Obituaries

Robin Webster
B: 1962-05-07
D: 2018-09-24
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Webster, Robin
Sharon Udy
B: 1934-12-30
D: 2018-09-21
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Udy, Sharon
George Mitchell
B: 1943-11-18
D: 2018-09-21
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Mitchell, George
Linda Lau
B: 1953-04-04
D: 2018-09-21
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Lau, Linda
Gina Ciuffa
B: 1942-10-11
D: 2018-09-20
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Ciuffa, Gina
Joan Conzemius
B: 1947-04-28
D: 2018-09-20
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Conzemius, Joan
Collin Burt
B: 1978-06-05
D: 2018-09-19
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Burt, Collin
Arnold Gore
B: 1931-07-12
D: 2018-09-17
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Gore, Arnold
Gerry Boyle
B: 1952-03-15
D: 2018-09-17
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Boyle, Gerry
John Sage
B: 1946-04-27
D: 2018-09-17
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Sage, John
Gerrit Pinnell
B: 1949-03-29
D: 2018-09-16
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Pinnell, Gerrit
Ronald Ross
B: 1935-04-13
D: 2018-09-16
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Ross, Ronald
Cornelius "Con" Hildebrandt
B: 1929-05-18
D: 2018-09-16
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Hildebrandt, Cornelius "Con"
Joyce Stearne
B: 1926-02-09
D: 2018-09-15
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Stearne, Joyce
Spencer Pride
B: 1985-03-06
D: 2018-09-15
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Pride, Spencer
Lisa Lloyd
B: 1968-12-14
D: 2018-09-15
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Lloyd, Lisa
Peter Bosgra
B: 1959-09-25
D: 2018-09-14
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Bosgra, Peter
Sharon Kruhlak
B: 1940-08-26
D: 2018-09-12
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Kruhlak, Sharon
Remi Gauthier
B: 1953-08-22
D: 2018-09-12
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Gauthier, Remi
Brandon Carruthers
B: 1988-04-25
D: 2018-09-12
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Carruthers, Brandon
Eric MacMillan
B: 1960-05-20
D: 2018-09-10
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MacMillan, Eric

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Ceremonial Service

The Ceremonial Service allows for the deceased to be present for the service in a beautiful, hardwood casket that is rented instead of purchased.  Cremation takes place following the service.  Most people do not want to purchase a casket that is going to be cremated.  When you rent a casket for Calgary memorial services, instead of purchasing it, the costs are substantially less.  The rental casket has a cremation container inside of the casket, and only the internal container is cremated following the service.

$4,995 plus GST (includes the following):

  • Professional services and arrangement conference with one of our Licensed Funeral Directors in your home or at our funeral home, to plan all service details
  • Documentation of all vital statistics for government registration of death and obtaining the necessary documents and permits for cremation
  • Cremation fee (all cremations performed at Choice Memorial Crematorium located in our funeral home)
  • Use of our Multi-Purpose room for Service/Celebration (up to 3 hours) OR use of off-site location (fees may be applicable from venue)
  • Use of reception area in funeral home including coffee, tea & beverage service
  • Custom memorial signing book OR matted frame and 200 custom color folders
  • Minimal use of our funeral home facilities for sheltering of remains prior to cremation
  • Transfer of deceased within 50 km radius from Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services  location
  • Hardwood rental casket with cremation container insert
  • Embalming preparation, dressing, casketing and cosmetics
  • Funeral coach (if appplicable)
  • Plastic urn (alternate urns available)
  • Unlimited Funeral Directors Proof of Death Certificates
  • Creation and submission of obituary to newspaper (newspaper costs additional)
  • Creation of personal memorial page and book of memories on Choice Memorial website.  This is a place to share the obituary (any length, no extra charge), and to provide a place for friends and family members to share condolences, photos, stories and memories.
  • Private viewing, public visitation or Prayer Service the evening prior to service
  • Set up of casket, flowers, memorialization items and photos, funeral equipment such as casket carriage, floral and register stands, easels, pew and parking reserved signs
  • Funeral Director and ushers to ensure all details are looked after, to greet and seat guests, and to instruct all funeral participants in their role in the service
  • Concierge staff member to retrieve documents, clothing, personalization/memorialization items and delivery of cremated remains to authorized individual
  • Assistance with AND submission of CPP Lump Sum Death Benefit and Survivor Benefit Applications. 
  • Step by step executor's guidebook with checklist to assist with settling the estate
     

NOTE: These prices do not include disbursements which are 3rd party fees and charges, such as, but not limited to obituary, flowers, cemetery fees, outside venue for service, catering, monuments, musicians, clergy/officiant. 

We do not apply additional charges for evening and weekend transfers or transfers requiring two staff members.  We do not apply additional charges to make arrangements in the evening or weekends, nor do we charge a weekend fee for services on the weekend.  We are happy to give you a tour of our funeral home and crematorium, and answer any questions you may have.  This is part of the Choice Memorial difference!

Testimonials:

"Thank you,Teresa and Justin, for loving what you do so well, caring for families in their time of grief, with genuine empathy, respect and dignity! I am so thankful that I found you, and so grateful it was you that looked after my dear Mother."  Barbara Gill (daughter of Lottie Gill)

"I hope other families find their way to you in their time of sorrow.... It certainly was a blessing for ours."   Susan MacKenzie (sister of Cathy Miller)

We invite you to visit What Families Are Saying to hear from families who have entrusted their loved ones to our care.