Here’s what a Funeral Director does for you

There are several different ways in which you can memorialize and honor a person who has passed away. These services give some solace to the grieving family. Most families want the funeral service to be personal, familiar and comforting; this helps them say their goodbyes and reminisce the good moments they have shared with the person. The service A funeral director helps organize funeral services just the way the family…

We are committed to making LASUTH functional – Taiwo Ogunsola

AS part of its commitment towards assisting the Lagos State government to provide quality health care delivery services, the management of TOS Funerals recently donated 18 Intensive Care Unit, ICU, beds to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, LASUTH. In this interview with Sola Ogundipe, the CEO/Managing Director of the facility, Mrs Taiwo Ogunsola, explained that the gesture was in remembrance of her late husband, Mr Lekan Ogunsola, who passed…

How to support a grieving friend

If one of your close friends has ever experienced a major loss, you know that watching somebody you care about suffer is, in itself, a type of suffering. Understand that there’s no way to solve all of your friend’s woes during this time. You can, however, offer support. Here are some ways you can be there for somebody you care about when they’ve lost somebody close to them. Listen and…

Apps to keep your memory sharp

Your mind needs a workout. Just like any other muscle, your brain benefits from frequent use, and research shows keeping your brain active can help prevent memory loss, improve focus and increase overall cognitive function. Sure, working The  crossword puzzle over a cup of coffee is one way to keep your brain active, but smart phone technology lets you mix it up while you’re on the go. Next time you’re…

Top Five Grief Myths & Realities

There are many myths associated with the grieving process, and it can be frustrating for those who are grieving to hear false information during such an emotional time. It is important to understand that the grieving process is different for each person, and there is no “right” or “wrong” way to grieve. In order to effectively process these grieving emotions, whether that is for ourselves, or perhaps to be a…

Honoring your love after a death

Birthdays and other special occasions can be difficult for those who have lost a loved one. Facing a day that’s supposed to be filled with love, often, inevitably turns into a day consumed with grief. “Grief is just love with no place to go.” –Jamie Anderson. At our funeral home, we believe that grief and love coincide. Remember, just because your loved one isn’t physically with you doesn’t mean that…

Sponsorship Award for Trainee Embalmers

The NFDA USA in collaboration with TOS has provided sponsorship for four embalmers to be trained in Advanced Embalming Techniques. The six-week programme takes place in the United States from March to April 2017, where the beneficiaries will intern with two funeral homes to perfect their skills. This further emphasizes our commitment to delivering excellence in all that we do.

NEW ADDITIONS TO THE TOS FLEET

We are proud to announce two new additions to our fleet of cars and hearses. The Mercedes Benz E-Class is a custom-made hearse designed to fit all types and sizes of caskets. Equipped with in-built rollers and a panoramic display window, the E-Class Royal conveys your loved one in dignified style. The Cadillac Escalade is a sturdy and powerfully built SUV with a contemporary look and a charismatic presence. It…