Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Forest Lawn Memorial Park

3789 Royal Oak Ave Burnaby, BC V5G3M1


  • Andrew Knapman


    Andrew joined Forest Lawn Funeral Home as an apprentice in 2004 after a long career in hospitality management, serving at restaurants, hotels and on cruise ships. After working with people for many years, he finds it very rewarding to help families in such a meaningful way.

    Andrew became the location manager at Ocean View Funeral Home in 2011 and then moved to Forest Lawn Funeral Home as the location manager in 2014.

    Andrew is proud to be a part of a program in association with Ocean View Funeral Home and the Vancouver Personal Care Centre that trains our next generation of funeral directors. He volunteers with the Vancouver Men’s Chorus and enjoys supporting other non-profits like A Loving Spoonful, McLaren House, Burnaby Hospice Society and Crossroads Hospice Society.

  • Christopher Stephen Farley

    Funeral Director

    Christopher graduated from Carleton University in Ottawa in 1996. After moving to British Columbia in 1997, he worked in retail sales for a number of years. Chris began his career as a funeral director with Forest Lawn Funeral Home as an apprentice in 2004. He became a licensed funeral director in 2006.

    After the birth of his daughter in 2011, Chris and his wife, Joanna, moved to Ontario to be closer to their families. Chris and Joanna both became licensed funeral directors in the Greater Toronto area. Chris worked at various funeral homes until December 2014, when he returned to Forest Lawn.

    Chris and his family currently live in New Westminster. Chris has a passion for snowboarding and other team sports and believes that a great attitude is the key to success, both at work and at home.

  • David Andrew Keen

    Funeral Director

  • Greg Wyman Marin


  • Randy Parnell

    Funeral Director