What to say and what not to say to someone that is grieving

Finding the right words to say to someone who has been bereaved can be really tough, and though you have the best of intentions, sometimes you end up hurting them more by saying the wrong things. Have you ever found yourself in that position of saying something really inappropriate?Here are a few pointers on what to say and what not to say. *** Do you laugh when someone’s grocery bag…

10 short verses for funerals

Many people choose to read memorial or bereavement poems at a funeral. Some of the world’s greatest poets have written down their thoughts and feelings on the loss of their loved ones, which may help you understand your own emotions. Whether it is finding the perfect way to express your love, or finding the words that capture what your loved one would have thought, poetry can give you great comfort in voicing…

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…

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…

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…

IN MEMORIUM

TOS Funerals remembers all those who tragically lost their lives one year ago on the 3rd of June 2012, as Dana Flight 992 crash landed in Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, Nigeria. Our prayers and thoughts are with the families of all 164 victims who remain immortalised in the hearts and minds of all Nigerians… Rest in perfect peace.

INAUGURATION OF TOS HEAD OFFICE IN MEMORY OF OUR LATE CHAIRMAN

Today, the 10th of May 2013 was the official opening of the Head Office of TOS Funerals Ltd. in loving memory of our late Chairman Mr. Olalekan Abidemi Ogunsola, who passed away 10 years ago on this very day. The day began with a memorial service in remembrance of the 10th year of his passing, with prayers, sermons and hymns. After the service, Bukola Ogunsola (Director of Administration and daughter…