Love your family? Spend eternity with them


KELOWNA - You will soon be able to spend eternity with your family at the Kelowna Memorial Cemetery.

Cemetery manager David Gatzke is seeking Kelowna council approval to add some new fees and two new family-oriented products to the cemetery’s product line-up.

The family niche has the capacity for four sets of created remains in a compartment twice the size of the regular niche and will be distinguished by having a shutter — that’s the door of the compartment — twice the length of the regular niche.

Also new is the family vessel niche that allows you and nine of your cremated family or friends to co-mingle in an urn-shaped vase.

Along with that comes the option for bronze family vessel niche plaques, allowing the co-mingled occupants to be separately indentified.

Gatzke’s report to council does not give the projected fees for the new services. Council will consider the request at it’s regular council meeting, Monday, May 9.

Find more stories about the Kelowna Memorial Cemetery here.

To contact a reporter for this story, email John McDonald or call 250-808-0143 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Owen Vaccaro, from left, Jack Black and Cate Blanchett in a scene from "The House With A Clock in Its Walls."
FILM REVIEW: 'House With a Clock' is a real time suck
  OPINION The 10-year-old hero at the centre of the film "The House With a Clock in Its Walls" likes to look up words in the dictionary, like "foreboding" and "indomitable." He might want t

Top News