- Do you have little or no knowledge of how to organize a funeral or cremation?
- Have you been exploited by an undertaker in the past?
The book, when death enters your home - a practical guide, will enable the reader to handle each and every aspect regarding funerals and ore cremations, should death enter your home unexpectedly. Funeral and cremation irregularities are sharply addressed by the author. Available in English and Afrikaans.
Contents include the following:
Municipal, private and church cemeteries
Maintenance of cemeteries
Erection of crematoria
Appointment of medical referees
The cremation process
Reasons why permission may not be granted for cremations
Excavations of human remains in full cemeteries to allow space for new interment
Organ and tissue donation
Monumental graves, berm graves, niches and spaces
Why do graves subside?
How are tombstones obtained?
Proceedures on how families can arrange cremations
Analysis of an established undertakers funeral costs
The death of a South African citizen abroad
The role of the department of foreign affairs and steps to be followed
Return of mortal remains to South Africa
Requirements for the transport of mortal remains
Uninfected mortal remains
Infected mortal remains
Indigent burial in a foreign country
The department of foreign affairs - collaboration and responsibilities
Unknown graves discovered during development
Exhumation and cremation of mortal remains
Burial at sea
Where lies the unmarked grave of Daisy Louisa de Melker buried on 30 December 1932
How to get your own copy:
The price of the book is R160 and if it needs to be mailed an additional amount of R18.50 will be added. The amount owing must be deposited in the following bank account:
Beneficiary: JC Green
Account: Absa Flexi
Account number: 924 946 9696
Domicile Branch: Quagga Centre
The deposit slip is to be faxed to the following fax number: 086-273-7993 - the book will then be mailed to the addressee within 7 working days.
Outlets where the book is currently available are:
- Radio Pretoria's "Woord en Klank" Bookshop.
- Protea bookshop in Hatfield, Pretoria
- Operation and mobilization Christian bookshop in the Jacaranda centre in Pretoria.