KORONIS FUNERAL HOME

(Athens, Greece)

 

Specializing in the repatriation of Greek citizens who passed away abroad

We will arrange the funeral of your loved one in any part of Greece

 

We are available 24/7

Call us TOLL FREE

From the continental USA: 1-888-884-1030

From Canada: 1-877-849-8882

From Australia: 1-800-960563

Local number in Athens, Greece: 30 210 6046280

E-mail: info@teletaikoronis.gr

 

Welcome

The loss of a loved person is undoubtedly the most painful experience where the bereavement and grief must be combined with one’s strength and courage in order to enable them to make certain decisions relating to the organization of the funeral. The ceremony where we say our final goodbyes to our loved one is in fact a chance to pay our last respects to the deceased and it requires a certain preparation, delicate handling and dedication. All of the above however can be challenging especially when the funeral must take place in the deceased’s home country with so many international rules in effect for preparing, transporting, border crossing and caring for your loved one until s/he reaches their final resting destination. With our involvement, once your loved one arrives in Athens (Greece), the process is worry-free as we take care of everything. Following the repatriation, we handle the funeral and/or burial anywhere in Greece.


 

About Us

With many years in the business, our office with its professionalism and above all its utmost respect for your loved one, undertakes to make all the necessary arrangements and coordinate all procedures during this difficult time. At our office Koronis Funeral home (Teletai Koronis in Greek), we offer high quality services and we always do our best to ensure that the immediate and extended families of the deceased are absolutely satisfied. Our track record and loyal customer base are our best testimonial. Please contact us to discuss your needs. We are available 24 hours every day. We are located in the district of Geraka, an eastern suburb of Athens and very close to the Athens Intl. Airport. Our office location particularly benefits those wishing to lay their loved one to rest in areas far away from Athens, as the deceased must first be picked up from the Athens airport "For your convenience, we have set up Toll Free telephone numbers in three major territories such as USA, Canada and Australia. You can call us 24/7."

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Repatriation of a person’s remains (Step-By-Step)

In order for us to receive the remains of a deceased person from another country, the following actions must be taken:

  1. We must be in touch with the family and/or the funeral directors who are involved in the country where the person has died. These directors usually do all the preparations and arrangements for shipping the person’s remains to Greece. The preparations include the paperwork and certifications needed by their local Greek Consulate.
  2. Once ready, we need to receive a copy of all the documents (by email) which will accompany the deceased. This is necessary for us to properly prepare in order to receive the deceased when s/he arrives.
  3. If the family has already selected a casket abroad, then we need to have the exact measurements of the casket itself in order for our office to carry out any and all arrangements with the cemetery. Alternatively, a casket can be purchased from our office in Greece.
  4. If the family of the deceased already has a “family tomb” at a given cemetery, our office needs to know the details of its whereabouts as soon as possible. In all other cases, each municipality in Greece is responsible to provide a space for burial for a citizen registered in the same municipality. This space is typically rented for 3-4 years. After that time, the person’s remains must be exhumed. In areas outside of Athens, municipalities may also sell plots.
  5. At this point our office will coordinate and notify various local authorities such as inbound Customs Office, relevant Government departments, Municipality, local Church, Cemetery and a local reception hall where the family may offer the traditional coffee or a meal after the burial.
  6. When the deceased arrives (usually by plane), we pick him/her up from the airport (Customs) with our own transport vehicles along with the original documents accompanying the deceased.
  7. Our office will then provide whatever care your loved one will need along with placement in a special area until the funeral is carried out.

 

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Koronis Funeral Home in Athens, Greece

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Funeral

Our office will undertake to make all the arrangements for the funeral of your loved person. We make extra efforts to organize everything and be with you (the family) throughout this difficult process without leaving you feeling that you are on your own even for a moment.  We handle funerals and/or burials anywhere in Greece. We take care of everything needed and ordered, thus providing the family with a worry-free opportunity to say their final goodbye to their loved one with the dignity and honour they deserve.

Along with the arrangements needed with the local municipality, church and cemetery, we also arrange to post the necessary funeral announcements (newspapers and neigbourhood), gracefully decorate the church with flowers and provide any wreaths ordered. We can also arrange to transport your guests to and from the cemetery if this has been pre-arranged.  At the end of the funeral procession, we can arrange on your behalf with a nearby banquet facility for the traditional coffee or meal.

At Koronis Funeral Home (Teletai Koronis), we are at your disposal 24/7 in order to provide our prompt and professional services to you during this difficult time.

 

Major areas we service

 

Our office will arrange funerals in Athens Thessaloniki patras, patra piraeus, larissa heraklion iraklio volos ioannina, trikala agrinio chalcis chalkida and serres. We will transport the remains of a person who died in another country and provide burial services in alexandroupoli xanthi Katerini kalamata kavala, chania lamia komotini irakleio rhodes rodos drama veria or eraclio kritis. 

At Koronis Funeral home you can arrange the funeral of your loved one in karditsa, pylaia, kalamata nafplio pylea rethymno, ptolemaida tripoli corinth corinthos, giannitsa mytilene, lymnos limnos chios corfu, kerkyra pyrgos, megara kilkis thebes thyva thiva, argos arta livadeia livadia and aigio northern greece.

We also provide our services in kriti egio kos, Ko preveza naousa Orestiada Florina Amaliada sparta, sparti alexandreia Alexandria, Nafplio, nafpaktos kastoria lefkada zakynthos zante grevena, Nea Alikarnassos, Missolonghi mesologi, Crete creta Ierapetra kalymnos loutraki Agios Nikolaos peloponissos peloponese, Volos evia halkida and ermoupoli. We also service all the Greek islands such as Dodecanese santorini, Ionian islands, Mykonos paros naxos, saronic islands (egina, methena poros, hydra spetses) and Cyclades

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