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About Urgel Bourgie / Athos

Since 1902

Our Commitment

At Urgel Bourgie / Athos, celebrating and honouring life is our top priority. We’re here to help you celebrate your loved one’s life by helping you remember the person they were. 

We are also committed to respecting your values and beliefs and do so without any judgment. We always propose services that reflect your family’s customs and values.

And we are committed to supporting your friends and family through each stage of the memorial service. We also help you plan everything to make sure that your affairs are in order when the time comes. This ensures that we can respect your final wishes and give your loved ones a sense of peace of mind during the difficult time following your death.

Our Quality Policy

Urgel Bourgie / Athos’ mission is to provide the highest quality memorial services. We strive to guide families in mourning through the grieving process.

As a member of the Athos Services Commémoratifs group, we are able to provide the highest quality personalized funeral services.

We value respect, listening, empathy, morals and commitment. Our values are reflected in our employees and their work.

Furthermore, we are BNQ-certified (Bureau de normalisation du Québec), so you can rest assured that you are receiving quality, professional services. We are committed to providing our services with integrity and a people-first approach.

Our Story

In 1902, Henri Bourgie established the funeral services company Bourgie H. & Co. and opened a first funeral home.

In the mid-19th century, the company’s name was changed to Urgel Bourgie. In order to meet growing demand, the company branched out, adding new services such as embalming, funeral services and manufacturing coffins and hearses. The company also opened several other funeral homes in Montreal.

Since then, Urgel Bourgie has continued to grow, acquiring many other funeral service companies, including the Parc Commémoratif de Montréal, the Jardins des Laurentides in St-Hubert, Laval’s Parc du Souvenir and the Feron funeral homes in Greater Montreal.

The company has also bought out several well-known funeral homes in the Quebec City area, including J. Bouchard et Fils, Lépine Cloutier, the Parc Commémoratif La Souvenance, the Jardins Québec and Falardeau Bédard Roy.

Since 2012, Urgel Bourgie / Athos has been a member of the Athos Services Commémoratifs group. The company is recognized as a leader in the Quebec funeral industry and as one of the most innovative funeral homes in Montreal.

As part of our 120th anniversary

Explore the defining moments that have shaped us through these recap capsules of our journey!

Service Points

Urgel Bourgie / Athos is comprised of six funeral complexes, three funeral homes and three memorial gardens in Greater Montreal.

Each service point provides a wide range of services, enabling us to support and guide you as you pre-arrange your funeral, organize the funeral of a loved one, or try to navigate through your grief.


At Urgel Bourgie / Athos, our team is specially trained to ensure you receive the highest quality services. We’re here to help you celebrate the life of your loved one.


In order to continue providing the best quality services possible, we are always looking for new, hard-working and caring people to join our team. Think you might be the right fit?

Frequently Asked Questions

Our dedicated team is always available to answer your questions. However, you can also consult our frequently asked questions page for the list of questions we are asked most often.

Cemeteries — Columbariums

Our beautiful, welcoming and intimate memorial gardens are the ideal place to remember your loved one, either alone or with your family and friends. Our memorial gardens also feature mausoleums, chapels and columbaria.

At Urgel Bourgie / Athos, we strive to provide you with everything you need to celebrate the life of your loved one under one roof