The customs and traditions of the Orthodox Church is something that we at Funerals of compassion are aware of and respect, when arranging funerals for family's of the orthodox faith. Whether it's in the comfort of your home or one of our suburban offices we are able to assist you with your needs 7 days a week 24 hours. Our family run and Australian owned company have staff that are able to liaise with the family in arranging the traditional Orthodox service and are able to speak Greek to better explain thing and assure the more elder members of the family that the funeral will be arranged to their wishes and customs.
We have the knowledge, and experience to arrange a funeral in any Orthodox Church, keeping with the traditions and the relevant customs.
In keeping with Orthodox tradition an Orthodox funeral service emphasises the reality of death and the new life of the deceased. It is a positive service featuring prayers for forgiveness and repose of the departed's soul. We are able to assist the family also with the fortieth day, one year mass and the Makaria (mercy Meal).
As the open coffin and the viewing is an important part of the orthodox tradition at Funeral of Compassion families can rest assured that in our NSW health department accredited mortuary facility, their loved one will be treated with the utmost care and compassion when it comes to preparation with dressing and general preservation methods. Our morticians are of the highest standards and reputation in the industry ensuring your loved one is being cared and treated by the some of the most respected names in the mortuary preservation fraternity.
For families that may wish to have their loved ones sent back to the land of birth, Funerals of Compassion can assist you with repatriation matters. We have many years experience in dealing with airlines embassy's and consulates from various parts of the world, and the health requirements needed to ensure your loved will have a clear passage to their destination without any complications at points such as customs. Guaranteeing your loved one will be given the most dignified and respectful treatment when being sent to another country.
Funerals of compassion are also able to show you and speak with authority about the various types of coffin you may wish to select from our locally made and imported coffins. Ask our staff about our timber customised coffin that could be designed with saints, personal pictures of your loved or even a sunset. The thing that we adhere to at funerals of Compassion is we are here to serve your need on how best to arrange the funeral of someone special to your family.
Contact us at anytime and feel free to visit us at one of our many suburban offices at Auburn, Blacktown, Beecroft, Castle Hill or Penrith. The journey ahead doesn't have to be that difficult when our family will be there for your family.