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Lunch and Learn

Our Team is excited to present a new “Lunch and Learn” series on the last Thursday of every month.  Join us at noon in the Serenity Room in Parksville for discussion, question and answer, and a free lunch!  

Lunch and Learn is an informal opportunity to sit in a small group to learn about a selected topic and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.  Attend once or attend every month to broaden your knowledge and expand your comfort zone.  Please RSVP by calling 250.248.5859.


January 31st – Cremation 101 (Including a tour of our Onsite Crematorium)

February 28th-  Planning Ahead

March 28th- Death in the living room

Cremation 101

Have you ever wondered what happens “in the back” of a funeral home?  With Oceanside’s only Onsite Crematorium, we are excited to offer the opportunity to show the inner workings of the Cremation Process.  During lunch, we’ll start with a brief introduction to the cremation process, cremation laws, and options for after cremation occurs.  For those that are interested, we will then go on a tour of the crematorium and answer any other questions you may have!

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead means something different to every family.  There are a wide range of decisions from deciding on cremation, burial, or green burial- to recording vital statistics and prepaying for services.  Join us for a relaxed discussion on what preplanning options are available, steps you can take to be prepared, and find answers to any of your questions.

Death in the living room

When we think of our ideal end of life situation, we often talk about death at home.  But what happens after the death occurs?  Do you know how you can be prepared to make the process as smooth as possible?  Do you need to call 911 or simply dial up the funeral home?  Is there a timeline?  Join us for lunch and conversation to learn what steps you can take.

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