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The Manitoba Funeral Service Association is a non-profit association which serves Funeral Directors and funeral homes across the Province of Manitoba. The Manitoba Funeral Service Association is dedicated to the advancement of funeral service through support to the public, as well as to our individual members.

The Manitoba Funeral Association Executive is assembled by elected and volunteer Funeral Directors who serve and support our members by providing services, promotional materials and educational opportunities.

 


 

G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapels Ltd.
Virden, MB

Our Beginnings

G. R. Carscadden Funeral Chapels Ltd. was founded in 1936 in Reston, Manitoba by G. Roy Carscadden.

In the spring of 1936, Roy also opened funeral homes in the Saskatchewan communities of Wapella and Moosomin as well as Virden, Manitoba.

Roy resided in Moosomin, Saskatchewan until he passed away in May of 1959. His wife, Helen (nee Gatey), continued to operate the business with her stepson, Peter Carscadden and her brother, Gerry Gatey.

A new facility was constructed in Moosomin in 1963 with a major renovation and addition being completed in 2005.

The present Virden office was constructed in 1967 with an addition being completed in 1989.

Gerry Gatey with the assistance of his wife, Jean, managed the Virden office while Helen Carscadden managed the Moosomin office.

Upon Gerry and Jean's retirement in 1997, their son, Douglas, took over management of the Virden office becoming a partner with his father and aunt in 2000.

Visit us online at G.R. Carscadden Funeral Chapels




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