Academy Funerals Blog


So many are experiencing loss at this time of year especially as emotions are high and can come to us when we least expect it.  We can quickly become overwhelmed.  Since my brother died, I have learned a couple of things that have helped me deal with grief.  Grief comes in waves lasting 20 to […]


Passed away peacefully on Monday 9th December 2019 at Wesley Hospital Much loved husband of Valerie, father of Philip, Edwina, Howard and Andrew and grandfather to Louis, Tom, Phoebe, Hannah, Alec, Jimmy, Sarah, Jack, Zoe and Liam A life lived with a cheeky grin and ready with a helping hand for others. Family and friends […]


Yvonne Violet McKenzie William Kedron Wakerley Lilly Brosnan Catherine Louise McDonald John Jerrad Burke Dorothy Evelyn Peck Aubrey James Cox James Kenneth Nowlan William Charles Hunt Cyril Victor Robson Evelyn Isobel McHugh Winnie Coral Westbrook Joseph Pearson Bruce Brian Calder Evelyn Jaskiewicz Jozsef Rakosi Elijah Lancashire Mary Elizabeth Martell Tihomir Ignjatovic Brian Michael Southern Dorothy […]

Memorial Book November

Marion Jackson Mervyn Charles Thompson James Archibold Stewart Brian George Touch June Champion Esme Esme Jean Barnes William Thomas Neville George Henry Taylor Ronal Morelle Jason Jon Shields Gloria Ann Catchlove Audrey Isabella Gridley Marjorie Elizabeth Taylor Donald Albert Marsh Fay Paula Daymon Alexander Morris Raphael James William Martin Nowlan Kerry  Anne  Durant Agnes Mathilda […]

McLain Ann-Marie

MCLAIN, Ann-Marie of New Farm Ann-Marie passed away unexpectedly on 15th October 2019.  At the time of her passing she was 73 years of age. Ann-Marie leaves behind her daughter Chelsea, grandson Kieran and son in law David. Dearly loved daughter of the late Marie and Bill McLain, sister to Genny and Ranald, aunt to […]