In MemoryHonouring The Life of A Loved One. A Creative Everlasting Way To Show You Care. Memorializing loved ones is a way to celebrate their lives. It provides a focal point for families and friends to visit and remember.
There are many commemorative plaque options such as:
- A commemorative plaque beside a tree.
- Scattering of cremated remains in a specially landscaped area of the cemetery with a commemorative plaque near the garden or beside a tree.
- Inter an urn beside a commemorative plaque beside a tree.
There are a wide variety of different shapes and sizes of plaques available. You can individualize your memorial by writing a personal message, adding pictures, and adding a pedestal with a vase.
Commemorative BenchesCommemorative benches may be purchased through the Cemetery Administration Office. The benches are made of granite and the memorialization is either engraved on the granite or on a bronze plaque attached to the bench.
For more information, see Benchmark Program.
Commemorative TreesMunicipal Cemeteries offer families many commemorative tree choices. Families may choose to plant a tree in loving memory of a family member. A bronze plaque on a pedestal by the tree to commemorate their loved one may also be arranged.
You can choose to plant a tree in any of the 7 City cemeteries.
For more information, see Commemorative Tree Planting.
Tree of Memories
Every year, from November 15 - January 15, the Tree of Memories at Beechmount Cemetery is lit with thousands of beautiful blue lights. As the festive season begins, those who have lost loved ones can remember and include them in a new tradition by placing an ornament on the tree.
For more information, see Tree of Memories.
Pillars and Pedestals
A beautiful garden location with a commemorative pillar and a bronze plaque.
There are a variety of unique memorials to commemorate your loved one, such as bird baths, sundials, benches, or dedicate a new tree or rose bush/shrub.
Book of Memories
A bronze memorial plaque may be purchased for the Book of Memories in memory of a loved one who may be buried or scattered elsewhere.
The City of Edmonton, Edmonton Catholic Cemeteries and the Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program work together to assist families who are grieving the loss of a newborn or stillborn child. Services are held annually, with the interment costs paid for by the hosting cemetery. Memorial plaques are available at a reasonable rates.
For more information, see Infant Memorials.
Commemorative Options for Cremated Remains
Families may inter cremated remains under a bronze plaque by an existing or newly planted tree. The Autumn Glory and Meadow Pathways in South Haven Cemetery are tree lined pathways, that are particularly beautiful in the fall.
In all Municipal Cemeteries there are existing trees which are available for urn burial and commemoration.
You may also choose to scatter cremated remains in a specially landscaped area, and mark it with a commemorative plaque nearby, or by a tree.
For more information:
Our staff are available to answer any questions or concerns you may have at this difficult time.
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