During your appointment, your counsellor and you will plan out the details of the funeral:

  • The date, place, length, and type of gathering around the remains of the deceased
  • Religious or secular ceremony
  • Funeral proceedings
  • Type and location of burial

What you must bring to your appointment:

  • Clothing, undergarments and socks (excluding shoes) of the deceased; eyeglasses and dental prostheses
  • Makeup (lipstick, nail polish, etc.)
  • Jewellery and personal items (rosary, etc.) for the casket
  • Recent photograph
  • Health insurance card, social insurance card and other civil status documents (birth certificate, marriage certificate)
  • List of those left in mourning to be mentioned in the death notice (the director will help you write the notice)

If you wish, we can also take care of the following:

  • Ordering floral arrangements
  • Booking the reception hall
  • Recommending and supervising a caterer
  • Providing information regarding the purchase and engraving of a monument
  • Preparing thank-you cards or bookmarks

We assist you in completing government paperwork:

  • Form from the Directeur de l’état civil for a copy of the act of death
  • Quebec Pension Plan form
  • Old Age Security form
  • Declaration of death to the Directeur de l’état civil
  • Cancelling the health insurance card
  • Delivering the act of death for settlement of the deceased’s estate

Always by your side

True professionals, our counsellors will assist you every step of the way during this highly emotional and important event.

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