How A Pandemic Changed Funerals in South Africa

By |2021-01-20T15:08:21+02:00January 20th, 2021|Blog|

As our President noted recently, funerals have become a death trap for many South Africans. Although it is deeply ingrained in all of us to provide a fitting send-off for our departed loved one, we are in the grip of a deadly pandemic. The typical funeral activities that usually occur are increasing everyone’s exposure [...]

To bury or to cremate? How to say goodbye to a loved one.

By |2019-09-05T12:05:03+02:00September 5th, 2019|Burials, Cremations|

The title of the article is difficult to contemplate.  With all the other emotions you are feeling, dealing with the practicalities of death is unfamiliar and stressful. At Sonja Smith Funeral Group we are often asked about the choice between cremation and burial. We have written this article to explain and highlight some [...]

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