the big red hearse

The Artisan Funerals’ 1970 Cadillac Fleetwood Hearse made its Gold Coast debut at the Mudgeeraba Show on the weekend. Built and used as a hearse in the USA, before being brought to Australia to embark on a 5 year restoration.  Now proudly owned by and back in use as a Hearse with Artisan Funerals, Gold…

Why Artisan Funerals is the Best Funeral Service

At Artisan Funerals our compassionate and caring staff will take care of all funeral details, and are there just to talk, or answer any questions that you may have. Coping with the death of a loved one is difficult. It can be hard to know where to start when organizing a funeral. Artisan Funeral Directors…

Why Choose Eco-friendly Funerals

If you or your loved one lived an environmentally friendly life, you may wish to also enhance the environment in your final life celebration. As the world gets greener there are many funeral solutions to ease the environmental impact of our departure from this earth. Gold Coast and Brisbane have a very eco-friendly culture. When…

Hedley THOMAS

Hedley Robert Thomas AM RAAF Wing Commander (Retired) 24.01.1940 – 14.3.2017 Dearly loved husband of Donna. Loved and respected father, father-in-law and stepfather of Peta (Greece), Hedley and Ruth (Brisbane), Rebecca and Brett (Gold Coast), Kate and Paul (Sydney) and Cameron (Melbourne). Much loved grandfather of Candice, Ben, Georgia, Alexander, Alexandra, Sarah, James, Olivia and…

Johann Ofner

  Born 8th December 1988 in Sydney, the stuntman died tragically on 23rd January 2017  whilst working on a music video in Brisbane. Known to many as Yogi, he is remembered as an inspiration, a devoted Dadda, son, brother, partner and awesomely great mate. A funeral to celebrate Johann’s life and bid him farewell was held in Sacred…

Traditional Funeral Services

Traditional Funeral Services – A traditional funeral whether at a funeral home, church or chapel gives family and friends the opportunity to offer condolences, share stories, and say goodbye. The familiarity of traditional funeral can provide comfort and a sense of peace. Our funeral home will make all the arrangements and relieve you of all…

Cultural

Over many years we have also worked extensively with Maori and Pacific Island families in South Auckland. This experience enables us to honour your cultural practices so you can grieve and say farewell appropriately.