Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors started with humble beginnings.
Arriving from Nan’an County in Quanzhou, Fujian province, our founder, Mr. Ang See Karr saw the need for quality and essential funeral services for the Chinese community in Singapore. He founded Ang Chin Huat Casket in 1912 operating from a shophouse at Upper Pickering Street . Ang Chin Huat Casket is one of the first few funeral companies established in Singapore and is a pioneer of the local funeral profession.
Since 1912, we have branched out into several other funeral companies.
Besides Ang Chin Huat Casket, we set up Ang Chin Moh Undertakers. Ang Chin Moh Undertakers then renamed itself to Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors as it transitioned towards a modern and professional service provider. Over the years, we moved into several premises, from Rochore Road to old Liang Seah Street. Today, we are in new premises at Block 88 Geylang Bahru. Having served families for over a century is a testament to our service excellence. Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors remains committed to serving families with care, compassion, and dignity.
Our milestones include the grooming of Singapore’s first female embalmer in 1990, the setting up of Western Casket in 2000 to cater to the needs of the Christian community. Flying Home was also set up for the repatriation needs of Singaporeans and foreign nationals. In 2010, the fourth-generation owner of Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors, Mr. Ang Ziqian successfully got the lease of the disused Mount Vernon Columbarium site. Following extensive renovations, the disused crematorium was turned into Mount Vernon Sanctuary, offering 6-star funeral service halls for grieving families and other funeral directors. Mr Ang Ziqian saw the need to dispel the fears and taboos surrounding dying, death, and funerals through public education. He set up the Ang Chin Moh Foundation in 2012 to focus its through philanthropic causes, public education, research, and heritage preservation.
Team never fails to deliver – they worked fervently and respectfully to ensure my extended family could pay their The future is neither predictable nor controllable, but Ang Chin Moh will always be here to faithfully serve the needs of those who are going through their darkest moments of their lives.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, Ang Ziqian.
Over the past century, Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors has always kept to our core values to work towards our vision.
To be a leading, respected professional funeral director delivering excellence in service standards with care, compassion and dignity, coupled with innovation, support and corporate social responsibilities for the communities we serve.
OUR CORE VALUES
Ang Chin Moh Foundation is an independent registered charity under the Charities Act (Chapter 37) since 23 January 2014. Established in December 2012 on the centennial anniversary of Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors, the Foundation aims to enhance the perception of death and bereavement among the public, especially among younger Singaporeans through public education, heritage and charity. A thought leader in the funeral profession with a focus on innovation and radical philanthropy, it is the first such institution in Singapore that incorporates educational projects with research to foster greater awareness towards death and the funeral profession.
A key goal of the Foundation is the changing of public mindsets, perceptions and stereotypes towards the issue of dying and death in Singapore. In turn, this would lead to a wider recognition of the funeral profession as an essential public service and a receptacle of cultural capital in a cosmopolitan city state. More importantly, the Foundation seeks to be the catalyst to improve the death-literacy of Singaporeans through active public outreaches, and in so doing enhances Singaporeans’ attitudes towards their own mortality, uplift the standards of the funeral and bereavement sector and expand the funeral profession’s capacity to meaningfully contribute back to the larger society.
FIRST DEATH FOCUSED INSTITUTION IN SINGAPORE
Find out how Ang Chin Moh Foundation improves death literacy in Singapore.
NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
NFDA Pursuit of Excellence Award 2018, 2019, 2020 & 2021
The NFDA Best of the Best Award recognizes the most novel and innovative programs and services in the funeral profession that had a positive impact on the families they serve or their community. After a thorough review, the Pursuit of Excellence Committee can select up to 10 funeral homes who have won the Pursuit of Excellence Award for the year to receive the Best of the Best Award.
Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors is one of the three funeral company worldwide to be recognized as Best of the Best Award recipient in 2018.
Champions of Good 2017, 2018 & 2020
Champions of Good is a national recognition framework under the Company of Good, designed to catalyse the corporate giving movement and build a City of Good. It recognises organisations that are exemplary in their corporate giving efforts, and have also been an influencer and multiplier by engaging their partners and stakeholders on a collaborative giving journey.
Ang Chin Moh Funeral Directors is 1 of the Champions of Good in 2017 and 2018 being recognized for our efforts in striving towards the City of Good, and for being inspirational role models for other corporates, big or small, to follow.
Association of Funeral Directors (AFD)
The Association of Funeral Directors Singapore (AFD) is officially recognised by the National Environment Agency and comprises of funeral homes with reputable standing in the industry.
AFD is dedicated to promoting high standards for the provision of meaningful end-of-life services with utmost respect for the dead and bereaving families by ensuring minimum standards are observed by the profession through regulations and discipline.
AFD members are bound by a strict Code of Conduct set to meet the needs of community and expectations of the funeral service industry. The Code is a reassurance to the community of professional and sincere service at a time of distress for grieving families.
National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA)
Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF)
The Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) is a trade union of employers. Our mission is to advance tripartism and enhance labour market flexibility to enable employers to implement responsible employment practices. SNEF has a membership of over 3,000 companies with a combined workforce of over 750,000.