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Patten Funeral Home has served the Glace Bay community since the 1930s, when it was established as Louden Funeral Service. Today, the funeral home provides funeral and cremation as a member of the Dignity Memorial® network. From the moment you give us a call or walk through our doors, you are in the best possible hands. The staff at Patten Funeral Home is so dedicated and the service so exemplary, that we've won awards and accolades. Whatever your vision or your loved one's wishes, we go the extra mile to make it happen.

Personalized touches

We offer everything from a wholly 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. Do you want a butterfly release? You got it. How about personalized golf balls as mementos? You can have those, too. What about chocolate cupcakes with purple frosting? The list is literally endless—and we attend to every detail.

Cremation services

Not everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, the funeral home team can explain the process and different options. From a direct cremation without a memorial service or a witness cremation to a full funeral service before or after the cremation and more, we help you understand this increasingly common choice—and handle all of the cremation arrangements.

We are here for you

Please contact us if you need help right away or would like more information about our obituary and funeral services. If you are or your loved was a police officer, firefighter or EMT, be sure to ask about our public servants program.

History

In 1949, licensed funeral director and embalmer James Patten purchased Louden Funeral Service in Glace Bay after managing the business since 1937. He subsequently renamed it Patten Funeral Home. In 1946, James's son, Fred, was discharged from the Canadian Forces and joined his father in providing funerals, burials and cremations to area families. They ran the business together until James died in 1966.

Fred then bought the Mason Wholesale site at 71 Union Street in the centre of town and that's where Patten Funeral Home remains until today. Fred hired Harvey A. Cameron, an experienced local embalmer, to manage the funeral home in 1979. When Fred retired in 1987, Harvey and Eric Lynk, a United Church minister, bought the business.

Eric left in the late 1990s to devote himself to the ministry full time and Harvey died in 2009. Today the staff of Patten Funeral Home continue in the tradition of compassionate care that started in the '30s.

Today, Patten Funeral Home is a member of the Dignity Memorial network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, and we are always here when you need us.

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A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Exprese sus condolencias con flores y regalos

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Recuerde a su ser querido

Honre la memoria de su ser querido con la colocación de flores en el cementerio. Usted elije las flores. Usted elije los meses. Nosotros hacemos el resto.

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A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Exprese sus condolencias con flores y regalos

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Bouquet of flowers on a cemetery

Recuerde a su ser querido

Honre la memoria de su ser querido con la colocación de flores en el cementerio. Usted elije las flores. Usted elije los meses. Nosotros hacemos el resto.

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A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Exprese sus condolencias con flores y regalos

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Not Found

¿No logra encontrar un obituario?

¿No encuentra lo que está buscando? Busque el obituario de su ser querido en todas nuestras localidades.

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A beautiful bouquet of flowers

Exprese sus condolencias con flores y regalos

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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 Washelli locations.

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Calificaciones y reseñas

Reseñas de clientes verificadas

Desde 2005, muchos de nuestros clientes se han tomado el tiempo de contarnos cómo nos fue cada año a través de nuestro programa Voice of the Customer. Nuestras calificaciones de estrellas y comentarios de familias provienen directamente de estas encuestas.

"Michelle was thoughtful, sympathetic and approachable. She took care of every detail and made us feel like we were her only priority. She noticed the little things and made sure they were perfect."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Cliente verificado del servicio conmemorativo y de cremación

febrero 2021

"Staff were very thorough and professional, making sure that everything was clear and understood and took care make sure my needs and wishes were fulfilled."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Cliente verificado del servicio conmemorativo y de cremación

febrero 2021

"The staff at Pattens were wonderful and compassionate as they assisted us through the greiving process. They helped us with all of the arrangements we needed to make not only with them but with the cemetery and helped us file the proper documents needed for closing out the estate."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Cliente verificado del servicio funerario y conmemorativo

agosto 2020

"The whole process from initial contact to my mother's internment was seamless, even under the unprecedented circumstances surrounding Covid 19."

jd-power-verified-checkmark Cliente verificado del servicio funerario y conmemorativo

junio 2020

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Beautiful outdoor table setting with an urn, portrait and flowers.

CREMACIÓN

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