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Located in Toronto, Ontario, R.S. Kane Funeral Home is a nondenominational funeral home with a caring team of professionals dedicated to guiding you through one of the most personal and challenging stages of life. Situated on Yonge Street near Goulding Avenue, we are experts in planning all types of memorial and cremation services, from traditional funerals to more nontraditional life celebrations. We believe that every life is unique and deserves to be remembered in a special way.

Your dedicated Toronto funeral home

Entryway of a funeral home with a Life Well Celebrated welcome mat.From the moment you step into R.S. Kane, you are met with a welcoming atmosphere and modern, comfortable amenities. Built in 1985, our three-story, pet-friendly facility has a number of accommodating areas suitable for both small and large gatherings. We are situated on a full city block, offer the largest parking lot in North York and are handicap accessible, with an elevator serving all three floors of the building.

Upon entering, you encounter two cozy fireplaces in the main foyer and reception area. The facility includes a flexible 200-seat chapel with an adjoining room for families to gather and reflect in private. We also have two lounges for families and friends to enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or other refreshments.

For those who wish to host a reception before, during or after a service, our reception and event area is an ideal space. We can help with all aspects of event planning and offer full catering capabilities, including kosher options.

If you'd like to display personalized slideshows or videos, we have an up-to-date audiovisual system and can assist with video production. Live music can be incorporated into a service or reception, and we have a piano and organ.

Personalized funeral services

At R.S. Kane, we understand that losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are committed to providing compassionate care and professional, personal service.

Whether you wish to arrange for a traditional funeral service or a more personal celebration of life, a large gathering or an intimate service, our funeral associates will work with you to meet your needs, wishes and budget. Our services and options are tailored to your requests. At R.S. Kane, it's our promise to provide you with the utmost care and to help you create a celebration of life that is special, meaningful and personalized.

Additionally, our professional team of counselors includes bilingual associates who speak both English and Korean. They specialize in multicultural funerals and are knowledgeable and respectful of the traditions of families from all walks of life. Our team is experienced with a variety of religious customs, including incense burning and ritual washing, and can provide a funeral celebrant upon request.

If you are interested in black-car service, a police escort or white-glove service, we can take care of those details as well.

Cremation options

Urn outside on table with flowers around itNot everyone knows that there are many cremation options. If you are interested in cremation, we can explain the process and the different memorial and burial choices. From a direct cremation without a service or witness, to a full funeral service before or after the cremation, we help you understand this increasingly common decision.

Your loved one’s urn can be picked up or we can deliver it to your home via U.S. mail.

Planning in advance

In addition to assisting during your time of need, our funeral directors specialize in helping families plan final arrangements in advance. We recognize that funeral arrangements and associated expenses can be overwhelming. By preparing these details ahead of time, you provide a sense of relief and comfort to your loved ones while ensuring your wishes are known. We're here to provide information or answer questions about pre-planning your funeral, cremation and cemetery arrangements.

Here for you

Thank you for considering R.S. Kane for your funeral and cremation needs. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance, wish to tour our funeral home or would simply like more information about our services. Arrangements can be made in person or by phone or email. We're always here to help.


The history of R.S. Kane Funeral Home spans more than six decades. In 1950, Robert Simpson Kane and Gwendolyn Eadie Fraser were married and shortly thereafter purchased Fred Myers Funeral Home, located at 4812 Yonge Street. They took up residence on the second floor of the funeral home and began serving the community with attention to detail and a penchant for hard work.

The area saw significant growth in the 1970s, resulting in the need for a new funeral home space. After several years of planning, the new business opened at 6150 Yonge Street in 1985.

Today, R.S. Kane is part of the Dignity Memorial® network, the largest provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services in North America. John R. Kane, the eldest son of Gwen and the late Robert, remains an integral part of the staff that upholds a tradition of high standards and service excellence. 

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