Obituaries

Celestino Victoria
B: 1954-04-06
D: 2017-05-24
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Victoria, Celestino
Byron Henker
B: 1948-07-23
D: 2017-05-21
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Henker, Byron
Colin Reitberger
B: 1993-08-14
D: 2017-05-21
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Reitberger, Colin
Joseph "Joe" Matlo
B: 1932-08-19
D: 2017-05-16
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Matlo, Joseph "Joe"
Lionel Pretty
B: 1943-05-11
D: 2017-05-16
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Pretty, Lionel
Merja Rikkinen
B: 1959-06-18
D: 2017-05-15
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Rikkinen, Merja
Gerald Theroux
B: 1938-03-31
D: 2017-05-15
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Theroux, Gerald
Linda Goss
B: 1945-02-21
D: 2017-05-14
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Goss, Linda
Donna Thurber
B: 1944-08-05
D: 2017-05-14
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Thurber, Donna
Damon Bodnar
B: 1977-04-15
D: 2017-05-14
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Bodnar, Damon
Margaret Schetterer
B: 1953-04-02
D: 2017-05-13
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Schetterer, Margaret
James Rossong
B: 1956-09-24
D: 2017-05-12
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Rossong, James
Sonia Lovering
B: 1936-10-01
D: 2017-05-12
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Lovering, Sonia
Pearl Roy
B: 1938-12-19
D: 2017-05-11
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Roy, Pearl
Philip Popovich
B: 1982-11-16
D: 2017-05-10
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Popovich, Philip
Donna Hieb
B: 1945-12-07
D: 2017-05-09
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Hieb, Donna
Lawrence Benner
B: 1926-03-23
D: 2017-05-09
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Benner, Lawrence
Janice Sproule
B: 1943-05-20
D: 2017-05-09
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Sproule, Janice
Jacob Mungoshi
B: 1953-05-21
D: 2017-05-08
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Mungoshi, Jacob
Maria Gaal
B: 1930-08-13
D: 2017-05-07
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Gaal, Maria
Stephanie Shields
B: 1987-05-13
D: 2017-05-06
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Shields, Stephanie

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CALGARY, AB T2E 6M3
Phone: (403) 277-7343
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Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Our Packages and Prices

We offer Services from Simple Cremations to Traditional Funeral Services. Direct Cremation Package $995 including GST.

Funeral Service

The Calgary Funeral Service is a more traditional choice where the casket is present for the service, with burial to follow.  Just because it is more traditional, doesn't mean it can't be personalized.  When comparing the cost of funerals from Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services with traditional funeral homes in Calgary, you will likely notice a substantial difference in the price. We are able to maintain affordable funeral services prices by offering services in our funeral home for small gatherings up to 70 people, or using existing facilities in our city to hold the service. If you have a church home, you already have a beautiful venue to hold the service.  If you do not have a church home, and are expecting a larger gathering, as your funeral service provider, we will find the perfect venue for you. 

$3,195 including GST and 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
  • Obtaining the necessary documents and permits for burial and/or cremation
  • 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 of funeral home with coffee, tea & beverage service provided
  • Minimal use of our funeral home facilities for sheltering of remains prior to burial/cremation
  • Transfer of deceased within 50 km radius from Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services location
  • Embalming preparation, dressing, casketing and cosmetics
  • Funeral coach and lead car
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Custom memorial book or matted frame to sign and 200 custom color service folders
  • Private viewing, public visitation or Prayer Service the evening prior to service
  • 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, photos, personalization/memorialization items
  • 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 casket, vault and 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.  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.

Looking for information on Memorial Services? Take a look at our Memorial Services Calgary page.