In The Media

The High Cost of Dying
By Global TV March 15, 2010
Global TV investigates funerals, cremation and the high cost of dying.
Affordable Funeral Planning
By CBC Radio May 4, 2010
Listen to CBC's Frugalista as she interviews a family served by Basic Funerals.


Professional, efficient, good value (not overpriced as many are), personable staff. Made this task much more comfortable and easy to manage.
Edmond S

We provide services from a basic cremation to an elegant memorial or funeral service without limiting you to expensive package pricing. Our licensed funeral directors will help you through every step of the cremation process.
Funeral Arrangements
The Way You Choose

We are able to provide a full range of funeral services for your families since we are a fully licensed funeral home dedicated to helping our clients. Arrangements can be made either over the phone, online or we can even come to your home.

Everyday, we ask the people in Ottawa regarding their wishes for their loved one’s cremation or even their own pre-planned cremation. We want to provide services to families in Ottawa according to their desires. We have found through experience that they want something different from the traditional. For them, an outstanding, personalized service is highly valued as it creates profound meaning even as they are left behind by their loved one.

We provide the demands of the families in Ottawa:
We started the provision of cremation services in Ottawa that prioritize your wishes regarding the arrangement process. You can arrange either online, over the phone, or in person.
We make the process transparent by making available in our website all the necessary information and price quotations.
We give you excellent service for lesser cost by rethinking how cremation services in Ottawa are provided.
We have fully licensed funeral directors who manage our funeral service facility in Ottawa. We are not a brokerage office.
We offer the most professional and affordable cremation services in Ottawa by making you fully aware of available cremation options for you.
We fill what is lacking in the “traditional” cremation services currently offered in Ottawa.
Our goal is to offer convenient services to the families we serve. It is our passion to build a strong relationship with these families and to serve them with continued innovation and unsurpassed excellence.
We value our clients, and we want them to enjoy the benefits of a reduced costs and increased savings. This we do by using independent locations and providing fully licensed staff available online, through the phone, or in person.

Due to the fact many families do not have a place in mind when it comes to arranging their funeral service we have made our sites locations page as informative as possible and offer a wide range of locations to hold a funeral service. From locations such as Pinecrest Cemetery to Orchard View and Notre-Dame & Nativity Cemetery & South Branch Crematorium to United Cemeteries we have hundreds to offer. There are also a variety of outside locations such as Beechwood Cemetery and Hope Cemetery. Whatever location you choose here at 'Basic Funerals' we are able to facilitate you.

We are staffed to serve you in all of the Ottawa communities, including Kemptville, Kanata, Cornwall, Smiths Falls, Orleans and their surrounding neighbourhoods. For a list of facilities where we provide funeral services, please refer to our Service Locations Page.