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Funeral Service with Viewing (Open Casket)

This is an hour-long formal viewing of the body (open casket), followed immediately with a formal funeral or celebration service.

Basic Professional Services
  • 24/7 staff support – Immediate response and availability for arrangement requests.
  • Arrangement meeting with family at their home or in our office.
  • Consultation & coordination of service details.
  • Obtaining medical death certificate from physician or coroner.
  • Securing burial permit from Vital Statistics.
  • Registering and obtaining original death certificate with Vital Statistics.
  • Having death certificates notarized by our affiliate barrister/solicitor.
  • Delivery of death certificates to family.
Transfer, Facilities & Attendance
  • Removal of deceased from place of death and its transport to our sheltering facility
  • Refrigeration, shelter & preparation facilities
  • Staff in attendance at the Service
  • Essential care, dressing & casketing of the deceased
  • Funeral vehicle to transport casketed body to the Service.
Service Memorialization Package (a value of over $480.00 -included with purchase or rental of our casket)
  • 100 Memorial Cards, 1 Memorial Book, 1 Framed Memorial Photo
  • 1 Crucifix (where applicable)
  • Asian funeral & memorialization package (where applicable)
  • Lifetime Online Memorial Page
Canada Pension & Estate Handling Kit
Consumer Protection BC Administration Fee
1 (one) Original British Columbia Death Certificate
2 (two) Notarized Copies of original Death Certificate (a value of $50.00)
GST (5%)



Casket not included (selections start at $650.00). Rental casket is available.

Does not include church, chapel or hall rental.

Where embalming is not required, subtract the $375 embalming fee.

Service Memorialization Package is only available with purchase or rental of our casket.

We honour Memorial Society Memberships: we serve all members of any memorial society or funeral co-op, honouring prices currently in effect for those members. Amherst prices include more savings than you will ever find with our competitors.



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