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Welcome to KORU Cremation | Burial | Ceremony
KORU: DeathCare Redefined

KORU: DeathCare Redefined

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KORU: Specializing in Green Burial & Natural Death Practices

KORU: Specializing in Green Burial & Natural Death Practices

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KORU: Ceremony ReImagined

KORU: 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

John Lyndon Grove

John Lyndon Grove (Age )

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John Lyndon Grove Writer, Editor, Broadcaster 1932-2020   We celebrate the life of Lyndon, beloved to all who knew him. He passed away peacefully at […]

Charles Douglas (Doug) Gowe

Charles Douglas (Doug) Gowe (Age 87)

August 1932 - August 12, 2020

Charles Douglas (Doug) Gowe August 1932 – August 12, 2020 We are sad to announce Doug’s peaceful passing after a life well lived. He is […]

Richard Digby Symington

Richard Digby Symington (Age )

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Richard Symington, age 73, passed peacefully on Thursday July 16th, 2020 surrounded by love, on the shore of his beloved English Bay. He is survived […]

Thomas Franklin Victor

Thomas Franklin Victor (Age )

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Tom passed away peacefully and painlessly on his sunny patio with his loving wife Lee by his side, and a glass of red wine in […]

Latest Blog Post

Embracing Reality

Embracing Reality

  “I can bring you to the door, but you have to walk through.” Jean-Paul Vadnais Today we’re lucky enough to be able to quietly […]

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