News & Events

Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes was built to serve the community in more ways than one. We take pride in hosting our neighbors so please join us join us for a service, a quite walk or one of our memorable events. 

First Annual Memorial Ride

May 27, 2018
7:30 AM - 12 PM

First Annual Memorial Ride
Event Registration Begins: 7:30AM, riders will sign waivers during registration acknowledging they have appropriate auto insurance and will abide by traffic laws.
Ride Departs: 9:00AM, riding to Rooster Rock State Park for a Rose Ceremony
Ride returns: 12:00PM for Complimentary Lunch.

Starting and ending point will be Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes. The mission: we will be riding in memory or in honor of our fallen comrades and men and women in uniform. The names and photos of these individuals will be given at registration. The names will be read during the Rose Ceremony and the photos displayed on our Memorial Wall at the funeral home where lunch will be served. First Call Mortuary Service Motorcycle Escorts will be leading the ride.

For more information, contact: Mindy Rocha-Barella at (503) 659-1184.

Estate Essentials Seminar

April 19, 2018
6 PM - 7:30 PM

Estate Essentials: End of Life Strategies
Those Who Care, Plan for Their Heirs

Join us an informative seminar with an Elder Law Attorney, Financial Planner, and members of our Preneed Planning Team. 

Scott N. Barbur is the managing attorney of Barbur Law LLC in downtown Milwaukie. His practice focuses on Estate Planning, Probate and Contract law. Scott prides himself in his ability to relate to his clients in a down-to-earth and practical manner to help them manage their legal needs with confidence and understanding.

•Estate planning for life: Powers of Attorney and Advance 
•Estate planning for death: Wills, Trusts and TOD’s
•Transferring your Assets: Probate and Trust Administration

Louis T. Miller III is a representative for Thrivent Financial. His practice focuses on retirement income planning and tax efficiency before and after a death has occurred. 
Licenses: FINRA Series 7 General Securities Representative; FINRA Series 63 Uniform Securities Agent State Lam Exam; FINRA Series 65 Uniform Investment Advisor; OR, WA, OH life & Health Insurance Licenses

•Plan wisely
•Estate Strategies

Michele Purkey has been in the funeral industry for over 9 years and has been with Sunnyside Little Chapel of the Chimes for the past year. She has the experience to guide families through making their prearrangements by explaining the many options and decisions one needs to make. 

•Celebration of Life
•VA Benefits
•Next of Kin

For more information, call Michele Purkey at 503-659-1184.

Annual Ceremony of Remembrance

December 3, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For all families who have experienced the loss of a loved one, whether recently or in the past. You will have an opportunity to participate by placing an ornament on a memorial tree when your loved one's name is called. Live music, refreshments and ornaments are provided.

Email a photo of your loved one so it can be included in a very special video tribute that will be part of this inspiring event. (

Brooke Myers Memorial Cruise-In

August 24, 2017
4 PM - 9 PM

Please join us for our 1st Annual Brooke Myers Memorial Cruise-In. This event is a benefit for the Oregon Humane Society.