Matt had wanted to be a Funeral Director from young age, it was in his early twenties that he entered the funeral industry. Lathangue and Skwarchuk Funeral Homes in Bradford gave Matt his start by allowing him in to observe and assist with various duties over the course of 1996. In 1997 Matt then was offered a part time position at Steckley-Gooderham Inc., Barrie to continue helping those in need. Matt was accepted to Humber College's Funeral Education Program in 1998. Steckley-Gooderham Inc. offered an apprenticeship and then full time employment as a licensed funeral director. In 2006 Matt returned to Skwarchuk Funeral Homes until 2008 when he was offered employment at Adams Funeral Home in Barrie. He served families there until 2020 when he and his wife Cindy opened Legacy Funeral and Cremation Services Inc. in Barrie.
Growing up in New Tecumseth, and living in Barrie since
1999, Matt knows how important small town service is. Although Barrie is large,
it is still a small town at heart. Matt and Cindy felt led to open Legacy
Funeral Home to serve the families of Barrie and area
with honesty, integrity, professionalism and fair prices.
Matt is active at his local church and volunteers with
Barrie Minor Baseball Association. The whole Drury family are avid baseball
fans and love the time they spend at the park cheering on their beloved Barrie
Both Matt and Cindy are from a long line of generations living
and working in Simcoe County. Matt and Cindy reside in Barrie with
their children Hannah and Josh, who will also be working at the funeral home
carrying out various duties.