Funeral Notices

TIMEWELL May Doreen Originally from Halifax, England and late of Woolloongabba, Tennyson, Yeerongpilly and most recently, Durack. May passed away peacefully on Friday 8th February 2019, surrounded by the love of her family. At the time of her passing, May was almost 93 years of age.   May has now re-joined the love of her […]

BHALLA Raj Rani.

BHALLA Raj Rani. Originally from Kartapur India and late of Regis The Gap Raj passed away peacefully in the Prince Charles Hospital Chermside Queensland surrounded by the love of her family. Loved mother to Lalit and Sujata, grandmother to Upvan, Shashaanka and Akshay.   In loving memory of Raj Rani Bhalla; the celebration of her […]

Helping Seniors Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

Helping Seniors Cope with the Loss of a Spouse Many life-changing incidents can be difficult to go through, but losing a spouse is one of the hardest to deal with. Grief is a normal and healthy response to loss, but it can take an emotional and physical toll on a person, and it can even develop […]

FILER Frances Cecelia

Originally from Toowoomba, Coolum, Taigum and Pelican Waters. Frances passed away in the St Mary’s Nursing Home Pelican Waters on Saturday 26th January 2019 At the time of her passing Frances was just two days short of her 85th Birthday. Frances leaves behind her loving children, Gary, Brian, Karen and their partners. Frances, or Nana […]

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO HAVE PASSED

The Management and Staff of Academy Funerals and Polynesian Funerals would like to acknowledge those who have passed during the month of January 2019.  We also offer our sincere condolences to their families and thank them for the trust that they have shown in allowing Academy Funerals to be of service to them at such […]

Flowers Music and Symbols as part of the funeral service

  FLOWERS For many years flowers and funerals have always gone together.  In the early yours it was thought that the spirit of the deceased would be way-laid at the grave site smelling and admiring the flowers which gave the mourners time to dissipate before the spirit followed them home. Now days, you can usually […]

Coping With Grief During a Loved One’s Terminal Illness (Lucille Rosetti)

Coping With Grief During a Loved One’s Terminal Illness Written by Lucille Rosetti lucy@thebereaved.org  (The Bereaved) You might think terminal illness makes it easier to come to terms with a loved one’s passing. After all, you have time to make arrangements and say goodbye. But for many people, watching someone deteriorate due to terminal illness […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR OR IS IT???

    Happy New Year  — OR IS IT?????   The start of a new year for many people is a wonderful event. Full of hope and promise for a myriad of things and events to come. Whereas for many others it is the start of a brand-new year without the person that you loved […]

Have the best 2019 that you can

  Happy New Year  — OR IS IT?????   The start of a new year for many people is a wonderful event. Full of hope and promise for a myriad of things and events to come. Whereas for many others it is the start of a brand-new year without the person that you loved more […]

In Acknowledgement of those who have recently passed

The Management and Staff of Academy Funerals and Polynesian Funerals would like to acknowledge those who have passed during the month of December.  We also offer our sincere condolences to their families and thank them for the trust that they have shown in allowing Academy Funerals to be of service to them at such a […]