When Someone Dies
Honouring the circle of life. Whatever your culture, circumstance or challenge, we’re here to help you care for, remember, mourn and celebrate your family members and friends. We can take care of everything, we can coach you in your version of a DIY funeral and we can custom-create a hybrid version where we work together in a way that fits your needs and desires. Start with where you find yourself today.
We encourage you to explore your hopes, your fears and your past experiences with death and funerals. We support you to be as actively involved as you wish to be. It’s our job to tailor our services to fit your needs and desires, not the other way around. We can take care of everything, we can coach you in your version of a DIY funeral and we can custom-create a hybrid version where we work together in a way that fits your needs and desires. We’re here to help.
Honouring the Circle of Life
KORU is a locally owned and operated, grass-roots funeral business. We provide simple and tailored cremation, burial and ceremony services that help you care for, remember, mourn and celebrate your dead.
KORU is a leader, innovator and educator in what we see as a new age of death, dying and end-of-life care. We have a keen interest in raising awareness about local sustainably sourced and community minded products and practices.
Glenn Hunter (Age )
August 14, 1963- October 30, 2018 Glenn was a Renaissance man. He knew how to build things. He loved looking at the structures and phenomena […]
Samuel Aribawa Oka (Age )
Samuel Aribawa Oka (age 69), known by his family as Hoo Lan, died peacefully in the presence of his loved ones at Vancouver General Hospital […]
Neil MacDonald (Age )
January 30th, 1943 to July 25th, 2018 Our family has lost a beloved father and husband, a friend, respected teacher and renowned artist. Born […]
KORU will be hosting Departure Directions Warm-Up Workshop. A free workshop facilitated by Reena Lazar and Michelle Pante of WILLOW on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 from 6:30 pm […]
Michelle Pante, co-founder of WILLOW:: Inspired End of Life Planning, recently wrote a short blog piece about “responsive funeral services”. I think it’s a fantastic […]
For those of you who are thinking, “Death what? Death Cafe? What is that? Why would anyone go?”. It’s a fair question and the simple […]