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Welcome to KORU Cremation | Burial | Ceremony
DeathCare Redefined

DeathCare Redefined

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Specializing in Green Burial & Natural Death Practices

Specializing in Green Burial & Natural Death Practices

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Ceremony ReImagined

Ceremony ReImagined

We can help you create a personal and customized end of life ceremony

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KORU and COVID-19

KORU and COVID-19

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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.

Immediate Need

Immediate Need

Someone just died or you expect a death soon.

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Plan Ahead

Plan Ahead

You’re looking ahead and want to get organized.

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Shop

Shop

Meaningful purchases to remember and honour: urns & keepsake jewellery.

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Your Choices

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.

Cremation

Cremation

Cremation is the “disposition of choice” for laying our dead to rest in the Metro Vancouver area.

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Burial

Burial

There is a renewed interest in burial as “final disposition” particularly green or natural burial.

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Ceremony

Ceremony

Thoughtful ceremonies create connection and meaning and support you to be with the reality of death.

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About KORU

DeathCare Redefined

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.

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Honouring The Circle Of Life

You’ll find our prices and packages straightforward and easy to understand.

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Recent Obituaries

Enid Allison Edwards MD FRCPC 1946 ~ 2021

Enid Allison Edwards MD FRCPC 1946 ~ 2021 (Age )

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Dr. Enid Allison Edwards passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021, at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia. She entrusted her final days to […]

Molly King

Molly King (Age )

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It is with deep sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of Molly King, age 84, at Vancouver General Hospital on January 21, 2021, surrounded […]

Harold Lloyd Walker

Harold Lloyd Walker (Age )

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November 14, 1924 – December 28, 2020 After a brief illness, our amazing Dad and Grandpa passed away at North Shore Hospice at the age […]

Ulrike Bemvinda Rodrigues

Ulrike Bemvinda Rodrigues (Age )

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Ulrike Rodrigues died unexpectedly on January 3, 2021 at her home in Vancouver B.C. presumably as a result of a neurological disorder. She was 59. […]

Latest Blog Post

KORU Leads Community Deathcare Discussion

KORU Leads Community Deathcare Discussion

KORU is honoured to be part of the “Mere Mortals: Our Stories Matter” series. Our very own Ms. Ngaio Davis will shed light on the […]

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Looking back, Looking forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

As 2020 draws to a close, we look back to the ways that we here at KORU brought a little bit of light to this […]

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KORU supports green electricity with Bullfrog Power®

KORU Supports Green Electricity With Bullfrog Power®

At KORU, we recognize the importance of addressing our environmental impact. We are excited to announce we’re taking a big step to reduce the carbon […]

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