Academy Funerals Blog

GENRICH Gwenda Margaret “Gwen”

GENRICH Gwenda Margaret  “Gwen” Always a country girl at heart with a wicked sense of humour. Late of Regents Park, Laidley and Cleveland.  Passed away peacefully Wednesday 9th May 2018 at the tender age of just 79 Years. Gwen leaves behind her loving children Christine, Joanne, Paul, Mark and their partners. Gwenda or Gran as […]

JENYNS William John “Bill”

JENYNS William John  “Bill” Passed away peacefully in the Queen Elizabeth Jubilee Hospital Sunday 6th May 2018  At the time of his passing Bill was just 67 years of age Bill is lovingly remembered as a man of gentle spirit by his children, siblings, cousins, nephews, nieces and friends. His deeply held Christian beliefs carried […]

Miladinovic Milos

Milos Miladinovic passed away in the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital on 26th April 2018.  Milos’s passing was a result of a bike accident. Milos leaves behind his sister, Mara and the love of his life and soulmate, Helen whose life will be forever changed by his passing. During his lifetime Milos made an enormous […]

What TO say and What NOT to say to a bereaved person when a death occurs

  What TO say and What NOT to say to a bereaved person when a death occurs   WHAT TO SAY 1       Let me know if you need help to make arrangements 2       We are thinking of you 3       I wish there were words to say that would make everything          better 4       We will […]

GRAY Daphne May (Formally Brown)

GRAY Daphne May (Formally Brown)   Originally from Norfolk England Daphne immigrated to Australia in 1969 with her husband Graham Chadderton and their son Colin.  First to settle in Melbourne and then soon after Queensland where after the unexpected death of Graham Daphne married her second husband John.   Daphne leaves behind her loving son […]

Driving in Funeral Processions and What to Do When You Encounter One

Driving in Funeral Processions and What to Do When You Encounter One When you arrive at the funeral home or church for the funeral service, you may see funeral attendants  waiting to direct you to park your vehicle.  If not proceed to the designated parking area.  If you intend to follow the hearse to the […]


Boccabella Vitale   “Vic” Vitale Vic’s relatives and friends are warmly invited to attend his celebration of life service that will be held at St. Gerard Majella Catholic Church.  146 Maundrell Terrace, Chermside West on Saturday 14th April 2018.  The service will commence at 10:00 Am.  After the service all those in attendance are requested to […]

SMITH Alan Robert “BOB”

SMITH Alan Robert “BOB”   Originally from Christchurch but best known from Akaroa New Zealand and late of Carindale.   Bob passed away peacefully in the Redlands Hospital on Thursday 22nd March 2018 at the tender age of 88 years   Bob leaves behind the love of his life and soulmate Christina and loving children […]

COYNE Tony Manuera Peno

COYNE Tony Manuera Peno Originally from New Plymouth New Zealand, however, late of Calico Creek Queensland Tony was taken from us in a work related accident on Sunday 18th  March 2018 at the time Tony was just 43 years of age. Tony leaves behind his heart broken parents Graham and the late Irene and stepson […]

PRASAD Seo(Shiu)

PRASAD Seo(Shiu) Originally from Ba Fiji and late of Bridgeman Downs. Shiu passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on Thursday 8th March 2018.  At the time of his passing Shiu was just 88 years of age. Shiu has now re-joined the love of his life and soul mate Ram Kuari. Shiu […]