Traditional memorial

Arrangement

What's this?

Traditional memorial This is the most complete package for a traditional funeral with a casket (sold separately from the package) placed in the ground or in a crypt at the cemetery. In addition to the services included in the other packages, it includes a full thanatopraxy treatment, the display of the body in one of our parlours and transportation of the remains in a funeral car with driver and pallbearers.

The services

Recovery of the deceased person

Recovery of the deceased person

To report a death and have the deceased person transported to our premises, simply call 514-727-2847 or 1-888-727-2847. These numbers and the transportation service are in operation 24 hours a day, every day of the year and throughout Quebec. Transportation costs may be added to the price of the package if the location to be reached is more than 50 km from Montréal. While waiting for the two stretcher bearers to arrive, you don’t need to prepare anything (such as clothes or other articles) for the body.

Comprehensive thanatopraxy services

Comprehensive thanatopraxy services

These services include all the care provided to present the body of the deceased in a safe and aesthetic manner when it is displayed in a funeral parlour or at a ceremony. This includes embalming, hairstyling, makeup, etc.

Choice of coffins *

Choice of coffins *

Magnus Poirier offers a wide range of coffins (not included in the package price) in several colour variations to suit all needs, preferences and budgets. These coffins can be made of wood, metal or steel.

  • Wood: pine, oak, elm, cherry, mahogany or ash, etc.
  • Metal or steel: simple metal, copper, bronze, etc.

Reception and display in one of our parlours

Reception and display in one of our parlours

This package includes the display of your loved one’s body in one of our funeral parlours that can accommodate the number of visitors you expect. You choose the number of days the body is displayed and the visitation schedule. Hot and cold non-alcoholic beverages are also included.

Restrictions in times of social distancing.

Funeral car

Funeral car

You can choose one of the following vehicles included in the package: standard hearse, sedan (flower car) or limousine. The services of the driver, who will be wearing a Magnus Poirier uniform, are also included. The vehicle will be used to transport the body of the deceased in a coffin from the funeral home to the place of worship and the cemetery.

Pallbearers

Pallbearers

This package includes six to eight pallbearers (depending on the weight of the filled coffin) in Magnus Poirier uniforms.

Funeral direction

Funeral direction

A funeral director will coordinate all funeral activities, staff (pallbearers, funeral car driver, etc.) and travel (funeral car to the church, if applicable, and passing in front of the deceased’s home, if requested by the family). Finally, they will be present at the cemetery for the burial or placing in a crypt of the coffin.

Legal formalities of death (including a death certificate)

Legal formalities of death (including a death certificate)

A Magnus Poirier counsellor will take care of the following formalities, including the completion and mailing of the relevant questionnaires: declaration of death; cessation of Old Age Security and Régie des rentes pensions, if the deceased was receiving these pensions, etc. This also includes a death certificate from the registrar of civil status of Quebec.

Display of the obituary on the web

Display of the obituary on the web

Magnus Poirier will proceed to a photo retouching to optimize it for online display. It will then be published on the Magnus Poirier and the Corporation des Thanatologues du Québec websites.

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In all simplicity

  • Recovery of the deceased person
  • Cremation container
  • Transfer to the crematorium and cremation
  • Choice of urns *
  • Legal formalities of death (including a death certificate)
  • Display of the obituary on the web
  • Handling of ashes and urn

Last moment

  • Recovery of the deceased person
  • Asepsis (thanatological care)
  • Last viewing of the deceased
  • Tribute at the funeral home
  • Cremation container
  • Transfer to the crematorium and cremation
  • Choice of urns *
  • Legal formalities of death (including a death certificate)
  • Display of the obituary on the web
  • Handling of ashes and urn
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