Funerals fulfil several important purposes that centre around providing friends and family an opportunity to say goodbye in a way that honours the life of the person who has passed on.
From prayers, readings, and songs, to messages from a spiritual leader, and a reception that usually includes refreshments and a catered meal, Jaco Smith Elite Funeral Group provides expert guidance, practical assistance, and valuable advice when you have to make these important selections.
Pre-arranging your own funeral is a good way to take this burden off your loved ones’ shoulders; there’s no need to speculate on how to ensure that your wishes are respected.
Memorial Services or Evening Funerals
Planning a funeral while mourning an expected or unexpected passing is often an insurmountable task. However, if you’re responsible for arranging a funeral, our compassionate team will provide the assistance you need during this emotionally wrenching time to give your loved one the most dignified service possible, whether you opt for a:
- Burial services
- Cremation services
- Traditional African burial
- Mausoleum burial
Initial Funeral Services
Our experience allows us to intuitively understand our clients’ needs, but we will go out of our way to ensure that you remain in control of the events of this important day. Whether you opt for a funeral or cremation, we can handle all your requirements.
We will deal with the removal of the deceased, burial paperwork, death registration, processing of insurance claims, obituaries, repatriation, and mortuary facilities.
Memorial Service or Funeral Services and Facilities
The last thing you want to think about when a loved one dies, is flowers and arranging transportation. Jaco Smith Elite Funeral Group will handle that on your behalf. When you call us, we will step in immediately and provide all the services and assistance you need to handle this important event in a professional and dignified manner while still giving you the time and space to grieve.
Our 24/7 funeral services include:
- Removal of the deceased
- Mortuary facilities
- Completing the paperwork to enable burial
- Registration of death
- Informing family and friends
- Counseling next of kin
- Placing obituaries and / or funeral notices
- Bespoke funeral programmes
- Processing or assisting with insurance claims
- Arranging staff and transportation for funeral and graveside services
- Arranging transfer of remains for funeral and burial
- Providing tents and chair for the home and graveside
- Catering and refreshments
Floral Tributes & Transportation
Funeral flowers and floral tributes often speak when our own words fail. Jaco Smith Elite Funeral Group will order and care for floral tributes on behalf of family and friends, and arrange for fresh flowers and wreaths.
We will handle transportation of the deceased countrywide, and provide family cars for the memorial service or burial.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information or to make an appointment.