Services

Burial services

Burial

Previously, the burial of bodies or ashes consisted of placing the remains of a deceased person in the ground, in what was called a “grave.” Today, many more options are available:
 

Burial of a body

The casket may be placed:

  • In the ground in a plot
  • In a concrete crypt in a garden setting (in the ground)
  • In a crypt (also called “tomb”) inside a mausoleum


 
lot (concession)

plot

crypte jardins

concrete crypt in a garden setting

crypte intérieure

crypt (also called “tomb”) inside a mausoleum

 

Burial of ashes

The urn may be placed:

  • In the ground in a plot
  • In the niche of a columbarium inside a mausoleum (cemetery)
  • In the niche of an outdoor columbarium (cemetery)
  • At the base of a commemorative tree (cemetery)
  • Inside a columbarium bench (cemetery)
  • In a columbarium in a funeral complex
lot cercueil et urne

lot cercueil et urne

lot cendres

lot cendres

columbarium extérieur

columbarium extérieur

columbarium mausolée

columbarium mausolée

columbarium complexe funéraire

columbarium complexe funéraire

banc columbarium

banc columbarium

banc columbarium

arbre commémoratif

banc columbarium

terrain cendres

banc columbarium

columbarium mausolée


Scattering of ashes

The ashes can also be scattered in a family plot, in a registered cemetery garden plot, at the base of a memorial or commemorative tree or at any other site chosen by the family and permitted by law.

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A respectful tribute

Your Magnus Poirier counsellor is there to help you plan the funeral you want and to fully coordinate the process and procedures with the required suppliers: church, religious or lay officiant, florist, singer and musician, caterer, cemetery and more. Whatever you choose, the ceremonies will be marked by respect, contemplation and dignity.

Learn more about our burial sites.

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To find out more about our burial services, call 514 727-2847 or 1 888 727-2847 (toll-free), or write to us.