Cowichan Valley Regional District
British Columbia Canada
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Mountain View Cemetery was founded by the Methodist Church in 1878. It was transferred to the United Church in 1926 and then became property of the Municipality in 1962. This 14-acre cemetery is located at 6493 Somenos Road (the corner of Drinkwater Road and Somenos Rd). It has beautiful, expansive views of Mt Prevost and Mt Sicker, along with many other surrounding mountains,
Newest section as a lawn cemetery, where the grounds are enhanced to surround burial places with decorative trees, shrubs, and natural scenery. Beautiful memorial trees and benches add to the serene, quiet atmosphere – a special place for families to visit, reflect, and cherish memories.
This cemetery was previously known as United Church, Somenos,
There is also a Pioneer Cemetery located at the end of Pioneer Rd., off Herd Rd., in the Cowichan Valley area; it is reserved only for persons having resided in the Cowichan Valley prior to 1900 and their blood relatives. It would have been known as Methodist Church Cemetery.
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