Funeral Notices

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 […]

TIMMS Allan Stewart (AKA Timmsy)

TIMMS Allan Stewart (aka Tmmsy) Allan passed away on 22 December 2018 peacefully at home after a short battle with cancer. Allan had just recently turned 74 years old. Allan leaves behind his devoted wife Brenda, and his children Geoff, Wendy, Julie, Kerri, Damian and their respective partners. Allan better known as Grandad and Poppy […]

In Remembrance of those who have passed during 2019

Ashley, Katrina and Andrew of Academy Funerals offer their deepest sympathies to all those who have lost a love one during 2019 and previous years.  We also pause to remember them and the love they have for their families and the memories that they have left in so many hearts   My First Christmas in […]

FOWKE Margaret Yvonne

FOWKE Margaret Yvonne Margaret sadly passed away aged 78, on Thursday 20 December 2018 at Brig-o-Doon Aged Care Service, Acacia Ridge.  At the time of her passing she was surrounded by the love of her family. Margaret will be sadly missed by her loving children Elizabeth, James, Matilda, Daniel and their partners. Margaret, or as […]

COPING WITH CHRISTMAS

There is no right or wrong way to cope with Christmas, especially if this is the first Christmas without your beloved wife, husband, mother, father, child. We have compiled a list of ideas, gleaned from many sources.  Hints that other grieving people have found helped them through Christmas.  If there is a suggestion that you […]

FOSTER Ivy

FOSTER Ivy Originally from Bundaberg and late of Oxley. Ivy passed away in The Wesley Hospital Auchenflower on Thursday 29th November 2018.  At the time of her passing Ivy was 86 years old just 19 days short of her 87th birthday. Ivy has now re-joined her loving husband Bernard who passed before her. Ivy leaves […]