COVID-19: impacts and preventative measures

Last updated: September 17, 2021

N. B. The most recent guidelines are indicated in bold.



  • The Cemetery is currently open to people wishing to pay their respects. Please visit the Contact us page for site, office and mausoleum opening hours.
  • Please note that the monthly commemorative Masses will not resume for the moment.
  • In accordance with government guidelines, a maximum of 250 persons wearing the mask are authorized to attend interments in mausoleums; 500 outdoors. A register of the names and contact details of all attendees will be kept.
  • A maximum of 2 family members are permitted to enter the office for signatures simultaneously (in addition to the person conducting the funeral).
  • The secondary entrances located on Decelles Avenue and Camillien-Houde Road are open. However, the Camillien-Houde entrance is closed on weekends.
  • The on-site concession search service (counter and interactive terminals) are not available. Please plan your visit in advance by consulting the Burial Location section of our website.
  • The cemetery reserves the right to deny or restrict access to the site to anyone who does not respect these guidelines, or in all circumstances where the situation requires it.



  • Wearing a mask is strongly recommended for all persons coming to the cemetery and mandatory inside all buildings (administrative pavilion, mausoleums, etc.).
  • Everyone must maintain the safe recommended distance between each person.


  • We give preference to payment by card rather than cash to reduce the chances of contamination. In addition, the payment terminals are disinfected after each payment.
  • Funeral home employees who come to the cemetery must wear gloves and masks.
  • Our employees make sure to keep the safe recommended distance between each person.
  • Our employees will not shake hands until further notice, but will introduce themselves verbally.
  • Chairs have been spaced out in the offices and waiting rooms to allow maximum distance between people.

Frequently Asked Questions


Can I go to the cemetery without an appointment to make the funeral arrangements for a loved one?

Yes. It is possible to visit our offices freely during opening hours. However, we limit to 2 the number of people who can be present in the office simultaneously, in addition to our counsellor.


There is a death among my loved ones. Can I make an appointment at the cemetery to make the funeral arrangements?

Yes. However, we limit to 2 the number of people who can be present in the office simultaneously, in addition to the funeral director. We have also increased the frequency of office cleaning.


Can I take care of my prearranged services?

Yes. Those who wish to make pre-arrangements can contact one of our counsellors.


Can I go to the cemetery to visit a loved one's resting place on the grounds or in a mausoleum?

Yes. Please check our opening hours before heading to the Cemetery.