Funeral Home in Orleans

When selecting a funeral home in Orleans, it is important to find a funeral home that will tailor their services to your family’s needs, while ensuring a high level of compassion at an affordable cost. First Memorial Funeral Services has been serving the Orleans community for over two decades and has become one of the leading funeral homes in our Nation’s Capital region. Our professional and experienced funeral directors are here to guide your family throughout the funeral process, while providing comfort, compassion and dignity. First Memorial Funeral Services is pleased to offer our services in both French and English.

First Memorial Funeral Services offers many cremation remembrance options that can be personalized & engraved to hold your loved one’s ashes, including:

  • Eco-Friendly Urns
  • Ceramic Urns
  • Glass Urns
  • Metal Urns
  • Wood Urns
  • Traditional Stone Urns
  • Cremation Keepsakes & Jewelry

Cremation and Funeral Service Options on Orleans

First Memorial Funeral Services has many end of life options, from a simple cremation to a traditional funeral service, our different options may be personalized to honor the life of your loved one. Here are some of our different services:

  • Traditional Funeral Services: Family and friends are invited to join you during the visitation and/or viewing before the funeral. The service can be held at our funeral home, your church, or another location of your choice.
  • Service of Remembrance: A service of remembrance can take place at our funeral home or at a location of your choice. Your loved one’s cremated remains will be present. Guests can share their favorite memories, anecdotes. A service of remembrance can be followed by a reception where guests will continue to share fond memories over a meal.
  • Same-Day Service/Celebration of Life: This gathering, which is then held in the church, funeral home, or other location of your choice is a day to honor and celebrate the life of your loved one. This usually includes a reception where guests can share stories of the deceased.
  • Simple Cremation (No Service): Not everyone chooses to have a service. We can help by preparing the deceased for cremation, as well as, all of the required paperwork. The funeral arrangements for a simple cremation with a funeral director can take place online, by telephone or in person.

Funeral Pre-Planning Services

First Memorial Funeral Services also offers funeral pre-planning services for Orleans residents who wish to prepare their final wishes in advance. Your pre-planned service can be as simple or detailed as you like. Contact us to discuss your final arrangements with one of our pre-planning counselors.