McKinlay Funeral Home

By: McKinlay Funeral Homes  09-12-2011
Keywords: funeral home, Funerals, cremation

Your family and your needs come first with McKinlay Funeral Home.

Today, funerals are more personal….they don’t have to be formal affairs. A funeral should be a celebration of life!

At McKinlay Funeral Homes, we ensure you get the exact style of funeral that is comfortable to you. Whether it’s a burial or cremation, choosing appropriate music, preparing newspaper notices or helping with legal requirements, we are here to guide and support you.

We are also able to refer you to professionals that offer specific, helpful services such as bereavement counselors.

Some of the services available to you:

Full Service Tribute
This choice allows the family and/or the community the time needed to gather with the body present to recognize and celebrate the life of a person. A period of time, in the day(s) prior to the service of tribute is provided to the family to receive visitors. The service may be held at the funeral home or the location of choice. Burial or cremation may follow.

Modified Tribute
This choice allows the family and/or community time to gather at the funeral home or location of choice with the body present. There may be a period of up to two hours to share memories prior to the tribute, which would be conducted immediately following the visitation period. Burial or cremation may follow.

Cremation/Burial Transfer
This choice allows for the basic service necessary to provide for the immediate disposition of the body in compliance with provincial laws.

Cremation/Burial Transfer with Memorial Tribute
This choice allows the family and/or community to gather for a tribute at the funeral home or the location of choice. If cremation is selected, the cremated remains may or may not be present for the tribute.

Gathering Followed by Burial/Cremation
This choice allows the family and/or community time to gather at the funeral home with the body present. Family will have the opportunity during the gathering period to receive visitors and share memories. Burial or cremation would immediately follow.

Additional services provided by McKinlay Funeral Home:

Cemetery/Crematorium information

Church/Clergy assistance

Online obituaries & information

Online guestbook

Custom colour photo memorial cards

Custom video tribute DVDs

Acknowledgement cards

Audio/Video taping of services

Burial clothing, if required

Monument purchase & inscription

Arrangements for Funeral Receptions

Assistance with out-of-area death

Collection & distribution of Memorial Donations

Funeral & Death Care education, tours, speakers for our communities

Arrangement Conference

Our arrangement conference with you and your family can take place in our facility or in the comfort of your own home. This time together will enable us to record the personal wishes concerning the type of funeral services you require. A complete estimate of all related charges can be provided to you during this time.

For information regarding the most recent statistics involving funerals, pre-paid Funeral Plans, Funeral Directors, and associated costs in Ontario as compiled by the Ontario Board of Funeral Services, please open the link below:

Please feel free to contact one of our funeral directors for assistance:

Robert E. McKinlay

Collin G. Mardling

Thomas G. Houston

Kelly L. Russell

Allison Squire

Nathan McKinlay

Tonia Newberry

Jeff Mardling (Pre-planning Funeral Director)

Mike Papps, Family Care Co-ordinator
Mike can assist you with many estate tasks that require immediate attention in the days that follow funeral services.

Keywords: cremation, funeral home, Funerals

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