Licensed Staff

All of our licensed directors adhere to the highest standard of ethical practices and are committed to ensuring that all of your needs are attended to. Their commitment to the community and genuine compassion toward families are but a few of the characteristics that make them outstanding in their field.  We are proud to have them on our staff.

Our caring professional staff serve families from our initial contact throughout the entire funeral process, and beyond, regardless of the type of service chosen. Our Funeral Directors have collectively contributed professional service to bereaved families for more than 60 years.

Our staff is sensitive to people of all faiths, traditions and lifestyles. The services we provide to families for both traditional and contemporary services conform to the ethics and standards of the funeral profession. Our staff of professionals will treat any family information that you share with us, in strict confidence.

We believe that it is important to be an educational resource for our community and to offer ongoing support to facilitate the changes necessary for family and friends to return to a normal and meaningful life.

Ryan Torkos, Owner/Managing Director

Email:rtorkos@gmail.com
Website: http://armstrongfuneralhome.ca
Office Phone: 905-834-3483
Fax: 905-834-5766

Born and raised in Port Colborne, Ryan attended Port Colborne High School. After attending Humber College Ryan received his Funeral Director's License in 1994. He and his wife April and their two children, Sydney and Ethan reside in Port Colborne. Ryan was a past member of the Port Colborne Hospital Board and Foundation. He is a member of the Ontario Funeral Service Association and Niagara District Funeral Service Association as well as a board member with the Port Colborne Golf and Country Club and Club Frontenac Hockey.



Les Brown, Licensed Funeral Director

Email: armstrongfuneralhomepc@gmail.com
Website: http://armstrongfuneralhome.ca
Office Phone: 905-834-3483
Fax: 905-834-5766

Les was born and raised in Welland, where he continues to live with his wife Luciann and daughters Jordanne and Jessica. Les graduated from Humber College and received his Funeral Director's license in 2005, gaining valuable experience as a funeral director while working in the Region. He is an active member a St . Kevin's Catholic Church, Holy Name Catholic School,  Notre Dame Catholic High School,  the Fogolar Furlan Italian Club of Niagara, Ontario Funeral Service Association and a prior Executive Member of the Niagara District Funeral Service Association and Club Champlain Volleyball League.