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Funerals V’s COVID-19

Funerals V’s COVID-19

When the COVID-19 virus pandemic came to visit early in 2020 it was like that relative from hell that came knocking and wouldn’t leave. Through the tears, fear and visual horror throughout the world, millions of people got sick with many sadly losing their lives. Here...

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Stages of Grief

Stages of Grief

Grief: Understanding the Journey Grief is a natural response to losing a loved one. It is a normal process that will eventually run its course that is not bound to any rules or timeframes. There is no right or wrong when it comes to grieving – an individual will...

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How Therapy Dogs Can Provide Comfort for The Grieving

How Therapy Dogs Can Provide Comfort for The Grieving

It is a simple yet effective act. Petting a dog can provide relief for those that are feeling overwhelmed with emotions while coping with a loss. Research has shown that petting a dog can increase a person’s mental health by raising “feel-good hormones” such as...

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What is a funeral?

What is a funeral?

Sadly, almost every Australian knows all too well the feelings that come with a funeral, but you may ask, what exactly does a funeral mean? Where did the concept come from? And as an additional thought, why do we need to call it a funeral? We know from common...

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Why Our Community Is Important

When you own and operate a Family business, the community around you is what makes your business what it is. Its the community around us that have allowed our business the honour and privilege to care for them during their time of need and have spread the word about...

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Selecting a Coffin

Selecting a Coffin

Often times, when our family meets with another family to arrange the Funeral Service for their loved one, it will come to the time at our meeting to select a coffin. This is one of the most difficult decisions that a family will make, as this is the decision is what...

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Funeral Music

Funeral Music

As prominent funeral directors in Brisbane, we see many people get very hung up on the thought of what song is going to play at their Funeral Service. This is for good reason. Music plays a very integral part of conducting a Funeral Service, as its those very songs...

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Green Burial

Green Burial

It’s no secret that there’s a large percentage of the population that are environmentally conscious. Now, we introduce to you Natural & Green Burials. Silver Dove Funerals are proud to offer our community the choice of Eco-Friendly or “Green” Burials. We have...

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Cost of a Funeral

Cost of a Funeral

At Silver Dove Funerals, we believe that no family should ever be placed into debt, in order to afford the appropriate celebration of the life of their loved one. That’s why our family have designed our services, tailored packages and source innovative products and...

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Farewells

Farewells

Today we farewelled a man with his beautiful family and close friends. A sudden loss can be extra difficult as the opportunity to say goodbye in person is not always there. The memories, love and impact of that person on each of us which we hold close will always...

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