At Elie & Sons there are many elements involved in providing the best service possible to our families. We strive to create an environment of “Calm and Peace” and endeavor to:

  • Provide day and night service and attention every day of the year.
  • Provide a private ambulance for the transfer of the deceased all suburbs 24 hrs service.
  • Have a full knowledge of the legal requirements for burial, entombment and cremation.
  • For a professional, reliable and affordable repatriation service.
  • Arrange and conduct the funeral. To facilitate this we provide trained staff, private arrangement facilities, prestige funeral vehicles, chapels “Funeral home” and tea and coffee facilities for chapel services.
  • Ensure that the dignity of both the deceased and the survivors is preserved at all times, especially in preparation of the deceased.
  • Carry out work professionally, with sensitivity and understanding.
  • Recognize the fact that we have a social responsibility to serve everybody, regardless of color, race or creed.
  • Supply the national flag where appropriate. Supply of a lowering device to lower your coffin if required, a large library of music and attend to the ordering of floral tributes, collection of floral cards, placement of newspaper notices and pall bearers.
  • If required we are able to present a range of memorial urns, granite monuments for your consideration.
  • Serenity in White: For those families who would like an uplifting approach to a very somber occasion Elie & Sons offer a choice of White Ladies pall bearers.
  • We can also organize an 8 seated Limousine for the family of the deceased.
  • The Hindus can also hire a palanquin for their service if required.
  • The embalming, the bath and dressing of corpse
  • All administrative procedures

A knowledge of ethnic traditions

Funeral traditions vary greatly across our community. As we are local, we know to respond to the different local cultural.