WELCOME to the Memorial Society of Edmonton & District

 

Welcome to the Memorial Society of Edmonton and District.

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Our costs are approximately (based on choices):
SIMPLE Cremation  approx. $1289
SIMPLE Burial approx. $2405

Our hours:   Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
including lunch hour

We have 3 upcoming events: 

ESTATE PLANNING AND SETTLEMENT  March 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm at the RBC on Kingsway  “the duties of an estate executor, banking requirements upon death and the services your bank will provide at the time of death.” 

2 future presentations are in the planning stages:

Palliative Care Dr. Sharon Watanabe , MD, FRCPC;  Professor and Director, Division of Palliative Care Medicine will chair the panel of palliative care and hospice professionals to discuss end of life care, available services and issues.

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“how the funeral industry has evolved over the past years and the variety of services they can provide at time of death.”  Something all of us and our families should be aware of prior to a time of grief.  This will be an onsite event at the funeral provider’s offices, giving you the opportunity to tour the host facility as part of the presentation.

Keep watching the events and Recent News for the dates these will be held.  Please register if you are interested.  We will phone with the details.

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The Memorial Society of Edmonton and District is a non-profit, non-sectarian society of members who encourage simplicity and dignity in final needs preparation.  We believe your needs should be respected at a reasonable price for cremation or preparation for burial services.  This includes prices for transfer, plot, headstone or other related services.

TO REACH US:  Please view the map below.  Parking is available in the Mountain Equipment (MEC) Lot just south of the building.

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What we do

We act as an information repository  and a source for information and help.  We seek to promote our objectives through education and pre-planning.   When you become a member we send you a package of information that gives options and details about:

  •  arranging a funeral
  •  planning what you need to do and how to do it
  •  financing your funeral
  •  determining what you want done and the information required by government .
  •  funeral providers available at reduced cost to members
  •  services provided by funeral providers for a cremation or a burial
  •  Cemeteries and their services and reduced costs to members
  •  Tissue donation
  •  Donating your body to science
  • Final needs insurance in general, how this works with membership
  •  Medical assistance in dying – notes from Ann de Villars QC

Membership is simple and cost conscious.  $40 per person one time only (lifetime) no additional costs.  The membership is transferrable between Memorial Societies.  There is a $10 fee for this since a new membership has to be established.

This and additional information is available without setting up a profile or logging in.  Please browse through the site and  the areas indicated to the right.