Duck lays 11 eggs behind Chatham funeral home

CHATHAM, ONT. — A mother mallard duck has decided to make a Chatham, Ont. funeral home, well, home. Owner and operator of Life Transitions Burial and Cremation Service Inc., James MacNeil, shared a Facebook video, showcasing 11 eggs in a nest near the back door of the office.

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MacNeil transitions into business owner

Earlier this year, James MacNeil’s life was in transition. Rather than rail against fate, the local funeral director parlayed that into Life Transitions. MacNeil had been, for years, the manager of Bowman Funeral Home in Chatham. But that business changed hands recently, leaving him out of work.

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New Chatham Funeral Home has no Visitation suites and no Chapel

Life Transitions aims to give families more affordable options for honouring their loved ones

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