Affordable Funerals and Cremations in Ottawa

It does not have to be a difficult task to make arrangements for funerals and cremations in Ottawa, as long as you have the professional assistance of a reliable funeral home. It goes without saying you will want assistance from a team that understands your loss and how overwhelming such a time can be for you. You should expect your chosen funeral home to handle all of the finer details for you and to make the process as simple and hassle free as possible for you.

Regardless of whether the death of a loved one is expected or sudden, the shock of such a loss can never really be anticipated. By turning to a sympathetic team to assist you with funeral and cremation arrangements, you can ensure none of the important details are missed and that your loved one is provided with the respectful send-off they deserve.

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Local ottawa Service Locations and Crematoriums

Hope Cemetery and Crematorium

Hope Cemetery and Crematorium is home to an elegant, modern chapel with traditional touches. Though Hope is a Catholic cemetery, the chapel can be used for any family in need of services. The on-site crematorium makes it ideal for families that wish to witness the cremation.

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Beechwood Cemetery and Crematorium

With seating for up to 300 and a centred sky-light, the chapel at Beechwood cemetery is nothing short of breathtaking. This multi-faith facility, known as the sacred space, is equipped to serve the needs of any family from memorials to traditional funerals. Reception and on-site crematorium are available.

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Pinecrest Cemetery and Crematorium

A small, bright chapel, Pinecrest cemetery offers ample parking, receptions and an on-site crematorium. Perfect for memorials and traditional funerals.

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    Rae Z
  • I liked the ease with which I could make the arrangements, the prompt professional response and the clarity of the pricing regime. I also appreciated the quality and service of the Cemetery you contracted with.
    Sig W
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    Carolyn F
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  • From my initial phone call I felt confident that all my needs and concerns would be handled. Even though I spoke to several different people everyone was very professional and put me at ease at this very difficult time. All my requests were looked after and the customer service was outstanding. Thank you all so much for being there for me every time I needed something.
    Marie F
  • We were so glad that we preregistered both of my parents in advance, so that when the time came, only a phone call was required to put our plans into action. Your kind, helpful staff responded immediately. Someone always answered the phone at any hour to field our many questions. Everything was taken care of for us quickly (and effortlessly on our part)... even government forms and plenty of Death Certificates supplied. We were extremely pleased!
  • Person I dealt with was clear and provided all information. She was sympathetic acknowledging this difficult time but professional and dealt with the task at hand. This made me feel comfortable leaving my loved one in your hands.
    Ann M
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    Rose Simpson, Ottawa
  • Your service was very efficient and cost effective for my needs. All staff were professional, caring and always prompt in answering all my questions. Everything from the hospital to the cremation was a streamlined process that did not require me to travel to various locations in the City. The service was exactly what I needed in dealing with my husband's death.
    Renate R
  • It was convenient, easy, no stress and the price was better than any other place. All the staff we dealt with were kind and compassionate. They were so efficient and I would recommend this to anyone
    Josie E
  • A sudden death is always the most stressful experience that can happen to anyone especially when it is one's spouse. I could not have expected more, you were expeditious, courteous and kind and I cannot thank you enough for the attention that you gave to me, it took a load off my shoulders. Very professional
    John S
  • Basic funerals provided excellent service at the time of our great loss and sorrow there was no pressure. The whole family found the experience very comforting We were so pleased with the lovely St James chapel and the staff were gentle and sensitive. Many of our friends and relatives have inquired about how we found you I would certainly recommend Basic Funerals. Thank you
    Margaret L
  • I was in the US when the death occurred and I arranged everything with you over the phone and by internet. You explained everything that I needed to know in a clear way. I felt very supported by your staff.
    Barbara L
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    Marisa P
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    Christine F
  • Everything was handled in a timely and courteous manner from the time I made first contact until we were able to pick up my daughter's ashes.
    Patricia H

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