Tree of Life Remembrance Ceremony



…Mark your Calendars to Save the Date…

Date:          Sunday, December 1, 2019
Time:         4:00- 6:00 pm  (doors open at 3:00)
Location: Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Ave.  map
Registration and Details available in October 2019


Thank you to everyone who joined us in 2018 for a wonderful evening of remembering and honouring our loved ones. 

The 2018 26th annual Tree of Life Candlelight Remembranceis an evening for people who are living with grief to be supported by a circle of community, to cherish, remember and celebrate our loved ones and be nourished through ceremony, beauty and inspiration. Everyone is welcome.

Guest Speaker Sue Kavanagh, Founder of Healing Broken Hearts Conference, shares her story of resilience and regaining purpose following her multiple losses.

Storytelling by Janet Leroy of Ottawa Storytellers and Bereaved Families of Ontario-Ottawa.

Candlelight Remembrance Ceremony.

Musical accompaniment by Scott Voelzing, guest pianist.

Personalize a memory ornament to take home.

Reception and refreshments to follow.

Registration Price:
$10 per person / $15 at the door.
$30 per family / $40 at the door
The event includes your loved one’s name on a big screen.  We are unable to accommodate this for tickets purchased at the door.

There is an opportunity for you to donate to assist those who cannot afford to pay the registration fee (as no one is turned away).

Register Online Here

To register offline, for information or if you require financial assistance to attend, please contact Bereaved Families of Ontario-Ottawa Region at 613-567-4278 or

Thank you to our sponsor, Beechwood Cemetery Foundation, for graciously hosting this event.