At Vancouver Funeral Chapel, we have proudly served the Vancouver, Washington, community since 1929. Our beautiful funeral home and chapel is conveniently located at 110 East 12th Street in downtown Vancouver and is near Interstate 5 and Portland International Airport.
We understand losing a loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and at Vancouver Funeral Chapel, we are committed to helping you with compassionate, professional and personal service.
Flexible event space
Facility is available to host your personal events
- Large capacity chapel
- Piano/organ on site
- Reserved veteran parking
Option for mail delivery of ashes
Sent through postal mail service, signature required.
- Cremation cemetery options
- Option for home delivery of ashes
- Scattering assistance
Arrangements by phone or email
Complete funeral planning, including electronic signature, without needing a funeral home visit
- Catered events
Tribute video production
Services available to create a tribute video for the service or obituary from photos and videos.
- Audio and video equipment
- Live music available
- Popular music selections
- Intimate reception area
Space available for corporate and organization meetings
- Police escort available
- Cemetery flower delivery
Religious & Cultural
- Multicultural funerals
- Ritual washing
Free Funeral Planning Resources
Funeral planning can seem overwhelming. These guides can help you every step of the way—from choosing between traditional burial planning and cremation, designing a religious ceremony or a celebration of life, and deciding on cemetery property or filing for veteran's benefits.
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Your Trusted Provider
We are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Vancouver Funeral Chapel, you not only receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally-operated establishment but also the value you deserve from the largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.
It is our honor to serve families in the Vancouver and Greater Portland area. Please contact us if you need immediate assistance or if you would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.
We Honor Veterans
At Vancouver Funeral Chapel, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Four Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, we are honored to serve our nation’s heroes and take this responsibility seriously. We have taken steps to ensure our staff is knowledgeable of all the benefits available to military veterans and their families.
In addition, we host community events annually in honor of our veterans and work closely with local veterans organizations. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran’s memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.
Vancouver Funeral Chapel was established in 1929 by Charles Kirch and was known as Kirch Funeral Home. Kirch had purchased the residence from Dr. Roane. The original owner of the home was a prominent banker named Hugh Phillips who relinquished the house in 1907, resulting in the residence being used for various purposes over the next several years.
In 1936, Ronald DuFresne purchased Kirch Funeral Home in partnership with Hazel Smith, one of the first licensed female embalmers in Washington state. It was at this time that the funeral home name changed to Vancouver Funeral Chapel.
Today, we are a member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers.
"The staff was straightforward, understanding, and willing to do anything they could to provide good service."
Verified Cremation Customer
"Our family has always used Vancouver Funeral Chapel because of the respectful and caring attention paid to our loved one as well as the family."
Verified Burial Customer
"DID AN EXCELLENT JOB IN ALL ASPECTS."
Verified Cremation Customer
"THE STAFF MADE ME FEEL LIKE FAMILY"
"THE STAFF WAS FRIENDLY & COMPASSIONATE!"
Verified Cremation & Memorial Service Customer