Highlights

  • flexible-event-space

    Flexible event space

  • large-capacity-chapel

    Large capacity chapel

  • recently-renovated

    Recently renovated

  • coffee-lounge

    Coffee lounge

About

At Markey-Dermody Funeral Home, we believe experience is the key to exceptional service and funeral care. With 100 years of combined experience in the funeral business, the professionals at Markey-Dermody are experts in providing a full array of funeral services and lasting tributes catered to your loved one’s memory.

A funeral home with a personal touch

Chapel at Markey-Dermody Funeral HomeOur beautiful brick funeral home, built on King Street East in 1987, has a warm, friendly appearance inside and out. We want you to feel as comfortable here as you do in your own home. The funeral home has handicap-accessible parking and a children’s play area near the coffee lounge.

Our compassion, dedication and expertise enable us to provide you with an extensive range of funeral and cremation services, but it's the personal touch we offer that is always most appreciated. Our commitment to quality care and excellent service are responsible for the reputation we have earned over the years.

Unique funeral and memorial services

Reception room at Markey-Dermody Funeral HomeAll of our services are designed to give families peace of mind at one of the most challenging times in their lives. Our staff knows just how to create your vision or bring your loved one's final wishes to reality. We offer everything from a traditional church funeral and cemetery burial to a modern celebration of life with live music, catering and a send-off that reflects the personality and passions of yourself or your loved one.

We go the extra mile—from finding her favorite flowers to ordering fishing lures as mementos for his memorial. The celebration of a lifetime begins here. As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network, Markey-Dermody Funeral Home gives you not only the warm, familiar attention you expect from a locally operated funeral home but also the value you deserve by way of the largest network of obituary, funeral, burial, cremation and cemetery service providers in North America.

Please call us anytime, day or night, if you need help planning a funeral right away or would like to talk about planning ahead. We are here for you.

History

In 1971, William Markey bought 2 funeral homes in Hamilton from William Dermody. The P.X. Dermody funeral homes were located on East Avenue South and King Street East. When William Markey died in 1978, his wife, Mary, and son, Chris, continued to run both.

To better serve the Hamilton community, Mary and Chris built a new funeral home, and in 1987, the Markey-Dermody Funeral Home opened to families.

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100% SERVICE GUARANTEE

At Dignity Memorial, we take our promises seriously. That’s why we offer a 100% service guarantee. We strive to get every detail right the first time, every time. If for some reason we don’t and you’re dissatisfied with any aspect of your service, we will remedy it quickly and fully.

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Recent Obituaries

A beautiful bouquet of flowers

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Remember the one you love

Honor the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

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A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Remember the one you love

Honour the memory of your loved one with cemetery flower placement. You choose the flowers. You choose the months. We do the rest.

Learn more
A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

View arrangements

Vintage photos scattered

Unable to find an obituary?

Not finding what you are looking for? Search for your loved one's obituary across any of our other locations.

A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Express your sympathy with flowers & gifts

1-800-Flowers

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Ratings & Reviews

Verified Customer Reviews

Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Felicia Staples, the Funeral Director from Hamilton Markey-Dermody Funeral Home was so compassionate and very professional. What a kind lovely lady. All staff were very professional and compassionate as well.All our questing's and concerns were explained in details, we never felt pressure, they took pressure away rather than add. Thank you for the amazing work you all do. I would highly recommend the services of Hamilton Markey-Dermody Funeral Home."

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February 2021

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February 2021

"Right from the initial contact re pre-planning, through body removal to funeral service, we felt like we were in good hands. Every one was professional throughout. When the time came, we never felt pressured over anything and all our questions and concerns were addressed and explained in detail. We were at ease throughout the entire process."

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January 2021

"We had no plans arranged at the time of our loved one's passing. The funeral home was very quick to retrieve our loved one's body and set up a consultation for the funeral services. Their knowledge and expertise were essential in our laying our loved one to rest."

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January 2021

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