Dr. Rev. Nick Overduin has officiated at burials, funerals, and memorials for 30 years. He works with funeral homes across Ottawa and the wider Capital Region. He welcomes families of all backgrounds and traditions. (Check Google Reviews or click here for testimonials from wedding couples). Contact Nick at any time.
Some recent feedback from families and funeral professionals
“You channeled my husband’s spirit so elegantly and made the service very intimate and special. On behalf of myself and our families, I thank you with my whole heart.” Patricia, Georgetown, ON
“Nick provided us with hope and peace during a very stressful period of our lives when both our Beloved Aunt and Loving Father passed away within 10 days. As officiant at both services, he was able to incorporate both words and music to celebrate the beauty of their lives.” M.B & D.B.
“Nick was wonderful and so comforting when my father passed away.” Lynn, Oshawa, ON
“Working with Nick was a wonderful experience. Punctual, professional and kind. Nick helps cater to all faiths, to provide a funeral service that is meaningful to our families. Even with COVID restrictions, he works with families via email or Zoom, whatever is most convenient for them. We are happy we found Nick and would definitely recommend his services to add that special warm touch.” Ajax Crematorium and Visitation Centre
“Nick Overduin is a truly gifted Life Tribute Professional. The celebration of life I was privileged to witness was expertly crafted […] and inclusive of the loved ones who wished to speak. Nick exudes kindness. I highly recommend him for any end of life service.” Maia M., Certified Funeral Celebrant & Life Tribute Professional
“As a musician working with Nick during funerals, I have experienced his highly relatable and relational way of leading these gatherings. He is caring, sensitive, and hospitable in how he communicates, down-to-earth in how he leads, how he tells stories, how he brings a message, and how he interacts with people of all backgrounds. He is very organized, and is always a calming presence during times of stressful planning. I highly recommend Nick.” William Jones, Oshawa, Ontario
“Thoughtful, prepared, and intentionally engaged. Nick always offers his whole self: the gift of presence with the grace of self-awareness. Wonderful!” Arlen G. Vernava, M.Div., Professional Transition Specialist, Senior Consultant, Design Group International, Cleveland, Ohio, and Albany,New Mexico