Sonja Smith Funerals

Sonja Smith Funerals

Sonja Smith Funeral Group

Contact Person: Sonja Smith

Phone: +27 12 654 9902 / +27 12 654 6532

Mobile: +27 79 895 4414

24 Hour Contact: +27 12 993 2807

Address: 

777 Rubenstein Drive Moreletapark, Pretoria, Gauteng




Sonja Smith Funeral Group (Pty) Ltd, with branches in Centurion and Moreletapark are well known in the Pretoria/Centurion area.

 

This Elite Funeral Home assists bereaved families with funeral planning, burials and cremations and offers a one stop service.

 

Hosting The Compassionate Friends Support Group for Bereaved Parents in Pretoria/Centurion, one can say that the parents of children who have died, are close to our hearts.

 

We are the only Funeral Directors with an authorised, approved mortuary in Centurion, with easy access from all the highways. We also have a branch in the east of Pretoria.

 

Sonja has just returned from the United Kingdom where she attended their National Funeral Exhibition and established networking links with overseas suppliers.

 

She is a regular speaker on the radio station Rippel 90.5 FM where relevant topics are discussed that involves the Death Care Industry.

 

We offer Personalised Funeral Services, walking the extra mile for our families.

 

Sonja Smith is a former Businesswoman of the Year and has received many accolades for her involvement in the community.

 

For total peace of mind, trust the lady with the silent competence.

 

Sonja Smith Funeral Group (Pty) Ltd
Burials, Cremations, Chapel, In-house Florist, Graphic Designer, Mortuary, White pigeons, Balloons, CD's: Conversations on Grief, DVD Recordings of Funeral Services, Funeral Policies, Wills and Estate Planning, Bereavement Centre, Counsellors, Support Groups, Overseas Repatriation of Human Remains, Live Internet Broadcast of Funeral Services countrywide and worldwide, Member of NFDA

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Quotes

  • "Death gives us sleep, eternal youth, and immortality." 

    Jean Paul Richter

  • "What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose.  All that we love deeply becomes part of us." 

    Helen Keller

  • "Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass; it’s about learning to dance in the rain" 

    Author unknown

  • “The idea is to die young as late as possible.”  

    Ashley Montagu, (1905 –1999)

  • Death plucks my ear and says, “live – I’m coming.”  

    Virgil, 70-19BCE

  • “Across the years I will walk with you - in deep green forests, on shores of sand and when our time on earth is through, in heaven too, you will have my hand!”  

    Robert Sexton

  • “Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished: If you’re still alive, it isn’t.”  

    Richard Bach, (Illusions)

  • "with silent lifting mind I've trod, the high untrespassed sanctity of space, put out my hand, and touched the face of God."  

    from  'high flight' by John Gillespie Magee, see condolence poetry

  • "Tonight I feel so very small by the enormous loss of you"

    Kate Shand

  • “The real reason for not committing suicide is because you always know how swell life gets again after the hell is over.”  

    Ernest Hemingway, a few weeks before committing suicide.

  • "And ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation" 

    Kahlil Gibran

  • "It is said that life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life" 

    Terry Pratchett

  • “It was not frightening to die sometime, it was frightening to die right now.”   

    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, (cancer ward)

  • "If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you've made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand"

    unknown

  • “Life is like the desert, life the solitude, death joins us to the great majority”  

    Edward Young, 1683 –1765

  • "There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief...and unspeakable love." 

    Washington Irving

  • “The family with an old person in it possesses a jewel.”  

    Chinese saying

  • "When we are forgotten, we cease to exist." 

    Lady of the lake, from the movie 'Merlin'

  • "Fly, fly little wing, fly beyond imagining. Past the planets and the stars, leave this lonely world of ours. Escape the sorrow and the pain. And fly again"

    Celine Dion

  • "Walk tall as the trees; live strong as the mountains; be gentle as the spring winds, keep the warmth of summer in your heart, and the Great Spirit will always be with you." 

    anonymous, native American 

  • “Don’t be dismayed at good-byes.  A farewell is necessary before you can meet again.  And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes, is certain for those who are friends.”  

    Richard bach, (Illusions)

  • "Death is delightful.  Death is dawn, the waking from a weary night of fevers unto truth and light."

    Joaquin Miller

  • "And when I saw you sleeping,  so peaceful and free from pain, I could not wish you back to suffer that again"

    Author unknown,  see - child loss poems

  • Strive not, my soul, for an immortal life, but make the most of what is possible.”  

    Pythian Odes, 518 – 438BC

  • "I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”  

    Og Mandino

  • “I saw him now going the way of all flesh.”  

    John Webster

  • "We either make ourselves miserable or we make ourselves strong - the amount of work is the same" 

    Carlos Castanada

  • "I am awake, I see the sun. I am going to give my gratitude to the sun and to everything and everyone, because I am still alive and this might be the last day that I can tell you that I love you"

    Don Miguel Ruiz (The Four Agreements)

  • "The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation." 

    Herman Hesse

  • “Suicide is what the death certificate says when one dies of depression.”  

    Peter D. Kramer, psychiatrist.

  • "Tears are the words the heart can't express"  

    Author unknown

  • "We understand death only after it has laid its hands on someone we love."

    Anne L. de Stael

  • "I wrote your name in the sand, but the waves washed it away. I wrote your name in the sky, but the wind blew it away. So I wrote your name in my heart, and that's where it will stay, always"

    Author unknown  poetry

  • “We meet but briefly in life, if we touch each other with stardust – that is everything.”  

    Author unknown.

  • "Death is more universal than life; everyone dies but not everyone lives." 

    A. Sachs

  • “It's natures way of telling you to slow down.”  

    Anonymous, (Cited as Madison Avenues latest definition of death.)

  • “He had decided to live forever or die in the attempt”  

    Joseph Heller, 1923

  • "Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy." 

    eskimo proverb

  • “After the game the king and the Pawn go into the same box.”  

    Italian saying

  • "I wasted time, now doth time waste me"

    William Shakespeare

  • "Life's a voyage that's homeward bound." 

    Herman Melville

  • “His innings is over, his bat is laid down. Bowled out by deaths unerring ball.” 

    Unknown

  • “Dear world, I am leaving you because I am bored. I am leaving you with your worries. Good luck."   

    George Sanders, suicide note 25 April 1972

  • "Dream as if you'll live forever, live as if you'll die today"  

    James Dean

  • "Everyone can master a grief but he that has it." 

    Shakespeare

  • “The soul takes flight to a world that is invisible, and there arriving she is sure of bliss and forever dwells in paradise.”  

    Lady Jane Grey, the movie

  • “What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.”  

    Richard Bach, (Illusions)

  • "Don't die with your music still inside you" 

    Wayne Dyer

  • "Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings; sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth of sun-split clouds"

    from 'high flight' by John Mcgee see condolence poetry

  • "When you are born you cry and the world is happy, when you die the world cries and you are happy."

    from the movie: One Last Thing

  • "Where there is sorrow there is holy ground." 

    Oscar Wilde

  • "Death is the beginning of the soul's new journey"  

    from poem by Sri Chinmoy, see condolence poetry

  • "The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon, but that we wait so long to begin it" 

    W.M. Lewis

  • "There are always flowers for those who want to see them"  

    Henri Matisse

  • "The harder you fall the higher you bounce"

    Doug Horton

  • "If you live to one hundred, I want to live to one hundred minus one day - so I never live a day without you!" 

    Winnie the Pooh

  • “To die is poignantly bitter, but the idea of having to die without having lived is unbearable”   

    Erich Fromm

  • "God saw you getting tired, when a cure was not to be, so he wrapped his arms around you, and whispered - come to me." 

    author unknown, see child loss poems

  • “The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.”  

    (Little Foxes, 1866)