• Peace of mind process Offering the easiest arrangement process in the industry as we take care of the entire process from start to finish.
  • Customized service With the widest range of service options in the industry we will ensure your entire family is completely satisfied with our services.
  • Affordable options Our services are provided without financial stress. Pricing is often half the cost of a traditional funeral home.
  • Locations near you We hold memorials, traditional funerals, burials and cremations at 100's of locations across Ontario.
  • Trusted team Combining traditional experience with industry leading customer service, we serve over 1,200 families every year in Ontario.

What is Basic Funerals?

We are a licensed funeral home serving Ontario. In fact, we serve over 1,000 families every year. We do operate differently than a traditional funeral home but we provide the same services. We do basic cremations with no formal service as well as funeral services at cemetery chapels and other non-funeral home venues.

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FAQs

Is this a complicated process?
No. We make the process as easy as possible. Our funeral directors will guide you through the process and make sure you are aware of all of your options.

Are you a licensed funeral home?
Yes.

Where will the funeral be located?
We hold memorials and funerals at churches, chapels and venues across Ontario. Our staff will find you the perfect location so everyone in your family has a great experience.

Where are you located?
Our head office is in Mississauga however we serve almost all of Ontario. Our funeral directors can meet you at one of our locations close to you, in your home, or the arrangements can be done completely online and over the phone.

Can you handle XYZ special request?
Almost certainly yes. One of the most rewarding part of our jobs is to hold memorable and meaningful services. We are happy to receive personalized requests to make the event as unique as the person’s life being celebrated.

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How it works

You are able to choose the exact Toronto cremation service that you want, and get an exact price using our flexible online cremation quote builder. You can then organise the details of the service either in person, on the phone or by using our online arrangement form.

We take care of everything involved with the cremation service including transferring the body from the place of death, completeing necessary paperwork and preparing for the actual service itself.

By returning your signed documents to us, the arrangements of the cremation are completed. Payment is then processed and a Death Certificate issued that you can use to help settle the estate. If necessary one of our specialists is on hand to answer any questions or concerns you may have regarding the settlement of the estate.

Lower overhead costs are passed directly to our families as we do not own a fancy funeral facility but use existing locations such as chapels, churches and other such venues.This helps us to keep cremation costs down and provide you with a number of different options.

You are able to choose from a wide variety of different locations throughout Toronto for holding either a funeral or memorial service. Popular locations include many of Toronto's beautiful parks and other facilities from the Estates of Sunnybrooke to the Old Mill Inn, Capitol Event Theature to Oakview Terrace and St. James' Cemetery to Riverside Cemetery. St. John's Dixie Cemetery also has a beautiful facility on the west end which has room to hold services of all different sizes.

As a licensed funeral provider in Toronto we are able to facilitate your wishes at any eligible/available location.

We are able to help families in all of the Toronto communities including North York, Scarborough, East York and their surrouding neighbourhoods. Please see our 'Locations Page' for a full list of areas where we provide services.

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