Both companies boast with histories dating back to late 1800 and early 1900. The Grobbelaars name is well known in the funeral industry. WH Rogers was the first funeral home in Pretoria and opened its doors in 1898. As funeral directors we are deeply conscious of the trust, responsibility and confidence which our families bestow upon us. One of the most traumatic times in a person’s life is the death of a loved one. The funeral forms an essential part of the grieving process. Our fully trained staff is committed to provide excellent service in a compassionate manner. Church Funeral Services is dedicated to render a professional and cost effective service on a personal and 24 hour basis. We set the pace in the funeral industry: ? We are serving the community since 1903. ? The first funeral home to assist a family with funeral arrangements in the privacy of their own home. We are well known for our personal and professional services. ? First funeral home with two walls of remembrance ? one at our head office in Riviera and one in Olievenhoutbosch cemetery ? We implemented trauma and bereavement counselling ? Seminars are being held on a regular basis. ? We implemented the one stop funeral services: funerals, cremations, pre-paid funeral contracts, memorials, florists, estate planning, repatriation of the deceased internationally, wills and funeral cover. ? Grobbelaars is extremely involved in the community through sponsorships for e.g. Survivors Day in conjunction with Wilgers Oncology, balloon release day with Centurion Hospice, knit a teddy project etc.