Frequently Asked Questions About Funerals – First Ave Funeral Home
You need the ID of the deceased, your ID and if a photo is required for the hymn sheet it would be useful to bring that as well.
Yes, we work with all Faith’s and Churches, throughout the Eastern Cape
We can arrange a Minister for you if required.
We will obtain the Death Certificate from Home Affairs on your behalf and give you certified copies.
No, we don’t charge storage fees for families using our funeral arrangement services.
Simply phone us, we have a 24 hour removal service, 365 days a year
If the person has passed away then it is not necessary to call the doctor as we will go via a hospital to get a declaration of death
Yes First Avenue Funeral home has their own
Yes, the coffin is necessary for cremation
We will assist the family by holding the ashes on our premises for a while until they are ready to collect them for internment or sprinkling
We have a beautiful Victorian chapel available for our services or we will go to a church or venue of your choice.
Yes, we organise the transport whether by road or air
We will liaise with the country in question to arrange repatriation from that country. If a loved one passes away whilst visiting South Africa, we can liaise with their country of origin to repatriate them.
Yes, bring the policy in with you and we will assist with the claim.