeral Homes and Prices:

We know that you have many options when selecting a funeral home and we understand that everyone has their own criteria for this selection.

What is important to you when selecting a funeral home?

  • Years of service to your community?
  • Are they involved in and do they support your community?
  • Range of options...prior to a death, at the time of a death and following a death?
  • Knowledge and experience of staff?
  • Ownership: family or corporate owned?
  • Accessible by public transit?
  • No matter when you call, are you speaking to staff?
  • Facilities conducive to your needs?
  • Parking?
  • Offer bereavement support?

When making your decision, asking  these questions will determine which funeral home is worthy of your selection.


There are companies that will makes a variety of claims in order to get your attention.  To ensure clarity, you need to compare the details of the pricing structure and services side by side... apples to apples.  You need to understand all the options, what is or isn't included and financial options.

We invite you to call us to review our pricing without obligation to any other funeral service provider.

We are proud to offer you seven convenient locations:

John R. Bush Funeral Home, 80 Highland Ave., Belleville, ON

Belleville Funeral Home & Chapel, 68 North Front St., Belleville, ON

Rushnell Funeral Centre, 60 Division St., Trenton, ON

Brighton Funeral Home,130 Main St., Brighton,ON

Frankford Funeral Chapel, 40 North Trent St., Frankford, ON

Stirling Funeral Chapel, 87 James St., Stirling, ON

Quinte Cremation & Burial Services, 205 North Front St., Unit#2,  Belleville, ON

News & Events

The Staff and Management at the John R. Bush Funeral Home invites you to attend a FREE information seminar on Thursday, November 18, 2014 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm. Learn valuable information on; Pre-Planning, Legal Issues, Estate Matters, The Value of a Funeral. Guest Speakers include; Grief Specialist, Rev. Dr. Hal Wilson, Brian Neal with Sunlife Financial and Anya-Deane Best with O'Flynn & Weese Law. Please RSVP to: 613-968-5588
Rushnell Family Services is proud to support our local Fire Department in their annual TOY DRIVE CAMPAIGN. We are privileged enough to offer space to the Fire Department for all the donated toys over the past few years. Special thanks goes out to the countless hours given by volunteers who help make a difference for our local kids.
Rushnell Family Services would like to announce that we have our very own Facebook page called "Rushnell Family Services". This new option will allow us to share Obituaries and Community Information to our valued families for those who "Like" our page.
Rushnell Family Services is proud to announce the news of establishing our very own crematorium. We are privileged to be the first and only funeral home in Ontario, Quinte, and surrounding area to provide cremation services on site to our valued families we serve.
Rushnell Family Services is thrilled to announce the launch of our new manageable web site. We sincerely hope that you find this site easier to use and navigate as well as finding all the information you may need. We welcome any comments or suggestions that you would like to make. Please feel free to contact us directly or through the "ask the director" link on our site.


I just wanted to say thank you for everything. The service was perfect, the minister was excellent and your staff and facilities were top notch. Thanks again for making a difficult day run smooth as silk.
Robinson Family
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Rushnell Family Services

80 Highland Avenue
Belleville, ON K8P 3R4
Phone: (613) 968-5588
Fax: (613) 968-7104
John R. Bush Funeral Home
Rushnell Funeral Centre
Frankford Funeral Chapel
Stirling Funeral Chapel
Belleville Funeral Home & Chapel
Brighton Funeral Home
Quinte Cremation & Burial Services

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Simply go to our funeral planning section to find some helpful information. After reading that information, you can click on the "Pre-arrange Your Funeral" heading. A guideline will come up to help you.

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Our Crematorium

We are excited to announce that Rushnell Family Services is featured in the February 2013 edition of Canadian Funeral News as the first Funeral Home in Ontario to own our own crematorium.

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