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How COVID-19 Affects Planning A Funeral in Ottawa?

COVID-19 Affects How You Plan a Funeral in Ottawa

September 18, 2020

A Virtual Funeral May be a More Practical Option The COVID-19 pandemic has not only altered the way we live, work, and socialize, but it has also impacted the way we mourn our loved ones. With the guidelines on physical distancing and restrictions on the size of gatherings still in place in most provinces across […]

Virtual Funerals in Ottawa

Virtual Funerals in Ottawa

September 04, 2020

A Practical and Safe Way of Mourning in the COVID-19 Era The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, and every Canadian province and territory continues to remain in at least a partial state of emergency. From travel and movement, to the size of gatherings, numerous restrictions are still in place to maintain physical distancing and […]

How to Pre-Plan Funeral Expenses

Eager to Know How to Pre-Plan Funeral Expenses?

June 30, 2020

Secure Your Funds Today to Prevent Financial Stress for Your Loved Ones Funerals in Canada can cost anywhere between $5,000 and $15,000, depending on the number and nature of the arrangements. At present, you may have to pay approximately $8,755 for a burial or $6,260 for a cremation. However, these costs will continue to rise […]

Why Visit a Funeral Pre-Planning Specialist

September 12, 2019

Funerals are hard on the family and friends of the deceased. To ease the financial and emotional burden, many people opt to pre-plan their funeral. This allows family members to mourn and find peace, instead of handling a myriad of decisions and second guess what the deceased’s wishes may have been. When visiting a funeral […]

Who Should I Call First When Someone Dies?

March 18, 2019

Being present when a beloved friend or family member passes or finding them after there’s been an accident is never easy but having some information handy can help. Knowing what to do and who to call first when a loved one dies will make it much easier to begin the grieving process and celebrate their […]

When Do I Need to Meet with a Funeral Director to Arrange Funeral Services & Interment Details?

March 04, 2019

Coping with the loss of a beloved friend or family member can be much easier with professional advice at your disposal, so speaking with a reliable funeral planning professional as soon as you can is recommended. Meeting with the right funeral director can help lessen you and your family’s burden and answer any lingering questions […]

5 Funeral Etiquette Tips

September 28, 2018

Everyone honors and celebrates the life of a lost loved one differently: some grieve openly while others prefer doing so in a more personal, private way. Whether you’re from the former or latter group, there are still a few tips you can follow during a funeral service to ensure you respect the wishes of the […]

What Services You Should Expect from a Funeral Home in Ottawa

August 13, 2018

Low-Cost Services Affordable cremation is one of the biggest factors to be taken into consideration when one is looking for funeral homes in Ottawa. Dealing with grief is difficult, and the last thing loved ones left behind must struggle with is decisions involving a funeral or cremation service and all related costs. First Memorial Funeral […]