Funeral and cremation

Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre

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Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre has provided funeral, burial and cremation services to the Waterloo region since 1985. Throughout the years, our funeral home has maintained a commitment to tradition while responding to the changing needs of our community.


  • Catered Receptions
  • Chapel
  • Event Space
  • Funeral Celebrants
  • Multicultural Funerals


A spacious and gracious funeral home

Gathering space at Westmount Memorial Celebration CentreLocated on the corner of Westmount Road and Ottawa Street in Kitchener, our modern funeral home has a canopied front entrance and a dazzling foyer with a skylight surrounded by mirrors, a sparkling chandelier and an oak staircase. Accented with chandeliers and stained glass windows, the chapel seats more than 600. A large multipurpose room and modern kitchen allows families to host catered receptions.

A diverse, experienced staff

Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre welcomes people of all faiths and cultural backgrounds. Some of our experienced funeral directors specialize in Jewish, Catholic or Buddhist funeral traditions, and our entire staff knows just how to create your vision or bring your loved one's final wishes to reality.

Unique celebrations of life

Whether you are seeking a basic cremation with cremated remains scattered in a personally meaningful place, a traditional church funeral with a cemetery burial or a modern celebration of life with live music, catering and a send-off that reflects the uniqueness of yourself or your loved one, we make it happen—and we do it with care and compassion. From hockey pucks to cupcakes, superheroes to snow angels, we take the things that mattered to someone and bring them together to create a singular, heartfelt memorial.

Here for you

Gathering space at Westmount Memorial Celebration CentrePlease contact us if you need help right away or want additional information about the funeral, burial and cremation services at Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre. We are here for you.


In 1985, James Hahn opened Westmount Funeral Chapel on the corner of Ottawa Street and Westmount Road in Kitchener. In 2014, a renovation and expansion of Westmount Funeral Chapel was completed, and Schreiter-Sandrock Funeral Home & Chapel merged with Westmount. That's when the name was changed to Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre. Our sister chapel, Ratz-Bechtel Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, merged with Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre in 2015.

James began with a commitment to a high standard of service, and throughout our history we have provided thoughtful leadership and innovation while maintaining that same high standard. Everyone at our funeral home is proud to uphold that heritage, along with our commitment to the community. As a Dignity Memorial® provider, Westmount Memorial Celebration Centre is a member of the largest network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers in North America.

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