Les Résidences Funéaires Goyer... a family affair. Three generations worth of pride, engagement and passion. Founded in 1969 in Saint-Eustache by Roméo Goyer, this Quebec company is deeply involved in the community and currently employs a team of nearly 50 individuals. Forty-five years strong, the company's profoundly human approach extends counsel, support, respect, attention and trust to each customer.
Institut de thanatologie graduate and president of Les Résidences funéraires Goyer, René Goyer has been at the head of the family business—established in 1969 by his father, Roméo Goyer—since 1979. With the help of his wife and three children, he oversees the operations and participates in the administration and management of the business.
Above being her husband's partner from the very beginning, she actively entered the family business in 1985. She is in charge of the administrative offices, human resources, payroll, as well as prearrangement management and customer follow-ups.
Thanatology graduate from Rosemont College, Geneviève also earned a bachelor's degree in management from HEC Montréal. She joined the family enterprise in 2002 as head of operations and accounting. She is also a family counsellor.
Jonathan graduated from the Université de Sherbrooke with a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting. He has also obtained certification as a family counsellor from the Coportation des thanatologues du Québec. Since 2007, he accompanies families throughout funeral planning and the funeral itself, all the while assuming various responsibilities with regard to the general management of the business. Namely, he took part in developing the procedures which led to the business' BNQ certification in 2012.
Certified accountant and HEC Montréal graduate, Benoit is a member of the board of directors and plays an active role in the development of the family-owned business.
For you and your loved ones, this is an important and emotional time. Respectful of the wishes as well as of the values of each family, always attentive to your needs and with the utmost professionalism, our team of experts will go above and beyond in order to accompany you in each step of this unique and essential rite of passage that your are organizing for a loved one.
In response to the preventive measures established by Public Health to limit the spread of COVID-19, Les Résidences Funéraires Goyer Ltd. has swiftly implemented procedures to comply with the guidelines while answering the needs of grieving families who wish to honour the memory of deceased loved ones.
Funeral rituals are unique events that hold great importance in the grieving process. In this light, we continue to offer responsible services focused on respect and dignity.
Each request is unique. We are required to host private events and adopt safe practices. We also respect family wishes to postpone rituals to a later date.
We realize that this is an extraordinary situation and we are committed to providing you with proper guidance and support despite the circumstances.