About

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.

A spacious and gracious funeral home

Sitting area 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

Sitting area 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.

History

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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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.

"Everyone at Westmount Memorial was very kind and thoughtful! They put us at ease with all preparations and were always happy to respond quickly with any questions we had! Everyone was professional and very approachable."

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April 2022

"In this sad time when we lost our Dad it was a blessing to have such great help. They led us through everything and were so kind."

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April 2022

"Our experience was one of ease. At a time of high anxiety and stress, all of our needs and questions were met and thoroughly answered. The level of care and attention to detail was above our expectations."

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March 2022

"Amazing staff, Amazing facility, can't say thank you enough for the outstanding job westmount provides"

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