Funeral services and sepulture services are 2 different concepts. In the case of a purchase made after the death of a loved one, they may be part of the same contract or 2 separate contracts.

Funeral services

Funeral services include all of the goods and services provided with regards to a person’s death, other than the sepulture and its maintenance. Among other things, they may include:

  • the embalming;
  • the viewing;
  • decorations;
  • transportation;
  • the coffin or urn;
  • the ceremony;
  • the cremation;
  • the burial.


The sepulture includes the purchase of a compartment or any other space in a cemetery, columbarium or location used for a similar purpose. Maintenance services for this space are also included.

Last update : May 3, 2021

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