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For over three decades, people often ask me the same questions about what a piece of equipment was called that they had observed being used at a funeral they had attended over their lifetime.

Church truck:
This piece of equipment is also known to some areas of the U.S. as a casket bier, or mo...

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When my father died the first thing I asked my mother was, “How is dad going to fit in the casket?”. Being 12 years old and dad being 6 foot 7 inches tall, I was scared they “would do something to him”. My mother asked the funeral director Pauline what we going to do. Caskets come in oversized fo...

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About 12 years ago I lost my mother and both grandmothers all within 21 months of each-other. All three of these women could not be any more different, but as different as they all were they all had one thing in common. The common thread was their humor and laughter and that they easily could la...

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Here's a little bit of information in case you ever wondered about our eyes after we die.

Over the past 35 years, when people find out what I do, many ask some of the same questions over and over and it’s usually about the preparing of the human remains, myths about sewing eyes closed and othe...

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Just before the covid pandemic, I had met with a little lady at the Mortuary. She had walked into the lobby without an appointment after she had lost her husband of 61 years, just an hour prior. Though she was physically shaken, she was bubbly and you could tell in her hay day was a real looker...

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Enjoy this story from Ken:
When I created the men of mortuary's calendar more than a decade ago, I never imagined the following it would create. The idea was to find attractive funeral directors across the US. “This was harder than I thought!” Once I rounded up the models and the calendar was sho...

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Don't forget we're offering virtual funerals. You can show this moment with friends and family all while keeping them safe at home. We know these are trying times and we're doing everything we can to ensure you and your family get the closure and support you need. Call us today to learn more abou...

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At McKenzie Mortuary, we always want anyone who comes through our doors to feel at peace and get their questions answered. This is partly why we feel so strong for pre-planning. Pre-planning is so important to not only ensure your final wishes are met but to also take an extra burden off your fam...

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We are able to do virtual funerals if you lose a loved one. We know social distancing is difficult but you can still have a wonderful service for your loved one and invite all your friends and family to join virtually. We can also do virtual appointments and admissions to help keep you safe at ho...

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Testimonials

a month ago
Two services here. 2012 and 2020. They did a very good job each time. You will be delighted. Give it a go. Attendees had nothing but wonderful things to say afterwards. Ken, Derrick and Dave made it a positive experience.
- Tax P
5 months ago
I would recommend McKenzie’s to anyone for funeral needs. Ken & staff do an amazing job taking care of families during difficult times of loss.
- Ann B
a year ago
Ken was awesome. Made us feel comfortable through the process. He explained everything from A-Z. Staff was always nice and professional. I recommended this place to everyone. Very decent prices. If this had the option of 10 stars, we would definitely give them a 10. Thank you Ken for your humor, your professionalism, and above all your humbleness. Thank you to your staff for making us feel comfortable throughout it all. XO
- Mina G

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