Grief is painful and difficult enough to endure on one’s own. Next to the emotions that come from coping with the death of a loved one, preparing for the memorial or funeral service that follows after can feel like an impossible task.
By seeking support through the next steps of the farewell process, you and your family can get through saying goodbye to your loved one with a little more peace and ease of mind.
Since 1908, Kearney Funeral Services has assisted and guided countless families through some of their hardest moments. As a family-owned business trusted in the communities they serve, Kearney knows how to help families that have experienced the loss of their loved ones with dignity and care. Their staff can handle the planning and arrangement of the entire funeral cycle, from the memorial or funeral service to the burial or cremation..
New Westminster location. Photo: Kearney Funeral Services
To make saying farewell a special and memorable occasion, Kearney is dedicated to helping families craft truly meaningful funeral services and celebrations of life ceremonies, personalized to commemorate the unique life of your loved one.
Whether at a local church, hall, or at one of Kearney’s three chapels, their experienced team can help plan your service or celebration to be a fitting goodbye for your loved one.
As funerals and celebrations of life can be held anywhere, Kearney Funeral Services is flexible to accomodate to the family’s venue preference and would be happy to assist in the booking and planning at any alternate location.
From low-key to more elaborate, Kearney offers varied burial and cremation options. Since they do not own or operate a cemetery, their staff are happy to assist families in finding a cemetery location to best suit their needs, along with assessing relative costs and cemetery regulations.
Accommodations for specialized burial services are also available through Kearney Funeral Services:
For Chinese services, they have licensed Funeral Directors fluent in both Mandarin and Cantonese and experience in both Taoist and Buddhist traditions, as well as Chinese Catholic funeral masses.
Those seeking natural burial and environmentally-friendly funeral options that keep in mind the natural cycle of life can look into Kearney’s green burial offerings.
Currently, Kearney serves the Lower Mainland area with locations in Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and South Surrey/Cloverdale. Their funeral directors are available on-call 24 hours a day to assist with any inquiries.
As you look ahead to sharing fond memories and paying tribute to the legacy of your dearly departed loved one, you can count on Kearney to help your family plan an honourable last goodbye.
For more information, visit kearneyfs.com.
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