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First Memorial Funeral Services Burkeview Chapel is located in Port Coquitlam, east of Vancouver, British Columbia. Our funeral home serves families throughout British Columbia and has been a leader in affordable funeral options for more than 50 years.

Accommodating funeral home

Our funeral home features a chapel that accommodates up to 200 guests and is equipped with an electric keyboard for music as well as an audiovisual sound system. The chapel includes adjustable walls and movable seating, allowing you to accommodate various service sizes and special requests.

The reception area—known as the Mountain View Room—has a beautiful outdoor patio surrounded by gorgeous flower beds and trees. The Mountain View Room provides the perfect environment for sharing memories with your family and friends.

Let's celebrate life

When the need arises for you to arrange a funeral or memorial service, our compassionate, friendly and professional associates are here to assist you to design a tribute as unique as your loved one. We can find inspiration almost anywhere. Whether it's a favourite hobby, a cherished keepsake or a treasured poem, our team takes all of the things that make a person special and weave them together to create an unforgettable memorial.

Imagine a motorcycle processional with his beloved bike leading the way. Beforehand, we could have a catered lunch of his favourite foods in the Mountain View Room. Envision a garden-themed reception on our patio decorated with her favourite plants and flowers. As a keepsake, we can give all who attend personalized seed packets. Of course, if you would prefer to have a more traditional funeral service, we are happy to do that as well. We promise to do everything we can to meet your needs and wishes.

Picturesque location for honouring loved ones

First Memorial Burkeview Chapel is conveniently located at 1340 Dominion Avenue, just off Lougheed Highway in Port Coquitlam. With a picturesque eastern view of Mount Baker, our funeral home is situated in the valley and surrounded by beautiful mountains to the west, north and east. The Pitt River flows gently a short distance away, creating a serene landscape to enjoy with your loved ones.

Committed to the Port Coquitlam community

First Memorial Burkeview Chapel believes that a supported community is a thriving community. Whether through participation, sponsorship or simply attending, our staff places strong emphasis on supporting local events in Port Coquitlam and surrounding areas. Some of the organizations we sponsor include Rotary Mayday Parade, Treasures of Christmas Gala, Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation, and dry graduation celebrations at Arch Bishop Carny, Hope Lutheran Private School and Terry Fox High School.

Caring for you

Public education is a priority with First Memorial Burkeview Chapel. We also host regular wills and estate planning seminars at our funeral home to help teach the Port Coquitlam community about these important options.

Our team also recognizes that the holiday season is meant to be shared with others and can be a difficult time for those grieving. First Memorial Burkeview Chapel helps coordinate an annual Christmas memorial open to anyone who has lost a loved one. We strive to provide comfort and good company during this annual celebration.

Trusted funeral provider

As a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers, we offer exclusive benefits and amenities as well as compassionate care and personalized service.

We invite you to visit our funeral home to meet our friendly team and tour our beautiful facility. Please call us for any reason. We are here for you day and night.

 

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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.

"The dignity and respect received from everyone involved to make sure that our experience in this process was positive made us feel comfortable knowing that our loved one would be well taken care of."

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November 2020

"My mother made and paid for all the arrangements many years ago. On the day of her passing, your staff were very kind and answered all my questions. My mother chose not to have a service in the end. I discussed this with Brett. My immediate family held a gathering in my home with mom's favorite music and food. It was lovely and just what she wanted. Thank-you for all your help."

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

November 2020

"From our first meeting the First Memorial Burkeview representative was very pleasant, knowledgeable, reassuring and open to our needs and wishes. The cost of our requests/needs were reasonable and did not vary from what we had been quoted at our first meeting. This representative was very professional and was of great assistance in foreseeing areas that could have been problematic and addressing them before they became such. He and his staff provided and enabled a beautiful funeral service for our mother, and our family is truly grateful for how they have served us."

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October 2020

"As we did not use First Memorial for the celebration of life it would be unfair to evaluate the service."

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October 2020

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