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Catholic Charismatic Renewal

by Melissa Wyton

Holy Cross Funerals were a proud sponsor of the Charasmatic Renewal Conference held at St Leo’s College St Lucia. Phillip and Melissa were in attendance for this very special weekend…..you can spot them down the back of this picture taken from the Catholic Leader.

Meet our Staff

by Melissa Wyton

My name is Ian Kirkwood, I am 67 Years young and I am married and have two adult children. My role with Holy Cross Funerals is Mortuary Technician/ Funeral Assistant and I have been with Holy Cross since its infancy 12 years ago. I was encouraged to join Holy Cross by Phillip Novella the Manager, […]

Meet Our Staff

by Melissa Wyton

Hello all, my name is Brooke Tolan I am 20 years old and have been working for Holy Cross Funerals since October 2014. I have multiple responsibilities at Holy Cross but my main role is Mortuary Technician. I am extremely passionate about the care and love that Holy Cross Funerals provides for each and every […]

Meet our Staff

by Melissa Wyton

My name is Karl Teller and I’m a Funeral Assistant with Holy Cross Funerals. I’ve come from many years of teaching in secondary education. A partnership in managing holiday lettings also kept me constructively occupied for several years. As I entered retirement I wanted to continue to return something to the church community and so […]

Meet Our Staff

by Melissa Wyton

My name is Angela Waters; I was born in Dublin Ireland, married an Irishman and came to Australia by ship arriving in December 1969. I was a medical receptionist in Sydney and Brisbane for over 30 years. I am a mother of 3 Adult Children and Grandmother of 4 . As I have a caring […]

Personalising a Funeral

by admin
Introducing Tasteful Transitions

Holy Cross Funerals would like to introduce Tasha Mary and Michelle Benton from Tasteful Transitions. Their passion is working with families to personalise your service for your loved one through Memorial Slideshows and Orders of Service. Their passion was sparked when they attended a service for a friend whose slideshow did not represent the person […]

The Lost Families

by Holy Cross Funerals
The lost families

Here is a letter we received from the Moderator of Holy Trinity Community about the need for awareness and help for the refugees in Uganda. Holy cross Funerals has helped by providing sponsorship for these retreats and would like to raise awareness and further help and sponsorship for such a worthy cause. Here is one […]

Choosing the right flowers

by admin
flowers

At this most difficult time, decisions about funeral flower arrangements can be daunting. Choosing the right flowers for a funeral to express the love felt for someone you have lost is an element with which Holy Cross Funerals has particular expertise. We have engaged our own professional florist who is available to personalize your selection. […]

New Beginnings – Grief & Bereavement

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Holy Cross Funerals

How Can I Help the Bereaved?       Be Aware: remember that grief is normal and necessary. Be There: learn to be with the person; without trying to solve the problem. Be Sensitive: allow the pain; don’t try to take it away. Be Human: allow expressions of feelings (guilt, anger, sorry, etc) without judgement. Be Ready: to listen when […]