Services

Chose from some of our services.

   

Our Services

Traditional Funeral Service

Contemporary Funeral Service

Direct Cremation

Graveside Burial Service

 

Contemporary Funeral Service

This has been designed to meet the requests of families that do not want or need all the components of a full service traditional funeral. You may be one who doesn't need to have an open casket viewing. You may not want calling hours or a wake. This does not offer or include viewing the deceased (no embalming); nor a wake. If a church service is selected, people will assemble at the church at the time of the funeral Our contemporary funeral intends to make the ceremonies surrounding a death less drawn out, yet dignified, while still accommodating the religious preferences of the deceased prior to burial or cremation The contemporary funeral package includes: Local transfer from place of death. If it is necessary for someone to view the deceased for identification purposes we will accommodate you. Sanitary care and shelter of remains. Securing necessary permits. Placing obituary notices. Hearse, flower car, clergy car. Consulting with clergy. Arranging and directing the funeral service. All other charges for basic service of funeral director, staff and overhead. Arranging for final disposition at the cemetery or crematory. Prayer cards, register book, acknowledgment cards and aftercare program. You may use any casket you want. We offer a variety of caskets for you to choose from that are on display in our casket selection room. Cemetery or crematory charges are an additional expense. Most cemeteries require you to purchase a burial vault that the casket is buried in. Please use the online form or call us at 519-733-4111 for further inquiries.

Full Service Traditional Funeral

This service is offered as our finest, all inclusive, full service funeral package. You have the ability to design a funeral to meet your specific needs. We will arrange and direct a funeral service to be held at your church, at the Sykes Funeral Home, or at the graveside of your cemetery. This package includes preparing the deceased for viewing (embalming); public or private calling hours (wake); and a formal procession to the church/cemetery (cortege). Prior to any services we offer a private viewing for the immediate family. Times for the calling hours are chosen by you, and there is no limit to the hours you may have. The hearse,  a car for clergy, and a flower car are part of this package. All the incidentals you would expect (like: prayer cards, register book, acknowledgment cards, flag holder for a veteran, etc.) are available as needed at no additional expense.  We have a variety of caskets for you to choose from on display in our casket selection room. Most cemeteries require you to purchase a burial vault that the casket is buried in. Please use the online form or call us at 519-733-4111 for further inquiries.

Direct Cremation

We offer our Direct Cremation for those who don't require or request anything but minimal professional attention for a final disposition; or for those who want to keep costs to a minimum.  Please use the online form or call us at 519-733-4111 for further inquiries.

 

Graveside Burial Service

This is offered for families that do not want or need a formal wake, viewing, or funeral. The committal service permits family and friends to gather at the time of burial with their clergy right at the cemetery. This includes: Local transfer from place of death. If it is necessary for someone to view the deceased for identification purposes we will accommodate you. Sanitary preparation and shelter of remains. Securing necessary permits. Use of hearse. Placing obituary notices. Consulting with clergy and cemetery. Coordination of services, setting up flowers, cemetery chairs,  if necessary or requested.  Additional expenses include cemetery fees, clergy honorarium, flowers and the purchase of a casket. We have a variety of caskets in our selection room for your inspection. Most cemeteries require you to purchase a burial vault that the casket is buried in. Please use the online form or call us at 519-733-4111 for further inquiries.