Premium and other funeral arrangements
ELPIS Funeral Directors provides a number of premium funeral arrangements, as ever this will depend on the wishes of the party ordering the funeral.
- The use of funeral limousines or hearses (Mercedes, Lincoln) or horse-drawn carriage
- A wide choice of coffins and caskets including the furnishings as seen in our showroom
- Cosmetic services, thanathopraxy or embalming (simple or total embalming)
- Transport for the mourners in a specially prepared bus or in limousines
- We can arrange for a security agency to ensure a peaceful and undisturbed funeral
- Installation of audio-visual projection
- The possiblity of creating a death mask
- Taking the deceased person’s fingerprint in order to create a memorial jewel
- Commemorative diamonds from the ashes or strands of the deceased’s hair
- Memorial glass by Memory Crystal - commemorative glass or jewellery can be made by combining high-quality crystal with a small amount of the deceased person’s ashes, which are sealed directly into the glass during its production. The combination of the fine decoration and ash creates an extraordinarily beautiful and unique artefact which immortalises the memory of the loved one.
Other funeral services
- We allow for the possiblity of participating in the treatment and dressing of the deceased
- Visiting the deceased at our premises - a private and discreet farewell in our own ceremony room in the outskirts of Prague
- Should you wish to have your loved one with you at home for some time, we offer the possibility of hiring our mobile refrigeration unit (mats)
- Provision of documents for the death certificate
- Obituary notice of the funeral is prepared at the time of ordering the funeral. This can be displayed on the internet should the client so wish
- Wide selection of floral tributes with ribbons including delivery to the destination
- Reverential video for the final farewell
- Arranging for the presence of the client at the cremation
- Division of the ashes into more than one urn or for memorial jewellery and commemorative items
Our funeral directors will ensure a farewell worthy of clients from the world of culture or higher social and political circles, including members of the security forces, encompassing the special funeral arrangements and including all homages, tributes and ceremonies required by protocol.