About

Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration Centre has been providing funeral and cremation services in Windsor and Essex County since 1958. For more than 55 years, our commitment has remained unchanged while our Windsor funeral home staff has always responded to the changing needs of the community.

Service with care

Arrangement Room at Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration CentreWe understand losing a loved one is a difficult experience. That's why all of our funeral and memorial services are designed to help families through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life.

Our funeral home staff will guide you through the planning process, providing you the options, compassion and care you need. We'll help create a service that truly celebrates life and honours your loved one and their accomplishments. Regardless of which type of service you choose, we'll provide everything you need for a memorable and positive experience.

The funeral home includes a spacious chapel that seats up to 200 guests. We also have smaller rooms for more intimate gatherings.

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Front exterior building at Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration CentreOver the years, we have served families in Windsor with their funeral and memorial services and hope we can do the same for you. Please contact Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration Centre if you need immediate assistance or would like to meet with someone from our caring staff.

History

Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration Centre in Windsor, Ontario, has been helping families with their burial and cremation services for over 55 years. In 1958, Walter Douglas Kelly left Morris Funeral Home, which was then located at the corner of Lincoln and Wyandotte. He purchased the old Little family residence at 1969 Wyandotte Street East, and opened what would become Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration Centre.

Unfortunately, Walter Kelly passed away suddenly in 1962. The funeral home was left to his wife, Miriam. Miriam ran the funeral home together with and Jack Garswood until his retirement. In 1978, Miriam passed away and left the funeral home to her daughter, Barbara Ann. She and her longtime employees, Thomas Holmes and William Rolland, continued to operate the funeral home.

After nearly 2 decades—with her health failing and having no heirs who were capable of operating the business—Barbara sold Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration Centre in 1997.

Walter D. Kelly Life Celebration Centre continues to remodel and update the funeral home, adding more modern amenities for your convenience. These amenities paired with our custom services allow us to better serve the burial and cremation needs of our Windsor Community.

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Interested in learning more? Call us at 519-252-5711 to request a custom quote.

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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.

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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.

"Craig and his associates, especially Carly, were very thorough and made the process as seamless as possible leaving no questions unanswered with complete compassion."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

May 2021

"Entrusted by our family through generations. Thank you for your service."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer

April 2021

"All of you were very good and made it easy for me"

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Cremation Customer

March 2021

"Exceptional and caring service by everyone from start to finish. Carly was great to work with for the arrangements and services. Heather's after care meeting helped make me feel more comfortable with what I will have to face in the days ahead as executor."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Verified Burial & Memorial Service Customer

December 2020

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