John and Marilyn became the owners of Mighton Funeral Home in 1984. Prior to this, for 10 years, John had worked as a Funeral Director in Stratford at the Heinbuck Funeral Home. Marilyn, as a Certified General Accountant, was employed with BDO Ward Mallette.
Both John and Marilyn were born and raised in the Hanover/Walkerton area. John is the son of Phyllis and the late Robert Mighton. Marilyn is the daughter of the late Carl and Mabel Frook. They have four sons, Jeremy and his wife Heather, Benjamin and his wife Shannon, Adam and his wife Kim and Daniel and his wife Kelsey. Their grandchildren are an important part of their lives.