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COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

As the Corona Virus has been declared a Pandemic, we would like to advise of our continuous, high standard of occupational health and safety, and hygiene practices, regarding all of our staff and loved ones, whist in our care at Acropolis Funeral Services. Based that we operate our own in house mortuary facility, please be

Spotlight on Staff- Introducing Nitsa Vlahou

  When you ring Acropolis Funeral Services, during business hours- chances are your call will be answered by Nitsa Vlahou- the first point of call of the business.  Whether it’s answering client enquiries on the telephone, responding to emails, booking and coordinating funerals, liaising with hospitals, nursing homes and cemeteries, attending to viewings, managing back

International Women’s Day

On Sunday 08th March, we celebrate globally- raising the awareness of, and promote women’s empowerment and gender equality.  The United Nations Women is the entity that promotes the significance of the day and to ensure progress is developed and promoted to meet the needs of women and girls worldwide. The United Women’s priorities include: Expanding

Spotlight on Staff- Introducing Vivian Kiriazis

Embalming.  The process of preserving the human body after death, to delay decomposition- a craft and skill, that has been practiced for thousands of years.  There are 2 types of Embalming- being Arterial and Cavity.  Solutions are used to preserve bodies, which are commonly a mixture of chemicals including; Formaldehyde, Glutaraldehyde, Methanol, Ethanol and Phenol. 

Name Days- What do they mean?

Hronia Polla- it’s Greek for Many Years- to be exact.  A phrase that is shared and expressed throughout the year; at New Year, Easter, Christmas and during Name Days.  It’s a phrase as significant as Happy Birthday.  It’s a warm phrase of congratulations, I acknowledge you-  and the occasion we are celebrating today. They’re an
Please Explain- Koliva

Please Explain- Koliva

Koliva. For millions of Orthodox Christians across the world- we’ve all eaten them before, but often we wonder what the significance of it is? Why do we eat it? Why is it made? There is a great amount of fascinating information about Koliva. The history of Koliva predates Christianity. It’s a dish made to commemorate
2019 Canterbury Bankstown Local Business Awards

2019 Canterbury Bankstown Local Business Awards

  Vicky and Michael, are thrilled to announce the results, the outcome of their nominations for The 2019 Canterbury Bankstown Local Business Awards. On the 24th July 2019, the prestigious awards ceremony was hosted at The Revesby Workers Club, where hundreds of guests packed the ballroom- and enjoyed the collaboration and celebration of small businesses-

Guinness World Records in the Funeral Industry

Since 1955, Guinness World Records has provided us with fascinating records set by millions of people across the globe. Incredible fetes and achievements accomplished before officials, in record times. Records that are broken again and again, honouring and recognising individuals and crowds alike, year after year. The astonishing world of fascinating and quirky records, brilliantly
Grateful, Thankful, Blessed – Kon Kalimnios

Grateful, Thankful, Blessed – Kon Kalimnios

To thee, I give thanks… I would like to take this opportunity to post my sentiments about two remarkable people I am sincerely proud to be affiliated with, employed by, and to work with on a daily basis. My name is Kon Kalimnios, and I am a proud Funeral Director, employed by Vicky and Michael
Mean what you say, with a beautiful bunch of flowers…

Mean what you say, with a beautiful bunch of flowers…

Flowers. They’re beautiful, fragrant, and come in all shapes, sizes and colours. There are tropical ones, native ones, breathtaking and exotic ones. Found across the globe, in every nation, flowers have been around for thousands of years. We receive them in abundance, they’re given at births, deaths, birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and anniversaries- the list, purposes