Hôpital Pierre-Le Gardeur, perinatal bereavement
In partnership with the Laval Cemetery, the Health and Social Services Centre of south Lanaudière offers the families of the Mother/Child/Family Group of the Pierre-Le Gardeur hospital centre a perinatal bereavement program.
"The preservation of values and family ties has always been at the heart of the mission of the Laval Cemetery. We sincerely hope to help facilitate the remembrance of parents who are experiencing this painful ordeal," said Jacques Poirier, director of the Laval Cemetery, who is also president and chief executive officer of Magnus Poirier.
The Laval Cemetery provides the following services free of charge:
- the transfer of the deceased from the hospital to the Cemetery
- the burial container
- the internment rights
- the burial
More than 15 families have benefitted from this program. (Reference 2017)
* Memorial ceremonies dedicated to families experiencing the loss of a baby take place on the second Sunday of June of each year. Visit our News and events section for the schedule.
* The Laval Cemetery offers a free shuttle service between Montreal, Laval and the Laval Cemetery. Consult the shuttle schedule in the Shuttle service section.