The Not for Profit Choice for Your Family
More Services, Greater Convenience, Lasting Peace of Mind.
Continuously owned and operated since 1850, Cataraqui Cemetery and Funeral Services is Kingston's main burial ground and a not for profit provider of funeral and cremation services. Having introduced a number of beneficial and comprehensive services that present simpler options, more choices and convenient arrangements; Cataraqui is meeting the ever changing needs and diverse wishes of today's families.
For over 165 years, Cataraqui continues as the same not for profit provider; long trusted by a diverse community. Our purpose is to care for your family and safeguarded into perpetuity the final resting places of so many people.
Our Board of Trustees and professional staff are committed to maintaining the rich cultural heritage and historical significance of our community's cemetery. The 91+ acre cemetery is a treasure to all Canadians and is the final resting place of many generations of Kingstonians; including Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. We take great pride in our designatation as a National Historic Site of Canada as well as an Ontario Heritage Property. Take comfort in knowing that this cemetery will be preserved for generations to come.