Luxury Bells

A Sri Lankan undertaker that launched a luxury funeral service for those seeking a prestigious and safe final journey is offering the deluxe package for weddings too, a press report said Sunday.
The funeral firm which imported one of the worlds safest cars to drive the dear departed to the final resting place is also hiring its limousines and horses for bridal processions, the Sunday Island said.rn

rnIt carried a photograph of the custom-built black Volvo S-80 hearse being unveiled by two women dressed in black bare-shouldered party outfits during a launch ceremony at the deluxe Colombo Hilton hotel.rn

rnJayaratne VIP Services (Private) Limited last week announced its upmarket funeral service with a two-page colour newspaper advertisement offering a final send-off with pomp and pageantry.rn

rnThe Volvo hearse, which can also accommodate a few mourners, would be escorted by two horse outriders, never seen here before even at state funerals.rn

rnThe launch of the upmarket funerals came amid a slo