Plan in advance and have peace of mind

Kearney’s has a proud heritage of more than 110 years of caring for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. We are an established and trusted family business that has assisted and guided countless families through some of their most difficult times. Our knowledgeable staff are here to help, whether you have suffered a loss or are looking for information and support.

Celebration of Life

Funeral Pre-arrangements in Greater Vancouver

Pre-arranging your funeral service and burial ensures that your family and friends will know exactly how you wish them to honour your memory and celebrate your life.

We will help you consider all the details to plan a meaningful memorial that feels true to you and the life you have created.

Pre-planning ceremony

Benefits of Pre-planning Your Funeral Service

The planning you do now can considerably ease a difficult time later on. It means your loved ones are taken care of – they don’t have the stress of guessing what you would like best and your passing won’t bring unforeseen financial pressure to your family.

The stress of decision making after a loss can put significant strain on even the most loving family. Pre-arranging removes the pressure and allows friends and family to simply focus on planning your service without undue anxiety.

Our coordinators and funeral directors will help you plan – we will discuss your options in detail to help you make the best decisions for yourself, your estate and your family.


Mike Garisto

Pre-Need Manager at Kearney Funeral Services

Mike has been married 30+ years and is the proud father of 4 adult children and grandfather of one energetic 2 year old boy. He has spent his entire adult life in service to others, working with youth in sports, coaching at the elementary, high school and college level, providing representation support to workers as a union representative for 35 years, first as a volunteer and then as a full time union officer, helping build financial stability for families through estate planning and insurance tools as a Fraternal Benefits Specialist with the Knights of Columbus. Mike also helps seniors with affordable housing through charitable foundations, serving first as Vice President and then President for more than 10 years. The culture of care and compassion at Kearney Funeral Services allows him to continue the work he has spent his entire life doing and doing this work within a company that allows him to provide the best service to our clients - the way he would want to be treated. Mike looks forward to serving you!

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Nelson Pluff

Prearrangement Counsellor at Kearney Funeral Services

Nelson has been married for 44 years with 2 adult children and 4 grand children. He has spent his entire life in sales and service to others. He has coached at multiple levels of minor hockey from beginners to juniors. Nelson joined the Knights of Columbus in 1975 and served in many council officer positions including Grand Knight. He currently serves on the State Council as District Deputy and Financial Secretary State Trainer for BC and Yukon. Nelson is a proud member of the Kearney Funeral Services family - helping you and your family with care and compassion for your future needs.

Kearney Funeral Services in BC

Call Us Today

At Kearney Funeral Services, we take pride in the level of service and care that we provide. No matter your need, we can help you at every step.

  • Vancouver

    Olympic Village
    450 West 2nd Avenue  
    Vancouver, BC, V5Y 1E2  
    Phone: 604.736.0268
    Fax: 604.736.2668

  • Burnaby

    4715 Hastings Street
    Burnaby BC, V5C 2K8
    Phone: 604.299.6889
    Fax: 604.522.1787

  • New Westminster

    Columbia-Bowell Chapel
    219 6th Street
    New Westminster, BC, V3L 3A3
    Phone: 604.521.4881
    Fax: 604.522.1787

  • South Surrey / Cloverdale

    17667 57th Avenue
    Cloverdale BC, V3S 1H1
    Phone: 604.574.2603
    Fax: 604.522.1787

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