Welcome to KORU Cremation | Burial | Ceremony a division of Classic Cremation & Funeral Services Inc.
KORU…more than just cremation

KORU…more than just cremation

We specialize in Natural death and burial practices

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Cremation . Burial . Ceremony

Cremation . Burial . Ceremony

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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

You want something to help you say goodbye and remember: urns, keepsake jewellry and more.

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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

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.

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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

Keith F. Shortt B.Sc,DDS.

Keith F. Shortt B.Sc,DDS. (Age )

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August 8, 1935 to May 6, 2018 Keith passed away gently on May 6, 2018 at Vancouver Hospital in the warm morning sun surrounded by […]

Catina Kotsalis

Catina Kotsalis (Age )

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Catina Kotsalis, 79, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 in Vancouver, BC. The eldest of seven children, she […]

Charles William Kingston

Charles William Kingston (Age )

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April 23, 1932 – May 3, 2018 Following months of warm and compassionate care by the staff at Inglewood Care Center in West Vancouver, Charlie […]

Caraline (“Cara”) Simone Adensamer

Caraline (“Cara”) Simone Adensamer (Age )

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The family and friends of Cara Adensamer are heartbroken to announce her passing on the 20thof April, 2018. Cara will be deeply missed by her […]

Latest News

FREE Departure Directions Warm-Up Workshop

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 […]

Are You Being Served Well?

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 […]

Death Cafe 2018 Metro Vancouver
10 January, 2018(0)Comments

Death Cafe 2018 Metro Vancouver

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 […]