Thekwini Funeral centre was established by Mr Rajesh Maharaj, Our Director. With 25 years of experience in the funeral industry, He has many many more years dealing with bereavement and bereaved families from his previous employ as a paramedic saving lives. We made certain to employ staff with utmost knowledge and experience making our combined years of experience more than 5 decades. The company has since Blossomed and grown from strength to strength ever since and will certainly continue to do so.  


Thewini Funeral Centre Boasts one of the largest private mortuaries in the Durban CBD Area. Our state of the art Mortuary is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with fully competent staff to assist bereaved families at any time of the day and night. We are fully compliant with the Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Health making us one the few registrar of Death in Durban.

we have a fleet of specially designed vehicles, equipment and fully trained drivers to ensure we service your needs with the utmost dignity. Most importantly we have 4 strategically placed branches to ensure the best service for your loved ones.

We boast a total number of policy members of  7000 members . This was made possible by word of Mouth for the outstanding service we provide at all funerals we conduct and our various social drives which allow people to remain familiar with the brand known as Thekwini Funeral Centre

We can also claim that we are the fastest growing business catering for all ethnic groups. The company also boasts that we are BEE empowered. 


Our focus is to ensure that we continue to maintain the service we provide to all bereaved families and provide a dignified funeral service for a president to all within our area of service. 


We at Thewini Funeral Centre strive to grow as a group, extending our reach to the rest of  KZN. Eventually the rest of South Africa, Servicing people of all races, religious groups and social walks of life while maintaining our standards and even raising the bar and setting the bench mark in the funeral industry nationally as we are presently doing locally.


We have branches placed geographical  so that you donít have to travel huge distances in your time of bereavement. We have branches in  Durban opposite Gale Street government mortuary /Phoenix opposite the government mortuary/Chatsworth and Umzinto.


  • We are a one stop funeral home taking care of all your requirements
  • We are open 7 days a week and 24 hours  for your convince  
  • Staff a well trained to handle all queries and arrangements
  • Our offerings include burials/cremations and exhumations
  • We boost the quickest turnaround time for repatriations handling the embalming and admin.
  • We also have a large variety of tombstones.
  • There is also policies that is tailor made to suite your requirements at affordable prices.
  • Long distance transportation of the deceased


  • Flowers arrangements
  • Hymn sheets
  • Memorial Cards
  • Tents and chairs
  • Home arrangements

We are a service provider that goes over and above our duties to ensure that the best service is provided.  We believe in providing the best possible service at the best price. We carry a huge rang of coffins and we can assure you that our prices are highly competitive. We also boost a state of the art mortuary.