Martin’s Funerals Pretoria assists with local and countrywide burials. Modern funeral equipment is used to make sure we deliver only the best service. All our burials are conducted by well-trained personnel. We assist with all related service (Click here for the document, explaining the difference between Burials & Cremations).


We can help with all your funeral arrangements. During a time of great grief it is essential to spend as much time as you can with your family. This is where our team of experts step in to take this great burden off your shoulders. We offer our upgraded and renovated chapel with full catering facilities where bereaved families can find comfort in warm, suitable surroundings.


We arrange all documentation on your behalf. Should a post mortem examination be deemed necessary, we arrange it at our mortuary facility. We also provide an engraved wooden urn for storage of the ashes. We can assist with the internment of the ashes into a wall of remembrance or into an existing grave. Consent letters to send ashes abroad can be provided. (Click here for the document, explaining the difference between Burials & Cremations). We now provide environmentally friendly, Biotree memorials – see below


Exhumation in order to move a body from one burial spot to another is one of our specialised services. We arrange all necessary documentation and approvals with all applicable departments.


Embalming for preservation can be carried out by our highly qualified staff. Certificates of embalming are also issued on request.


We can assist you with all the necessary documentation, including air tickets, preparation and embalming of the deceased, and preparation of the coffin – all to international destinations.


We can source gravestones, headstones and tombstones. These stones can be tailored according to your requirements.


We offer a range of speciality caskets. Open caskets can also be arranged for memorial services. View more

Go-green Memorials for cremations – the Biotree Urn

Each Biotree Urn contains:

  • Three indigenous tree species for you to choose from.
  • Dehydrated soil with all the nutrients your Biotree requires.
  • Handmade memorial bracelet and Biotree memorial tag to geotag your Biotree.
  • Biotree ash bag specially designed to be compostable and environmentally friendly.

What effect will your purchase have on our planet?

  • You will be creating a natural habitat for animal life.
  • Your Biotree will produce an average of 117kgs of oxygen a year.
  • Your Biotree will reduce carbon dioxide production by an average 21kgs a year.
  • You will be actively reducing the adverse effects of traditional burial.
  • You will have a work of art in South Africa through the handmade bracelet included in your Biotree Urn packaging.

Private Venue Available for Biotree Funerals:

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Each Biotree Urn produces an average of 117kgs of oxygen, and reduces carbon dioxide production by about 21kgs per year when the tree is fully grown.